(NEW YORK) -- A South Dakota mother was in for a huge surprise during a recent trip to the hospital earlier this month for what she thought was kidney stones."Started getting pains, figured it was kidney stones cause I went through them befor...

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(NEW YORK) -- More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17.The app, called Kurbo by WW, is "designed to help kids and teens ... reach a hea...

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(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making decisions...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported ac...

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(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with school performance, making friend...

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BY DR. NITHIN PAUL (NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining. A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being...

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(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as a treatment or cure everything from H...

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(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining.A new study further explores whether too many opioids were being given to patients and how...

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(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life.Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her blood pressure was high and her OBGYN de...

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(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away.Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe the anticipatory anxiety for the week...

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(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12.By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she decided to shave her head. "I really wasn't comf...

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(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a plan to create a new three-digit hotline number, similar to 911, to enable quick access to national suicide prevention resources.In a report sent to Congress earlier...

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(NEW YORK) -- For many hospital patients, pain is part of their reality. According to a new study, however, an unreal environment could help. Virtual reality can help.Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center tried virtual reality (VR) techn...

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(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) -- The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is asking health care providers to be on alert for lung diseases related to vaping and e-cigarette use among young adults after a Minnesota hospital reported several “severe”...

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