Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

Trae Patton/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip. Teigen, a mom of two with husband John...

South Dakota woman gives birth to triplets after thinking she had kidney stones

MillefloreImages/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A South Dakota mother was in for a huge surprise during a recent trip to the hospital earlier this month for what she thought was kidney stones. "Started getting pains, figured it was...

Weight Watchers' app for kids draws backlash from parents, calls for boycott

dolgachov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- More than 78,000 people have signed a petition online calling on WW, formerly Weight Watchers, to remove its new app aimed at children ages 8 to 17. The app, called Kurbo by WW, is "designed...

10 Common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives? We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's...

Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people. Since June 28,...

4 Back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

iStock(NEW YORK) -- For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety. Many children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) struggle with...

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

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Potentially toxic ‘miracle cure’ touted by fringe ‘church’ is back on FDA's radar

Doug Nash(NEW YORK) -- Reports of health problems from a dangerous so-called “miracle cure” marketed widely online in recent years as a mineral solution known as “MMS” -- whose promoters tout it as...

New guidelines on prescribing fewer opioids could have massive impact: Study

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Surgeons in Michigan are prescribing fewer opioid medications after operations, but here's the kicker: Their patients are not complaining. A new study further explores whether too many opioids...

Woman says she was told by doctor to lose weight, then diagnosed with cancer

Jen Curran(LOS ANGELES) -- A California woman who gave birth six months ago says seeking a second opinion after one doctor told her to lose weight may have saved her life. Jen Curran, 38, of Los Angeles, said her blood...

Three ways to stop the dreaded 'Sunday scaries'

Just_Human/iStock(NEW YORK) -- It's 5:00 on Sunday night and a familiar feeling of dread starts to set in, as the weekend slips away. Sunday scaries, Sunday night blues and Sunday depression are all terms used to describe...

New product line is helping people embrace their baldness

Courtesy Comprehensive Cranium Care(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Bamberger was diagnosed with alopecia areata, also known as patchy hair loss, at age 12. By her 15th birthday, as her condition become more severe, Bamberger said she...

FCC proposes 3-digit number, similar to 911, to combat national 'suicide epidemic'

releon8211/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with a plan to create a new three-digit hotline number, similar to 911, to enable quick access to national suicide prevention resources....

Virtual reality may mean real pain relief for hospitalized patients

bombuscreative/iStock(NEW YORK) -- For many hospital patients, pain is part of their reality. According to a new study, however, an unreal environment could help. Virtual reality can help. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai...

Study: Social media is harmful to teen girls’ mental health

JosuOzkaritz/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Teenage girls are affected by social media use more than boys, with the harmful effects being driven by three factors, according to a new study. In girls, frequent use of social media...

Minnesota Dept. of Health says 'severe lung injury' cases might be related to vaping

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) -- The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is asking health care providers to be on alert for lung diseases related to vaping and e-cigarette use among young adults after a...

Surprise medical bills are on the rise: STUDY

LIgorko/iStockBY: DR. LAITH ALEXANDER (NEW YORK) -- A new study from Stanford University published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows surprise medical bills – when you visit a hospital and, some time later, get charged...

What to know about BootySprout, an at-home glute training workout device

BootySprout(NEW YORK) -- Behold the BootySprout -- the at-home, glute-training device that will soon be taking over your Instagram. The BootySprout is designed to tone your butt by simulating weighted hip thrusts, but...

Dog runs in her wheelchair for first time and can’t control her excitement

Instagram: Pigeonpup(NEW YORK) -- After a dog named Pigeon was in a car accident, her rear legs were left paralyzed and her owner abandoned her. As it happened, the owner of a dog-sitting business in Savannah, Georgia,...

FDA warns consumers against drinking Mineral Miracle Solution, says it's 'the same as bleach'

bankrx/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government is urging the public not to drink a solution that has been touted as a treatment for numerous conditions, including autism and cancer, but which it says is akin to...

Grand Island Public Schools to start Tuesday after mold cleanup

Grand Island Public Schools to start Tuesday after mold cleanup

Sarpy Crash Reward Grows, Info Stalls

Sarpy Crash Reward Grows, Info Stalls

Kearney Police respond to "swatting" call

Kearney Police respond to "swatting" call

Linehan: New State Tax Law Finds Many Having 'Hard Time Adjusting'

Linehan: New State Tax Law Finds Many Having 'Hard Time Adjusting'

Man Found In Bar Parking Lot Dies, One Arrested

Man Found In Bar Parking Lot Dies, One Arrested

Chasers Club 'Cakes 6-1

Chasers Club 'Cakes 6-1

Beatrice softball, led by six seniors, looks to get back to Hastings with their 'eye on the prize'

Beatrice softball, led by six seniors, looks to get back to Hastings with their 'eye on the prize'

Wilber-Clatonia looks ready to once again contend in Class C2 playoff race

Wilber-Clatonia looks ready to once again contend in Class C2 playoff race

Conestoga continues to build culture, add players to football program

Conestoga continues to build culture, add players to football program

Skoglund Silences Sounds, Chasers Win 7-4

Skoglund Silences Sounds, Chasers Win 7-4