For her 105th birthday, Ivena Smailes wished for one thing – a burly, tattooed firefighter to hand deliver her birthday cake. And boy, did she get her wish!
A string of cases of Hepatitis A outbreaks in Virginia may actually be linked to strawberry smoothies from a certain cafe, officials have stated.
Science may not give much focus to the alternative therapy known as cupping, but there are indeed studies that show cupping to be effective.
More light has been shone on the recent flooding in Louisiana when one couple cooked up a huge barbecue for flood victims and those in need.
The UK government has issued a plan of action in order to tackle the issue of childhood obesity, but many critics are calling it ‘weak.’
The CDC has issued a 2nd travel advisory for pregnant women and their partners in South Florida, this time for South Beach.
Things are progressing quickly in Pennsylvania since medical marijuana was legalized there in April, giving children some access.
When Jeni Stepien’s dad died in 2006, she wondered who would walk her down the aisle. But his heart was with her – literally – on her special day.
If you spend a lot of time sitting, exercise a couple of days a week won’t cut it. To protect your heart, you need to sit less and more more every day.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a study showing that an overwhelming number of children are sleeping in an unsafe environment.
A recent clinical trial has found that an experimental stem cell therapy known as MPC-300 could be effective against rheumatoid arthritis.
Scientists found a compound that could help them create an opioid painkiller rivaling morphine, but without the side effects and addictive properties.
When Pasquale “Pat” Rocco found out he was on the edge of death, he lost over 300 pounds. He saved his own life and became a role model for his son.
McDonald’s made a move to include fitness trackers in Happy Meals to boost its public image and help kids, but the idea backfired.
A study reports that 17,000 children are sent to the ER each year after suffering from a stroller- or carrier-related injury. That’s 2 kids every hour.
A new study suggests that couples who resolve any issues before going to sleep leads to better quality, more restorative sleep.
With the threat of the Zika virus looming, scientists have taken to studying the human placenta with a National Institutes of Health $50 million Human Placenta Project.