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She rode her bike to 183 mph and broke a cycling record that stood for 2 decades

Denise Mueller-Korenek brings a whole new meaning to pedal to the metal - bike pedals that is.Mueller...

Top South African court OKs private use of cannabis

South Africa's Constitutional Court approved the private use and cultivation of cannabis Tuesday, which coul...

Flying insects could carry microplastics through air, study finds

Flying insects are contaminating new environments by eating microplastics in polluted waters and carrying th...

Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds

Most yogurts have deceptively high levels of sugar, with organic yogurts among the worst of...

Low testosterone, or 'male menopause,' no longer just for older men

In my practice, I've noticed that an increasing number of younger guys are complaining of sexual concerns, s...

This high school shop class made urns for the ashes of unclaimed veterans

A high school shop class in New Mexico is making sure the cremated remains of homeless and indigent veterans...

Rice University to offer free tuition to low-income and middle-income undergraduate students

Rice University will award scholarships that will cover the cost of tuition to students from low-income and ...

Is air pollution tied to higher dementia risk?

Scientists have long known that breathing dirty air can be bad for your health, including your brain health....

Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case

Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, ...

This library loans out ties and handbags so those with limited resources can go to job interviews

For a young person, going to a job interview can be expensive. You need nice clothes and a case or handbag t...

Man loses hands and feet after dog-related infection

By the time Greg Manteufel, 48, reached the hospital in late June, "my face was all red and blue, and it sta...

Even after deadly illness, his love of dogs remains

Greg Manteufel lost parts of his limbs and nose after an infection with bacteria normally found in dogs and cats. "I'll always love dogs," he says.

Backward leg allows young cancer survivor to dance

It was a cold morning in early December 2016 when Melissa Unger received a phone call at work that changed h...

E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

The US Food and Drug Administration will stage a massive education campaign aimed at the nearly 10.7 million...

Middle-age drinkers more concerned about reputation than health risks, study says

Middle-age drinkers are more concerned about their embarrassing or childish behavior resulting from drinking...

Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effe...

12 dead babies found stuffed in boxes and plastic bags in a Kenyan hospital

The governor of Nairobi has ordered an investigation after he made a surprise visit to a hospital in the Ken...

Hurricane cleanup: How to stay safe when returning home

Hurricane Florence has come and gone but the risks from power outages, damaged homes and flooding are still ...

This is why people hesitate to report sexual misconduct

The news has been filled with stories of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct -- many of the alleged m...

With daily low-dose aspirin use, risks may outweigh benefits for older adults

It's one of the most well-known tenets of modern medicine: An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away. But accor...

This is Puerto Rico's 'Maria Generation'

Their lives got ripped apart in Hurricane Maria. Depression, suicide and PTSD now plague these kids. CNN's John D. Sutter reports from Puerto Rico.

'The Maria Generation': Young people are dying and suffering on an island with a highly uncertain future

Her son cried out for help via text message on the morning of October 17, a month after Hurricane Maria wrec...

Studies: Low-dose aspirin risks may outweigh benefits

According to a trio of studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a daily low-dose aspirin regimen provides no significant health benefits for healthy older adults, and instead may cause them serious harm. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.

How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence

Deadly Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, bringing damaging winds, relentless ra...

Boy survives falling onto meat skewer

10-year-old Xavier Cunningham from Kansas City, Missouri, was hospitalized after he fell from a tree he was climbing and landed face-first on a meat skewer sticking out of the ground.

Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight b...

Almost 1 in 11 students has vaped cannabis, report says

Nearly 1 in 11 middle and high school students in the US has used cannabis in an e-cigarette, according to ...

Air pollution particles found in mothers' placentas, new study finds

Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of p...

More than 9,000 US children are injured by infant walkers every year, study finds

Changes in safety standards led to a steep drop in the number of babies injured using infant walkers. Still,...

This race pairs runners with a kick-ass companion

During "Burro Days," racers are paired up with a donkey to conquer up to 29 miles of terrain through the Rocky Mountains

The annual running of the ... burros?

Consider the glorious but humble donkey. According to the Bible, Jesus rode one, not a horse, into Jerusalem...

Love and heroin don't mix: how these newlyweds survived a harrowing romance

There's nothing sweet or adorable about the way newlyweds Brittany and Ryan Coleman first met -- no "meet cu...

Nigeria to investigate rare monkeypox cases in UK

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is working with Public Health England to investigate two cases...

FDA threatens stores that sell Juul and flavored e-cigarettes to kids

The head of the US Food and Drug Administration took aim Wednesday at Juul and other e-cigarette manufacture...

FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug

The US Food and Drug Administration said it found an additional "unexpected impurity" in three lots of Torre...

The mural challenging mental health taboos

Artists joined together to fight the stigma of mental health issues by painting a mural next to a hospital in Sant Boi, Spain.

Hundreds of dogs and cats brave Florence

Defying orders to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence, a South Carolina woman is staying "to do what's best" for hundreds of dogs and cats at Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Florence

Inside the closed South Carolina Aquarium Thursday, volunteers were hard at work taking steps to ensure the ...

Food, supplements and a first triathlon

While training for my first triathlon at the age of 48, I began to wonder what I could do from a nutrition s...

'Vampire facial' may have exposed spa clients to HIV, New Mexico health officials say

Health officials are recommending that clients who have received a "vampire facial" or any other type of inj...

The small Spanish town using art to tackle mental health stigmas

The picturesque town of Sant Boi in Spain, 20 kilometers from Barcelona, is surrounded by the beautiful moun...

Finding love after heroin

Brittany and Ryan Coleman overdosed together in 2016. Now they're sober, married and want to get out this message: there is life and love after addiction.

Hundreds of dogs and cats defy mandatory evacuation order

Jennifer Middleton is riding out ...

Where Australia stands on abortion

Abortion is common, safe, and the only criminalised listed medical procedure in Australia due to an archaic,...

Cholera Fast Facts

Here's a look at cholera, an acute diarr...

These pet-owners aren't evacuating

See why these families are refusing to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence despite warnings.

Meet the new head of Planned Parenthood

Learn more about Dr. Leana Wen, the new director Planned Parenthood has chosen.

Paddling to be allowed at Georgia school to punish some students

To begin the new school year, a Georgia public charter school sent consent forms home to parents informing t...

Report: Pharma exec says he had 'moral requirement' to raise drug price 400%

A pharmaceutical company executive defended his company's recent 400% drug price increase, telling the Finan...

After valsartan recall, study offers 'modest reassurance' on short-term cancer risk

In the wake of a worldwide recall, patients prescribed several common drugs that contain valsartan must be w...

Hospitals prepare, and some evacuate, as Hurricane Florence nears

Hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities along the 300 miles of coastline in the potential path...

The earliest drawing in history: A hashtag found in South Africa

Scientists have found the oldest known drawing in history -- and it looks #familiar.The 73,000-year-o...

Boy's head impaled by meat skewer after fall from treehouse

"He could've bled to death in that field, covered in yellowjackets," Shannon Miller said of his 10-year-old ...

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, report estimates

The number of people around the world who have cancer is "rapidly growing," with 18.1 million new cases and ...

Monkeypox: First cases of rare infection diagnosed in UK

Two people have been diagnosed with monkeypox in Britain in apparently unrelated cases, Public Health Englan...

Europeans are living longer -- but how long will it last?

Europeans are living longer, but health officials say certain risks -- such as obesity and undervaccination ...

FEMA official: Puerto Rico knows more about hurricane deaths than it has told the public

Puerto Rico appears to know more than it has let on about who died because of Hurricane Maria, a Federal Eme...

Prince William launches mental health website

Britain's Prince William is launching a website to improve mental health in workplaces, as a new study warns...

Hunger rising with global temperatures, UN report says

Climate change is having a negative effect on global agriculture and is driving up the number of hungry peop...

Among teens, transgender males are most likely to attempt suicide, study says

Gender identity strongly influences the likelihood a teen will attempt suicide, a new study finds.Nea...

Plan to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch gets underway

An ambitious project to clean up the ocean's plastic pollution got underway over the weekend as members of T...

Nearly 30% of all opioid prescriptions lack medical explanation

How large a role do doctors play in the opioid crisis? Nearly 30% of all opioids prescribed in US clinics or...

Black 'hair' on your tongue? Here's what that could be

When Dr. Yasir Hamad heard that a patient's tongue had turned black, he decided he needed to see it for hims...

'Striking' disparities in preemies' health may be bigger than thought, study suggests

A new study suggests that black and Hispanic premature babies, compared with white premature babies, had a t...

When someone is thinking of suicide, these are the people who talk them out of it

The caller on the line is agitated.Minutes earlier, he'd grabbed a knife and held it to his body, thr...

Sick airplane passengers greeted by 'hidden network of protection'

At least four times this week, in the span of just two days, health officials jumped into action to greet si...

Breathe. Laugh. And be happy. The science behind Laughter Yoga.

Laughter exercises can improve your mental and physical health, neurologists say.

Paralyzed artist finds success after learning to paint with his mouth

Marcus Thomas was 26 when he was paralyzed from the neck down in a skiing accident. That's when a gift of watercolors from his future-wife helped him picture what he could accomplish.

Japan recognizes first death related to Fukushima cleanup

The Japanese government has recognized the first death associated with cleanup work at the Fukushima Daiichi...

Separated families are suing the Trump administration over mental health treatment costs

The US government should cover mental health treatment costs for immigrant children who officials separated ...

More baby boomers turning to marijuana, study says

Seniors are increasingly passing the pipe. About 9% of US adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have used mar...

Breathe. Laugh. Be happy. The science behind laughter yoga.

The cackles can be heard from far beyond the brick walls of the private garden playing host to a Laughter Yo...

Every brush stroke controlled by his mouth, paralyzed man finds art success after accident

Marcus Thomas slowly dips his brush into one of the many droplets of paint laid out in front of his easel. W...

Mediterranean diet has benefits even in old age, study suggests

Scientists have long known that the Mediterranean diet can offer health benefits to those who follow it clos...

Flu and common cold confirmed in sick passengers on Emirates flight to JFK

New York City's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene confirmed Thursday that test results from 10 passenger...

Baby brothers beat all odds after horrific attack

Police say their mentally ill mother stabbed them both in the head, leaving them for dead in April. Here's a look at their incredible journey to survival.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell to give away $3 million physics prize

One of the world's leading astrophysicists says she will donate her $3 million winnings from a prestigious s...

Influenza may be cause of sickness for handful of crew, passengers on Emirates flight to JFK

About 10 people who were aboard an international flight that landed Wednesday at New York's John F. Kennedy ...

Do men really exaggerate their number of sexual partners?

When it comes to sexual partners, what's in a number? For one ...

'Pandemic' of inactivity increases disease risk worldwide, WHO study says

Around the globe, about one in three women and nearly one in four men does not exercise enough to avoid comm...

A nurse in California just discovered her colleague was a patient she cared as a baby 28 years ago

It had been more than 28 years since Vilma Wong heard the name Seminatore. But something about it sounded fa...

About half of world's teens experience peer violence in and around school, UNICEF says

How safe are schools around the world? That's a question that a ...

Passenger describes being quarantined on plane

Passenger Larry Coben describes the moment the Emirates plane was greeted by CDC officials after several passengers reported illness on a flight from Dubai.

Plane passengers reportedly ill at JFK airport

Federal health officials met a plane landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport after passengers reported feeling ill, according to a source with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

YouTube star Claire Wineland dies at 21

The inspirational speaker inspired millions with her honesty about living with cystic fibrosis.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop brand hit with penalties for 'unsubstantiated claims'

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand, Goop, has been slapped with penalties for "unsubstantiated claims...

This 7,200-year-old cheese stands alone among world's oldest

The earliest evidence for cheese making in the Mediterranean has been found in pottery from Croatia's Dalmat...

FDA again warns consumers not to eat Honey Smacks cereal due to salmonella outbreak

The US Food and Drug Administration again has advised consumers "not to eat and discard any Kellogg's Honey ...

4 million children in UK too poor to have healthy diet, report claims

Nearly 4 million children in the UK live in households that struggle to afford fruit, vegetables and other f...

Flu season is around the corner. Is your family prepared?

It's time to call your pediatrician. All children should get a flu shot as soon as it becomes available this...

After being attacked with a knife and scissors, 'miracle babies' are thriving

Nurses, anesthesiologists and surgeons were crowded into an operating room at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCar...

Avoid the 'back-to-school plague' of flu and cold

As a first grade teacher, Julie Miller is exposed to a horrifying number of germs on a daily basis."I...

CDC issues first guidelines to treat youth concussions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Claire Wineland, inspirational speaker and social media star, dies one week after lung transplant

Cystic fibrosis did not define Claire Wineland. She did.No matter the obstacles placed in front of he...

Combination of heroin and fentanyl sickened guards, inmate and nurses at Ohio prison, officials say

A mixture of heroin and fentanyl left more than two dozen people sick Wednesday at the Ross...

A healthier tailgate, for the win

Football party season is upon us, which means a tailgate diet typically made up of hot dogs, wings, chips, d...

Four out of five adults at risk of early death in England, study finds

The vast majority of English adults are at risk of cardiac arrest or stroke due to unhealthy lifestyles that...

Hong Kong scientists develop new 'nano-swarm' robots

A groundbreaking new method of controlling nano-robots that emulates natural swarm behavior has been develop...

A lung transplant gave her hope for a longer life; now her family prays for 'another miracle'

The double-lung transplant surgery, by all measures, appeared to be a great success. Claire Wineland, who ha...

She expected to die young. Then came the call that offered new life

Having spent a quarter of her life in the hospital, she knows how to sleep through noise. She's so good at i...

Cuban scientist rejects microwaves as source of mysterious acoustic attacks on diplomats

A Cuban government investigator looking into reports of mysterious acoustic attacks on US and Canadian diplo...

NYT: Microwaves suspected in 'sonic attacks'

Scientists told the New York Times that the sonic attacks that spurred the United States to bring home diplomatic staff from China and Cuba could have been caused by microwave weapons. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.

Alzheimer's Disease Fast Facts

Here is a look at Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that leads to loss of memory and other i...

Ebola Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Ebola, ...

Vaccines Fast Facts

Here's a look at information and statistics concerning vaccines in the United States.Facts...

Skin whiteners are still in demand, despite health concerns

The ridicule started at age 6.Classmates would bully Fatima Lodhi, taunting her and other darker stud...

Microwaves suspected in 'sonic attacks' on US diplomats in Cuba and China, scientists say

They've been described as "sonic attacks" -- bizarre, unexplained head injuries that spurred the United Stat...

Mississippi Department of Corrections asks FBI to help investigate 15 inmate deaths

The head of the Mississippi Department of Corrections is now asking the FBI to help investigate the deaths o...

Puerto Rico says nearly 3,000 people died in Hurricane Maria. So why have officials produced only 57 names?

Nearly a year later, they're still numbers.Puerto Rican officials admitted this week that the death t...

Congo's Ebola outbreak still spreading, with possible signs of hope

The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is at "a key juncture," the ...

10% of US children diagnosed with ADHD, study finds

The number of children diagnosed with...

He lived in a crack house. Now he's guiding people out of addiction, with meditation

Vinny Ferraro makes his way to a chair at the front of a dim, chatter-filled room. Most Friday nights in San...

Study will pay people to eat avocados

A study called "The Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial" will pay participants $300 to eat an avocado every day for six months.

Pediatricians drop age limit for rear-facing car seats

Children should ride in rear-facing car seats until they reach the height or weight limit for the seat, acco...

The dangers of eating raw fish

Raw fish, such as sushi, and other uncooked seafood may be delicious, but they also may be dangerous -- even...

Publix recalls ground chuck products after 18 people get sick

Publix supermarkets are recalling some ground beef products from chuck that may have E. coli, the US Departm...

FDA: Do not use hundreds of drug products from King Bio Inc.

Do not use water-based products made by King Bio Inc., the ...

What makes chocolate chip cookies so addictive?

When I reflect on my childhood baking memories, one that stands out is a tray of warm chocolate chip cookies...

Transgender identity, in their words

Six trangender individuals speak about their gender identity, and what it means to be transgender.

Detroit schools shut off drinking water over lead and copper concerns

Drinking water is being shut off at all of Detroit's public schools because elevated levels of lead or coppe...

South Korea bans coffee in schools -- even among teachers

South Korea will introduce a new law banning the sale of coffee in schools across the country in a bid to ke...

Technology is changing the way you see a doctor, but is that good for your health?

One morning, Charlie Latuske woke up feverish and somewhat delirious in his home in Surrey in the UK, leavin...

Kosher chicken linked to deadly salmonella outbreak

One person has died and 16 others have become ill from a salmonella outbreak linked to kosher chicken, the U...

Mom charged after drugs in breast milk killed baby, prosecutors say

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, prosecutors are arguing that 30-year-old Samantha Jones killed her 11-week-ol...

Slow down and live long with the ancient practice of qigong

Among the skyscrapers of Hong Kong, eight senior citizens gather at the Happy Valley Recreation grounds in t...

9-year-old died by suicide after he was bullied, mom says

A 9-year-old boy in Colorado took his life days after starting the fourth grade last week. He had recently c...

A study will pay you to eat avocados! Who's in?

If you're the kind of person who'll willingly pay extra for guac and thinks avocado toast is life, four universities are looking for you.

Prince family files wrongful death lawsuit

More than two years after Prince's death, the family of the late musician is suing the doctor that prescribe...

'Fake meat' is at the center of food fight in Missouri

Don't call it meat if it doesn't come from livestock or poultry, a new Missouri law says....

Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in UK self-harm, report finds

Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in the United Kingdom have self-harmed, with many facing overwhelming ...

Mom: My son was magic

A Colorado 9-year-old ended his own life, shortly after coming out as gay and being bullied at school, according to his mother, Leia Pierce.

Why extracurriculars make parents miserable

There are oh-so-many studies and expert opinions evaluating the ways our parenting choices affect our kids a...

Study: Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000

According to an analysis commissioned by the government of Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria claimed the lives of 2,975 people - much higher than the 64 people the government of Puerto Rico initially reported.

12 Mississippi inmates die in custody this month

A dozen prisoners have died in the custody of Mississippi authorities this month and, with the exception of ...

Puerto Rico's new Hurricane Maria death toll is 46 times higher than the government's previous count

Puerto Rico's government raised its official Hurricane Maria death toll to 2,975 on Tuesday in the wake of a...

Bubble gum-flavored children's Advil recalled

If you have children's Advil in your medicine cabinet, check the bottle.Pfizer, which makes the child...

Valsartan recall: 4 things patients should know

Several common drugs that contain ...

Rates of three STDs in US reach record high, CDC says

Rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have climbed for the fourth consecutive year in the United States...

Recall of heart drug valsartan continues to expand

The US Food and Drug Administration ...

Gun-related homicides, suicides kill more people than war, study says

Mass shootings and acts of terrorism may dominate...

Air pollution is making us dumber, study shows

Air pollution could be more damaging to our health than previously thought, according to a new study, which ...

Marijuana study finds THC in breast milk up to 6 days after mom's use

Doctors are getting a better understanding of how using marijuana can affect a breastfeeding mother's milk s...

They pledge. Get hazed. The cycle continues

(CNN) -- Colin Schlank says he was in the backseat of a speeding car with ...

Parents of hazing victims demand change

After the deaths of their children in hazing incidents, parents are demanding that universities put a stop to hazing.

What is glioblastoma?

Sen. John McCain died Satu...

How glioblastoma is treated

Glioblastoma, an ...

Under cover of goodness: How pillars of the community can prey on kids

Doctors, coaches, clergy. Society knows these as noble professions, filled with good people. Doctors heal. C...

John McCain discontinues cancer treatment

Sen. John McCain's family released a statement saying the senator is discontinuing treatment for his aggressive form of brain cancer.

Former CDC head Tom Frieden charged with forcibly touching woman

Dr. Thomas Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Frid...

No amount of alcohol is good for your overall health, global study says

If you're one of the third of all humankind who drinks alcohol, take note: There's no amount of liquor, wine...

Why Russian trolls stoked US vaccine debates

Russia's meddling online went beyond the ...

Study, work, retire? How to prepare for a 100-year life

What's the secret to living to 100? Some say it's ensuring plenty of ...

How an unsolved murder mystery changed our pill bottles

It started with a series of mysterious deaths in the Chicago area on September 29, 1982: a 12-year-old in El...

More than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads

The number of people sick from an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness, called cyclosporiasis, linked to M...

See Cara celebrate her Sweet 16

After being denied coverage for a surgery to stop her chronic seizures, Cara Pressman finally received the procedure and is moving on with her life.

First case of deadly MERS virus in five years diagnosed in England

A case of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, has been detected in a patient in England, the first ca...

From 'screw you' Aetna to Sweet 16, teen celebrates her surgery -- and new life

Cara Pressman raises her hands in triumph. The crowd claps in unison, and a DJ cranks up the music. The banq...

Massive 5,000-year-old burial monument unearthed in Kenya

Kenya's arid, gullied Lothagam Valley is a throwback to a very distant past. Now, the region is the site of ...

DNA reveals first-known child of Neanderthal and Denisovan, study says

A 50,000-year-old bone fragment discovered in a Russian cave represents the first-known remains of a child t...

At what age do kids start smoking cigarettes?

Cigarette smoking may be declining worldwid...

The facts behind coconut oil is 'pure poison' claim

Cyanide is a poison. Rattlesnake venom is a poison. Certain household products can be a poison. But coconut ...

Do you flush your contact lenses? Here's why you should stop

Ever wonder what happens to disposable contact lenses when it's time to actually dispose of them?Some...

To avoid extinction it's about 'survival of the laziest,' study suggests

If you think burning calories is the best strategy to preserve you from extinction, well, we may have bad ne...

What too much alcohol can do to your health

This feature is part of ...

She took a self-defense class for blind women; now she's a judo champion

For Janki Goud, the threat of rape has long loomed large.In the state of Madhya Pradesh in northern I...

Vitamin D: Deficiency, food sources and what you need to know

You may have seen supplements containing vitamin D at your local convenience stores or been tested for defic...

Escape from the Mayo Clinic: How CNN reported the story

Since CNN published the "Escape from the Mayo Clinic" stories, Mayo Clinic issued several responses that are...

New cervical cancer screening recommendations include more options

Women over 30 years old have a new option when it comes to screening for cervical cancer, according to guide...

Trump's coal emissions rollbacks will be bad for country's health, experts say

The Environmental Protection Agency will allow states to set their own emission standards for coal-fueled po...

Students learn lifesaving techniques once reserved for military

It's a nightmare scenario that's increasingly being viewed as a possibility, especially for students across ...

A daughter mourns her dad. A son keeps his farm alive

Rural areas have some of the highest rates of suicide in the country. CNN's Jessica Ravitz meets a daughter and son who lost their father to suicide.

Program teaches lifesaving trauma techniques

A campaign called Stop the Bleed offers lectures and hands-on training for students learning lifesaving trauma techniques to help keep an emergency situation stable until first responders can arrive.

When students were bullied because of dirty clothes, a principal installed a free laundromat at school

The teenage girl screamed and fought with the school security officer when he tried to check her bag....

Wildfire smoke and your health: Do you need to worry?

Hazy, smoke-filled skies from large wildfires burning throughout California, Montana and across the Canadian...

Why your DNA may be solving cold cases

Initially used to locate birth parents, genetic genealogy is now being used to nab criminals. The technique has already led to five arrests in 2018.

Measles cases reach record high in Europe

Cases of measles have reached a record high in Europe this year, with more cases recorded in the first six m...

Their dad killed himself on the farm where he was born. They hope his story will save others

Her father worked the harvest every year from age 11 and was the strongest man she ever knew. When she was i...

Rookie vegetarianism and the junk food trap

A variety of inspirations may spark a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle change, the most common being animal wel...

What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

Hand, foot and mouth disease is an illness commonly seen in children younger than 5. It spreads through cont...

How an improv class is helping the anxious

Nimeet Shah panicked whenever he had to speak before a group at work."It was pretty severe," the Chic...

A photographic treatment for people with dementia

One of the first dementia patients Laurence Aëgerter met was in the later stages of the illness. She visite...

Children in Ancient Rome had Vitamin D deficiency, study says

A new analysis of skeletons from ancient Roman cemeteries across Europe has revealed that vitamin D deficien...

Lockdown curtains and drill bags. Preparing for school shootings is now just another part of a teacher's day.

Walk in to any given elementary or middle school classroom, and you're bound to be greeted with some evidenc...

Why pancreatic cancer is so deadly

Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, after lung and color...

Photo of baby encircled by IVF needles goes viral

Wearing a rainbow swaddle, a 2-week-old newborn is encircled with hundreds of syringes showing her parents' in vitro fertilization struggles.

Pregnant women addicted to opioids quadruples

More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year. That's a 7% increase from the year before, according to a new CDC report. Most of those deaths were opioid-related -- and there's a new part of the population in crisis: pregnant women. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, is OutFront.

Florida's toxic algae problem and your health: 'Red tide' and 'green slime'

When Marcy Cornell's toddler son "couldn't breathe" on the first day of their recent Florida vacation, she t...

What is K2?

A drug called K2 is believed to be behind more than 100 overdoses in New Haven, Connecticut, this week. Some...

It took 4 years, 3 miscarriages and 1,616 shots to make this baby

This photo is testament to an undying hope in the face of heartbreak after heartbreak.Wearing a rainb...

DEAFinitely Dope: Handing rap music to the deaf

Matt Maxey was diagnosed with profound hearing loss at an early age but has made music his life's passion.

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