Health

Deep-Fried Candy Bars May Be Hazardous to Your Health

iStock/Thinkstock(GLASGOW, Scotland) — Candy is dandy but deep-fried candy bars are really tasty. The problem, according to a report in the Scottish Medical Journal, is that these sugary and fatty confections normally sold at state fairs could put you in serious Read More

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus 68

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — There’s a new mystery surrounding a respiratory virus suspected of sickening children in 45 states since August: temporary paralysis. The virus, called enterovirus 68, can start out like the common cold but can quickly turn Read More

Debbie Gibson Opens Up About the Lows of Lyme Disease

ABC/Kelsey McNeal(NEW YORK) — Singer Debbie Gibson admits that she is just now starting to feel like herself again after struggling from Lyme disease for the past year. “This is my first pain-free month,” she told People magazine. “My strength has Read More

Up Close with Patients in the Throes of Ebola

ABC NewsREPORTER’S NOTEBOOK By ABC News’ Dr. Richard Besser (MONROVIA, Liberia) — “First thing was the headache,” a Liberian teen tells me. I’ve arrived in a remote village with a medical team from The International Medical Corps to Read More

Paralysis Link Suspected as Enterovirus Spreads

iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) — Simon Humphrey spent nine days in a Colorado hospital room fighting for his life. Humphrey, 13, is one of hundreds of children across the country stricken by Enterovirus 68. He later had problems moving his limbs. “I couldn’t Read More