Friday News Feed: March 29th

Controversial Marathon Runner

A 9-year-old boy has created controversy over whether children should be allowed to participate in long-distance running events. While some marathons do allow children to race, no studies have been conducted on the potentially adverse health effects...

Food Allergy Bullying?

An alarming study out of Mount Sinai School of Medicine found that, out of 250 families surveyed, a shocking 45 percent of children with food allergies were bullied simply because they had an allergy. The Doctors discuss the dangerous and potentially...

Explaining Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Seven-year-old Devon suffers from a wide array of severe allergies, including a condition called eosinophilic esophagitis, where an inflammatory, allergic reaction causes the airway to swell and impairs breathing. Devon’s severe allergies actually...

Eliminate Embarrassing Body Odor

The Doctors has an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column! E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the latest article gives tips to eliminate embarrassing body odor.

Dorothy Hamill’s Spinal Injury

Legendary Olympic figure skater Dorothy Hamill recently made an unexpected departure from Season 16 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars because of a spinal injury. The Doctors explain that back pain is common, but inexplicable pain accompanied by weakness...

Pope Francis: Medical Marvel?

According to the Associated Press, 76-year-old Pope Francis developed a severe respiratory infection as a teenager and underwent a lung removal procedure. The Doctors and cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Vince Moss discuss the operation and its effects.

15-Pound Baby Delivered Naturally

It took 20 doctors to deliver not-so-little baby George King, who was born weighing an astounding 15 pounds and 7 ounces. Baby George is the second largest baby on record to be delivered naturally in the U.K., and due to his size, he became stuck and...

Friday News Feed: March 29th

Friday News Feed: Stay up-to-date on the latest health headlines and learn how they could be affecting you. Food allergy bullying: Is your child at risk? Plus, deadly side effects: Why you MUST read the fine print on your over-the-counter medicine.

Robot-Assisted Learning

Seven-year-old Devon’s severe allergies prevent him from attending school, physically, but with the help of VGo robotic technology, Devon is able to visually trek the halls of his school and learn beside his classmates. Follow Devon to school with his...