Health

How a generation of young athletes became addicted to heroin

On Aug. 2, Lee’s father and stepmother found him on the floor of their basement.

2-year-old with ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ becomes youngest enrolled in clinical trial

Sara McGlocklin said she noticed her daughter Marian was struggling to swallow at just 6-months-old.

Second Michigan mom in court over refusal to vaccinate child

A second Michigan mother appeared before a judge on Monday over her refusal to vaccinate her child despite the father’s wishes.

Mom jailed over refusal to vaccinate son reportedly released

The Michigan mother who was jailed over her refusal to vaccinate her 9-year-old son was released after serving five days behind bars.

Outrage over pharmaceutical company that created ‘fake’ cancer patients

Insys Therapeutics has been accused of creating fake cancer patients to help sales of its drug Subsys. Cancer activists say the actions are shameful.

New drug to protect infants from whooping cough shows promise

A potential new drug might protect infants from whooping cough in their first few months of life, before they can be vaccinated, early research suggests.

Cholera claims unborn children as epidemic spreads Yemen misery

One of the latest victims of the cholera epidemic that has killed more than 2,000 people in Yemen had yet to even take her first breath.

Here’s how to talk to your kids about opioids

By now, most people are aware of the enormity of the opioid epidemic.

Surgeons remove record-breaking tumor from patient’s kidney

This is the gruesome moment surgeons removed a world record breaking renal tumor - fifty times the size of the patient's kidney.

Flu symptoms and prevention: What you need to know

Understanding what the flu is -- and how to avoid getting it -- may be helpful to your health.