Health News

Busting Cold Weather Myths
January 22, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With a monster snowstorm expected to hit the East Coast this weekend, plenty of people are preparing to…

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Pharmaceutical Companies Asking for Money to Develop Antibiotics
January 21, 2016

Jezperklauzen/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) —  Pharmaceutical companies are asking governments to come up with new ways of paying the companies to develop antibiotics,…

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Man Sends Tennis Balls to Strangers in Tribute to His Dog Best Friend
January 21, 2016

Courtesy Chris Sontag-Ratti(NEW YORK) —   Man’s best friend is an understatement when it came to these two. In remembrance of the…

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Formerly Conjoined Twin Leaves Hospital After a Year in Treatment
January 21, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A Florida family is welcoming their son home from the hospital more than a year after he was…

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New Prediabetes Campaign Raises Awareness in Quick Test
January 21, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Prediabetes is a growing public health crisis that affects millions of Americans, but many of them don’t even…

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More Americans Living to at Least 100 Years, Officials Say
January 21, 2016

Image Source/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The period between 2000 and 2014 saw a nearly 45 percent increase in the number of Americans…

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Your Body: Managing Medical Debt
January 21, 2016

iStock/ThinkstockDR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor (NEW YORK) — If you’ve racked up medical bills, you know they can…

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Dad Who Refused to Give Up Son with Down Syndrome Speaks Out a Year Later
January 21, 2016

Samuel and Ruzan Forrest(NEW YORK) — Samuel Forrest says his life turned upside down last year after he was faced with…

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Deal Announced on Ebola Vaccine
January 20, 2016

luiscar/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) —  A $5 million deal for an Ebola vaccine has been signed by Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, reports BBC…

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Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli Subpoenaed by Congress for Drug Prices Hearing
January 20, 2016

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical company CEO charged with securities fraud, has been subpoenaed by a…

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