Health News

Hollywood executive's mysterious, almost fatal, illness led to a life-changing hand transplant
May 20, 2017

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jonathan Koch was at the top of his game as a successful Hollywood entertainment executive…

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2 teachers dismissed after student with ADHD receives award for 'Most Likely to Not Pay Attention'
May 20, 2017

WSB-TV(ATLANTA) — Two Atlanta-area middle school teachers have been dismissed of their duties after an eighth-grader with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…

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Girl with rare disease singing "Overcomer" in viral video meets Grammy winner behind song
May 19, 2017

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Earlier this year, 4-year-old Leah Carroll, a California child who has a rare blood…

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Single father creates a safe haven for children with autism to play together online
May 19, 2017

Stuart Duncan(TIMMINS, Ontario) — A single father quit his job to operate a Minecraft server specifically for children and adults with…

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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds
May 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Mosquito bites aren’t just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the…

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Strangers honor lives of twin babies with random acts of kindness
May 19, 2017

Liz Kawulok(FIRESTONE, Colo.) — Strangers, friends and family are performing random acts of kindness in memory of twin boys who lost…

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Obsessed video gamer dad tries to give up games for 90 days
May 19, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Maria isn’t a single mother — it just often seems that way. That’s because she says her…

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Teen who dropped out of school to play video games goes through treatment
May 19, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — By the time Al and Christine’s son Josh was 14 years old, he was so consumed with…

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Goat yoga is the latest trend and it's here to Namaste
May 19, 2017

Olivia Smith/ABC News(WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Ore.) — Have you ever taken a yoga class? How about a class where goats are strolling…

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Teen saves mom's life with science class lesson
May 18, 2017

mrspopman/iStock/Thinkstock(WEST BEND, WI) — A teen in Wisconsin is being recognized for saving her mother’s life, thanks to a science lesson…

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