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  • Camp Lejeune Marine treated for shark bite off NC coast

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend, the eighth such attack in the past three weeks, medical personnel from Camp Lejeune said Monday.…

  • Autistic boy, 6, on life support after alleged beating

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a 6-year-old autistic boy is on life support after he was beaten by his mother’s boyfriend. Defendant Aaron Vanmeter of Hancock was being held on…

  • Q&A: As Obama health law survives, GOP split over next move

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections. Last month’s Supreme Court…

  • Lush conditions fuel Colorado increase in rabbit fever

    DENVER (AP) — Fed by unusually lush vegetation, rabbits have been breeding like rabbits around Colorado, increasing the risk for what is normally a rare bacterial disease in the state. Fifteen people have contracted tularemia…

  • ‘Stunning’ number of large drug doses by doctor, expert says

    DETROIT (AP) — Patients of a Detroit-area doctor received “stunning” doses of a powerful, expensive drug that exposed them to life-threatening infections, an expert testified Monday as a judge heard details about a cancer specialist…

  • Model You Never Knew Existed Shapes the Jeans You Wear

    (NEW YORK) — J.Lo, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian may have the most talked-about derrieres in Hollywood, but when it comes to finding that perfect fit, 34-year-old Natasha Wagner influences the fashion industry more that those…

  • Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals Fitness Secrets at 43

    (NEW YORK) — It’s hard to believe Jada Pinkett Smith is 43 and a mother of two. The Magic Mike star opened up to People magazine about how she maintains her figure and what she…

  • Your Body: Keeping Your Kids Hydrated

    By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Is your child cranky this summer? It could be for a reason you haven’t considered — one that health experts say affects more than half of…

  • Newport’s Cliff Walk by Gilded Age mansions now smoke-free

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Now that smokers can no longer light up on Newport’s iconic Cliff Walk, the only thing breathtaking is the view. A new ban instituted last month applies to the 3 1/2-mile…

  • Side-By-Side Comparison of New Oreo Thins to Original

    (NEW YORK) — It’s been a busy year for Oreo: Red Velvet and S’Mores flavors debuted, with much speculation of what’s coming next. Well, the wait is over, because as of Tuesday, there’s a brand…

  • Foreigner in Philippines tests positive for MERS virus

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 36-year-old foreigner who arrived in the Philippines from the Middle East is under quarantine after testing positive for the MERS virus, health officials said Monday. Philippine Health Secretary Janette Garin…

  • Higher Testosterone May Lead to Bigger Financial Risks

    (LONDON) — Financial markets are controlled by testosterone more than you think. A new study from Imperial College London published in Scientific Reports reveals men with higher testosterone levels make bigger financial risks. The researchers conducted…

  • How to Stay Healthy on a Road Trip

    So you’ve heard the call of the open road — and you’ve finally decided to answer. Don’t feel too guilty about ditching the office water cooler for Route 66; studies indicate that taking some much-needed…

  • Pet food maker Stella & Chewy’s recalls some products

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pet food maker Stella & Chewy’s is recalling some of its products because a routine test found Listeria in a sample of its chicken freeze-dried dinner patties for dogs. Listeria can…

  • Study: Smokers, substance abusers more likely to get in trouble with painkillers

    WASHINGTON — Researchers say the person most likely to develop problems with prescription opiod painkillers is someone with a history of substance abuse, including nicotine. A team at the Mayo Clinic took a random sample of…