Maiya Lima was only 5 years old when her mother noticed a small bald patch on the back of her head. More patches began to appear in the weeks and months that followed in 2015.

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Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" paints a picture of stark contrasts. The impoverished Cratchit family share love and joy, while Ebenezer Scrooge is wealthy, cold and "solitary as an oyster."

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Officials at the CDC are under order by the Trump administration to stop using specific words in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.

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When Avery Reilly was born, her parents thought she was an "absolutely perfect baby," her mother Helena said. She loved to be swaddled and was a great sleeper.

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Does Christmas music put you in the spirit of giving or turn your heart two sizes too small?

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A gene-therapy trial by London researchers has seen remarkable success in finding a long-term cure for hemophilia A.

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Eleven years ago, the Tyson family seemed to have it all. Nicole and Scott Tyson had just bought land in Sharpsburg, Georgia, to build their dream home. They envisioned starting a small farm, with a place for their kids to play.

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In 2017, you asked Dr. Google "What is keto diet," "What are opioids," and "What is lupus." Here are some of the top-trending health-related Google searches of the year.

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The illegal trade and growing abuse of tramadol, a synthetic opioid, are destabilizing parts of West Africa, especially in the Sahel region, where it is fueling terror groups and providing revenue for them to carry out attacks, UN officials and security experts say.

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A bill that could keep women from having abortions after tests reveal that a fetus might have Down syndrome is heading to Ohio Gov. John Kasich's desk.

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An accomplished British surgeon has admitted branding two of his patients' livers with his initials.

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At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in attacks during the first month of a military crackdown in Myanmar in late August, Médecins Sans Frontières estimates.

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Teen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

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Nutritionist Lisa Drayer shows simple suggestions to cut sugar, fat, and calories from baked goods but still keep them tasty.

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