(NEW YORK) -- By Dr. Saumya Bhutani
The incidence of stroke, a major cause of disability and death, is on the rise in young and middle-aged adults. A new study suggests that PTSD may be a contributing factor.
"There ... Read More
(MANDAN, N.D.) -- It was a normal Thursday morning in January for new mom Rachel Jungling as she took her infant twins to day care.
Both Rachel and her husband, Ryne Jungling, headed to work, and Rachel was ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- When 29-year-old Dr. Rose Marie Leslie, a second-year family resident at the University of Minnesota Medical School, first found out about TikTok, she did what every other millennial did and downloaded the app to try it ... Read More
Courtesy Maria Alves
(NEW YORK) -- Maria Alves thought the crippling anxiety and worry she said she felt after the birth of her son three years ago were simply “baby blues” that would go away.
When the feelings continued weeks ... Read More
(Courtesy University of New Mexico) The University of New Mexico is handing out coasters that will test for drugs.
(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Students at the University of New Mexico can now pick up coasters that will alert them if any ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A new yoga craze is all the rage and a bit of an oxymoron.
Rage yoga has started to stretch across the U.S. where more new instructors are adopting the practice that includes alcohol, profanity and ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Halloween is around the corner and parents have a sweet way to make trick-or-treating more inclusive and fun for everyone, especially children with autism.
The tradition at the end of the month when kids dress up ... Read More
(ULSTER, Pa.) -- In a typical year, Ariah Cook's grandparents are the first house in Ulster, Pa., to put up holiday decorations.
But this hasn't been a typical year.
Ariah, 6, is battling stage 3 glioblastoma, an aggressive ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Quayla Harris knew exactly how she wanted the delivery of her third child to go: a natural birth in the hospital with her husband by her side.
Only one of those things happened.
Harris' husband was, ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- Pauline Dowell may never be able to drive a car, but she can sail a boat around the world.
Dowell is legally blind and is one of many athletes with disabilities who competes in the C. ... Read More
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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Treatment facilities and employers are working to tackle the opioid epidemic in central Ohio, which has been particularly hard hit by the growing national crisis.
House of Hope in downtown Columbus has helped an ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- High school athletes are more likely to have concussions during games than in practice, according to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In the new study, 20 high school sports, including football, wrestling, ... Read More
Licensed psychotherapist Whitney Hawkins Goodman. (ABC News)
(NEW YORK) -- We've all heard of the power of positive thinking. We're told to be positive. Think positively.
So when someone we love is feeling down or facing a challenge, many of ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- "When my son was born, he was the first blind person I’d ever met," Emily Coleman told ABC News' Good Morning America
Coleman, 40, now works as a superintendent for the Texas School for ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- An Ironman triathlon is considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.
It’s about a 17-hour competition where athletes have to complete a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and then ... Read More