Medicine

  1. Cefaly Migraine Treatment Device: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Can’t stomach migraine pills? The FDA has approved the use of Cefaly, a migraine preventing device.

    March 12, 2014
  2. Polio-Like Virus in California: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    In California, 25 children have become suddenly paralyzed due to a mysterious, polio-like infection. Here’s what you need to know.

    February 25, 2014
  3. Fentanyl: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Fetanyl is powerful synthetic opiate that may be responsible for a spate of recent heroin overdoses, including Philip Seymour Hoffman’s.

    February 3, 2014
  4. Marlise Munoz: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    She was 14-weeks pregnant when she fell into a coma. A national debate ensued on the future of her life.

    January 24, 2014
  5. 12-Year-Old Girl Who Weighs 200 Pounds Fights for Gastric Bypass Surgery

    Alexis Shapiro had brain surgery that resulted in weight gain. She needs a gastric bypass surgery, but her insurance says she’s too young.

    December 30, 2013
  6. International Red Cross Celebrates 150 Years: Inspirational Photos Through the Years

    The International Red Cross-Red Crescent is celebrating its 150-year anniversary today. Check out these amazing pics of humanitarian deeds throughout history, as far back as World War I.

    October 29, 2013
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  7. WATCH: Chinese Infant Gives Birth to His Parasitic Twin Brother

    Xiao Feng, a Chinese 2-year-old had the fetus of this twin removed from his stomach.

    October 2, 2013
  8. How to Sign Up for Obamacare on Healthcare.gov

    Follow our easy guide to applying for healthcare coverage through “Obamacare” through Healthcare.gov, brought to you by the Affordable Care Act.

    October 1, 2013
  9. Man Found to Have Natural Brewery Fermenting Alcohol in Stomach

    Whenever he eats carbs, this guy’s yeast infection gets him wasted. It’s a rare case of “auto-brewery syndrome.”

    September 24, 2013
  10. Google’s Calico Project: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Google’s new project will use “moon shot thinking” and seek revolutionary technology to slow human aging and extend the human lifespan.

    September 18, 2013
  11. Herpes Infected Monkeys Terrorize Florida

    Florida officials are warning about an invasion of deadly disease carrying primates.

    September 15, 2013
  12. Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    One person may have died from a rare and incurable condition called Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease and that 13 other patients may have been exposed to it.

    September 5, 2013
  13. WATCH: Doctors Stream Knee Surgery Through Google Glass

    Ohio State University surgeon Dr. Christopher Kaeding used Google Glass to live-stream a routine knee surgery to his students and colleagues in two separate locations.

    August 28, 2013
  14. Paramedic Has Heart Attack While Treating Man Having Heart Attack

    A Detroit paramedic had a heart attack today while perform CPR on another man having a heart attack. The two men went to hospital and received matching stents.

    August 20, 2013