- Are Drug Store Clinics 'Inappropriate' for Kids?
ABC News’ Aditi Roy, Felicia Patinkin and Rhana Nhatour report: Sheri Swiontek has three children, two jobs and a very busy life. So when her kids get sick, she often takes them to the clinic at her neighborhood drug store. “When I am jammed … More »Are Drug Store Clinics 'Inappropriate' for Kids?
- Boy Author Raises $750K For Sick Friend
Every morning at 3 a.m. Lora Pournazarian is awake to feed her 8-year-old son Jonah a mixture of corn starch and water through a tube in his stomach. If she doesn’t, Jonah could die because he has a rare form of glycogen storage disease, a... More »Boy Author Raises $750K For Sick Friend
- 'It's Surreal,' Says Woman Who Lost 100 Pounds
Diana Smith has struggled all her life with her weight. Like so many other Americans, the Springville, Utah, woman would work at it, lose some weight, and then gain it all back again. Everything changed when her younger brother came home from spending … More »'It's Surreal,' Says Woman Who Lost 100 Pounds
- Nutrition Labels to Get a Facelift
For the first time in more than two decades, the White House and the Food and Drug Administration are unveiling major changes to the iconic and outdated nutrition facts label found on most food packages. The new label is being announced later this morning … More »Nutrition Labels to Get a Facelift
- Meet the People Who Sleep 4 Hours a Night
ABC News’ Mara Schiavocampo, Sarah Netter and Mark Abdelmalek report: Like many Americans, Jenn Schwaner is busy: She works as a court reporter, cooks for her daughter’s softball team and fosters babies for the state of Florida. But unlike most, she does … More »Meet the People Who Sleep 4 Hours a Night
- 'Little Couple' Star on Her Battle With Cancer
ABC News’ Abbie Boudreau reports: Reality TV star Dr. Jen Arnold says she is ready for “life to be boring” after battling a life-threatening battle with a rare form of cancer. “I don’t want any of this crazy excitement,” … More »'Little Couple' Star on Her Battle With Cancer
- Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Tied to ADHD
Taking the over-the-counter pain reliever acetaminophen — the active ingredient in Tylenol — during pregnancy may increase a child’s risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, a new Danish study found. The findings, p … More »Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Tied to ADHD
- New Mammogram Study Revives Old Debate
When should women start getting routine mammograms: In their 40s, 50s or 60s? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. A new study of nearly 90,000 women suggests the screening test has little impact on breast cancer death rates among women … More »New Mammogram Study Revives Old Debate
- Brain Dead and Pregnant: Why One Baby Was Born and One Wasn't
With two stories gaining national attention this winter about brain-dead, pregnant women and their unborn children, it’s difficult to think of one without the other. In Canada, Robyn Benson was kept on life support for more than a month to save her unborn … More »Brain Dead and Pregnant: Why One Baby Was Born and One Wasn't
- 'Greetings, Chubby': App Slammed for Fat Shaming
Meet Carrot Fit, what some are calling a fat-shaming app that's supposed to help you lose weight using insults as motivation. More »'Greetings, Chubby': App Slammed for Fat Shaming
- 20 Children Dead from Flu: Officially an Epidemic
Dr. Richard Besser discusses the terrible and deadly flu season. More »20 Children Dead from Flu: Officially an Epidemic
- Can Shapewear Damage Your Organs?
A-listers swear by them on and off the red carpet. They’re even one of Oprah’s favorite things. Shapewear is such a staple for so many women. It sucks you in, smoothes you out, flattens and squeezes, but could wearing it prove … More »Can Shapewear Damage Your Organs?
- SodaStream vs. Soda: Is It Healthy?
Soft drinks have been around since the 17th century when lemonade vendors would walk around the streets of Paris, a tank of lemon juice sweetened with honey strapped to their backs. A hundred years later, in 1767, Dr. Joseph Priestley of England … More »SodaStream vs. Soda: Is It Healthy?
- Sensa, L'Occitane Settle 'Deceptive' Weight-Loss Claims
ABC News’ Jim Avila reports: As millions of consumers try to stick to their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has fined four companies for using false advertising to sell weight-loss products. The agency … More »Sensa, L'Occitane Settle 'Deceptive' Weight-Loss Claims
- Super Dieters Share Their 6 Weight-Loss Tips
‘Tis the season of dieting. So many people are motivated to shed the pounds after the holidays and into the new year and many succeed. Take Marshall Brain who lost 50 pounds in six months. ABC News followed his journey on the Dukan Diet back... More »Super Dieters Share Their 6 Weight-Loss Tips
- What's the 'Best' Diet for 2014? New List Unveiled
This is the most popular time of year to start a new diet, but with so many plans on the market, how can you tell which ones might be right for you? U.S. News and World Report has broken down what it calls the best... More »What's the 'Best' Diet for 2014? New List Unveiled
- Man Loses 392 Pounds: See His Transformation
Sharee Samuels had always been of average weight as a child, but at 13 she was on her own after school. She gorged on chips, pretzels and cookies. “When I started weighing myself at 13, I never saw below 200,” she said. “I had unlim … More »Man Loses 392 Pounds: See His Transformation
- How to Jump-Start Your Workout: Jump Rope
Here's a great way to lose weight fast and excuse-proof your fitness plan from day one: Stay indoors and try skipping rope. More »How to Jump-Start Your Workout: Jump Rope
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