Health News

Lauren Willis
October 24, 2017 - 5:45 pm
(DESTIN, Fla.) -- A pair of twins from Florida are pulling off an adorable rendition of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" this Halloween. Charlie Willis, 1, is going as Ferris Bueller, and his brother, Row Willis, is dressing as Ferris' best friend, Cameron Frye. Mom Lauren Willis of Destin, Florida,...
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
October 24, 2017 - 7:15 am
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Fifteen-month-olds Erin and Abby Delaney, a set of formerly conjoined twins, are still recovering from their "terrifying" separation surgery, but they're almost ready to return home, according to their mother. The baby girls, who were born connected at the head, traveled more than...
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October 23, 2017 - 2:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A mom of six who has been asked one too many times why she has "so many kids" decided to answer the question once and for all in a now-viral Facebook video. Jenny Evans, who lives in New England with her husband, Phillip and six children ages 1 to 13, is the woman behind the Facebook...
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Taylor Tignor
October 23, 2017 - 2:10 pm
(ABINGDON, Va.) -- One woman's breast-feeding jack-o'-lantern creation is getting lots of love on Facebook. Taylor Tignor of Abingdon, Virginia, shared a picture of her pumpkin on the Facebook page called Breastfeeding Mama Talk, where it received thousands of likes and shares. "I'm very, very...
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Deanna Alfano
October 23, 2017 - 8:44 am
(MELROSE PARK, Ill.) -- When Anthony, who has cerebral palsy and is non-verbal, got a device that allows him to use his eyes to communicate, the first thing he did was pull up the alphabet board like he sees on the show, according to his mom, Deanna Alfano. So when it came time to create a...
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Crystal Kaye
October 23, 2017 - 8:41 am
(KANSAS CITY) -- Crystal Kaye's work designing dolls to represent women with skin-pigment loss is drawing grateful responses from women across the country who are thrilled to have a doll that looks like them. “I get messages from women saying that they’re in tears. Women in their 40s and 50s,...
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Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images
October 22, 2017 - 8:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson opened up about miscarrying her first child. In a montage of videos, the Olympic gold medalist and Dancing With the Stars champion and her husband Andrew East detailed how Johnson discovered she was pregnant and then later how she miscarried after eight...
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October 22, 2017 - 3:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- At least 9 million deaths a year can be attributed to pollution, according to a new report published in The Lancet . The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health found that toxic air, water, soil, chemical and workplaces killed one in six people worldwide in 2015. This is because of...
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October 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are considering whether insurance companies should be required to pay health care providers the same amount for telemedicine services as for in-person visits. A legislative committee is currently studying the issue and is expected to make recommendations to the...
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October 21, 2017 - 4:09 pm
(PARKERSBURG, W.V.) -- West Virginia residents are being warned to avoid exposure to the billowing smoke from a fire at an old tool plant now being used for storing plastics. Firefighters responded to the blaze at a former Ames tool plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday...
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