Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.
A cancer-stricken mom who turned down chemotherapy to save her unborn baby's life has died at age 29.
Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other devastating birth defects in newborns, Reuters returned to check on the mothers and their children.
A Houston mother who went to bed with a suspected hangover and woke up paralyzed in the hospital is back in nursing school after undergoing major brain surgery to remove an aggressive tumor.
It seemed that 6-year-old Spencer Hill was battling symptoms of a common cold until suddenly he started struggling to walk and move his arms. Then he couldn’t write, and his legs began giving out.
Attention Wegmans customers: the company is recalling its own hummus products.
A Florida woman who walked into a Publix supermarket last week asked an unusual question at the bakery counter.
Massachusetts paramedics paired with a 55-year-old patient’s hospice care team to make one of her final wishes come true: see a lighthouse for the first time.
The Florida Department of Health is urging residents to get their flu shot after a child who did not receive the vaccine died after contracting the virus, state health officials confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday.
A woman who frequently ended up in the hospital with intense bouts of vomiting turned out to have a mysterious syndrome tied to heavy marijuana use, according to a new report of the case.
A family’s open and honest obituary for their 30-year-old daughter who struggled with drug addiction has reached thousands online, with many sharing their own stories of substance abuse while thanking the parents for not hiding their child’s struggles.
A woman who lost nearly 100 pounds and had a tummy tuck to remove the resulting folds of saggy skin has told how she was left dicing with death after a flesh-eating bug ate huge chunks of her stomach.
An obese teenager who self-harmed after allegedly being cruelly tormented by high school bullies has shed more than 200 pounds after moving to another state to escape them.
A mom claims she has permanent scars and was left looking like she'd been attacked by "flesh-eating bugs" after having a tattoo removed.
A newlywed bride suffered a stroke on Saturday while on her honeymoon in New York City, 9News.com reported.
A man in New York developed an extremely rare and fatal brain disorder after he ate squirrel brains, according to a new report of the man's case.
Twin brothers with an extremely rare genetic disorder which experts said would limit their life expectancy have defied the odds to reach their teens.
A 6-year-old Michigan boy with Type 1 diabetes has exceeded his $20,000 fundraising goal after his pumpkin patch effort to raise money for a service dog went viral.
Doctors in England will be able to write prescriptions for cooking classes and walking groups by 2023 as part of the government’s effort to combat loneliness.