August 2014 Headlines
Inspired to help his daughter, one doctor discovered a treatment for ALS that is now being officially tested as a way to combat the incurable degenerative disease
Imagine healthcare without your familiar doctor and every time you're sick you're forced to seek treatment from a doctor who's never seen you before.
The two American missionaries who had contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly called it a "miraculous day."
People all over social media are dumping buckets of ice water on their head to raise awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.
Did you know that just a little bit of running, even very slow running, can help you live longer?
Thanks to increased pressure from the government, Medicare, and insurance companies, an increasing number of family doctors are closing their doors on private practice.
Being overweight and obese have been closely linked to 10 common cancers, according to the biggest study ever done on the relationship between cancer and body weight.
A Texas mother and son are giving all the glory to God for the young man's miraculous recovery.
Mental and developmental disabilities are on the rise among children in the United States, but physical disabilities for problems like asthma are on the decline.
Since marijuana became legal in Colorado, health experts at Children's Hospital Colorado report they're finding more newborns have been exposed to pot - both in the womb and through breastfeeding.
The son of Nancy Writebol, the American nurse who contracted Ebola while working as a missionary in Liberia, said his mother is getting better.
Missionaries from the Charlotte, North Carolina-based SIM USA, who worked with Ebola patients in Liberia, will be returning to the United States.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now an international public health emergency, World Health Organization officials announced Friday.
Older people who don't have enough Vitamin D in their system could be at double the risk of developing dementia.
Scientists have discovered a link between a newly identified gene called PALB2 and breast cancer.
The death toll is still rising from the Ebola virus in West Africa, with health experts calling it the worst outbreak of the disease the world has ever seen.
As the deadly Ebola virus gains more attention around the globe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Americans to avoid travel to some West African nations.
The American doctor who was infected with the virus while doing missions work in Liberia is showing signs of improvement at an Atlanta hospital.