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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

Vermont Fertility Doctor John Coates III Accused Of Using Own Sperm To Impregnate Woman More Than 40 Years Ago

A couple filed a lawsuit against a fertility doctor over allegations that he used his own sperm instead of that of an unnamed donor to impregnate a client more than 40 years ago.

Feature | Health December 30, 2018

Possible Health Hazards Of Fireworks And How To Prevent Them This New Year

There are potential health hazards when it comes to using firecrackers and fireworks. What are they and how can one avoid them this coming new year?

Feature | Health December 29, 2018

Feeling Blue During The Holidays? Maybe It's Seasonal Affective Disorder

Feeling blue during the holidays might not just be a result of the stress that comes with the season. Seasonal affective disorder may be the culprit.

Feature | Health December 22, 2018

Holiday Activities That Can Increase Your Heart Attack Risk On Christmas Eve

A recent study revealed that 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve is the peak time for vulnerable people to get a heart attack. What are the activities that may increase the chances of a heart attack this holiday season?

Feature | Health December 21, 2018

What To Know About Veterans With PTSD Before Lighting Up The Firecrackers This Holiday Season

Can firecrackers trigger PTSD among veterans? What are some important things to know before lighting up the firecrackers this new year.

Feature | Health December 31, 2018

Flesh-Eating Infection Left Texas Prison Inmate Disfigured After He Was Denied Immediate Treatment In Jail, Lawsuit Claims

Inmate Harold Millican contracted a flesh-eating infection while in a Texas jail. He spent a week in the prison infirmary with a rotting wound because no one was available to transport him to the hospital.

Feature | Health December 18, 2018

New ECG App On Apple Watch 4 Not Always Accurate, Doctor Warns

Can people rely on the new ECG app on their Apple Watch? A doctor is warning users to be very careful when using the app.

Feature | Health December 16, 2018

Woman Who Nearly Died Of Heart Attack Now Training For 'American Ninja Warrior'

A woman is now training for 'American Ninja Warrior' after nearly dying of a heart attack. Until then, she was unaware that she was born with congenital heart disease.

Feature | Health December 15, 2018

Here Are The Healthiest And Most Challenged States In 2018, According To A New Report

Which of the states are the healthiest and which are the most challenged? Hawaii nabbed the number one spot in 2018 after dropping to number two in 2017.

Feature | Health December 14, 2018

Mothers Not Informed By Doctors About Link Between Breastfeeding And Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: Study

Do doctors tell mothers about the link between breastfeeding and reduced risk of getting breast cancer? A new study shows that most of those who know about it did not get their information from their doctor.

Feature | Health December 8, 2018

Woman Dies Of Brain-Eating Amoeba After Using Neti Pot: Are Neti Pots Safe?

Are neti pots safe? Authorities and experts say they are safe and effective as long as instructions are followed, and only the right kind of water is used.

Feature | Health December 8, 2018

Mom Searching For Bone Marrow Donor Finds A Match, Gives Birth To Twins

A mother's plea for a bone marrow donor succeeded, as she has finally found the right match. About 40,000 people signed up to be a donor after her story came out.

Feature | Health December 8, 2018

Oregon Zoo Mourns The Death Of Youngest Elephant A Day Before Her Sixth Birthday

Lily, the Oregon Zoo's young elephant, suddenly passed away just a day before her birthday. She died from a rapidly progressing and often-fatal disease that often affects calves.

Feature | Health December 1, 2018

Mom With Leukemia Expecting Twins This December, Hopes For Bone Marrow Donor

A mother with leukemia is hoping for a bone marrow donor, especially since she is about to give birth to twins this December. Her mixed heritage is making it harder for her to find a donor match.

Feature | Health November 24, 2018

Life Expectancy Gap Between Rich And Poor In UK Increasing: Study

The life expectancy between the poorest and the most affluent people in the UK has increased in recent years. The 'worrying' trend shows the poorest members of society dying nearly 10 years earlier.

Feature | Health November 23, 2018

Doctor Mistakes Healthy Kidney For Cancerous Tumor, Removes It During Routine Back Surgery

A surgeon mistook a patient's healthy kidney for a cancerous tumor and removed it during a routine surgery. An administrative case is now filed against him for the unfortunate mistake.

Feature | Health November 3, 2018

Doctors Livestream Texas Woman's Surgery For Breast Cancer Awareness

Doctors at a Texas hospital livestreamed a patient's breast cancer surgery for everyone to see. It was their way of honoring this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Feature | Health October 26, 2018

Obituary For Woman Who Died Of Opioid Addiction Goes Viral, Highlights Crisis

A woman's obituary went viral for its moving message about the opioid crisis. She leaves behind a young son, highlighting the devastating effects of the opioid crisis on the families of the affected.

Feature | Health October 21, 2018

10-Foot Inflatable Colon Used To Educate People About Colon Cancer Stolen

A $4,000-worth giant inflatable colon was stolen while on its way to a scheduled relay walk. It is an important asset to the colon cancer awareness campaign called 'Get Your Rear In The Gear.'

Feature | Health October 20, 2018

'Vampire Burial': Remains Of Child With Stone In Mouth Discovered At Ancient Burial Site

Are the children's remains at an ancient site in Italy proof of Roman vampire burials? More than from evil, the children likely suffered and died from malaria.

Feature | Health October 15, 2018

Young Boy's Rare Condition Causes Fragile And Blistering Skin: What Is Epidermolysis Bullosa?

An Arizona family shares the story of their little boy to raise awareness for his rare skin condition. What makes his fragile skin blister and "fall off"?

Feature | Health October 15, 2018

Cancer Survivor Says He Was Asked By Store Owner To Cover His Disfigured Face

A cancer survivor with a facial disfigurement went home in tears after a South Carolina store manager allegedly treated him rudely. He says he was told to cover his face if he was going to eat at the store.

Feature | Health October 13, 2018

October 1918 Remembered As One Of History's Deadliest Months Because Of Spanish Flu Pandemic

October 1918 is considered as one of America's deadliest months, and it was not because of the ongoing war. The Spanish flu took over 195,000 American lives in that month alone.

Feature | Health October 8, 2018

Fifth Grader With Diabetes Dies After Dramatic Blood Sugar Drop During Sleepover At A Friend's House

Sophia Daugherty dealt with Type 1 diabetes her entire life. Last Wednesday, she died of complications just days after her blood sugar dramatically dropped at a sleepover.

Feature | Health September 21, 2018

ADHD Prevalence Increase: 10 Percent Of US Children Diagnosed In 2015-2016

Are there more children diagnosed with ADHD today compared to two decades ago? New federal data shows an increase in ADHD diagnoses among U.S. children since 1997-1998.

Feature | Health September 1, 2018

Newborn Surrounded By IVF Needles In Viral Photo

The photo of a newborn surrounded by IVF syringes is going viral for its unique and inspiring concept. The syringes symbolize the four years, seven attempts, three miscarriages, and over 1,600 shots it took just to have her.

Feature | Health August 19, 2018

CDC Releases Graphic Novel About Variant Flu And Disease Detective Work

What could a CDC- and USDA-released graphic novel possibly be about? Naturally, it's about a mystery illness and the meticulous disease detective work that happens during outbreaks.

Feature | Health August 17, 2018

Toy Whistle Stuck In Airway Causes 4-Year-Old's 'Whistling Cough'

A 4-year-old child's whistling cough was found to be caused by a toy whistle that was lodged in his airway. Doctors say foreign objects in airways are common, but the whistling made his case rare.

Feature | Health August 12, 2018

World’s First Colored Human X-Ray Applies CERN Technology Used In Search Of ‘God Particle’

The world’s first colored x-rays of a human’s body parts were released on July 10. The historic images were taken by the breakthrough technology called the MARS spectral x-ray scanner.

Feature | Health July 13, 2018

3-Year-Old Girl FaceTime's Mom At Work To Save Dad Who Had A Stroke

More than 85 percent of people who experience the same stroke as Trevor McCabe end up dead. His survival is thanks to his 3-year-old daughter's quick thinking to call her mom for help.

Feature | Health July 13, 2018

A ‘Parasite’ Jumping Gene Turns Out To Be Critical For Embryo’s Survival

An experiment revealed 'jumping gene' that was rendered by experts as useless is actually integral to the process of embryonic development. The study revealed that while cells normally restrained this jumping gene, embryonic cells actually unleashes them.

Feature | Health June 22, 2018

‘Second Brain’ Found In The Gut Might Be Smarter Than Brain In The Head

Scientists described for the first time how the ‘second brain’ in the gut perform its specific functions. The team found that this ‘second brain’ work autonomously from the central nervous system.

Feature | Health May 31, 2018

Former US President George HW Bush Hospitalized Due To Low Blood Pressure And Fatigue

George HW Bush, the country’s 41st president was hospitalized on Sunday for low blood pressure and fatigue. He attended a pre-Memorial Day event where he spent a day with military veterans before he was admitted to a hospital in Maine.

Feature | Health May 27, 2018

TLC Launches Show About Family With Over 80 Pets

TLC's controversial new show 'Our Wild Life' shows what it’s like to live with over 80 animals at home. The show has since gotten reactions that vary from amused to critical.

Feature | Health May 27, 2018

Parked Cars Can Hit Deadly Temperatures In Just 1 Hour: How To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The heat inside a parked car could be deadly for kids in just one hour. Here are tips on how to prevent hot car injuries and death.

Feature | Health May 26, 2018

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Surgeon General Jerome Adams responded to a medical emergency when a co-passenger on a Delta flight lost consciousness. Adams said he was 'glad to be able to assist.'

Feature | Health May 17, 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Procedure For Kidney Condition: What Is Embolization?

The White House did not elaborate on Melania Trump's kidney condition but it is highly likely the first lady had angiomyolipoma. What is angiomyolipoma and how can an embolization procedure treat this condition?

Feature | Health May 14, 2018

What Killed Sultan Saladin 800 Years Ago? Experts Finally Have An Answer

Sultan Saladin is a legendary historical figure who unified the Muslim world in the 12th century. His death was a mystery for centuries but now, doctors reveal typhoid as a likely cause of death.

Feature | Health May 6, 2018

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