By ABC News

Apr 3, 2014 2:56pm

E-Cigarette Poisoning on the Rise, CDC Says

By Neha Sharma, DO They’re supposedly a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes. But electronic cigarettes may actually pose a serious danger to others in your home — particularly children. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in report released today that the number… Read More »

Apr 3, 2014 12:30pm

Brittany Daniel Reveals Post-Cancer Depression

Actress Brittany Daniel spent the past three years waging a private battle against stage IV non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but “The Game” star says it was after she received a clean bill of health that she fell into a depression. “I think some people don’t know that… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 2, 2014 12:50pm

One Tech Guru’s Crusade to Ban Handshaking

If you ever meet TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, you might not want to shake his hand. It’s not that he doesn’t wash his hands in the men’s room or anything like that. It’s that he’s been on a crusade since 2009 to end the “goddamned… Read More »

Apr 2, 2014 11:10am

Do You Need the Measles Vaccine?

Measles — a disease eliminated from the U.S. more than a decade ago — is making a comeback. At least 21 people in Orange County, Calif., and 20 people in New York City have contracted the virus, which causes flu-like symptoms, a miserable rash and,… Read More »

Apr 1, 2014 5:02pm

NYC Measles Outbreak Spreads to Lower East Side

Health officials are urging New Yorkers to get vaccinated amid a measles outbreak that has spread to the Lower East Side. At least 25 New Yorkers — including 13 children — have contracted the virus, according to city Health Commissioner Mary Bassett. The outbreak, which… Read More »

Apr 1, 2014 1:55pm

Ebola, Crossing Borders in Africa, Could Land in US

An Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 78 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could land in the U.S., health officials warned today. Symptoms of the disease, such as fever, red eyes and bleeding, can take up to three weeks to appear —… Read More »

By ABC News

Mar 31, 2014 8:58pm

Snapshot of the Post-9/11 Caregiver

The following numbers are drawn from the Rand Military Caregivers Study: There are 1.1 million post-9/11 caregivers. 59 percent are female. 37 percent are under between 18-30. 49 percent are between 31-55. 57 percent are white. Twenty-one percent are Hispanic. Ten percent are African -American…. Read More »

By ABC News

Mar 31, 2014 5:56pm

How to Get Help: Caregiver Resources List

There are 1.1 million caregivers of soldiers from Afghanistan and Iraq. The majority are trying to juggle full-time jobs with full-time caregiving. And a third have no health insurance. In addition to programs for caregivers identified by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the following organizations and… Read More »

Mar 31, 2014 11:38am

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Spreads to Liberia, Sierra Leone

An Ebola outbreak in Guinea that has killed 78 people has crossed borders into Liberia and Sierra Leona, health officials said. A total of four people in Liberia and Sierra Leone are thought to have contracted the Ebolavirus while traveling to Guinea, according to the World… Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Mar 30, 2014 7:04pm

Boy Returns to School After Suffering Brian Injury From Lightning Strike

Ethan Kadish was simply enjoying a summer day when he suffered a devastating injury. Kadish and two other children were struck by lightning as they played Frisbee at a summer camp last June. Ethan’s heart temporarily stopped, leaving his brain deprived of vitally needed oxygenated… Read More »