By ABC News

Jul 2, 2014 5:10pm

Challenges Mount for Doctors Fighting Deadly Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization said today that it is struggling to contain an unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus on the continent of Africa. The contagious and deadly disease is spreading, in part because of trade, across the borders of three countries: Liberia, Guinea and… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 2, 2014 10:07am

Popular Diet Blogger Reveals Eating Disorder to Her 70,000 Followers

ABC News’ JuJu Chang and Ariella Weintraub report: For Jordan Younger, going vegan began with a simple goal — to get healthy. Little did she know her humble blog, “The Blonde Vegan,” chronicling her impeccable food choices, would soon amass a huge fan base with… Read More »

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Jun 27, 2014 6:37pm

Runner, 8.5 Months Pregnant, Completes 800-Meter Race

Alysia Montano may have come in last in the 800-meter race at the US Track and Field Championships, but in the hearts of many watching and cheering her on she was the winner. That’s because Montano, 28, ran in Thursday’s race in California while 8.5… Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 4:00am

Brain Chip Helps Quadriplegic Move Hand With Mind

Four years after Ian Burkhart became a quadriplegic during a diving accident, he moved his fingers just by thinking about it. He did it with the help of an experimental device that bypassed his damaged spinal cord to transmit messages from his brain to his… Read More »

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Jun 26, 2014 2:00am

Urologist Helps Men Make (Not-So) Hard Choices in ‘NY Med’ Premiere

By Ashley Winter, M.D. When I agreed to participate in the documentary series “NY Med,” I made the resolution that I would be my honest self. I figured the world didn’t need another medical hero, but rather to see a decent, analytic, and somewhat goofy… Read More »

Jun 24, 2014 4:22pm

More Kids Are Dying in Hot Cars, Group Says

More kids are dying after being left in hot cars, according to child safety group that argues car safety features may be to blame. The non-profit group says that 14 children have died from heat stroke this year after being left in cars. The… Read More »

By Jake Lefferman

Jun 23, 2014 6:30pm

Big Tobacco’s Tricks Make Cigarettes More Harmful, Health Report Claims

Design changes by tobacco companies in recent decades have made cigarettes “more addictive, more attractive to kids and even more deadly,”according to a health report released today by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The report concluded that cigarettes are more harmful today than in 1964 when… Read More »

Jun 23, 2014 6:29pm

‘Real Money’ Tips on Fighting Sky-High Medical Bill

ABC News’ “Real Money” team helped the Haugs of San Antonio, Texas, put thousands of dollars back in their pockets. Check out the five tips below to help put money back in yours too! 1. Request an itemized bill from your hospital.  A recent study… Read More »

Jun 23, 2014 12:04pm

Why Did U.S. Soccer Fans Grab Their Heads at the Tying Goal?

Thousands of United States soccer fans grabbed their heads in shock as Portuguese player Silvestre Varela headed the ball into the net in the final 30 seconds of play Sunday night, ending the World Cup match in a soul-crushing tie. The simultaneous head-grabbing in the… Read More »

Jun 23, 2014 11:08am

NBA Prospect’s Career-Ending Diagnosis: What Is Marfan Syndrome?

College basketball star and NBA prospect Isaiah Austin sobbed Sunday after receiving a career-ending medical diagnosis: Marfan syndrome. The 7-foot, 1-inch center, 20, said he heard the news from his mom after undergoing genetic tests as part of a pre-NBA draft physical. “They said I wouldn’t… Read More »