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There must be something in the water: Hospital in Arizona has 16 pregnant nurses
(CNN) There's a baby boom in an Arizona hospital and it's not coming from the maternity ward. Sixteen nurses who work in the intensive care unit of the Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa are pregnant. "I know a couple of us did fertility treatments ...
Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'
Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking ...
Parents' photo of baby encircled by hundreds of IVF needles goes viral
Wearing a rainbow swaddle, the 2-week-old is encircled with hundreds of syringes showing her parents' IVF struggles. The heart around her is made of the blood-thinner needles her mom used twice a day. The next ring shows the many IVF injections that ...
An 11-year-old boy dying from leukemia wants racing stickers for his casket
DES MOINES, IOWA — When cancer treatment wasn't working anymore for 11-year-old Caleb Hammond, his family had to make a difficult decision: Continue life behind hospital walls going through painful treatments that wouldn't cure him, or bring Caleb ...
Football Fan Day Canceled Over Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease Outbreak
The West Virginia football Fan Day has just been canceled after university authorities confirmed five cases of a contagious disease. What is hand, foot, and mouth disease? Football Fan Day Canceled. West Virginia University announced that the fan ...
Woman says surgeon removed kidney by mistake in botched operation
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Dena Knapp went to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., to have an adrenal gland and associated mass removed. Instead, according to a lawsuit, Dr. Scott Baker removed her healthy right kidney, USA Today reports. The suit ...
These 3 eye conditions could be predictors of Alzheimer's, study says
Mental confusion, sleeplessness and mood swings have all been linked to Alzheimer's disease but the health of your eyes could also be a predictor, according to a new report. >> Read more trending news. Researchers from the University of Washington ...
Avoid low-carb diets if you want to live longer, study suggests
Previous studies have shown how a low-carb diet can help with weight loss, but cutting such foods might also shorten your life, according to a new report. >> Read more trending news. Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston recently ...
US measles outbreak hits 107 cases in 21 states, DC
(HealthDay)—A measles outbreak that's so far affected 21 states and the District of Columbia is being investigated by U.S. health officials. As of July 14, there had been 107 cases reported since the start of the year, according to the U.S. Centers ...
Health officials warn of measles threat
State and county health officials are warning Northern Arizona residents about the threat of potential exposure to the measles virus after an out-of-state visitor with measles traveled through the area during early August. Although Arizona Department ...