Diabetes Awareness Month: The past, present and future of diabetes treatment

(NEW YORK) -- Type 1 diabetes is one of the most common, chronic conditions in the U.S. -- the seventh leading cause of death and the top leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputation and adu... Read More

Why you should get your kid a flip phone instead of a smartphone

BY: BECKY WORLEY

Becky Worley, a technology correspondent for ABC News and "Good Morning America," has been covering technology since 1998. She's also a mom living in Oakland, California, and, in this article, tackles... Read More

USDA urged to name turkey brands linked to salmonella outbreak

BY: DR. JOHANNA KREAFLE

(NEW YORK) -- Public health and regulatory officials are under pressure to identify the turkey brands linked to the recent salmonella outbreak.

According to the Centers for Disease Control an... Read More

California wildfires polluting air more than 100 miles away prompt statewide health emergency

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Phil Powell was more than 163 miles from the massive blaze burning in Northern California and about 350 miles from one ravaging the southern part of the state, yet he and scores of other people walking around San Francisco this wee... Read More

Officials investigating 252 possible cases of polio-like illness

(NEW YORK) -- Officials are now investigating 252 cases of possible acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), including 90 confirmed cases in 27 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The number of cases under investigation b... Read More

Woman suffers brain damage after receiving plastic surgery in Mexico, family says

(EL PASO, Texas) -- A woman who traveled to Mexico to receive plastic surgery suffered brain damage from the anesthesia used in the procedure, her family told ABC's El Paso, Texas affiliate KVIA-TV.

Dallas resident Laura Avila, 36, was sup... Read More

Nurses donate breast milk to mom with breast cancer

(INDIANAPOLIS) -- A pay it forward chain that began with two nurses in an Indianapolis neo-natal intensive care unit has allowed a mother of three battling breast cancer to feed her 10-month-old daughter breast milk.

The chain started when... Read More

'Make-a-Wish' wishes decrease trips to hospital for sick children: Study

BY: DR. JOHANNA KREAFLE

A recent study from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio shows that participation in the Make-A-Wish program may give children better quality of life and reduce hospital visits... Read More

The train analogy and how it can change the way you see a child's meltdown

(NEW YORK) -- It's happened to every parent on the planet at least once and perhaps many more times: your kid is in a stage 3, Defcon 1, the-wheels-have-completely-come-off meltdown.

They're screaming. You're sweating. You're looking for e... Read More

Wishes improve health of sick children, study shows

(NEW YORK) -- Make-A-Wish arranges experiences, or “wishes,” for children who have progressive, life-limiting, or life-threatening illness. And now, a new study shows participation in the program may give children a better quality of life... Read More

New cholesterol guidelines for heart health released

(NEW YORK) -- A group of physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Heart Association have released updated guidelines on managing cholesterol to minimize the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death.

The new guidelines advocate for ... Read More