Mom embarks on weight loss journey, drops nearly 60 pounds to ‘be the legs’ for disabled son

A British mom whose son will likely never talk or walk due to a rare condition affecting his brain lost nearly 60 pounds in a bid to “be the... Read more »

Michigan man’s toe used to replace thumb sawed-off in woodworking accident

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW  A Michigan man who lost a thumb in a woodworking accident found a replacement for the missing digit: his toe. In April, Aiden Aikens was making... Read more »

Woman’s raw post on addiction goes viral after brother-in-law’s overdose death

A family who lost a loved one to drug addiction six months ago is using their grief to spread awareness in a raw social media post that’s been shared... Read more »

Pete Frates, inspiration behind ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge,’ dies at age 34, family says

Pete Frates, the man who inspired thousands to participate in the viral “Ice Bucket Challenge,” which raised over $220 million for ALS research, has died at age 34, his... Read more »

Woman wants 2 front teeth for Christmas after swallowing dentures while eating mince pie

The holiday classic “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” may have been written with schoolchildren in mind, but one woman in Scotland is singing along... Read more »

Which meat is healthiest to eat?

Dear Dr. Manny, What kind of meat is the best meat to eat? I keep hearing that red meat is bad for you and can cause all kinds of... Read more »

Maine sees first flu death of season, state health officials say

Doctors urge patients to get their flu shots now The flu season normally starts towards the end of the fall, but seasonal influenza is reportedly starting much earlier this... Read more »

Florida chef, wife and 17-year-old son diagnosed with separate cancers

A community in Florida is rallying around the owner of a popular French-American restaurant as well as his wife and 17-year-old son as all three of them face separate... Read more »

Norovirus outbreak temporarily closes Wisconsin elementary school: officials

A suspected norovirus outbreak has temporarily closed an elementary school in Wisconsin, school officials said this week. Early Thursday, officials at Johnson Creek Elementary school in Johnson Creek, Wis.,... Read more »

Why is your stomach making noises?

Are you just hungry, or is there a more serious issue behind the noises? (iStock) Dear Dr. Manny, Why is my stomach making noises? I think it’s embarrassing, but... Read more »