CDC warns against eating raw cookie dough

(NEW YORK) -- The holidays are upon us and for many that means family time in the kitchen preparing delicious baked goods and maybe even licking the spoon before the cookies go into the oven. So the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put... Read More

Asian longhorned tick is a growing threat in the US, but it's not the main threat

(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting the public about the Asian longhorned tick, a species of tick not normally found in the United States that is known for its ability to mass-reproduce. Since its discovery in 2... Read More

Second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history spreads to major city

(BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo) -- The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city.

Butembo, a bustling city of almost a million people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is reporting an increasing... Read More

Trump administration finalizes rollback of school lunch regulations

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has finalized a rollback of school lunch regulations championed for years by former first lady Michelle Obama.

Under the rules first announced last year, schools are now allowed to offer more flavor... Read More

Blood center: 'Tremendous response' for 2-year-old in need of rare blood type

(MIAMI) -- The organization leading the worldwide search to find units of a rare blood type for a 2-year-old desperately in need of life-saving cancer treatment has received a "tremendous response" to the family's public plea to locate donors, a repr... Read More

Secondhand smoke still a problem for Americans: CDC

BY: DR. SUMIR SHAH

(NEW YORK) -- Fifty-eight million Americans are still exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

It’s a proven danger, and exp... Read More

Can a trip to the park save your life?

(NEW YORK) -- Considering a trip to the park this weekend? It could save your life.

According to new research from the American Heart Association, people who spend time in neighborhoods with green space may have better blood vessel health... Read More

Baby ibuprofen recalled from Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar

(NEW YORK) -- A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company issued a recall of its infants' liquid ibuprofen after discovering higher concentrations of the medication in some packages.

Tris Pharma said it voluntarily recalled three lots of "In... Read More

In a medical first, baby born from a deceased donor uterus transplant

(SAO PAULO) -- In what could prove to be a major advancement for couples facing infertility, the first baby born from a deceased donor uterus transplant was successfully completed at the University Of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil, according... Read More

The case for giving more gifts to new moms and fewer gifts to newborns

(NEW YORK) -- When a friend or family member has a baby, the usual response is to buy a gift for the new baby -- a rattle, blanket or even an outfit. But some women argue that the gifts should actually be for the woman who did the hard work of giving... Read More

Man paralyzed by rare condition stands for first time during proposal

(ORANGE PARK, Fla.) -- A man recovering from paralysis has stood up for the first time to propose marriage in a heartwarming moment that was captured on video.

Jacob Newbern, 27, popped the question to Mary Batar on Monday at HCA Healthcar... Read More

'It changes everything': George H.W. Bush's legacy and one man's life with disabilities

(WASHINGTON) -- Almost 30 years ago, Paul Smith traveled to the nation’s capital to watch as the 41st President of the United States took the oath of office and his place in history.

It was Jan. 20, 1989 — the day President Ge... Read More

2-year-old needs rare blood type to save her life, now there's a worldwide search underway

(NEW YORK) -- The family of a 2-year-old girl battling an aggressive form of cancer is desperately searching for a rare blood type that will allow her to obtain the life-saving treatment she needs.

Zainab Mughal was diagnosed with neurobla... Read More

FDA warns of dog foods recalled for too much Vitamin D

(NEW YORK) --  The Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners that several brands of dry dog food contain too much vitamin D, which can be toxic in high amounts, increasing their risk of kidney failure.

The FDA said that dog f... Read More