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.

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.

Quick action saves Georgia woman during stroke

A stroke can sneak up on you and because it is impairing, you might not always realize what is going on. That' what happened to one Georgia woman. Why she believes her decision to help her daughter out is the reason she is alive today.

How Wegovy side effects impact patient

More Americans have turned to weight loss medication to help them slim down. Wegovy, which is approved to treat adults who are overweight or obese, can help curb food cravings. But, it can also come with some pretty common side effects. FOX 5 Medical Team's Beth Galvin spoke with a woman who's been on the medication about a year and a half.

After 8 years and 2 weight loss surgeries, Georgia woman finally feels healthy

Weight loss surgery can be life-changing. Still, it is not uncommon for bariatric patients to lose a significant amount of weight and then gain much of it back. That is what happened to 36-year-old Felicia Zorn of Holly Springs, Georgia. Today, after 8 years and two weight loss surgery, Zorn is finally at a point where she feels healthy.

Modern treatments for endometriosis

It can be debilitating for women one week out the month. Heavy periods, painful cramping, and debilitating pelvic pain are just some of the symptoms. It can also lead to infertility. There are ways to help through surgery and other treatments. The FOX 5 Medical Team takes a look at endometriosis and how doctors are working to solve this agonizing experience.

Brain cancer patient discovers new passion

Neill and Robin Ferrill of Atlanta have been married for 14 years, and this last one may have been the most challenging. This time last year, the couple was reeling from an unexpected diagnosis: brain cancer. This year, they're embracing a hobby together that has helped them get through it. It's beekeeping.

New treatment may boost parvovirus survival

Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious, potentially devastating disease for young puppies and unvaccinated dogs. But, a new monoclonal antibody treatment, the first of its kind, may provide an immune boost to help dogs fight off the virus.