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Choosing The Right Sunscreen For Proper Skin Protection

How does one choose the best sunscreen for proper protection from the sun? One of the important things is to choose one that will actually be regularly used.

Feature | Health May 12, 2019

Father Who Thought He Donated Daughter's Body To Science Duped By Alleged Black Market Organ Traders

A heartbroken father who thought he donated his daughter's body to science has been duped by black market organ traders in Illinois. The suspect charged with the felony is still a funeral director in the state.

Feature | Health May 1, 2019

Tattoo Parlor Gives 3-Year-Old Trinity D’Autorio Disney 'Tattoos' As She Battles With Cancer

Employees at the Ink Wolves Tattoo in Tampa, Florida, tatted the 3-year-old cancer patient with Disney characters and other fun designs on her arms and legs. Trinity suffers from neuroblastoma and is undergoing treatment.

Feature | Health April 29, 2019

Doctor Performs CPR On Shooting Victim Unaware She Was His Wife

The mass shooting at a San Diego synagogue on Saturday left one person dead and three others wounded. A doctor who was at the scene at the time even performed CPR on one of the victims, who turned out to be his wife.

Feature | Health April 29, 2019

'Kissing Bugs' Moving North, What To Know About The Disease-Carrying Insect

The CDC is warning the public that "kisisng bugs" are moving northward. What are some important things to know about kissing bugs and the threat they carry?

Feature | Health April 28, 2019

Teen Cheerleader Lilliana Schalck's Sudden Death Caused By Strep Infection

A teen cheerleader fell ill during a competition and just hours later was pronounced dead at the hospital. Evidently, the cause of her death was a strep infection.

Feature | Health April 28, 2019

UAE Woman Munira Abdulla Wakes Up From Coma 27 Years After Sustaining Brain Damage From Car Crash

Munira Abdulla sustained serious brain injury protecting her son during a 1991 car accident. She was left in coma but miraculously woke up, calling her son's name in 2018, 27 years after the incident.

Feature | Health April 24, 2019

'Fear Of Missing Out' And Abundance Of Information Narrow Global Attention Span, Researchers Say

Research showed that the acceleration of popular content is driven by the increasing production and consumption of content. This information overload resulted in decreasing global attention span on individual topics.

Feature | Health April 22, 2019

Cancer Center Fires Researchers For Allegations Of Stealing Research For China

Three scientists working at MD Anderson Cancer Center were dismissed due to allegations of stealing data for the Chinese government. However, the Chinese-American community claimed the move amounted to racial profiling.

Feature | Health April 21, 2019

Crohn's Disease Patient Michelle Oddy To Undergo Risky 7-Organ Transplant

Michelle Oddy faces nearly 40 percent risk of dying, but she is willing to take the risk. The 20-hour surgery will replace her liver, bowel, colon, pancreas, large and small intestine, and half of her stomach.

Feature | Health April 20, 2019

WHO Ebola Responder Killed By Attackers In Congo Hospital

An Ebola responder was killed by attackers at a hospital in Congo. Witnesses say the attackers do not believe that Ebola exists in their area.

Feature | Health April 19, 2019

Doctors Cure 'Bubble Boy' Babies Using Gene Therapy: What Is Severe Combined Immunodeficiency?

Ten children with severe combined immunodeficiency completely recovered with the help of modified human immunodeficiency virus. The gene therapy fully restored their immune functions without developing cancer or other side effects.

Feature | Health April 19, 2019

Ja'bari Gray, Baby Born Without Skin Below The Neck, Green Lighted By Insurance Provider To Get Treatment From 'Out Of Network' Hospital

Baby Ja'bari Gray was born with a rare form of skin disease known as Aplasia Cutis. His family hopes he gets life-saving medical treatment at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.

Feature | Health April 14, 2019

Botched Microblading Treatment Leaves Single Mom Jami Ledbetter With '4 Eyebrows'

Jami Ledbetter received a $250 microblading treatment in November. She decided to get fuller eyebrows but ended up having 'four brows'. She said makeup can't camouflage her botched eyebrows.

Feature | Health April 14, 2019

Illinois Father Donald Greene Sr. And Son Charged For Selling Human Body Parts With Infectious Diseases

It is not illegal to dismember and broker human body parts, but it is illegal to sell remains that tested positive for the infectious disease. The Greenes were involved in this scheme from 2008 t0 2014.

Feature | Health April 12, 2019

Startup Developing Birth Control Drugs That Can Be Used By Both Men And Women

The birth control drug that a startup is creating can supposedly prevent pregnancies in several ways. It can do so without the hormone-related side effects.

Feature | Health April 7, 2019

Alert Issued For Fisher-Price Baby Sleeper Following Reports Of Infant Deaths

Consumers are being warned about all models of a particular Fisher Price product. So far, 10 infant deaths related to using the product have been reported since 2015.

Feature | Health April 6, 2019

Here's How Mosquitoes Find You With Your Sweat

After over four decades, scientists now know how mosquitoes zero in on human sweat. Can removing the responsible receptor lead to mosquitoes that bite less?

Feature | Health March 31, 2019

Game Of Thrones Actress Emilia Clarke Writes About Surviving 2 Brain Aneurysms

Emilia Clarke revealed that she suffered from two brain aneurysms amid her contract with the ‘Game of Thrones’ series. About 30,000 people in the United States have ruptured brain aneurysms each year.

Feature | Health March 22, 2019

Girls With Twin Brothers More Likely To Drop Out Of School And Earn Less Income

Research showed that twin brothers have some negative effects on their girl twins. In a study, such girls were found to either be school drop outs or low income earners later in life.

Feature | Health March 19, 2019

Ohio Man Del Hall To Give Up Food And Drink Only Beer During Lent

Del Hall, an employee at a brewery in Cincinnati, will consume only beer and water during the 46 days of Lent. He said he was inspired by German monks in the 1600s who only drank bock-style beer during Lent.

Feature | Health March 13, 2019

Stephen Hawking's Nurse Accused Of Misconduct Over Renowned Physicist's Care

Stephen Hawking’s former nurse had served him for 15 years before she was suspended due to serious misconduct. The public and media are banned from the hearing until it concludes on March 21.

Feature | Health March 11, 2019

California Man Ernest Quintana Told He Was Dying Via 'Robot' Video Call In ICU

A California hospital is now under scrutiny after a 78-year-old in the ICU was told he only had days left to live via a robotic video call. His family is upset with the way the news was broken.

Feature | Health March 9, 2019

CRISPR Babies Experiment May Have Been Funded By Chinese Government

Documents examined by medical news site STAT suggest the controversial CRISPR babies research may have been initially supported by the Chinese government. The documents identified three different government institutions in China as funding sources.

Feature | Health February 27, 2019

California Hospital Facing Penalties For Leaving Surgical Sponge In Patient's Abdomen

Several California hospitals are facing penalties for noncompliance with licensing requirements that caused injuries to patients. One of them was fined for leaving a surgical sponge inside a patient, contributing to the patient's death.

Feature | Health February 10, 2019

Indiana Parents Speaking Out After Daughter's Earache Turns Out To Be Meningitis

An Indiana couple is speaking out after their 10-year-old daughter died from complications of meningitis. They want others to know what symptoms to look out for.

Feature | Health February 10, 2019

Tennessee Mom Krysta Davis Chooses To Carry Dying Baby To Term To Donate The Organs

A Tennessee mother decided to carry her dying baby to term even if doctors told her the baby would only live for about 30 minutes. She made the decision so she could donate her baby's organs.

Feature | Health February 9, 2019

Woman Says Hospital Left Her Mother With Alzheimer's Outside Care Facility At 2 A.M.

A woman says that a hospital left her 84-year-old mother with Alzheimer's disease outside her care facility in the middle of the night. She describes the incident as 'criminal.'

Feature | Health February 2, 2019

Hollywood Doctor William Eidelman Loses License After Recommending Marijuiana Cookies For 4-Year-Old's Tantrums

Natural medicine physician William Eidelman lost his medical license after recommending marijuana cookies to control a child's temper tantrums. The revocation of his license, however, is due to something else.

Feature | Health January 30, 2019

Nobel Prize Winner Craig Mello Reportedly Aware Of He Jiankui's Gene-Edited Babies Long Before Experiment Became Public

E-mails obtained by the AFP suggested Nobel laureate Craig Mello was long aware of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited babies. Mello objected to the project but remained a scientific adviser to He’s Direct Genomics company.

Feature | Health January 29, 2019

Singapore Says US Citizen Mikhy Farrera Brochez Leaked HIV Record Of More Than 14,000 People

Singapore's Ministry of Health said the HIV-positive U.S. citizen who previously worked in the Southeast Asian city state leaked the confidential information online. Who is Mikhy Farrera Brochez?

Feature | Health January 28, 2019

People With Tattoo More Likely Have Mental Health Issues, Survey Shows

Compared with their non-tattooed counterparts, people with tattoos are more likely to engage in risky behavior. They also tend to be smokers, have more sex partners, and likely to have spent time in jail.

Feature | Health January 28, 2019

Superbug Gene First Detected In India Found In One Of Most Remote Places On Earth

Antibiotic-resistant genes first detected in India in 2008 have spread to the Arctic, one of the most pristine environments on Earth. How did the superbug genes get there?

Feature | Health January 28, 2019

Drunk Man Who Swallowed A Catfish Hospitalized

Four friends were inspired by a stunt in the MTV show 'Jackass' and swallowed goldfish. One of them tried ingesting a bronze catfish but went to the hospital after it got stuck on his throat.

Feature | Health January 28, 2019

Arizona Mechanic Cross Scott Saves Woman's Life Using CPR Technique He Learned From 'The Office'

Cross Scott has never done a CPR before. Thanks to an episode of 'The Office,' the 21-year-old mechanic saved a woman's life while singing Bee Gees’ 'Stayin’ Alive.'

Feature | Health January 27, 2019

Clinician Katherine Hall Claims Alexander The Great Had Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Declared Dead 6 Days Before He Died

Alexander the Great's body did not decay for nearly a week after his death. Katherine Hall said this and symptoms of the ancient conqueror's illness suggest he likely had the autoimmune disorder Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

Feature | Health January 27, 2019

Slim People Remain Thin Because Of Genetic Advantage, Study Finds

Are slim people thin because they eat healthier or better? Researchers found that it may not just be about their habits but also their genes that help them maintain their weight.

Feature | Health January 26, 2019

Twins Erin And Abby Delaney, Who Were Formerly Conjoined At The Head, Thriving After Separation Surgery

Despite medical advances, the risks of complications are still high when it comes to the separation of conjoined twins. A set of twin girls who were joined at the cranium survived the surgery, and are now thriving 2-year-olds.

Feature | Health January 25, 2019

Man Hospitalized After Injecting Semen Into Arm To Cure Back Pain

The 33-year-old man developed a cure for his chronic back pain. He injected his own semen into his arm for a year and a half. The treatment did not work.

Feature | Health January 16, 2019

College Student's Headaches Turns Out To Be Aggressive Brain Cancer

A college student's headaches were found to be aggressive brain cancer that she is now bravely fighting. The family is hoping to get Laura an experimental treatment not funded by the NHS.

Feature | Health January 12, 2019

Woman Suddenly Can't Hear Men's Voices Because Of Reverse-Slope Hearing Loss

A woman from Xiamen, China, lost her hearing for men's voices overnight due to a rare and bizzare ear condition. What is reverse-slope hearing loss?

Feature | Health January 12, 2019

Almost Brain-Dead Man Miraculously Survives After Family Removes Life Support

Doctors said that a man was nearing brain dead, prompting his kids to decide to remove his life support. However, the patient, dubbed the 'miracle man,' suddenly and miraculously recovered.

Feature | Health January 8, 2019

Disease That Causes Teen Jordyn Walker To Lose Senses Remains A Mystery To Doctors

Doctors and parents of a 15-year-old girl whose unidentified illness took most of her senses were left mystified on what could have caused it. Recently, the teen became permanently blind after the pressure on her eyes became too much.

Feature | Health January 6, 2019

Heart Valve Transplant Recipient Now Power Lifts, Co-Owns Gym

A woman now co-owns a gym and is powerlifting after the heart valve transplant that changed her life. She says she will not take the chance she was given for granted.

Feature | Health January 5, 2019

Mediterranean Diet Deemed Best Diet For 2019, The Second Year In A Row

The Mediterranean diet is once again deemed as the best diet for the second year in a row. What are the other diets that made the list?

Feature | Health January 4, 2019

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