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'World's heaviest woman' drops 713 pounds – or has she?

Just a few months ago she was billed as the world's heaviest woman, but doctors in India now say Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty has dropped more than 700 pounds and will be transferred to a hospital in the United Arab Emirates to continue her medical treatment cl

Fox News, 17 min. ago
UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries

UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries

LONDON (AP) — A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life. The Nottingham Cro

Chron, 33 min. ago

Smoking while pregnant may harm your future grandkids

If you're looking for another reason to just say no to cigarettes, researchers are offering up more evidence that the habit has negative repercussions—not just for the smoker, and not just for the smoker's children, but for the smoker's grandchildren, to

Fox News, 48 min. ago

Strangers send cards to young cancer patient in Orlando

Jay Ryon has been fighting leukemia since 2014 - when he was 7 years old. Since then, he and his family have spent countless nights in the hospital, which is not a fun place for a kid. Since his journey began, Jay's arm had to be amputated due to an infe

Fox News, today, 10:41

Husband doesn't leave sick wife's side, even in isolation

A picture a girl took of the back of her father's head has gone viral as it captures a moment that has brought some to tears. John Newman, 45, has been married to 49-year-old Marci Newman for almost 18 years, and he's taking quite seriously his vow to be

Fox News, today, 10:41

Students rock pigtails in show of support for classmate with hearing aid

FOX 5 I-Team reporter Dana Fowle shared a heartwarming message on Facebook this week about her daughter's brave decision to show off her hearing aid and large, red birthmark at school. Dana's 7-year-old daughter Leo Rose was born with a hemangioma. It's

Fox News, today, 10:06

Hearing crashes, seeing light: Life with exploding head syndrome

The sound of an object crashing to the ground or the sight of a bright flash of light: These are some of the things that people with a condition called exploding head syndrome can sense, even though the events did not really occur, a new study finds. Lit

Fox News, today, 09:47
Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals are set to go into effect ne

Chron, today, 03:45
Georgia lawmaker deals cannabis oil in shadows of the law

Georgia lawmaker deals cannabis oil in shadows of the law

A Georgia state lawmaker is helping to distribute cannabis oil to hundreds of sick people who are now allowed by the state to possess medical marijuana, but have no legal way of obtaining it. (April 28) Media: Associated Press MACON, Ga. (AP) — Once a mo

Chron, today, 03:45

Treating chronic disease with exercise

The human body is not made to sit in an office all day. Not everyone can work at a job requiring manual labor, however, and these sit-down careers often accomplish great things. Those of you not getting enough daily physical activity should focus on exer

Fox News, yesterday, 20:32

Middle school athlete dies after sudden illness at track meet

A Michigan community is reeling over the sudden death of a middle school student who became ill after competing in a 400-meter dash during a track and field meet on Tuesday night. Jasmin Torres, 13, was tended to immediately after falling ill by a nearby

Fox News, yesterday, 15:50
Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA

Trump to sign order creating accountability office at VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday creating an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump, who made improving veterans' care a prominent issue as he camp

Chron, yesterday, 14:51

Company recalls organic dog food that may contain euthanasia drug

An organic pet food company was forced to issue a recall after samples of its product tested positive for a drug commonly used for euthanasia. The recall affects Party Animal’s Cocolicious Beef & Turkey dog food as well as its Cocolicious Chicken...

Fox News, yesterday, 14:46

Beer can interfere with your heart's rhythm

Armed with hand-held breathalyzers and EKGs, German scientists put in a hard month's work at Munich's Oktoberfest as they mingled with thousands of men and women who were "under the stress of alcohol," to use the scientific term. Now they're...

Fox News, yesterday, 13:56

58-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Mexico

A 58-year-old woman who underwent fertility treatments gave birth to premature twins in northwestern Mexico last month. The twins, a boy and a girl, were born at 33 weeks gestation and spent three weeksat Culiacan's Regional General Hospital Number 1. Th

Fox News, yesterday, 13:26

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