Georgia boy, 7, born without arms, legs gets new prosthetic for baseball
Mei Deavers, the Atlanta boy who made headlines earlier this summer for learning to play baseball without hands and feet, continues to thrive with...
ALS patient completes autobiography by blinking
A 62-year-old woman suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has completed her autobiography with the help of a machine fitted with...
Study Reveals New, Potent Way to Boost Immunity and Fight Viruses
Studying mice with a variety of viral infections, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have demonstrated a way to...
‘Australia’s fattest man’ reveals how he lost half his body weight
Andre Nasr, once nicknamed “Australia’s fattest man,” revealed on a nationwide broadcast Sunday night that he had lost nearly half of his...
Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition, UN says
More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of famine grows, a senior official of the U.N. Children's...
The New Health Care: To Reduce the Cost of Drugs, Look to Europe
A system called reference pricing, used in several other countries, controls costs without harming innovation.
Want to keep your mind sharp? Cocoa, sex may boost brain power
Sure, crossword puzzles and mind teasers can boost your brain power. But a movie, cocoa and sex might be more fun.
British man removes ears in quest to look more like pet parrots
A man who has undergone multiple surgeries to look more like his pet parrots has recovered from his latest procedure, which involved cutting off...
Teen battling leukemia takes Miss New Jersey to homecoming dance
A Pennsylvania high school senior battling leukemia was able to take a break from treatment to escort his date, Miss New Jersey Lindsey Giannini,...
Australia to allow marijuana to be grown locally for medical trials
Australia is altering its drug laws to allow for the cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, removing a major hurdle to the...
When is fainting serious? Hospitals try to crack the riddle
Fainting can be a frightening and dangerous experience, sending as many as four million people to the emergency room each year.
Well: The Fats You Don’t Need to Fear, and the Carbs That You Do
Efforts to correct past dietary sins have caused the pendulum to swing too far in the wrong direction.