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Woman says Walgreens refused her prescription

Nicole Arteaga has criticized Walgreens, saying a pharmacist at the chain refused to fill her prescription for a medicine prescribed to induce miscarriage after she was told her 9-week-old fetus had stopped developing.

CNN anchors reveal their biggest fears

How does fear define you? CNN anchors open up about the things that scare them the most.

Anderson Cooper on brother's death: I still ask why

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper says that he still asks himself "why?" when he thinks about his brother's death by suicide. Cooper will host the CNN Special Report, "Finding Hope: Battling America's Suicide Crisis," Sunday, June 24 at 7 p.m. ET. If you or someone you know needs help, call the national suicide hotline: 1-800-273-TALK.

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta works to feed the hungry

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins with Feeding America, which are trying to capture wasted food and get it to the people who need it most.

Ana Cabrera's family crisis leads to Candlelighters NYC

A family crisis for CNN's Ana Cabrera led her to support Candlelighters NYC, which helps families fight childhood cancer.

The healing power of horses

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield's love for horseback riding drew her to Special Equestrians of Georgia where horses help people with PTSD.

Why rule breakers rule

Why is it important to take risks? CNN anchors reflect on how breaking the rules can yield new insight.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: 'Do something that scares you'

Embrace failure. Be a good listener. Go on an adventure. CNN anchors share the best advice they've received.

After losing son to suicide, she considered it too

Jane Clementi, whose son took his own life after being bullied for his sexual orientation, describes the devastation she felt in the wake of his death and how she overcame it. CNN's Anderson Cooper moderates a town hall on America's suicide crisis.

Linkin Park singer's wife reflects on day he died

Talinda Bennington speaks about losing her husband, Chester Bennington, to suicide last year as Anderson Cooper moderates a town hall on suicide.

de Blasio: Kids have lice, bed bugs, chickenpox

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says he met with workers at a foster care center in New York, where 239 migrant children who were separated from their families are experiencing mental and physical health issues.

Gupta: Kids develop toxic stress without parents

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says the separation of children from their parents can have lasting health effects on kids, such as increased risk of heart disease, drug use and alcohol abuse.

Families seek justice after hospital drug deaths

The relatives of more than 450 patients who died after being over-prescribed drugs while in hospital have called for the British government to accept culpability for their deaths. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.

What drinking alcohol means for your cancer and death risk

The science is clear: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but exactly how low-risk is light drinking?...

PR death toll may be higher than reported

The Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico may be much higher than reports previously indicated. CNN's Leyla Santiago investigates.

Doctors saw immigrant kids separated from their parents. Now they're trying to stop it.

The toddler pounded her fists on the play mat, sobbing, with no parent to comfort her.Dr. Colleen Kraft watche...

Does marijuana increase sexual desire?

In the movie "Annie Hall," the titular character likes to smoke a joint at bedtime because, she says, it relaxes her ...

Opioid addiction drugs severely underutilized, study finds

A study finds that despite the abili...

A historic decades-old mural was painted over at a New York high school during a repair project

For nearly 80 years, a well-worn but well-loved work of art adorned the third-floor ceiling of a New York City high s...

What Zero Tolerance really looks like

CNN's Bob Ortega and Ed Lavandera report on the U.S.- Mexico border as children are sometimes separated from their parents.

Millennials may be less happy and healthy than their parents by middle age

Millennials in the UK are on track to be the first generation to be less healthy than their parents by the time they ...

Disney issues seizure warning for 'Incredibles 2'

After some viewers posted on social media that Disney's "Incredibles 2" triggered seizures for people with epilepsy, the movie studio has issued a new warning before the start of the film.

WHO: People can get addicted to video games

The World Health Organization is set to announce "gaming disorder" as a new mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

'Incredibles 2': Theaters post warnings due to seizure concerns

Moviegoers seeing Disney's "Incredibles 2" might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, ...

Deaf tuberculosis patient hears again

A toxic drug makes up to 60% of drug resistant tuberculosis patients deaf, but now they could have hope. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Diabetes after 50 could be early sign of pancreatic cancer, study says

The onset of diabetes after the age of 50 could be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests.Pa...

Toxic treatments: Choosing between deafness and death

The terror crept over Khumbulani Shandu.Lying in his hospital bed, he knew that something was very wrong. The ...

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashi...

Scientists edit heart muscle gene in stem cells, may be able to predict risk

In our human genome, there are many elusive g...

FBI official, dead of 9/11-related cancer, remembered as number of cases grows

Hundreds of FBI officials in dark suits bowed their heads in a Virginia chapel Friday as a pastor offered a prayer to...

Equine-assisted therapy may help autism, PTSD and pain. Why isn't it used more?

Belle Swersey knows firsthand how therapeutic horseback riding can be. The 7-year-old girl, who is in remission from ...

Would-be Indian child bride fights back and helps others

Rajni Devi liked school and had big dreams. She was not going to end up like so many other girls in India: married of...

HPV vaccine leads to steep drop in cancer-causing infections in England

The introduction of HPV vaccines has led to a sharp reduction in the number of young women with the cancer-causing in...

Two powerful lessons CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield learned from horses

Horses are healers. I didn't know that when I fell in love with them.I was 9 when I first rode one in a dusty ...

Their deaths were labeled 'victim of cataclysmic storm.' So why aren't their names on Puerto Rico's list?

Ramon Cruz Laboy, a 75-year-old who kept to himself and never wanted to burden his relatives, died January 24 from me...

Planning a Father's Day brunch? Check this list of recalled foods first

From breakfast cereal to vegetables, US health officials are warning people to avoid some foods after this month's ou...

Opioid Crisis Fast Facts

Here's a look at the opioid crisis....

Student with autism gives powerful speech

This teen with autism is usually nonverbal. But he stood before his high school classmates to deliver a powerful graduation speech in Plano, Texas. His message: Do the unexpected.

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states is linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says

A salmonella outbreak that has caused illness in 73 people across ...

Opting out of vaccines leaves these US 'hot spots' most vulnerable for outbreaks

A number of American states and metropolitan "hot spots" are vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-prev...

He usually doesn't speak. But he had this powerful message for his graduating class

Be unexpected.That was Sef Scott's message to his fellow graduates."Just by my being here, speaking to ...

Polio has not returned to Venezuela, WHO says

A child in Venezuela who was reported to have a common symptom of polio does not have the viral disease, World Health...

The radio man without a voice

If you're scanning through radio stations, you may soon hear a familiar but oddly mechanical voice reporting the late...

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen, and it's got a monster appetite

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen in the universe, and they're calling this one a monst...

Why the old way of parenting no longer works

Every couple of years a book or article arrives diagnosing parents with catastrophic spinelessness. The power pyramid...

A grandma irons her granddaughter's Pride flag, and the internet swoons

It was a mundane gesture. And yet for Lexie Nobrega, it was so much more.The young Alexandria, Virginia, woman...

India facing its worst water shortage in history, report says

India is facing its worst water shortage in history. Six hundred million people are dealing with high to extreme wate...

Without a Voice: the stuggle of a radio newsman

Cox radio reporter Jamie Dupree covered Washington for 30 years before he suddenly lost his voice to a mysterious illness. See how he has battled on.

Wall Street trader writes off job stress and becomes young adult author

After 19 years on Wall Street, Chris Babu started writing to relieve stress but eventually traded in the job to become an author.

Back from the brink of suicide, they want to save others

Their minds can drift to that dark place, but they hide it well.Walking among us, they laugh when really they ...

He gave birth. He breastfed. Now, he wants his son to see him as a man

Like many new dads, Sabastion Sparks knew parenting would come with serious challenges.But most new dads didn'...

Before you go to an amusement park, read this

Two years after a child was decapitated on the world's tallest water slide in Kansas, ...

Wall Street worker trades in finance job to write young adult fiction

In December 2015, Chris Babu suddenly became very ill.For weeks, he was dizzy, nauseated and couldn't ride the...

FDA warns consumers in 10 more states not to eat cut melon due to salmonella

Alabama, California, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Tennessee have be...

Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC survey finds

While sex and drug use are on the decline among teenagers in the United States, other health risks -- including suici...

IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds

IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study sa...

Father's Day observations from some truly funny dads

Dad jokes can be cringeworthy at best -- and painful at worst.But jokes about being a dad? Now that's a way to...

Undocumented mom: Child taken while breastfeeding

An attorney with the Texas Civil Rights Project tells CNN's Ed Lavandera about an undocumented mother whose daughter was taken away while she was breastfeeding in a detention center in Texas.

Opportunity rover threatened by giant storm on Mars

A massive dust storm has hit Mars, and NASA's Opportunity rover is right in the middle of it.Opportunity relie...

Indian Prime Minister posts video of morning fitness routine

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made no secret of his ...

Study: IQ scores are falling

IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study says.

America's doctors call for strongest gun control measures to date

Frustrated with a lack of action on gun control by the country's lawmakers, the American Medical Association adopted ...

Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon

A multistate outbreak of salmonella linked to ...

New York doctors wrote more opioid prescriptions after pharma payments

New York doctors who received payments from pharmaceutical companies that make opioids were more likely to prescribe ...

Three 'baby' planets found forming around newborn star

In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from ...

Calls to suicide prevention hotline spiked after celebrity deaths, but what's the next step?

After the deaths by suicide of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, calls and texts to crisis hotlines spiked dramaticall...

New planets found forming around star

Researchers using the ALMA telescope in Chile have discovered three infant planets orbiting a young star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

Mother can hug her child for first time in 10 years

Emmy Reeves, 13, had type 1 diabetes but was allergic to insulin shots, causing a number of alarming symptoms. She became the youngest sole pancreas transplant in almost 25 years.

Medicine for her diabetes kept her alive -- and it was killing her, too

Emmy Reeves shows off the My Little Pony mural she painted in her sister's room.She points out other displays ...

37 US children die in hot cars each year, report says

The official start of summer comes later this month, but already children have died after being left unattended in ho...

We need to start talking about depression

Hear from people who once contemplated suicide but have learned how to manage their depression and mental illness.​

Do you know what's growing on your kitchen towel?

Ever wonder how much bacteria is growing on your kitchen towel? A new study suggests that it may be a lot, and that t...

In the 'land of the immortals': Japan's centenarian pop band

It's baking hot in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost island, but there's no rest for the wicked.Belting out songs ...

Mister Rogers, television's polite radical

It's a beautiful day, isn't it?I'd like to share something with you today, if I may. I've been watching some c...

People are going way over the top with their gender-reveal parties these days

It's not the kind of social gathering you see every day: As family and friends watch from a safe distance -- recordin...

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

The death of celebrity chef Anthony Bour...

Pro-life activists target rural Nepali women

Pastor Soman Rai and his group of volunteers from Kathmandu walk to a small church in the village of Shilaprabat, in ...

A man nearly died when a severed snake head bit him. The scary part? It's not uncommon

A man in Texas was nearly killed when a rattlesnake bit him.The scary part: The snake's head wasn't attached t...

Parents react to lockdown nursery rhyme

Parents of students at Arthur D. Healey School in Somerville, Massachusetts have mixed emotions after seeing a teacher's poem that explains what students should do during a school shooting.

Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'ongoing' but WHO is 'cautiously optimistic'

A total 62 people have suffered Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the first case ...

Mind health doctor: We have to talk about it

Dr. Jodi Gold, Director of Gold Center for Mind Health and Wellness, joins New Day to discuss the importance of talking about depression and suicide.

MERS Fast Facts

Here's some background information about MERS, or M...

How to look for suicide warning signs

Dr. Jodi Gold, Director of the Gold Center for Mind Health and Wellness, outlines how to help a person who may be contemplating suicide.

This is the poem a kindergarten teacher hung up so her students know what to do in a school shooting

As Rick Healey and his wife were taking a tour of the kindergarten class where their 5-year-old girl will go to schoo...

US suicide rates increased more than 25% since 1999, CDC says

Suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016, according to research...

Family can sue Walgreens over woman's death after insurance denial, court says

Does a pharmacy have an obligation to help a patient be sure that insurance will cover a prescription? That's the que...

A widow struggles to make sense of suicide when there were no signs

He was the positive, glass-half-full one in their marriage. He was the problem-solver with boundless energy. He was t...

NASA's Curiosity rover finds organic matter on Mars

Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by th...

Stem Cells Fast Facts

Here is some background information about stem ...

MRSA Fast Facts

Here is some background information about MRSA.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bac...

Millions of kids on ADHD meds decide their treatment as adults

When Erin Delaney March was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, she was 8 years old. Li...

Blood tests to predict preterm birth risk raise excitement -- and questions

Researchers are looking into the possibility of using blood tests to predict a woman's risk of premature birth, which...

Rising cocaine purity and availability fueling addictions in Europe

The purity of cocaine in Europe has reached its highest level in a decade, a new report finds; it's also increasing i...

Ebola Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus w...

Virginia Apgar's test has saved millions of babies; Google Doodle says thank you

In the 1930s and 1940s, Dr. Virginia Apgar noticed something odd. Despite the ...

Obesity in the US Fast Facts

Here's a look at obesity in the United States. A person is considered to be obese when he or she reaches a particular...

With California's aid-in-dying law on hold, patients are left to wait

Dozens of terminally ill patients in California who counted on using the state's medical aid-in-dying law may be in l...

How a double amputee conquered Everest, 43 years after his first attempt

It took five attempts and four decades for Chinese climber Xia Boyu to step onto the roof of the world.On his ...

Sexual violence victims can wait years for India's overtaxed crime labs

On one hot summer night in 2016, Rani went to bed in her hut near the banks of the Yamuna River in Delhi.Norma...

European mental health institutions fall 'far below the standard,' WHO reports

European mental health institutions fall "far below the standard," with no single institution meeting all of the stan...

Patient remains awake for 90 minutes of CPR, doctor says

A man undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, exhibited signs of conscious awareness for 90 minutes before ...

Experimental drugs approved for use in Congo Ebola outbreak

Five experimental drugs have been approved for use on patients in the Ebola outbreak underway in the Democratic Repub...

Australian woman's death linked to hepatitis from pomegranate seeds

A 64-year-old woman in Australia died after contracting hepatitis A linked to frozen pomegranate seeds, according to ...

Syphilis cases hit highest level in almost 70 years in England

Cases of syphilis reported in England have reached the highest level since 1949, according to...

Measles vaccine recommended for those attending World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is kicking off in Russia in only a week. Soccer fans may be eager to catch a glimpse of Crist...

San Francisco bans sales of flavored tobacco products

San Francisco voters approved a proposition that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol c...

Government issues warning about pill pushed on the elderly

The US government is warning insurance companies to be on the lookout for suspicious prescriptions of a drug being us...

Ariana Grande says she struggles with PTSD

Singer Ariana Grande revealed in an interview with British Vogue magazine that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder following a suicide bombing that killed 22 people at her 2017 concert in Manchester, UK.

Meningitis Fast Facts

Here's a look at meningitis outbreaks in the United States.General Information:M...

Ariana Grande talks about her PTSD after Manchester attack

Singer Ariana Grande has spoken about suffering post-traumatic stress disorder following a suicide bombing that kille...

Nipah death toll rises to 16, but end of outbreak might be near

The death toll from the outbreak of Nipah virus has risen to 16 in the southern Indian state of Kerala.More th...

Detective work, cultural awareness are key to fighting Ebola

As health care workers battle a deadly Ebola outbreak in the ...

Naloxone recall due to particulate matter

The opioid overdose antidote Naloxone has been recalled by its maker, Hospira, ...

H1N1 United States Fast Facts

Here's a look at the H1N1 influenza virus, also ...

Weight loss balloons now linked to 12 deaths

An additional five patients have died in association with intragastric balloons for the treatment of obesity, bringin...

Statin recommendations may change, especially for African-Americans

Dr. Sanjay Basu was treating an African-Ameri...

SARS Fast Facts

Here's some background information about SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome. ...

Tanzanian conjoined twins die at age 21

Few people share as much in life as...

CNN obtains report showing fund for sick coal miners is in trouble

A federal fund that helps coal miners sickened with black lung disease is beset by billions of dollars in debt, according to a government watchdog report.

Cholera Fast Facts

Here's a look at cholera, an acute diarrheal illn...

CNN obtains report showing fund for coal miners with black lung is in trouble

A US government fund that helps coal miners sickened with black lung disease is beset by billions of dollars in debt,...

Feeling disgust helps us stay healthy, study says

Disgust is our guardian: Though most of us would rather not feel this unpleasant emotion, it helps us avoid disease a...

Many women with common breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says

About 70% of women diagnosed with the early stages of one of the most common forms of breast cancer might not need ch...

Lawsuits allege dancing doctor was negligent

Attorney Susan Witt says nearly 100 women have suffered under the knife of a surgeon in Georgia who shared videos of herself dancing on YouTube during surgery while patients are under anesthesia. CNN's Kaylee Hartung reports.

Smallpox Fast Facts

Here's some background information about smallpox, a contagious and sometimes fatal infectious disease. The most seve...

Nearly 100 women suffered under dancing doctor's scalpel, lawyer says

An attorney representing three women in cases against an ...

NFL Player Finds Second Act as Opera Star

When a foot injury sidelined his NFL career, Ta'u Pupu'a found a new dream in music. Today he is a graduate of Julliard and an acclaimed opera singer.

NFL Player Finds Second Act as Opera Star

When a foot injury sidelined his NFL career, Ta'u Pupu'a found a new dream in music. Today he is a graduate of Julliard and an acclaimed opera singer.

Treasure trove reveals origins of 800-year-old shipwreck

The discovery of a shipwreck, thousands of luxury items and the equivalent of a centuries-old "Made in China" label s...

Same cancer, worse results and twice the cost in the US

Americans paid twice as much as Canadians for health care, but they didn't get twice the benefit, according to a new ...

2001 Anthrax Attacks Fast Facts

Here's a look at the 2001 anthrax attacks, also referred to as Amerithrax.Facts about anthrax:...

Hepatitis A outbreak cases on rise across US; Nashville reports outbreak

Tennessee is the most recent state to report an outbreak of hepatitis A, with Nashville claiming ...

Avian Flu Fast Facts

Here's a look at avian flu.Avian influenza, als...

We can't avoid stress, but here's how to manage it

Stress impacts our bodies and health in ways we might not even realize. CNN looks at some healthy practices that can help us manage it.

Tuberculosis (TB) Fast Facts

Here's a look at some information on Tuberculosis (also known as...

Former NFL lineman becomes opera's leading man

Today, Ta'u Pupu'a is an operatic tenor with the voice of an angel. But once upon a time, as an NFL lineman, he made ...

Blood test offers hope of finding cancers before symptoms develop

Promising new research enables scientists to use a blood test to screen for different types of cancers at early stage...

A 'wake-up call' about what's killing America's young people

There has been a significant rise in accidental deaths, homicides and suicides among young people across the United S...

Too much bad news can make you sick

With every news alert or breaking story, our world seems to be pushed further and further into crisis. It is taking a...

To be herself, she needs to change her body. But first, comes the battle with insurers

Jasmine Glenn's friends remember late-night phone calls from her, sobbing and saying she was ready to kill herself, k...

Sarin Fast Facts

Here's some background information about sarin, a man-made nerve agent developed for chemical warfare....

Salmonella Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Salmonella....

HIV/AIDS Fast Facts

Here's a look at AIDS and HIV globally, with a special focus on Africa.Facts:...

Listeria Fast Facts

Here's a look at listeriosis, a serious infection generally caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Lis...

Transgender identity, in their words

Six trangender individuals speak about their gender identity, and what it means to be transgender.

Down Syndrome Fast Facts

Here's a look at Down syndrome, a genetic condition that affects cognitive ability, causing mild to severe learning d...

Transgender woman in migrant caravan dies in ICE custody

A transgender woman who traveled to the United States in a migrant caravan through Mexico has died while in the custo...

What is medically necessary treatment for gender-affirming health care?

For some, being transgender is an identity. For others, it's a label. At its core, it's the state of knowing that you...

Half of world's children at risk of war, poverty, discrimination, report finds

More than half of the world's children are at risk one or more of three threats -- conflict, poverty and discriminati...

West Nile Virus Fast Facts

West Nile virus (WNV) is primarily transmitted t...

Pregnancy complications might 'turn on' schizophrenia genes, study says

Schizophrenia is thought to be caused by a mixture of genetic and environmental factors. But new research suggests th...

Ambien maker: Racism not a known side effect

The manufacturers of Ambien issued a tweet in response to Roseanne Barr's claim that the popular sedative was to blame for her racist tweet.

Get colon checked sooner, new guidelines say

The American Cancer Society's newly updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50, as previously advised. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Colorectal cancer: What you need to know

Accounting for 774,000 deaths worldwide in 2015, this cancer is caused by cells growing out of control in the colon or rectum.

Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say

If you're in your mid-40s and haven't had your colon checked, it might be time.The American Cancer Society's n...

Ambien maker Sanofi: 'Racism is not a known side effect'

Roseanne Barr blamed the sleep aid Ambien for a series of racist tweets that resulted in the cancellation of her show...

One-third of US military injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan weren't from battle

Car accidents, falls, equipment mishaps and other nonbattle incidents caused about a third of all injuries sustained ...

Chinese women's newest accessory: six-pack abs

Along the streets of Beijing, flyers advertising newly built gyms are passed into everyone's hands.With prices...

Mad Cow Disease Fast Facts

Here's a look at Mad Cow Disease, a fatal brain disease found in cattle.Facts:It...

Archaeologists uncover remains of man crushed as he fled Pompeii

A man managed to escape the first eruptive fury of Vesuvius in A.D. 79, only to be crushed beneath a block of stone h...

Remains of decapitated Pompeii victim found

A man managed to escape the first eruptive fury of Vesuvius in 79 AD, only to be crushed beneath a block of stone hurled by an explosive volcanic cloud.

Police: 52 patients accuse former USC gynecologist of inappropriate conduct

Fifty-two former patients of a gynecologist who treated thousands of women at the University of Southern California h...

Drugmaker recalls birth control pills packaged in wrong order

The maker of Taytulla birth-control treatment issued a nationwide recall in the United States on Tuesday over concern...

Ohio police offer to test residents' meth for Zika

In a recent Facebook post, the Gratis, Ohio, Police Department issues a warning and makes an offer:"WARNING: I...

The death of Ebola?

Scientists and drug companies developed the world's first Ebola vaccine in 12 months, laying a foundation for rapid responses to killer viruses.

How to achieve 'functional fitness' in middle age without injuring yourself

In her prime, Julie Mignerey was on her high school swim team.The statuesque woman grew up in a health-conscio...

One million people in France quit smoking last year

Flaky pastries, fine wine and fashionable people smoking lots of cigarettes: Fair or not, this has been a cultural im...

What to do when food is recalled

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains when and why your food is recalled, and what you should do next.

Fewer babies were born in Brazil amid Zika outbreak, study says

An increase in birth defects associated with a 2015-2016 epidemic of Zika virus in Brazil caused widespread concern, ...

Stricter state alcohol access rules can save 800 DUI deaths a year, study says

More than a million people were arrested in 2016 for driving under the influence, according to the ...

Childhood obesity is high in home of Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is well-known for its positive effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health. But according t...

More regions to be vaccinated, experimental drugs to be tried in Congo Ebola outbreak

More than 400 people have been vaccinated and more than 800 contacts traced in the city of Mbandaka in the Democratic...

UK doctors concerned about Skripals' long-term health after poisoning

Medical staff who treated a Russian former spy and his daughter ...

Ebola outbreak 2018: What's different this time?

An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo rages on.All eyes have turned to the northwestern part o...

Getting in shape with functional fitness

Not trying to be a bodybuilder or run a marathon? You just want to feel better? Functional fitness may be for you. The focus is making everyday tasks easier.

More than 228,000 pounds of Spam, other products recalled

More than 228,000 pounds of Hormel Spam and other canned meat products are being recalled because they might contain ...

Vaccines Fast Facts

Here's a look at information and statistics concerning vaccines in the United States.Facts:...

Autism Fast Facts

Here is some background information about autism....

Alzheimer's Disease Fast Facts

Here is some information about Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that leads to loss of memory and oth...

Is this the toughest race in the world?

Every year 40 athletes are chosen to race in The Barkley Marathons, and in the last three decades, only 15 people have successfully crossed the finish line

Fear and failure: How Ebola sparked a global health revolution

It is what fear sounds like.No buzzing sales banter and gossip, no sputter of yellow and white taxis or boda b...

'Dancing doctor' faces malpractice lawsuits

At least seven lawsuits have been filed against a surgeon in Georgia who shared videos of herself dancing on YouTube during surgery while patients are in view and under anesthesia. The suits claim she is unqualified and her behavior resulted in poor outcomes including brain damage.

The infamous murderer's prison escape that inspired a near-impossible ultramarathon

Fifty years ago, a career criminal named James Earl Ray traveled from Atlanta to Memphis, stalking the Rev. Martin Lu...

Cannabis oil stopped his seizures but may keep him from his football dream

A high school football player who takes cannabis oil to prevent his seizures has been ruled ineligible to play in col...

Mussels in Washington's Puget Sound test positive for opioids, other drugs

Shellfish in the Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean along the northwest coast of Washington, tested positive ...

Did witnesses fail USC women in care of 'predator' gynecologist?

As lawsuits mount against the University of Southern California and a former gynecologist who worked at the school, s...

Ways to pay your respects on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is meant to be one of the most solemn American holidays.First known as "Decoration Day," it began...

Lawsuits allege dancing doctor was negligent

With a scalpel in her hand, Dr. Windell Boutte cuts into a patient's abdomen, in sync with the beat of O.T. Genasis' ...

Burn survivor inspiring others to see their own beauty

Shalom Blac was burned in a kitchen accident when she was 9 years old.Now, she's a beauty & inspirational vlogger that's inspiring others around the world.

Trouble sleeping? This may be why

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen talks about several things that could be disrupting your sleep cycle -- and how to get a better night's sleep.

Sleep in this weekend -- you might live longer

Your pets may be pestering you to get up and feed them, and your spouse may want you to get started on that honey-do ...

Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill an estimated 26 million people

The Nebraska State Patrol seized nearly 120 pounds of the drug fentanyl -- enough to kill about 26 million people, ac...

Burn survivor becomes beauty inspiration

With a drop of a pan, Shalom Blac's life changed forever."I remember just screaming and scraping my body, and ...

Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case

A California jury hit Johnson & Johnson and other companies with a $25.75 million verdict, saying the company was neg...

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