Celebrity Health Challenges

What actress and breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate wants you to know about prevention. Plus Grammy winner Toni Braxton opens up about her struggle with lupus. Then, The Doctors’ and USA Today’s “Family Fitness Challenge.”

Whooping cough, or pertussis, can be dangerous and deadly for infants and is commonly treated with antibiotics and prevented with a vaccine; however, new research suggests that these treatments are becoming less and less effective.

Grammy-winning recording artist Toni Braxton faced a new obstacle in her life after being diagnosed with lupus, a mysterious, autoimmune disorder that attacks a wide range of body parts, from joints and skin to the brain, blood vessels, kidneys and...

USA Weekend and "The Doctors" are joining USA Today to launch the annual Family Fitness Challenge, a program formulated to inspire families across the country to eat healthier, shape up and lose weight. After hundreds of submissions, six families were...

HGTV host Carter Oosterhouse founded Carter’s Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and promoting awareness of fitness and self-esteem for America’s youth. Sponsored by Lowe’s Home Improvement, Carter’s Kids constructs new playgrounds...

USA WEEKEND and <i>The Doctors</i> are joining USA TODAY to launch the annual Family Fitness Challenge, a program specifically formulated to inspire families across the country to eat healthier, shape up and lose weight.

Grammy-winning recording artist Toni Braxton opens up about her diagnosis of lupus, a mysterious, autoimmune disorder that attacks a wide range of body parts, from joints and skin to the brain, blood vessels, kidneys and other vital organs.