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...

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...

Warning Label Lawsuit

The Doctors discuss a lawsuit where a Massachusetts family was awarded 63 million dollars after a state jury found that a children’s ibuprofen manufacturer failed to adequately warn patients about the potential side effects. See what happened to the...

Living with One Lung

Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Vince Moss explains the body's remarkable ability to accommodate after having a lung or any other paired organ removed.

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...