Brooklyn parents sue to stop mandatory measles vaccinations

(NEW YORK) -- A group of parents in Brooklyn are seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent mandatory measles vaccinations from taking effect.

The parents’ lawsuit against the New York City Department of Health called the emerg... Read More

Five subscription boxes that bring self-care to your door

(NEW YORK) -- You can get everything from workout clothes to makeup to toilet paper delivered to your door on demand, so why not do the same for your mental health.

That’s the idea behind the latest monthly subscription trend: Self-... Read More

These 15 wellness programs keep health, fitness goals on track during vacation

(NEW YORK) -- What happens on vacation, stays on vacation, right? Well, not quite. As travel has become more accessible than ever, that mantra has increasingly become null and void for business and leisure travelers who are constantly on the go.
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Is Kratom, an over-the-counter supplement, contributing to overdose deaths?


(NEW YORK) -- In an age where energy boosters, fat loss supplements, and pain relievers are easy to get over the counter, little is known about a supplement known as kratom – an herbal extract w... Read More

Ground beef responsible for E. coli outbreak in six states, 109 people sick: CDC

(ATLANTA) -- An E. coli outbreak affecting 109 people in six states has been traced back to ground beef as the likely source, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

"A total of 109 people infected with the outbreak stra... Read More

Women outliving men around the world because they're more likely to seek health care: WHO

(NEW YORK) -- Women, particularly those living in wealthy countries like the United States, are outliving men around the world according to that latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO released its “World Heal... Read More

All models of Fisher-Price Rock N' Play sleepers recalled after infant deaths

(NEW YORK) -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling all models of Fisher-Price Rock N' Play sleepers after it was linked to over 30 infant deaths.

The move comes just a few days after the American Academy of Pediatrics, a ... Read More

Bus driver surprises student with decorated school bus in honor of her birthday

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A school bus driver has pulled out all the stops to make one of her little passengers feel special on her birthday.

Arletha Sherman, 64, of Jacksonville, Fla., decorated her school bus this week in honor of Anna Hop... Read More

Ohio becomes the latest state with a heartbeat abortion ban, but will likely face legal challenges

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio has now added itself to a growing list of states where the governor has signed a ban on abortions after a heartbeat can be detected.

Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed the controversial ban, which is one of the mos... Read More

ER visits almost double for young children swallowing objects

(NEW YORK) -- Before children explore the world on foot, they explore it with their five senses.

Early development often includes children listening, looking, touching, smelling and tasting their way through their surroundings. The mouth i... Read More

Boy with cancer needs a mixed-race bone marrow match to save his life

(LOS ANGELES) -- A 7-year-old mixed-raced boy who's fighting his second battle with an aggressive form of cancer is in need of a stem cell donor who shares his ethnic background, and his parents are asking people to register as donors.

Rya... Read More

One of America's smallest babies heads home from New York hospital

(VALHALLA, N.Y.) -- A baby born weighing less than 11 ounces, about the size of a human heart, has been sent home after spending 270 days in the hospital.

Connor Florio, now 8 months, was discharged from Blythedale Children’s Hospita... Read More

Father, son charged for allegedly selling diseased body parts

(DETROIT) -- A father and son have been charged in Michigan for crimes related to allegedly selling diseased body parts through their company, the Biological Resource Center of Illinois (BRCI).

BRCI provides human remains to medical profes... Read More

NASA study highlights profound effects of space travel on human body


(NEW YORK) -- NASA released the results of a momentous twin study on Thursday, which found that space travel has profound effects on the human body. The findings could shape NASA’s 2020 miss... Read More