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Blankets, bed-sharing common in accidental baby suffocations
Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found.

04/24/2019

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Teen has 33-pound cyst removed from abdomen after complaints of pain
A 16-year-old patient who complained of pain and missed menstrual cycles had a 33-pound cyst removed from her abdomen last week after doctors decided to operate.

04/24/2019

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'Today' meteorologist Dylan Dreyer reveals miscarriage
On the heels of Jenna Bush Hager's pregnancy announcement, “Today” show meteorologist Dylan Dreyer revealed on Monday that she suffered a miscarriage after struggling to get pregnant with her second child.

04/24/2019

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New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626
Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years.

04/24/2019

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Dad dies days after complaining of swollen tonsils while on vacation
The 34-year-old had only just returned from a three-day trip to Amsterdam when he collapsed on the kitchen floor.

04/24/2019

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Mom's 'avocado hand' mishap results in severed tendon, sliced artery
A Florida woman who sliced through a nerve and severed an artery in her hand while trying to cut an avocado said she still has numbness in her ring finger nearly one year after the accident.

04/24/2019

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'Today in LA' anchor warns parents after daughter choked on Easter candy
A Los Angeles-based news anchor took to Facebook on Sunday to share “the scariest moment" of her life as a warning for parents whose kids received baskets full of candy on Easter.

04/24/2019

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Dr. Marc Siegel: You might not be immune to measles if you were born between these years
As a disturbing surge in measles cases has been reported nationwide, Professor of Medicine at New York University Dr. Marc Siegel warns that if you were vaccinated between a certain time frame, you might not be as immune to the disease as you think.

04/24/2019

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Voice analysis software may help diagnose PTSD in veterans
Voice analysis software can help detect post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans based on their speech, a study suggests.

04/24/2019

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Patient's request for pizza on hospital window gets great response
A patient's “window request” for pizza was more than answered this weekend after about a dozen pies showed up at Golisano Children's Hospital in Rochester.

04/24/2019

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Texas woman receives gonorrhea diagnosis after rash erupts on hands, body
A 20-year-old woman in Dallas, Tex., rushed to the hospital after waking one morning with a bumpy rash on her arms, legs, scalp and torso — and was soon after informed her unusual skin lesions were caused by a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can cause serious complications if left untreated.

04/24/2019

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Woman emerges from coma after nearly 30 years: report
The woman went into a coma after the car in which she was riding collided with a bus in the United Arab Emirates in 1991, when she was 32 years old. She didn't regain consciousness until 2018, in a hospital room in Germany.

04/24/2019

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E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef spreads to 10 states, sickens 156, CDC reports
Of the 156 people with reported cases, 20 were hospitalized.

04/24/2019

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Girl, 6, suffers horrific burns after candle ignites sofa in neighboring apartment
"Hopefully by seeing what my baby has been through, people will stop leaving candles unattended."

04/24/2019

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'Kissing bug' bites Delaware girl in state's first confirmed case, health officials say
An insect known as a “kissing bug” has bitten a girl in Delaware in the state's first reported case, health officials confirmed last week.

04/24/2019

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US measles cases hit highest level in 25 years, officials say
U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, officials announced Wednesday.

04/24/2019

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Can elderberries help fight flu symptoms? New study explains how 'ancient remedy' allegedly works
The benefits of eating elderberries when you have the flu — especially to fight off symptoms of the nasty virus — have long been documented. But a new study released this week claims to have discovered why that is.

04/24/2019

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Some teens who vape nicotine don't realize they're ingesting the chemical, study suggests
Teens who vape may not realize how much nicotine they are consuming — if they aware they are consuming it at all — when using e-cigarettes, a new study released this week found.

04/24/2019

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Ken Kercheval, 'Dallas' star, dead at 83
Ken Kercheval, known for his role as Cliff Barnes on the hit show "Dallas," has died. He was 83.

04/24/2019

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MSNBC anchor: Should US 'revisit' capitalism given 'exaggerated' inequality?
MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle raised eyebrows Wednesday with a question she posed to Melinda Gates, asking if private philanthropy is enough or if the United States should revisit the idea of free-market capitalism.

04/24/2019

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‘Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland discusses self-care, finding balance amid health problems
“Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland has explained how self-care has helped her through a series of health problems.

04/24/2019

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Actor Michael Madsen charged with DUI in March arrest
Prosecutors have charged Michael Madsen with two misdemeanor counts of drunken driving after the actor drove his SUV into a pole last month.

04/24/2019

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Justin Bieber fires back at Morgan Stewart's criticism: 'You belittle people'
Justin Bieber is firing back at a TV host who insulted his Coachella performance with Ariana Grande on Sunday.

04/24/2019

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Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore slams reporting from CNN, other media: 'Pulling a Kavanaugh against me'
President Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, ex-CNN contributor Stephen Moore, blasted the reporting about him from his former employer and other outlets Wednesday, accusing them of “pulling a Kavanaugh” against him.

04/24/2019

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