Health News

Teacher Volunteers to Donate Her Kidney to Her Sick Student
March 9, 2016

Becky Doyle(NEW YORK) — A moving video shows the moment a Wisconsin teacher made the potentially life-changing announcement that she was…

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Toyota's Wearable Device for the Blind Can Recognize Surroundings
March 9, 2016

Toyota(NEW YORK) — Toyota is known for being an automaker but the company is tackling a different kind of mobility by…

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Zookeeper Becomes 'Mother' of Orphaned Kangaroo
March 9, 2016

Chahinkapa Zoo(WAHPETON, N.D.) — When Amanda Dukart wakes up in the morning to get ready for work, she does the daily…

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Origami Inspiring Smaller Surgical Tools
March 9, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(PROVO, Utah) — Techniques used in ancient art of origami are being folded into the high-tech world of modern medicine, thanks…

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Your Body: Obstacles to Getting Healthier
March 9, 2016

Fuse/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Most Americans want to make an effort to be healthy. In a…

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Chipotle Restaurant Closed After Workers Become Sick
March 8, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(BILLERICA, Mass.) — A Massachusetts Chipotle restaurant has voluntarily shut down after four employees became ill, possibly with the norovirus. In…

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To Combat Zika Spread, WHO Strengthens Guidelines for Pregnant Women
March 8, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — To fight the effects of the ongoing Zika virus outbreak, the World Health Organization is strengthening its guidelines…

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BMI May Not Give Accurate Body Fat Reading, Study Says
March 8, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) — Which is more accurate, body fat measurement or body mass index (BMI)? Your BMI has been the gold standards…

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Two Starbucks Items Voluntarily Recalled Due to Bacteria, Allergen Risk
March 8, 2016

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two food items sold at Starbucks are being voluntarily recalled by the companies that supplied them to…

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Loose Lips Sink Safety Trials, Study Finds
March 8, 2016

Top Photo Group/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The history of weight loss drugs is littered with unexpected side effects — with perhaps the…

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