(NEW YORK) -- Since she was in elementary school, Katherine Schreiber, 28, remembers struggling with body issues. Sometimes these feelings were so severe she felt she was "too ugly" to go to class.
Schreiber told ABC News she felt "so self... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Backyard chickens might soon be banned from the nation’s capital, if Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposal to make chicken ownership in the city illegal becomes law.
At a news conference on Thursday, Bowser said she wa... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Infants born extremely prematurely face a host of health issues from underdeveloped lungs that can cause chronic lung damage to fragile blood vessels that can cause bleeding in the brain.
For decades, doctors in the neonatal ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- There may be a link between the common parenting practice known as "emotional feeding," or using food as a means of comforting or rewarding children, and the development later in life of "emotional eating," or the habit of eating to com... Read More
By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor
Women are far more likely to suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs) than men, statistics show.
UTIs can occur when bacteria travel through the urethra... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- New York Times bestselling author Dr. Ian K. Smith called out America's addiction to sweets in his new book Blast the Sugar Out, a guide designed for diabetic or pre-diabetic people looking to lead healthier lifestyles... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Since plastic was invented, figuring out how to get rid of the stuff quickly without further harming the environment has been a puzzle. This week, researchers found one unlikely but possible solution: caterpillars.
Specifical... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress gear up for another attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds broad public preference for keeping and improving it — including high... Read More
(MANISTEE, Mich.) -- When Corinne Bass learned that her recovery from a recent bone marrow transplant would mean missing her senior prom, she and medical staff improvised to bring the party to the hospital.
Since August 2015, Bass had been... Read More