CDC warns people to avoid ‘all types of romaine lettuce’ as E. coli outbreak continues

Following an E. coli outbreak in 16 states, officials are expanding their warning, advising people to avoid buying “all types of romaine lettuce” grown in Arizona.

Why the next generation of cancer researchers need support if they are to find a cure

Early- and mid-career scientists face tougher odds than their more-experienced colleagues, which can be discouraging for young creative minds looking for a chance to fight cancer. Meet Paul Northcott, a 40-year-old investigator from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital who knows firsthand how early grant money can impact innovative cancer research.

Mom who nearly died from Toxic Shock Syndrome warns on dangers of infection

A Philadelphia woman is sharing her harrowing experience with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) in the hopes that it will help spread awareness about the infection that nearly killed her.

A single concussion may increase Parkinson’s risk

Having a single concussion may increase a person’s risk for Parkinson’s disease, a new study suggests — but the overall risk of developing the disease still remains low.

Mom honors stillborn daughter and unborn baby in glitter rainbow maternity photos

An Ohio mother who suffered a miscarriage at eight weeks in August 2016 was thrilled to learn she was expecting again just a few months later.

Michigan couple with 13 sons welcomes number 14

A Michigan family with 13 sons added another one on Wednesday, possibly ending the chances of ever adding a girl to the mix.

Sick dog’s ‘cancer’ revealed to be chewed up teddy bears

The owners of a sick St. Bernard dog were left stunned when a mass which vets thought was cancer turned out to be four half-chewed teddy bears.

Georgia newborn’s only hope is heart transplant, dad says

The family of a 2-month-old baby in Georgia is anxiously waiting for a heart transplant that could save their daughter’s life.

Biden Cancer Initiative encourages data sharing, tries to put an end to cancer

In 2016, President Obama appointed Vice President Joe Biden to lead the national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer.

Scientists share innovative cancer research at annual AACR meeting

Thousands of the top medical doctors, scientists and researchers from around the world gathered at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in Chicago, IL.

Man born with rare spine condition uses hands, skateboard to get around

An Alabama man hasn’t let the fact that he has no legs get in the way of much, including his love for skateboarding and the sport of tennis.

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands to 16 states

An E. coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce from Arizona has sickened 53 people across 16 states, with 31 patients requiring hospitalization.

Woman bullied over birthmarks strips down for body positive campaign

A woman branded a “chocolate chip cookie” by cruel bullies because she was born covered in birthmarks has stripped down to promote body positivity.

Navy veteran’s therapy dog missing after car crash

The search is on for a Navy veteran’s therapy dog after it ran away from the scene of an accident on Sunday.

Why did the whites of this man’s eyes turn blue?

Blue eyes are pretty common, but what about blue in the whites of your eyes?

Canadian naturopath claims she gave 4-year-old boy saliva from rabid dog to cure behavioral problems

Anke Zimmermann of Victoria, Canada, has come under fire after she claimed she gave a 4-year-old boy saliva from a rabid dog to treat his behavioral issues.

Curing cancer ‘not a realistic goal,’ doctors focus on managing instead of curing disease

“It’s been a big shift in the last 10 years with thinking about cancer in that way: instead of a cure, treat it like a chronic disease.”

Colorado boy, 4, battling cancer named honorary police officer: ‘It has answered our prayers’

The Colorado Springs Police Department has a new member: Joshua Salmoiraghi, a 4-year-old boy battling cancer.

How healthy is too healthy? EU warns about green tea supplements

Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Newlywed mom of 5 dies after giving birth to twin girls

California firefighter Nick Reeder was by his wife’s side on April 9, when she gave birth via scheduled C-section to their healthy twin girls.

Boy hit by foul ball at baseball game appears to have brain injury

A Missouri family is hopeful for their 7-year-old son who remains sedated at Children’s Mercy Hospital after he was struck in the head by a foul ball at a college baseball game on Friday.

New York City mice carry life-threatening superbugs, viruses, study finds

Rats may be the biggest rodents to plague New York City, but they may not be the germiest.

Boy with autism builds world’s largest Titanic replica with Legos: ‘The whole process helped me out of the fog’

A 15-year-old boy from Iceland used 56,000 Legos to build a replica of one of the world’s most famous ships: the Titanic.

Parents of UK toddler on life support apply to appeal court’s latest ruling

The parents of a 23-month-old boy in the U.K. have applied to take their case back to the supreme court after a judge denied their request for permission to transfer their son to a hospital in Rome.

Man left faceless for 2 months undergoes second transplant after first deteriorates

After laying in a hospital for two months without a face, Jerome Hamon is getting used to his new look.

Arizona reports first Carfentanil overdose death

Arizona has recorded its first death involving an overdose of Carfentanil, a synthetic opioid that’s 5,000 times more potent than heroin, and 100 times more powerful than fentanyl.

Arizona woman donates kidney to complete stranger

An Arizona woman who donated a kidney to a complete stranger said it was the most gratifying thing she has ever done, even though she’s never met the recipient.

NFLer returns home to take biggest fan to prom

An NFL player returned to his home county in Alabama recently to escort a young fan to her high school prom.

Egg recall tops 207 million after more added over salmonella fears

A recall of nearly 207 million eggs due to possible salmonella contamination expanded on Monday to include another batch of the popular breakfast food.

Pregnancy hormones fed tennis ball-sized tumor in mom’s brain, report says

A mom was almost killed by her unborn baby when her pregnancy hormones fed a tennis ball-sized brain tumor, before it was removed on the day she gave birth.