March 31, 2015
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vectomart/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Each year, more than 70,000 kids visit the emergency room as a consequence of unintentional medication overdose. The American Academy of Pediatrics believes one major reason for overdose is that liquid medication i
Courtesy Ross Family(PHILADELPHIA) -- Luelle Ross seems like a typical 1-year-old girl in many ways, playing with her toys and going for a ride in her stroller. But while her life is just getting started, it has already been a long journey for her parents
GNC / PR Newswire(NEW YORK) -- After being one of four companies to be accused of selling phony dietary supplements, GNC announced Monday that it will institute better testing guidelines. Health experts say consumers should still be vigilant when picking
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Show us your fridge! That's the popular demand of users on Periscope, Twitter's new live-streaming app released last Thursday. Showing the contents of your fridge apparently gets you lots of "hearts," users say, and no one -
Henrico Doctors' Hospital(RICHMOND, Va.) -- That rented stork you have on your lawn? Oh, baby please. Parents of newborns are taking birth announcements to new heights -- literally. With the help of the hospitals they deliver in, parents can see their bab
Better Paws for Brutus(NEW YORK) -- Brutus the Rottweiler had a bit of trouble getting around because he became a quadruple amputee when he was just a puppy."He was left outside by his breeder," said Brutus' rescuer Laura Aquilina. "I don't know if it was
NIH(BETHESDA, Md.) -- An American health care worker who is being treated for the Ebola virus at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Maryland continues to show improvement.The NIH announced on Monday that the patient's condition has been
Top Photo Group / Thinkstock(HANOVER, N.H.) -- An apple a day probably won’t keep the doctor away, but it may keep you out of the pharmacy, a new study has found.Researchers from Dartmouth Medical School decided to find out whether the old adage abo
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Although a lot of attention is being paid to the obesity epidemic in this county, millions are neglecting to see how it affects other members of their households, namely, pets.The Association of Pet Obesity and Preventi
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Most young adults in the U.S. believe that sexual assaults are a regular occurrence in both college and high school.A survey of 2,300 Americans ages 18-to-35 conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute finds t
RidvanArda/iStock/Thinkstock(STILLWATER, Okla.) -- The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on Friday the state had received the first confirmed measles case in Oklahoma since 1997. Officials said the person is a spouse of an Oklahoma State Unive
WRTV(GREENFIELD, Ind.) -- An Indiana couple is celebrating an extra-special arrival with the birth of their identical triplet daughters.Ashley and Matt Alexander of Greenfield, Indiana, were surprised weeks ago when they learned they were expecting three
ABC News / Flight Aware(NEW YORK) -- Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France intended to “destroy the plane” with 150 people on board, so-called “aircraft-assisted suicide
Hemera/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- A Missouri mother is livid after her daughter came home from elementary school with a note saying that her body mass index was too high despite her lean frame."She goes, 'Does this mean I'm fat?' and I said, 'No, thi
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The case of a man who mistook a reaction to marijuana-laced brownies for a stroke has again highlighted concern about what can happen when people confuse marijuana edibles with regular food.A Michigan man called police earli
Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Happy Meal. Pepperoni. Little Tuna.They're all words that might easily be taken for foods a woman craves while she is pregnant. But in fact, they are among the nicknames given to unborn children across the country.The app O
Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wait, what!? Kelly Rowland dropped 70 pounds of baby weight in just four months.The former Destiny's Child singer, 34, spoke to Extra about having a baby, Titan, with her husband, Tim Witherspoon, in Novemb
Courtesy Leanne Lane(NEW YORK) -- Five-year-old Seth Lane is taking the Internet by storm on Friday with his family's viral campaign #WearYellowForSeth.On March 11, Seth's mom, Leanne, posted a video of her son on YouTube asking the world to don his favor
iStock/Thinkstock(BELFAST, Northern Ireland) — One doesn’t normally think of Ireland as the sun and fun capital of Europe but like anywhere else, people do get sunburned there.That’s what might have spurred a Queen's University Belfast c
iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — The war on drugs is becoming less punitive and more supportive, at least at some schools in Washington state and Victoria, Australia.Richard Catalano, a professor of social work at the University of Washington, says a st
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