Guarding Against Deadly Blows to the Chest in Kids’ Sports

Jack Crowley was 15 when a baseball hit him in the chest and stopped his heart. The Long Island teen survived thanks to a...
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American Medical Association votes to BAN prescription drug commercials

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote "reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions," specifically railing on the...

Federal dietary guidelines put spotlight on sugar

According to this: "A newly released set of federal dietary guidelines has brought renewed and timely focus on reducing sugar intake. For the first time, the...

Scurvy, TB, Scarlet fever – Victorian diseases making comeback

LONDON (CNN) — Josie Garrett seems like a healthy and happy 24-year-old when we meet her in between classes at University College London where...

Photos of Your Kids That You Shouldn’t Post to Social Media

If anyone knows how tempting it is to share our kids' hysterical, adorable, or unreal moments with our entire social networks, it's us. We...

Infant’s head reattached following internal decapitation

In a remarkable achievement of modern medicine, surgeons have managed to reattach the head of a toddler that became separated from his neck in...

Tax-Free Savings Accounts for Disabled Are Expected in 2016

SPECIAL savings accounts for people with disabilities are likely to become available in most states next year. The accounts were made possible in 2014 by...

Halloween Safety and Controlled Substances

Well it's nearly that time of year again to participate in the time honored Halloween tradition of costumes, parties, and Trick-or-Treating. Going door to...

Virus investigated after Colorado kids develop paralysis

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe...