(CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.) -- One family in Cheektowaga, New York donated more than 17 feet of hair to an organization that helps kids in need.
Phoebe Kannisto along with her six sons -- 10-year-old Andre, 8-year-old twins Silas and Emerson, and ... Read More
(HEARTLAND, Tex.) -- A Texas bride received a life-saving kidney transplant just one week before walking down the aisle.
Anu Philip of Heartland, Texas, underwent surgery on March 19 and was married on March 25. The 28-year-old had been di... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Doctors have long known that genetics can predispose some people to gain weight despite a healthy lifestyle while others seemingly never gain an ounce no matter how much they eat. A new study sheds light on how people can counteract the... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid a brewing debate on the future of America’s health care, a little known program sustaining a pipeline of doctors to underserved communities is set to expire on April 28th.
The program, known as the Conrad 30 Waiv... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Since she was in elementary school, Katherine Schreiber, 28, remembers struggling with body issues. Sometimes these feelings were so severe she felt she was "too ugly" to go to class.
Schreiber told ABC News she felt "so self... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- Backyard chickens might soon be banned from the nation’s capital, if Mayor Muriel Bowser’s proposal to make chicken ownership in the city illegal becomes law.
At a news conference on Thursday, Bowser said she wa... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Infants born extremely prematurely face a host of health issues from underdeveloped lungs that can cause chronic lung damage to fragile blood vessels that can cause bleeding in the brain.
For decades, doctors in the neonatal ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- There may be a link between the common parenting practice known as "emotional feeding," or using food as a means of comforting or rewarding children, and the development later in life of "emotional eating," or the habit of eating to com... Read More
By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor
Women are far more likely to suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs) than men, statistics show.
UTIs can occur when bacteria travel through the urethra... Read More