Aspirin Late in Life? Healthy People May Not Need It
Millions take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, strokes and cancer. New research shows older people in good health may not need it — and should not...
Where a Sore Throat Becomes a Death Sentence
Once a year, doctors travel to Rwanda to perform lifesaving surgery on people with damaged heart valves — a disease caused by untreated strep throat.
A Boy Named Chance in a Land Without Heart Surgeons
I went to Kigali in Rwanda to report on the type of heart disease afflicting Chance and millions of other young people. I was supposed to be a fly...
2-Year-Old Boy With Deadly Cancer Gets an Early Christmas From His Neighbors
An Ohio boy isn’t expected to live until Christmas, so his neighbors decorated their homes, sent holiday cards and planned a parade with Santa for...
Teen allegedly left suicidal by bullies speaks out
Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with a teen who was bullied in school and had suicidal thoughts to find out how she was able to prevent her...
Cruise ship doctor's error led to worker's arm amputation, lawsuit claims
It's a story that’s so shocking it beggars belief, and has resulted in a man being awarded $3.3 million in compensation.
Missouri mom stole dying daughter's meds: police
A Missouri mother listed as the primary caregiver for her 20-year-old terminally ill daughter has been charged with taking the woman’s pain...
Janet Weinberg, 63, Dies; Advocate for Gay Causes and the Disabled
Ms. Weinberg’s fund-raising work for the Gay Men’s Health Crisis led to her being named chief operating officer and then chief executive.
Prominent Cancer Researcher Resigns from Dartmouth Amid Plagiarism Charges
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch was seen as an authority on the risks of aggressive screening for breast cancer and over-diagnosis. He disputed the charges.
The New Old Age: For Elderly Women with Breast Cancer, Surgery May Not Be the Best Option
Nursing home patients may be frail or have other diseases, leading some doctors to advise hormone therapy rather than operations.
Mississippi girl, 3, won't let rare bone disorder stop her from dancing
A 3-year-old girl born with a rare genetic disease often referred to as “brittle bone disease” has won the hearts of thousands across the country...
Florida veteran, 93, survives flesh-eating bacteria
A Florida veteran is making a strong recovery after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in his leg last month while on his daily walk on the beach.