An NFL player returned to his home county in Alabama recently to escort a special fan to her high school prom.
A mom was almost killed by her unborn baby when her pregnancy hormones fed a tennis ball-sized brain tumor, before it was removed on the day she gave birth.
Transplant procedures involving deceased overdose victims have increased nearly 24-fold since 2000, with researchers reporting on Monday that the patients who receive these organs typically fare as well as patients who receive organs from other donors.
While law enforcement fights to control the influx of illegal opioid abuse in the streets, doctors across the nation are scrambling to keep supplies in stock.
Doctors in Australia are looking for answers as they continue to investigate a "worsening epidemic" that's been plaguing the state of Victoria in recent years: the Buruli ulcer, an infection caused by flesh-eating bacteria.
A man who never liked the way he proposed to his wife in 1981 got the chance of a do-over with the help of his family on Sunday.
A 5-year-old Michigan boy was treated to a surprise Transformers-themed party recently to mark the end of his six-week treatment for a brain tumor.
For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer.
A multistate E. coli outbreak has sent at least 22 people to the hospital prompting health officials to advise consumers across the country to throw out any store-bought chopped romaine lettuce, including prepackaged salads and salad mixes.
A pregnant woman who found a pea-sized lump on her face two days before giving birth has just months to live, after being diagnosed with inoperable cancer.
A chili grower defended the world’s hottest pepper called the “Carolina Reaper” following a report about a man who was hospitalized after eating the extremely spicy fruit at a contest.
Hundreds of millions of eggs were recalled Friday over fears the popular breakfast food may be contaminated with salmonella.
A study found bathroom hand dryers spray bacteria, including fecal matter, on people’s hands.
A woman died after her German doctor lover allegedly sprinkled cocaine on his penis before she gave him oral sex.
It may be time to ditch the desk chair: A new study links sitting too much each day with memory problems in middle-age and older adults.
An Ohio family is celebrating the recent homecoming of their 17-month-old daughter who has already beaten cancer twice.
Nearly four years after the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge helped raise $115 million for research, the viral sensation continues to have an impact on patients, including its co-founder, Pat Quinn.
Brett Favre says he might have had "thousands" of concussions during his Hall of Fame career.
Signs of Zika infection can be seen in semen for as long as nine months, but the risk of sexual transmission appears to end in one month, according to a study published Wednesday.
A couple’s plans to wed before their welcoming their unborn son nearly went awry when the bride-to-be’s water broke the morning of their planned nuptials.