The herpes simplex viruses are both similar and different and are often misunderstood. Here, we examine HSV-1 (oral herpes) and HSV-2 (genital herpes) and what everyone needs to know about them.
After four years as a Boy Scout, a teen's dream of becoming an Eagle Scout has been dashed — and his parents are taking the matter to court.
A young Michigan teen passed away on Sunday after suffering complications from a sinus infection. An expert weighs in about what might have happened.
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis around 1999 and struggling with opioid addiction to manage the pain, Montel Williams says that finding cannabis was a game-changer.
A new study from the CDC found that obesity numbers in the U.S. have increased — despite rising levels of exercise. Why diet needs to be a key part of the conversation.
A mom has sparked an online debate on the question of whether or not it is ever acceptable to leave your baby in a car alone.
The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study across nine countries published Wednesday. "Widespread contamination" with plastic was found in the study, led by microplastic researcher Sherri Mason of the State University of New York at Fredonia, according to a summary released by Orb Media, a US-based non-profit media collective. The plastic debris included nylon, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polypropylene, which is used to make bottle caps.
MS symptoms run the gamut from mild to severe, can be unpredictable, and differ from one person to the next. So it’s no wonder that there’s a lot of fear and misunderstanding surrounding the disease.
We knew him as a brilliant physicist who deepened our understanding of the cosmos. But we may never have heard of Professor Hawking if it wasn’t for this.
Photographer Sarah Hill documented the moment the new mother pulled her baby girl out with her own hands in an incredible series of images.
"Please stop with the ableist ‘he overcame his disability’ talk," tweeted one disability rights blogger in response to references to Stephen Hawking's ALS diagnosis and wheelchair use.
Justin Peck is 36, 6 feet tall, and now weighs 203 pounds. This is the story of his weight-loss journey.
According to Tallman, her mother arrived at the gate at 8:50 and informed the attendants that the rest of the family would arrive momentarily. She was told, “They have 30 seconds to get here.” And when Tallman’s mom walked a few steps away to check on her family, the gates closed.