Bigorexia: When bodybuilding goes too far

Bigger and better is the name of the game for bodybuilders
The California mother whose viral search for a bone marrow donor saw over 40,000 people register with “Be the Match” has finally received her transplant, just over a month after she gave birth to twins.

Why 'night owls' may be at higher risk for disease

But making a few simple changes can help keep your late-night lifestyle from sending your health to the birds.
For the first time in American history, one of the leading causes of deaths - vehicle crash - has been supplanted by opioid overdoses.
A woman suffering from seizures, hallucinations and paranoia for more than two months finally found relief after doctors discovered a massive growth on her ovary, which triggered a rare autoimmune disease in her brain.
A 2-year-old girl who attempted to save her twin sister’s Minnie Mouse toy from a candle flame is recovering from third-degree burns on her hands and arms after her limbs caught on fire.
A Florida surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine after removing a woman's kidney that he thought was a tumor.

FDA resuming some food inspections halted by shutdown

The Food and Drug Administration said it will resume inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday.

Soldier saves man's life with ballpoint pen, Saints hoodie

A 20-year-old Army hero is being credited with saving the life of a Texas man after he crafted a makeshift medical device out of a ballpoint pen to perform a lifesaving maneuver.
The curious case of a man’s excessive sweating problem was finally solved after three years when he suffered through an episode while talking to his doctor.
Instagram star Zoe Buxton opened up about her struggle with Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive and how she turned to fashion.

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped, an Ohio hospital system announced after being sued by a family alleging an improper dose of fentanyl actively hastened the death of one of those patients.
A new study suggests painkillers prescribed to pets could possibly be contributing to the opioid problem in the U.S.

Is your child’s ‘Fortnite’ habit a cry for help?

Frustrated parents across the U.S. have taken to Facebook forums to vent about their child’s obsession with “Fortnite” and the alleged trouble the game is causing in their households.
Eight nurses at an Illinois hospital who were expecting within months of each other are now showing the world their new children.
An 8-year-old North Carolina boy who received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma while visiting family in Utah over the holidays has now been reunited with his beloved dog thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger.
As the partial government shutdown nears a third week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it’s been forced to suspend routine inspections of domestic food-processing facilities.
A man who reportedly drank an entire 30-milliliter bottle liquid sildenafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction, experienced vision issues that included “debilitating night blindness,” according to a medical case study recently published in the in the journal JAMA Opthalmology.
Certain candies made by a company in Kentucky could be contaminated with hepatitis A, a highly contagious infection that typically affects the liver, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a recent warning to consumers.
An American who was being monitored in Nebraska after possibly being exposed to Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from care on Saturday after having “never developed” the disease, the medical facility announced.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday that a multi-state outbreak of E. coli connected to romaine lettuce “appears to be over.”