The Latest Health and Wellness News

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 at 08:34 PM EDT

12-Year-Old Competes on "Food Fighters"

12-Year-Old Competes on "Food Fighters"

Danielle McNerney started cooking healthy meals a few years ago after doctors diagnosed her mother with a rare form of cancer. Now the 12-year-old is competing against some top chefs on NBC's "Food Fighters."

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 at 06:22 PM EDT

Dr. Jackie: Back to School Tips

Dr. Jackie: Back to School Tips

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, talks about what parents need to know about health forms, pollen and more before their kids go back to school.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 at 09:28 PM EDT

Md. Gov. Hogan: 95 Percent of Cancer is Gone

Md. Gov. Hogan: 95 Percent of Cancer is Gone

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted Tuesday 95 percent of his cancer is gone after chemotherapy.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 at 02:22 PM EDT

2015's First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Md.

2015's First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Md.

Maryland's health department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus this year in the state.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM EDT

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Health conscious Californians are abandoning their juice makers for the humble soup, which has been reinvented into the latest wellness trend.

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:45 PM EDT

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely to die early than non-coffee drinkers, researchers reported Monday. It's the latest in...

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 01:56 PM EDT

Boston Doctor Dances for Charity

Boston Doctor Dances for Charity

Dr. Adnan Khera, an anesthesiology resident at Boston’s Tufts Medical Center, has been raising money for charity in an unconventional way: as a dancing street performer.

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 at 06:58 AM EDT

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only prescribe OxyContin to children who can already tolerate a minimum dose of 20 milligrams of...

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 09:12 AM EDT

Kids Crave Sugar for Biological Reasons, Study Finds

Kids Crave Sugar for Biological Reasons, Study Finds

Children are biologically hard-wired to eat sugar during periods of growth when their bodies demand high-calorie foods, according to scientist Julie Mennella, a researcher with the Monell Chemical Senses Center...

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 08:21 PM EDT

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after voluntarily pulling all products from store shelves April 20 due to a listeria outbreak. On Tuesday afternoon, the creamery based in...

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »