(NEW YORK) -- There may be a link between the common parenting practice known as "emotional feeding," or using food as a means of comforting or rewarding children, and the development later in life of "emotional eating," or the habit of eating to com... Read More
By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor
Women are far more likely to suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs) than men, statistics show.
UTIs can occur when bacteria travel through the urethra... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- New York Times bestselling author Dr. Ian K. Smith called out America's addiction to sweets in his new book Blast the Sugar Out, a guide designed for diabetic or pre-diabetic people looking to lead healthier lifestyles... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Since plastic was invented, figuring out how to get rid of the stuff quickly without further harming the environment has been a puzzle. This week, researchers found one unlikely but possible solution: caterpillars.
Specifical... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress gear up for another attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, an ABC News/Washington Post poll finds broad public preference for keeping and improving it — including high... Read More
(MANISTEE, Mich.) -- When Corinne Bass learned that her recovery from a recent bone marrow transplant would mean missing her senior prom, she and medical staff improvised to bring the party to the hospital.
Since August 2015, Bass had been... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week "to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease."
In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many chil... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Malaria may seem like a disease from bygone days to many people in the United States.
But a new study published Monday in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene finds that, every year, more than a thousand pati... Read More
(MILFORD, Va.) -- A toddler danced the night away Friday after attending a teen's high school prom.
Taylor Schafer, 17, a student at Caroline High School in Milford, Virginia, invited Finn Blumenthal, 2, to accompany her to the dance. Finn... Read More