With the gift of a kidney, Madison coworkers become linked for life
Coworkers Rachel Harrelson and Julie Patterson share a lifesaving connection. When Patterson's kidneys failed last winter, Harrelson decided she had to help her friend.
Woman donates her kidney to co-worker
Rachel Harrelson and Julie Patterson are forever connected now, they share something deeper than just their workplace. When Rachel found out her co-worker Julie was sick, she went the extra mile to save her life.
What is 'chroming'? The deadly social media trend on TikTok
Several people have lost their lives due to “chroming," but yet it is becoming more popular on social media.
Most US adults are declining COVID boosters as CDC warns of health risks: 'Relatively little protection'
Adults who aren’t current on their COVID-19 vaccine booster doses may have "relatively little remaining protection" against hospitalization compared to those who haven’t been vaccinated at all, suggests a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Bills' Damar Hamlin launches CPR Tour to raise awareness
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin kicked off a multicity tour at his home stadium on Saturday to distribute medical equipment and promote techniques that helped save his life in January.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill barring trans youth from accessing transition-related care
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 14 into law Friday, which bars transgender juveniles from getting puberty blockers and hormone therapies.
Former wrestling superstar says he has 'severe brain trauma'
'The Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase made the announcement on 'Everybody's Got a Pod.'
Eating junk food may hinder deep sleep, study says
Participants were given both healthy and unhealthy diets at random times and their sleep schedules were monitored to see what, if any, connection there was between diet and sleep.
Paralyzed Kennesaw State University student turns tragedy into scientific mission
Heru Crooks says that tragedy is why he's now doing research at Kennesaw State University.
Fertility specialist says getting to a healthier weight may boost pregnancy chances
About 40% of young and middle age women in the US are overweight. Fertility specialist Dr. Desiree' McCarthy-Keith says losing 5% to 10% of your body weight, if you are overweight, may boost a woman's chances of success with fertility treatments.
'Poison in every puff': Canada to print warning labels on individual cigarettes
Canada will soon become the first country in the world where warning labels must appear on individual cigarettes.
Sweden close to becoming first 'smoke-free' country in Europe
Many experts give credit to decades of anti-smoking campaigns and legislation, while others point to the prevalence of "snus," a smokeless tobacco product that's marketed in Sweden as an alternative to cigarettes.
'We did not know it was going to be that hard': Couple shares struggle to find a Black sperm donor
When Jamelia and Kewanda Walker got married and decided to start a family, the Sugar Hill, Georgia, couple went in search of a sperm donor who looked like them. That is when they discovered there were frustratingly few Black donors to be found.
Mental health courts: How much can they help jail crisis?
Her baby appeared to be only a few months old. But for at least one day, his mother was going back to jail.
What is human metapneumovirus? Doctors explain HMPV symptoms
Human metapneumovirus, or HMPV, spiked this spring, sending young children and seniors to the hospital. Here's what health experts say about what you need to know and should keep an eye out for.
Study finds unintentional weight loss in seniors may raise risk of dying
A new study drives home the importance of weighing ourselves as we get older.
Sick workers linked to 40% of restaurant food poisoning outbreaks, CDC says
Norovirus and salmonella, germs that can cause severe illness, were the most common cause of 800 outbreaks.
Study stress importance of seniors' weight
Studying data from nearly 20,000 older adults weighed yearly, researchers found an unintentional weight loss of 10% was associated a higher risk of dying from cancer, cardiovascular disease and other illnesses, in both men and women.
Workers believe time off is more important than health insurance, survey finds
The Pew Research Center conducted a detailed study to learn how Americans feel about their jobs ranging from compensation and benefits to job satisfaction.
Social media causing 'profound risk of harm'
If you've ever fallen down the social media rabbit-hole, watching video after video before you realize you're scrolling mindlessly, the U.S. Surgeon General says you're not alone. He warns social media may also be harming children and teenagers when it comes to their mental health.