SARS-Like Virus Surfaces in France
The man was diagnosed with the deadly virus after visiting the UAE.
Bird Flu Crosses Strait to Taiwan
A Taiwanese man is in severe condition after contracting the deadly H7N9 strain.
Patients Fume Over Disease Exposure
Dozens of Dr. Scott Harrington's patients tested positive for hepatitis and HIV.
Vaccine Refusal Blocks Girl From School
Mom worries vaccinating her kindergartner could harm her baby.
CRE Tops List of Scary Superbugs
The hospital-acquired infection evades most if not all antibiotics.
'Tell Me the Truth, Doctor' Answers Your Health Questions
Dr. Richard Besser deciphers fact from fiction in his new book.
How to Join the Twitter Chat
Join the conversation with ABC News' chief health and medical editor.
Mammograms: More Harm Than Good?
False positives can take a psychological toll that can linger for years.
Autism More Common Than Thought
New Estimate Suggests Autism More Prevalent Than Thought
Melanoma Hitting More Young Women
Despite rising melanoma rates, death rate is declining, study finds.
Queen Elizabeth Hospitalized
Queen Elizabeth hospitalized with symptoms of gastroenteritis.
Mediterranean Diet Fights Heart Woes
Eating a diet rich in olive oil and nuts can lower the rate of heart troubles.
Inside Robin Roberts' Courageous Fight Against MDS
A personal and candid look at the "GMA" anchor's brave journey.
Soaps, Sanitizers: What Works Best?
Sanitizers need at least 60 percent alcohol to be effective.
Is Religion Good for Your Health?
Faith and medicine frequently intersect. My patients and I often talk about spirituality when we discuss medical issues. For...
Over 50? Join 'Colonoscopy Club'
When I moved to New Jersey from Atlanta three years ago, one of the biggest challenges was finding a doctor I could connect...
Easy Ways to Protect Your Heart
As American Heart Health Month comes to a close, I wanted to take some time to talk about prevention. We actually know a lot...
Daily Aspirin Is Not for Everyone
I was sitting down to watch the bowl games on New Year’s Day when the phone rang. It was my dad. A year ago, he’d called to...
Yes, You Can Die From a Broken Heart
It’s hard to imagine someone getting to adulthood without experiencing the pain of a broken heart. It’s all part of living...
Tired? It Could Be Your Heart
All right, I’m going to give you a list of symptoms, and you tell me what you think they mean. Ready? Crushing chest pain...
Antibacterial Soap Draws FDA Scrutiny
ABC News’ Dr. Richard Besser and Roger Lee report: Triclosan is a popular antibacterial chemical that has been on the market...
Tropical Diseases Infect 1 in 6 People
There are so many things we take for granted in America. One of them is that our children are not regularly infected by one...
Mandela's Infection Could Be Pneumonia
Nelson Mandela is back in a South African hospital today battling another lung infection, a term often used synonymously with...
How Happiness Affects Your Health
By Dr. Anjuli Srivastava In recent years, physicians, psychologists and economists have embarked on a journey to illuminate...
1 in 10 US Deaths Blamed on Salt
On the heels of a study linking sugary drinks to 25,000 U.S. deaths a year, new research suggests salty food is even more...
25,000 Deaths Tied to Sugary Drinks
In a study that’s sure to shake up the soda ban debate, Harvard researchers have linked the sugary drinks to 180,000 deaths a...
Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids
By Dr. Sowmya Srinivasan for ABC News: Many of us incorrectly assume that the vaccines we received as children will protect...
Mom's Health Is Key to Family Health
By Dr. Meera Dalal Pregnancy is beautiful. Or it is? The reality is that for many women around the world, and even here in...
6 Facts About Food Allergies
By Dr. Samreen Hasan What if getting lunch with a friend could be deadly? That’s a real possibility for someone with a...
Experts Weigh In on Childhood Obesity
By Rebecca Sharim, M.D.: Obesity in America is a growing problem, and not just in adults. More than a third of the children...
Watch: Angelina Jolie Takes Action Against Cancer Risk
Hollywood actress undergoes preventive double mastectomy.
Watch: Diet Reality Check for Summer Weight Loss
Dr. Besser breaks down five weight loss myths in time for summer.
Watch: FDA Reviewing Popular Soap Ingredient's Safety
Could triclosan, a popular anti-bacterial chemical, be causing more harm than good?
Watch: "Tell Me the Truth Doctor"
New book by Dr. Richard Besser discusses the importance of being truthful when it comes to health.
Watch: Texas Explosion Injuries Like Those Seen in Combat
Dr. Richard Besser discusses the injuries and health effects of the fertilizer-plant explosion.
Watch: West Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion: Health Concerns
ABC's Chief Health & Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser addresses chemical concerns from the blast.
Watch: Experimental Cancer Treatment Offers Hope
ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser has the details on this breakthrough procedure.
Watch: Death Wish Coffee Has Twice the Caffeine
Drinking the "world's strongest cup of coffee" is like having two cups at once.
Watch: Leukemia Cure? Possible Major Medical Breakthrough
Memorial Sloan-Kettering researchers genetically alters patients' own immune cells to fight a deadly form of leukemia.
Watch: Study Reveals 1 in 50 Schoolchildren Have Autism
Government survey of parents shows higher numbers than previous estimate.
Watch: False Positives Prevalent in Breast Cancer Screenings
A new study finds 60 percent of abnormal mammograms are not cancer at all.
Watch: Z-Pak Could Lead to Death for Those With Heart Conditions, Says FDA
Dr. Richard Besser reports a possible concern over a very popular antibiotic.
Watch: Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk in Women Could Be Reduced by Aspirin Use
Dr. Richard Besser reports on study that could affect the lives of millions of women.
Watch: Can Earbuds Lead to Hearing Loss?
The popular headphone design may damage hearing.
Watch: Doctors Struggle to Contain New Bacteria
ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser has the details on this nightmare bug.
Watch: Woman, 87, Dies After Nurse Allegedly Refuses CPR
A 911 operator pleaded with the nurse to give the woman CPR after she collapsed.
Watch: Queen Elizabeth Hospitalized With Stomach Virus
Dr. Richard Besser discusses the queen's recent stay at the hospital.
Watch: Mediterranean Diet Could Help Reduce Heart Disease
Dr. Richard Besser reports on the latest study reaffirming value of popular diet plan.
Watch: Robin Roberts' Journey: Saying Goodbye
Part 2: In June 2012, Roberts announced her condition on "GMA" -- then came a shocking loss.
Watch: Hand Sanitizers and Soaps Put to the Test
ABC's Dr. Richard Besser compares the best ways for killing germs