On average, there are 16,000 people on the waiting list for a liver transplant.
ystonia is a movement disorder that affects about 300,000 Americans.
Wichita Falls health officials say a second skunk captured in the city has tested positive for rabies.
Now researchers are planning a clinical trial to test Vagus nerve stimulation.
Letters flash across the screen. Using only her mind, Jan Freeman will focus on them to form a message. For Freeman, it’s a new way to communicate.
New study finds childhood obesity rates holding steady...at best.
More than half a million children under age 15 has a severe communication disorder impairing their ability to speak or communicate with others.
When children experience heart failure, they often need a transplant to replace their defected organ, but waiting can take time. Now, there’s a new device that helps the heart do its job—without stopping a kid from being a kid.
Consumer Reports recently reported that some kinds of caramel color in soft drinks can contain a potential carcinogen. Now it's tested several brands of pancake syrups. The results underscore why consumers should be aware of how much food they eat that lists caramel color on the label.
Over 120,000 people need life-saving organ transplants and each day 18 of them die waiting for one.
The latest look at autism in the U.S. shows a startling 30 percent jump among 8-year-olds diagnosed with the disorder in a two-year period, to one in every 68 children.
Dietitians say it is possible to feed kids healthy food that they like and that won't break the bank.
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and more likely serve as a caregiver to those affected as well.
Women who drink low levels of alcohol in their first trimester of pregnancy may be at an increased risk of having a premature or small baby.
New survey finds American children aren't getting enough sleep, and electronic devices are to blame.
Nobody likes to get the flu! You may have already had your flu shot and stocked up on all your vitamins, but sometimes avoiding germy objects may be the best thing you can do.
For decades we’ve been eating up genetically engineered foods, we just didn’t know we were doing it!
From the rich and famous, to the runners, to the exercise maniacs, and the just plain slim and trim—how do they do it? We’ve got some habits of the naturally slim you can develop to lose weight without dieting.
When it comes to generic versus brand name, which is best? As it turns out, that depends on what you are buying.
Joan Lunden says women need to change how they think about and approach their health.
Can’t motivate yourself to get to the gym? Or having a hard time sticking to that running schedule? Recent research suggests just plain walking can have a profound impact on your health.
When you think of 3D, you think movie and video games, but researchers are using 3D printing to customize medical implants and to grow body parts.
More people in the United States dies from lung cancer than any other type of cancer.
Now a Michigan doctor has pioneered a treatment that could be the solution these patients are searching for.
Florida woman undergoes rare stem cell therapy to help heal chronic knee problems.
To keep those New Year’s resolutions of being healthier or losing weight, try some of this year’s coolest new fitness tools.
This is the year—the year you’ve vowed to finally shed that extra weight! But you might be making poor choices without even knowing it. One common mistake: going gluten-free.
Smartphones and tablets are contributing to a new phenomenon known as "digital eye strain", but there are ways to ease the suffering.
It makes sense: if you don’t eat, you’ll lose weight. But recent research has given rise to the idea of mini fasts as a way to control blood sugar, weight, and even help you live longer.
Morning, noon, night, in the middle of the night: are you constantly hungry? Well a lack of food may not always be to blame.
Frigid temperatures across much of the country can be a real health hazard.
The FDA has approved the use of a new magnetic device that'll hopefully help fight off the debilitating pain.
Christmas cookies, gingerbread, holiday pudding—you try hard, but you just can’t escape it: sugar seems to be in everything we consume. But how much do you know about this sneaky substance?
New survey finds many people are confused about how to fight the flu.
Piles of papers, deadlines, constant phone calls—all can cause stress at work. But what about what you’re eating?
Wintry weather is here and with that comes the extra threat of the flu. Dr. Sue helps you choose which vaccine is best for your little one.
President Barack Obama lauded “extraordinary" progress towards eradicating HIV/AIDS Monday and promised further U.S. investment to find a cure for the disease.
Getting your kids vaccinated is a great way to fight the flu, but you can also keep their immune system strong with what they eat. Dr. Sue explains with the Kid's Doctor.
Being chronically stressed can be a killer. High levels of stress have been associated with weight gain, high blood pressure, and even heart disease. So how can you stop the stress? One easy way is to look away from your computer screen.
Whether it’s the top fifty or something a little more sophisticated like Mozart, the music you listen to can do more than relieve stress. It can also ease pain and fight addiction.