By ABC News

Apr 8, 2014 4:34pm

Spinal Cord Shock Helps Paraplegic Move Legs

By Jamie Zimmerman Dustin Shillcox was told he could never move or walk again. With the flick of a switch, that all changed. “It was so incredibly amazing for me,” said Shillcox. “[My family] cried as well… they were very excited and happy.” The switch… Read More »

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Apr 8, 2014 11:32am

Yale Student Says School Pressured Her to Fatten Up or Else

A Yale University student became a junk-food junkie because her Ivy League school thought she was too thin and demanded she gain weight or take a medical leave from the university, she says. Frances Chan, 20, says she felt forced to eat large amounts of… Read More »

Apr 8, 2014 11:28am

Does This New Book Take Exercise During Pregnancy Too Far?

Advice to pregnant women up until the 1960s was to put their feet up and take a load off until the baby was born. We now know that exercise is one of the healthiest habits a mom-to-be can practice for both herself and her precious… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 7, 2014 3:42pm

Move Over Statins: Legumes Are Nature’s Cholesterol Busters

By Neha Sharma, D.O. A serving of legumes a day may keep bad cholesterol at bay, a new study has found. Researchers in the United States and Canada have found that daily consumption of non-oil-seed legumes – like chickpeas, lentils or peas – can significantly… Read More »

Apr 7, 2014 3:31pm

Autism Community Clashes Over Cancelled Chili’s Fundraiser

The decision by Chili’s to cancel an autism fundraiser has earned the restaurant chain both praise and scorn from the autism community. The fundraiser, which would have donated 10 percent of the restaurant chain’s proceeds nationwide today to the National Autism Association, was cancelled Sunday… Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Apr 6, 2014 6:22pm

Surprised or Angry? What Your Face Says About You

Researchers at Ohio State University have uncovered how we convey emotional responses is more complex than previously thought. Previously scientists broke down emotions into six basic categories: happiness, surprise, anger, sadness, fear, and disgust. However researchers at Ohio State University wanted to dig a little… Read More »

Apr 4, 2014 5:00am

Man Says Wife Froze to Death in Morgue

A California man is suing the doctor who declared his wife dead, claiming she was alive in the morgue and struggling to escape as she froze to death. Guadalupe Arroyo initially thought the lifeless body of his wife, Maria, had been banged up by staff… Read More »

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 »