Marisabel Figueroa was told her daughter Kaitlyn — who was diagnosed with autism at 3 years old — would never be able to communicate. And Kaitlyn never uttered a word until this year.
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
A local coffee shop owner in Oregon helped keep a competitor’s store open while one of its owners battles terminal cancer from a hospice.
Hiccups could play an important role in an infant's brain development, a new study suggests.
The University of Illinois study found that participants who lived near the Medline Industries plant in Waukegan had higher levels of the cancer-causing chemical ethylene oxide in their blood than those who lived farther away, The Chicago Tribune reported.
The 52 vaping deaths in 26 states are among the 2,409 hospitalized cases that have been reported across the nation this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
A young man who is the only person in the U.S. to reach stage four of an aggressive and rare form of brain cancer has dedicated his final days to helping others.
Many trees live to be thousands of years old — could their DNA hold the secret to slowing the human aging process?
The teens are all participating in the "Expressions Challenge,” which is sponsored by Walgreens. In its tenth year, the program asks teens to depict their concerns using art, music and spoken word.
Disney issued a warning for viewers with photosensitive epilepsy that certain fight scenes in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" might cause seizures.
CBD products are rolling out at about 1,100 Dollar General stores in Tennessee and Kentucky.
Families were notified of a fifth confirmed diagnosis of the disease, also known as pertussis, in a message sent by school officials Tuesday.
Gabe's treatments for lymphoblastic leukemia haven't worked and he's relapsed three times. On Thanksgiving, his parents made the decision it was time to shift course and start focusing on Gabe's quality of life for the time he has left. So while Gabe may have taken his first steps in the hospital, his parents intend for him to "find the joy" outside of it.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and public health and regulatory officials in several states are investigating a multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections that have been linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kit, and the CDC is urging anyone who may have purchased one of the salad kits to throw it away.
An official from the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement announcing that impurities were found in a diabetes drug outside of the United States.
A father, mother and their 17-year-old son are all battling different forms of cancer at the same time. They say they are relying on their faith to keep going.
Rylan Wilder, 15, was shot in the arm and abdomen Nov. 19 inside an Irving Park music shop as police chased a man who robbed a Des Plaines bank and then shot a Chicago police officer.
An 11-year-old boy in Georgia has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season after kicking cancer in less than a year.
A young boy waiting for a new heart will have to spend another holiday in the hospital, so he is asking for Christmas cards to make his room a little more cheerful.
A 13-year-old boy who lost both his parents is now struggling as his need for a kidney donor increases.