Health

Queens Boy's Index Finger Turns Into a Thumb


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A young boy from Queens has undergone surgery to create a thumb that didn't exist months ago.Born with only four fingers on his right hand, 1-year-old Brandon Torres suffers from Duane-radial ray syndrome, a rare condition w

Football Player's Daughter Has 'Serious Complication' in Cancer Fight


Don Juan Moore/ESPN(CINCINNATI) -- Defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals, Devon Still, is seeking prayers for his young daughter, Leah, after reporting a setback in her fight against cancer.He wasn't specific about the exact nature of the complicati

Mom Receives Son's Kidney After His Fatal Stroke


ABC News/Perry family(OAK PARK, Ill.) -- An Illinois woman said she physically feels fine after her kidney surgery, but is in emotional pain as she mourns the death of her son, the kidney donor who likely saved her life.Less than two weeks after her surge

Female Student Sparks Debate With 'I Don't Shave' Essay


Meliha Gojak/iStock/Thinkstock(LIVERPOOL, England) – A UK student has worked online readers into a lather, after writing about her refusal to shave her body hair and perpetuate what she described as “unfair expectations of women.”In an e

Cut Sugar The Right Way


YelenaYemchuk/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Americans consume more sugar than anyone else in the world. The World Health Organization has long called for adults and children to reduce their sugar intake to roughly 50 grams (12 teaspoons) or less a day. B

Rumer Willis Shares Her Unusual Diet and Workout Secrets


ABC/Adam Taylor(NEW YORK) – When Rumer Willis took home the mirror ball trophy on Dancing with the Stars earlier this month, a lot was said about her dance moves.But after she shared a photo of herself in a bikini on Instagram, talk has begun to foc

Woman Who Wears Size Zero Gets Liposuction for 'Pudgy Stomach'


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Megan O’Brien is thin, petite and works out regularly -- but the 38-year-old Los Angeles woman says she has always had one problem area: her belly."When I would get my nails done or go to pick up my dry cleaning, they

Woman Enlists Craigslist to Rent Family for Her Birthday


KMGH(WESTMINSTER, Colo.) -- Some people post job ads on Craigslist to paint their house or walk their dogs. Others, like Natalie Carson, post more unusual ones like trying to find a family she can rent for a day. The Westminster, Colorado, woman posted a

Photo Series Shows 'Bottle Feeding Is Beautiful Too'


iStock/Thinkstock(GRAHAM, Wash.) -- Nikke Whitman, a birth photographer from Graham, Washington, said she finds photos of breastfeeding moms beautiful. But she finds photos of moms bottle feeding beautiful, too. After hearing the stories of some of her mo

Pediatric Cancer Patients Get to Celebrate Very Special Prom


Memorial Sloan Kettering(NEW YORK) -- Around 100 pediatric cancer patients got to enjoy their own version of prom thrown at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York Thursday, complete with makeup artists and donated tuxes and gowns.In its 25

Outpouring of Support for Shelter Animals Stuck in Texas Floods


Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas has been hit by devastating storms over the past week, with at least 19 people dead and eight missing after the ensuing floods. But animal victims were also left in a desperate position.Pet shelte

With Generic Prescription Drug Prices Surging, Families Are Feeling the Squeeze


Pictac/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – When Tricia Salese called her local pharmacy for a price check on her next prescription refill, she was stunned when the pharmacist told her the cost of her generic-brand pain medication had gone up again.Salese,

Study Finds Earlier, More Aggressive Treatment Helps HIV-Positive Patients Live


Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to treating HIV, the sooner, the better. That’s the latest from a large-scale National Institutes of Health study released Wednesday.The study found that even patients in

Study Finds Earlier, More Agressive Treatment Helps HIV-Positive Patients Live L


Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to treating HIV, the sooner, the better. That’s the latest from a large-scale National Institutes of Health study, released Wednesday.The study found that even patients in
 
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