More than 700 children were exposed to a worker who has the disease, and may have been exposed in a nursery in El Paso
Tests that measure a child's brainwaves could help detect autism earlier, when treatment can make a big difference
About 720,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year. A new study puts numbers on just how much a healthy lifestyle can lower a man's risk. Bigad Shaban reports.
It's never too late for the small lifestyle changes that make a big difference to your health
Advances in medical science are helping Americans live longer than ever, but not everyone is excited by the prospect
Officials hesitant to announce number of new cases discovered during three-day lockdown on entire country
Cancer patients struggling with smoking cessation may end up even more addicted, researchers find
Expectant moms should eat foods and take supplements rich in a certain nutrient to help promote healthy development of their baby, study finds
For years, Liza Long struggled to cope with her mentally ill son's violent and unpredictable behavior which repeatedly landed him in police custody or psychiatric hospitals. After many wrong diagnoses, at least a dozen different drugs and fear that he would seriously harm someone, she was finally able to get him the help he needed. Long has written a book about her experience and the failings of the mental health system, "The Price of Silence."
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are battling "superbugs," drug-resistant bacteria, by identifying different combinations of genes that can make them more vulnerable to antibiotics. Also, a possible link to iron deficiency during pregnancy and autism. Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health news.
Some 700 are infants, health officials say; feds questioning hospital's procedures
As she watched the news of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting unfold in 2012, Liza Long saw her own life mirrored back to her as a mother of a mentally ill and violent young boy. It prompted Long to tell her own story in a blog post provocatively titled "I am Adam Lanza's Mother" -- a call to action and a cry for help. She has now written a book, "The Price of Silence," about her family's struggle and the failings of the mental health system.
Liza Long, an Idaho mother of four, speaks out about parenting a mentally ill son and how our health care system needs to change
Ga. factory owner, 2 others, charged with multiple counts including obstruction over tainted food that sickened hundreds
Enterovirus D68, severe respiratory illness that sent hundreds of children to the hospital in the Midwest, has now spread coast to coast
A new fitness trend simulates low-oxygen environments, which gives muscles a better workout in a shorter amount of time
New data breaks down shooting deaths by geography, race and other factors throughout the country
Treatment options for advanced breast cancer are desperately needed, according to cancer experts around the world. Also, a new study found that antidepressants may take less time to work than previously thought. Bigad Shaban reports on the day's top health news.
Imaging technology shows how post-traumatic stress disorder affects the brain; may help target care
There are some new options this year, and health officials say now's the time to protect yourself and your family