iStock/Eugeneonline(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Health and Human Services reversed course on its opioid guidelines this week and advised doctors that cutting off pain patients' prescriptions suddenly could do more harm than good.
jarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Sexually transmitted infections hit a record high 2.4 million cases in 2018, making it the fifth year in a row that cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have spiked, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Julie Curry, owner of Bake'n Babes(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Milkshakes are changing a Florida woman’s fight against breast cancer after a bakery owner surprised her with a fundraiser.
iStock(NEW YORK) -- A salmonella outbreak in 13 states has been linked to pet turtles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
(WEST ORANGE, N.J.) -- A nurse in New Jersey is suing a hospital, claiming that she was taken off the schedule and eventually pushed out of her job on an adult psychiatry unit after she reported to higher-ups that some night-shift nurses were allegedly giving Benadryl to patients to make the…
petrunjela/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Influencers who stand by their detox product compelled Sophie Turner to speak out, and she spilled the proverbial tea on the weight-loss industry.
MangoStar_Studio/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Women know the drill: They start menstruating as teenagers, or earlier, and have the ability to become pregnant, and then as they age they lose both their period and childbearing abilities through menopause.
Gillette Childrens Specialty Healthcare(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- A Minnesota boy who received custom made glasses with a specialty strap system to fit his disabilities can now see with ease.
alexei_tm/iStock(UPPSALA, Sweden) -- A dog is known as "man's best friend," but owning a dog may literally save your life, according to new research from Uppsala University.
Jovanmandic/iStock(ATLANTA) -- Not enough pregnant women are getting the flu vaccine and it's putting themselves, their babies and the public at risk, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Olivia Smith/ABC(NEW YORK) -- Hang your tongue out of your mouth while your eyes drift to the ceiling. Breathe loudly and use your hands to pull your head in every which way. This is yoga for your face, and some people are using it as an alternative to Botox or plastic surgery.
Chesnot/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An egg is usually beaten but its Instagram account whipped up a lot of buzz last month, and on Super Bowl Sunday, its purpose was revealed: mental health awareness.
Tomwang112/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When struggling to put a child to bed on time each night, one of the last things on a parent's mind is the amount of toothpaste smeared across their toothbrush. However, a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that parents an…
Dr_Microbe/iStock(HOUSTON) -- Three new cases of measles were confirmed by health officials in Houston on Monday, making it the latest city to have the once-eliminated disease appear in recent weeks.
demaerre/iStock(NEW YORK) -- There was a time when 33-year-old Keisha Greaves hid her muscular dystrophy. Now, she embraces her condition with her inspirational clothing line, Girls Chronically Rock.
Courtesy Joanna McPherson(NEW YORK) -- Two sisters have shaved their heads in solidarity with their mom who lost her hair while undergoing chemotherapy.
Guido Cautreels/EyeEm/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Before you bite into that sandwich, take a closer look. Toothpicks have been known to injure thousands more people every year than plane crashes or shark attacks.
Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- In a very raw and personal essay, Westworld star Evan Rachel Wood opened up about her struggles with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, calling mental illness one of the "biggest lies in society today."
Wavebreak/iStock(NEW YORK) -- In Maryland, beer enthusiasts love February. They've even renamed it "FeBREWary" to celebrate the joy of drinking craft beers all month long.