On Valentine's Day, why dark chocolate is better for your health


(NEW YORK) -- Valentine’s Day may be about romance, but there’s little Americans love more than chocolate. People in the United States consume 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year &md... Read More

Sam Smith on learning to love his body and the dangerous lengths he's gone to for photo shoots

(LONDON) --  Sam Smith recently opened up about his own body image insecurities and how he's learned to love himself.

The Grammy-award winning singer Read More

How one man is trying to help fellow black men 'heal' through yoga

(NEW YORK) -- Yoga instructor Changa Bell is on a mission to create a safe space for black men in his community to open up, breathe and "heal" together through yoga.

Bell said he was hoping to create a place where black men in his communi... Read More

How the bacteria in your gut affect your mind and body

(NEW YORK) -- Have you ever felt “butterflies in your stomach,” or made a “gut decision”?

That might have been your “second brain” -- otherwise known as your gut -- talking. Our guts are composed of ove... Read More

Breast cancer survivor shares cautionary tale of relying solely on thermography

(NEW YORK) -- When Morganne Delain discovered a lump in her breast in 2011, her first thoughts were fear. She was nervous about undergoing tests and treatments, and afraid of what a cancer diagnosis would mean.

In those dark moments, she ... Read More

After defying anti-vaxx mom, Ohio teen explains why he got vaccinated

(NEW YORK) -- For Ethan Lindenberger, turning 18 was a celebration of freedom, but the emancipation he sought mostly was about his newfound right to get vaccinated.

The Ohio teenager said he never received vaccines for diseases like hepati... Read More

Health officials fighting the worst ever ebola outbreak: everything you need to know

(NEW YORK) -- The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the second largest in history and the worst the country has ever seen.

At least 811 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the Central Afric... Read More

CDC study shows rise in teen tobacco use

(ATLANTA) -- Youth tobacco use has risen dramatically in the last year, according to a new study released by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nearly 5 million middle and high school students reported use of some type of toba... Read More

Contaminated water still plagues lakeside community in Michigan

(OSCADA, Mich.) -- On a December morning two years ago, Anthony Spaniola's wife looked out the window of their lakefront cabin in the northern Michigan town of Oscada and told him it had snowed.

But the foam whipping around his property in... Read More

Engaged trainers share their Valentine's Day couples workout

(NEW YORK) -- The couple that works out together, stays together.

Just ask Bree Branker and CJ Koegel, two fitness trainers and models whose love stays strong through the tough workouts they put in together.

Branker and Koegel ... Read More

Insulin pill might one day make treating diabetes a little less painful


(BOSTON) -- Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a way for diabetics to administer insulin orally, potentially doing away with the need for painful daily needle p... Read More

IVF coverage by employers on the rise? How to know what your company offers

(NEW YORK) -- Infertility coverage is the in-demand benefit of the moment for women and more companies are stepping up to offer to help pay for treatments like in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

Over 400 U.S. companies offer benefits for fertil... Read More

Beer before wine is fine? No, you'll still be hungover

(LONDON) -- The old saying goes, beer before wine and you'll be fine -- the next morning. But wine before beer?

Many folks have long said the order in which different types of drinks are consumed will affect one's hangover -- in England, ... Read More

Trump to receive second physical as president after last year's controversy

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is scheduled Friday to receive his second physical since taking office, after last year's checkup raised questions about the true state of his health.

Trump, 72, was the oldest president elected in U.... Read More