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11-Year-Old Girl 'Allergic' to Sunlight

Girl blistered hands turn out to be symptom of rare 'allergy' to sunlight.

Here's the Sunburn 'Art' That's Making Some Cringe

Experts say avoid trending sunburn "art" this summer.

New Ebola Cases Spread Fear as Officials Race to Halt Outbreak

Ebola has reportedly infected three people in Liberia weeks after country was declared "Ebola-free."

Amnesiac Woman Tries to Solve Mystery of Who She Is

Amnesiac searches for family as she fights cancer.

This Pint-Sized Supporter Is Thrilled About a Vaccine Bill

Meet the pint-size supporter of the controversial vaccine bill in California.

Watch: Possible Citrus-Skin Cancer Link Subject of New Study

The new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology examines if eating citrus may put people at greater risk for developing melanoma.

CDC Warns of Pool Parasite This Summer

Hardy parasite can cause problems in the pool.

Study Investigates Possible Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

Researchers fighting cancer are looking at risks from eating citrus.

Officials Confirm Ebola's Return to Liberia

Deadly Ebola reappears in Liberia.

How a Woman Lost Sight in One Eye 12 Hours After Mud Run

Mom says only transplant will restore sight after infection left her blind in 12 hours.

Girl Learning to Eat After Spending Her Life on Feeding Tube

Four-year-old takes first bite as she learns to eat.

How to Watch Out for 'Flesh-Eating' Bacteria This Summer

The rare "flesh-eating" bacterial infection can start off with very subtle symptoms, according to experts.

Synchronized Swimmers Show Perils of 'Drinking and Diving'

Synchronized swimmers show why you shouldn't "drink and dive."

Swimmers Beware: Burning Eyes May Be Caused by Urine

Beware the irritating pool water this summer.

Why Beachgoers Are Being Warned to Avoid Gulf Waters

Strong storms have lead to polluted water flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, authorities said.

Lamb Modified With Jellyfish DNA Goes on Market, Prompts Investigation

The lamb was being used for a study on heart disease.

How Diabetics Handle Fasting for Ramadan

How diabetics attempt to deal with fasting for Ramadan.

Why A Human Head Transplant Probably Isn't Happening Any Time Soon

What you should know about the possibility of a head transplant.

Two Transplants as a Child, Ready to Become Transplant Nurse

Laurie Lukianov underwent two liver transplants that saved her life.

LA Deputy Saves Life of Colleague By Becoming Liver Donor

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy was able to save a colleagues life by becoming an organ donor.

Mutation Discovered in Cannibal Tribe Might Stop Deadly Brain Disease

How a remote cannibal tribe could help doctors learn about degenerative neurological diseases.

Boy Transforms Into Superhero Thanks to Special Armor

See how a normal 4-year-old boy becomes a new kind of superhero.

CDC Issues Health Advisory Amid MERS Outbreak

How authorities are trying to stop the deadly MERS virus from spreading.

Synthetic Marijuana-Related Calls to Poison Control Centers Spike 229%

Synthetic marijuana leads to more than 3,500 emergency calls this year.

Formerly Conjoined Twin Leaves Hospital a Month After Sister

Adeline Faith Mata, once conjoined to her twin Knatalye Hope Mata, has been released from the hospital almost exactly one month after her sister was cleared to go home.

Missouri Family Mourns Teen Athlete Who Collapsed at Pool

Family mourns teen who died suddenly at neighborhood pool.

What You Need to Know About Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

A woman from India is believed to have been infected with the rare form of TB for years.

See the Entire Wedding Party That Donned Masks Amid MERS

A MERS outbreak in South Korea has reportedly infected 95 people.

FDA Panel Votes to Approve 'Female Viagra' With Conditions

There are no drugs on the market today to treat sexual dysfunction for women.

Pediatric Cancer Patients Get to Celebrate Very Special Prom

The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has celebrated patients with their annual spring prom for 25 years.

6 Things You Should Know About Sex During Pregnancy

Here???s the way-reassuring lowdown on having sex when you???re pregnant.

What You Need to Know About Anthrax

What causes an anthrax infection and what doctors can do about it.

Beware the Risks of Grill Brush Bristles in Your Burger

Tiny piece of metal hidden in burger lands Connecticut woman in the hospital.

Turning 18 and Turning to Breast Reduction Surgery

Mackenzie is petite, standing at about 5 feet tall. But her bra size was a 32-H, so she said finding outfits that fit well was a constant challenge.

Mom Shares Heartwarming Pic as Daughter Battles Cancer With Friend

A snapshot of a young cancer patient has gone viral after the girl's mother posted the picture on Facebook.

Teen's Brain Aneurysm Draws Attention to Rare Condition

Softball player fights for her life after suffering rare brain aneurysm.

How to Stay Safe on Memorial Day

A few tips on staying safe this summer season.

'Dead' Man Starts Moving on His Way to Morgue

Firefighters declared the man dead, but he started breathing.

Paralyzed Man Drinks Beer by Moving Robotic Arm With His Mind

Erik Sorto hasn't moved his arms or legs in more than 10 years.

Mom Jailed Over Son's Circumcision Dispute Agrees to Procedure

Heather Hironimus spent a week in jail.

Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Linked to Tuna Sushi

Rare strain of salmonella sickens 53 people in 9 states.

How This Bird Flu Is Different From Past Outbreaks

What you need to know about the current bird flu outbreak in the U.S.

Man With Dementia Survives Nearly 3 Days in Desert

Man survives dangerous conditions in the Mojave desert.

You'll Need Tissues After Seeing This PSA for Organ Donation

Argentinian PSA shines light on organ donation.

Parents Say Pot Helped Daughter's Seizures

Three-year-old had 1,000 seizures a day. Now, she only has a handful, parents say.

Bride-to-Be Says Birth Control Caused Stroke

Jordan Ward, 26, says her fiance convinced her to go to the hospital.

Alleged Blue Bell Listeria Victim Says Illness Changed His Life Forever

It started with a brutal headache, and soon David Shockley was unresponsive.

The Drug at the Center of the Supreme Court Case on Lethal Injections

The drug midazolam is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case.

Dr. Besser's Look at Life Inside the Hot Zone

Dr. Richard Besser reports on the growing outbreak from Monrovia, Liberia.

Cancer Lessons I Learned From a Fictional Teenage Boy

That love scene from "The Fault in Our Stars" is so intense.