Army vet says VA hospital left scalpel inside his abdomen after 2013 surgery

(WEST HAVEN, Conn.) -- An Army veteran from Connecticut is suing the VA in U.S. District Court after a scalpel was found inside him from a surgery four years earlier, the law firm representing the vet... Read More

How a mountain lion injured by CA wildfire shows that fish skin could help heal burn wounds

(DAVIS, Calif.) -- The wildfires that roared through California's arid landscape caused devastation in terms of human life, property damage and wildlife, but amid the destruction -- an innovation. It's an experimental treatment for animal burns, and ... Read More

Pharma giant Pfizer to end research into drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

(NEW YORK) -- One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies is ending its research into new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Pfizer announced it is shuttering the company’s neuroscience program. At least 300 jobs are ... Read More

Expecting mom takes hilarious maternity photos at Taco Bell

(ATLANTA) -- One expecting mother spent so much time in Taco Bell thanks to her pregnancy cravings that she knew exactly where she'd shoot her mate... Read More

Flu now considered epidemic in US as hospitalizations climb during peak season

(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes the nation is at peak flu season, as the disease is now considered to be an epidemic, based on its medical impact, the federal agency said Friday.

The rate of ho... Read More

Teens consuming laundry detergent pods in viral 'challenge'

(NEW YORK) -- A new online challenge that involves teens putting Tide laundry-detergent pods in their mouths is raising concerns among experts.

“Teens trying to be funny are now putting themselves in danger by ingesting this dangerous su... Read More

Celebrity trainer Latreal Mitchell shares her top workout tips for getting children active

(NEW YORK) -- Celebrity trainer Latreal Mitchell shared some of her favorite workout moves you can do from home to help get the whole family in shape on "Good Morning America" Friday.

Mitchell, who is the personal trainer fo... Read More

Australian woman who died after battling rare cancer had penned inspirational viral letter: 'Each day is a gift'

(NEW YORK) -- A 27-year-old Australian woman who lost her battle with a rare form of cancer had asked her family to share the last letter she wrote on her deathbed.

Holly Butcher's last words soon went viral on Read More

Why you should beware the raw water trend

(NEW YORK) --  First, it was juicing. Then it was souping. In 2018, it's raw water.

Selling for as much as $15 a gallon, raw water is all the rage in this basic life necessity. Like black water and boxed water before it, some people a... Read More

Grandmother can't figure out 'bun in the oven' pregnancy announcement

(MONTZ, La.) -- Wesley and Shantelle Dozier found out just before Christmas that, after years of infertility struggles, Shantelle Dozier was pregnant.

In order to share the goods news with Wesley Dozier's mom, Cynthia Dozier, the Montz, Lo... Read More

Family says 12-year-old girl died after being misdiagnosed with the flu

(VISALIA, Calif.) -- A seemingly vibrant 12-year-old California girl, who loved to sing and make her family laugh, suddenly died after her mother said doctors misdiagnosed an infection that kills more than 250,000 Americans annually as the flu.
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