Federal Health Officials ID 7 New Carcinogens Including Virus That Causes 'Mono' and HIV
Federal health officials have identified seven new substances, including five viruses, as known carcinogens in a new report. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regularly releases a list of carcinogens in an effort to help reduce cancer cases. Currently, the HHS has listed 248 known
Fringe 'Church' Founder on MMS: It's No Cure
The founder of a fringe "church" who had claimed a chemical solution could cure virtually any disease , from autism to cancer to herpes, said he takes it back -- just days after ABC News tracked him down in Mexico to ask about the dangerous game prosecutors say his church is playing with desperate
Hawkers of MMS 'Miracle Cure' Run Out of Luck in Ireland
While the "clergy" of a fringe church pushing a potentially harmful "miracle cure" for disease has so far managed to skirt the law in the U.S., one of its holy men in Ireland has not been so lucky. "Bishop" Patrick Merlehan was convicted Thursday in an Irish court of two charges "related to the
Shameless: The High Priests of Snake Oil Offer Miracle Cures
Its cathedrals are hotel conference rooms. Its “health ministers” pay $450 to become ordained. And medical experts say its “miracle cure” for virtually every disease is little more than a kind of industrial bleach. Yet, while federal law prohibits the sale of such supposed cures, an ABC News
Hillary Clinton's Pneumonia Diagnosis: What You Should Know
Hillary Clinton 's pneumonia diagnosis has drawn attention to a disease that leads to 53,282 deaths in the U.S. every year. But pneumonia is actually a broad disease category that encompasses a variety of illnesses. Pneumonia simply means lung infection, and the cause of that infection and
20-Year-Old Blind Singer Steals the Show at the RNC With Her Take on 'The Star-Spangled Banner'
A 20-year-old singer who has beaten the odds in her life became the surprise hit Monday night at the Republican National Convention with her stirring rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Marlana VanHoose brought down the house at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The singer was born with
What Would You Do: Careless Pharmacist Embarrasses Patients
An insensitive pharmacist announces customers' private prescriptions to others waiting in line.
John Quinones Asks the Co-Hosts: What Would You Do?
Take a sneak peek at upcoming controversial situations on the new season on WWYD.
Zika in the US: How Doctors Help Infants With Microcephaly
An infant born in New Jersey yesterday is the second known baby suspected of being born with Zika-related microcephaly in the U.S. The case has highlighted how medical officials in the U.S. are monitoring other pregnant women, amid fears that the Zika virus could be transmitted locally. At
Australian Olympic Team to Combat Zika by Handing Out Anti-Viral Condoms Ahead of Rio Games
The fight against the Zika virus is going beyond bug spray as the Australian Olympic Committee announced today that special anti-viral condoms will be given to athletes in order to curb the spread of the Zika virus. Condoms containing Vivagel, an antiviral agent, will be distributed in the hopes of