BY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA(NEW YORK) -- Last weekend, rapper Drake canceled his Miami concerts because he was suffering from a case of the flu, his representatives confirmed. It was a reminder that flu season, which took a big...

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(LONDON) -- Two years ago Natasha Ednan-Laperouse suffered a fatal allergic reaction after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich that her family says did not list one critical ingredient: sesame.Natasha, 15, was allergic to sesame.T...

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By DR. NICKY MEHTANI (NEW YORK) -- One in three Americans age 45 and over are lonely, which may harm their quality of life and also pose health risks, according to a new national survey.The gre...

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(WICHITA, Kan.) -- Two Kansas doctors stepped in to help deliver a very special patient earlier this month -- Lily the Sumatran orangutan.Both agreed it was a moment they'll be talking about for years to come.Daisy, the Sedgwi...

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(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) -- In a heartwarming reunion, a 9-year-old celebrating his cancer remission has met the man who saved him.On Saturday, Johnny Sawyer Dyer, who goes by Sawyer, finally came face to face with his bone marrow donor Kevin S...

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(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) --  A teacher battling breast cancer didn't know it, but she was in for a big surprise on the day she finished chemotherapy.When Katherine James of Santa Barbara, California, arrived home from her final treatm...

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(LONDON) -- To humans, wasps are not as popular or as well-liked as bees, according to a new study from the University College London that was published in the Ecological Entomology.“Culturally, we are brought up to hate or fear was...

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(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released updated recommendations on Tuesday for how primary care doctors can help patients battle obesity.After reviewing recent studies on the topic, USPSTF concluded in a statement,...

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(CHICAGO) -- The 11-year-old girl in desperate need of a new heart who was surprised by Drake last month in a heartwarming viral video spoke out after her successful heart transplant surgery, saying: "I felt more alive.""It’s so muc...

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(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) -- They call it "rehability": the intersection of rehabilitation and ability. We call it "slaying."No matter what you call it, prepared to get inspired by a video created by Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in G...

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(NEW YORK) -- New research published in the British Medical Journal today reminds us that it might be time to scrutinize our yogurt labels more closely.Yogurt is a good source of protein, calcium, and vitamins like B2 and B12. It also can...

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(NEW YORK) -- Like most expectant parents, Sydnee Michaels was overcome with emotions, questions and fears when she found out she was pregnant.But one thing she wasn't worried about? Having proper child care once she returned to work....

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BY: DR. NICKY MEHTANI (NEW YORK) -- More than 230,000 children under 15 months of age were treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments between 1990 and 2014 due to infant walker-related injuries, according to a new...

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(PHILADELPHIA) -- A mother is asking for her son's wheelchair to be returned in one piece after she said it was stolen from outside her Philadelphia home last weekend. Ryan Lewis, 8, has cerebral palsy and depends on the customized electric wheelchai...

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