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About the experimental vaccine deployed in Congo to fight the Ebola virus

(NEW YORK) -- As the deadly Ebola virus rises again in central Africa, health officials have decided to try a different approach to fight back –- rushing more than 7,500 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of Congo... Read More

Suicide-related hospital visits for children and teens up sharply

(NEW YORK) -- Suicide-related hospital visits for children have increased sharply in the U.S., new research finds.

The study in Pediatrics found that from 2008 to 2015 the proportion of children's hospital visits arising from suicide attem... Read More

Breath test can save money and catch cancer early

(NEW YORK) -- The only way to test for symptoms of stomach or esophageal cancer is to undergo an upper endoscopy, a test that can be invasive, cost thousands of dollars and has a small percentage of success in actually finding a tumor.

Res... Read More

More than two dozen people rushed to hospital after taking synthetic weed

(BROOKLYN, New York) -- More than two dozen people at the same street corner had to be rushed to the hospital after suffering a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana in Brooklyn on Saturday night.

Police sources told New York ABC station WAB... Read More

Three new Ebola cases confirmed in large city in Congo, raising risk of further spread

(NEW YORK) -- Three new cases of Ebola have been confirmed in a city of nearly 1.2 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's health ministry said.

A single case of Ebola virus disease was confirmed earlier this week... Read More

Former doctor who slipped abortion drug into girlfriend's tea sentenced to prison

(ARLINGTON, Va.) -- A doctor who slipped an abortion pill into his pregnant girlfriend's tea was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday. However, he will serve only three years.

Brooke Fiske was dating Sikander Imran when the Arlington,... Read More

Rhino pregnant through artificial insemination could help save subspecies

(SAN DIEGO) -- Scientists at a San Diego zoo are celebrating the pregnancy of a southern white rhino named Victoria.

The pregnancy, achieved through artificial insemination with the sperm from a male southern white rhino, is an important s... Read More

Does chiropractic care help with lower back pain?

(NEW YORK) -- About 1 in 5 Americans endure lower back pain, and adding chiropractic treatments to one's usual medical care may help relieve it, at least a little, according to a study done with military personnel.

Musculoskeletal disorders ar... Read More

How to enjoy public pools this summer and avoid the pesky bacteria lurking in the water

(NEW YORK) -- The unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day, is quickly approaching. Local pools and water parks will beckon. While most people will be fine, there’s a health risk you should be aware of if you decide to take a dip in a public or... Read More

Boy with Down syndrome shows off epic dance moves after hitting home run

(NEW YORK) -- This young baseball player was so excited about hitting a home run, he celebrated with some sweet dance moves!

Billy, who has Down syndrome, plays in the "League of YES," a Long Island, New York-based organization whose missi... Read More

Young American smokers get half of their smoke through hookahs: Study

(NEW YORK) -- Over half of the tobacco smoke consumed by young American smokers is inhaled through hookahs, and more must be done to specifically curb this kind of smoking, a new study published in the British Medical Journal Thursday found.
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Immediate threat of tainted romaine lettuce wilts as E.coli outbreak cause still unknown

(NEW YORK CITY) --  Federal investigators have yet to determine the source of the ongoing E.coli outbreak that has so far left 172 people sick after eating romaine lettuce, but they have one glimmer of hope: lettuce wilts.

The fact th... Read More

Experimental vaccine approved for use against Ebola virus in Congo

(BRAZZAVILLE, Congo) -- As the deadly Ebola virus rises again in central Africa, health officials have decided to try a different approach to fight back.

At least 19 deaths have been tied to the current outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democ... Read More

US Surgeon General helps sick passenger on flight

(ATLANTA) -- A Delta flight crew waiting to take off Wednesday was hoping to have a doctor on board who could help with a medical emergency.

It turned out there was: the U.S. Surgeon General himself.

Dr. Jerome Adams said on Read More