Jordan McDonald wears his on his right leg, Grant Jensen wears his on his left. But what the two share runs much deeper than which leg they partially lost to an uncommon form of cancer.
Don't take the cinnamon challenge. That's the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos but which has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers.
Why do I bother pointing out the calorie cost of something like a bite or sip of food or drink? Why just calories rather than the whole range of nutrients in various foods? First, while calories are not the be-all and end-all, they certainly matter. And while the mix of protein, fat and carbohydrates in a food does matter, just knowing how many calories there are in a particular quantity of a particular food can be a quick and useful reference point once you know that an individual’s average caloric intake should be about 2,000 per day.
There's no evidence a new bird flu strain is spreading easily among people in China even though there may be sporadic cases of the virus spreading to people who have close contacts with patients, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Researchers have found that breast cancer survivors are not exercising as much as oncologists recommend.
Federal health regulators will require generic versions of the best-selling painkiller OxyContin to include recent formulation changes designed to make the pill harder to abuse.
The distressing nonstop crying in babies with colic is often blamed on tummy trouble, but a new study says the problem could be linked with migraine headaches in at least some infants.
A new case of bird flu in China's capital, a 4-year-old boy who displayed no symptoms, is adding to the unknowns about the latest outbreak that has caused 63 confirmed cases and 14 deaths, health officials said Monday.
A hospital says a Turkish woman who became the first person to successfully receive the uterus of a dead donor may now be pregnant.
Walking is back in the news. The most recent headline is from research demonstrating that walking is as effective as running for cardiovascular health. Does that mean running and walking provide the same cardio health benefits? Yes and no.
A tiny magnetic bracelet implanted at the base of the throat is greatly improving life for some people with chronic heartburn who get limited relief from medicines.
The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year - triple the number just four years earlier.
The World Health Organization is talking with the Chinese government about sending international experts to China to help investigate a new bird flu strain that has sickened at least 24 people, killing seven of them.
A bird flu virus never before found in humans has grabbed world attention this week after it infected and killed people in China. Scientists have been scrambling to understand how it happened and, more importantly, whether it poses a risk to public health or could potentially spark a global pandemic.
More than half a million U.S. children are now believed to have lead poisoning, roughly twice the previous high estimate, health officials reported Thursday.