BY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA (NEW YORK) -- When rapper Drake canceled his Miami concerts recently because he was suffering from a case of the flu, his representatives said, it was a reminder that flu season, which took a big toll last year, i...

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By  Dr. Jonathan Steinman (NEW YORK) --  It’s the start of fall, which means flu season is here. Last year, flu hospitalizations were the highest they’ve ever been; 106 out of every 100,000 people were hos...

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BY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA (NEW YORK) -- Pregnant women are more susceptible to life-threatening complications if they get the flu, a fact that makes the results of a new survey showing that only half of pregnant women get vaccinate...

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BY: DR. NICKY MEHTANI (NEW YORK) -- The average American child spends 3.6 hours staring at a computer, television, tablet, or smartphone daily -- an amount of screen time associated with inferior cognitive development and acad...

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(CLEVELAND) -- As a star student and a promising athlete at her Mississippi high school, with college ambitions, it seemed that the sky was the limit for then-17-year-old Katie Stubblefield, her father said."She was driven for a purpose,"...

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(NEW YORK) -- A majority of American teenagers say they have been bullied or harassed online, and teenage girls are more likely to be targeted for certain types of cyberbullying, according to a comprehensive new study from the Pew Research Center....

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(NEW YORK) -- At one gym in New York City, you will find a group of women who all have something in common: They are either pregnant or have newborns.The gym, Fit Pregnancy Club, or FPC, focuses exclusively on helping pregnant and postpar...

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(NEW YORK) -- The children of mothers that use marijuana are more likely to try the drug at a younger age, according to a new study. The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, looks at how a mom’s cannabis...

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(LONDON) -- Two years ago Natasha Ednan-Laperouse suffered a fatal allergic reaction after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich that her family says did not list one critical ingredient: sesame.Natasha, 15, was allergic to sesame.T...

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(HONOLULU) -- It was supposed to be a dream wedding. Instead, for Nikki and Will Lewis, their honeymoon in Hawaii turned into a nightmare when a monster wave crashed onto Nikki and left her paralyzed.The newlyweds were bodyboarding on Mau...

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BY: DR. AMISHA AHUJA(NEW YORK) -- Last weekend, rapper Drake canceled his Miami concerts because he was suffering from a case of the flu, his representatives confirmed. It was a reminder that flu season, which took a big...

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(LONDON) -- Two years ago Natasha Ednan-Laperouse suffered a fatal allergic reaction after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich that her family says did not list one critical ingredient: sesame.Natasha, 15, was allergic to sesame.T...

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By DR. NICKY MEHTANI (NEW YORK) -- One in three Americans age 45 and over are lonely, which may harm their quality of life and also pose health risks, according to a new national survey.The gre...

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(WICHITA, Kan.) -- Two Kansas doctors stepped in to help deliver a very special patient earlier this month -- Lily the Sumatran orangutan.Both agreed it was a moment they'll be talking about for years to come.Daisy, the Sedgwi...

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