(NEW YORK) -- Ivermectin, a potentially dangerous and unproven medication to help COVID-19 patients, is being widely dispensed despite warnings, as the nation is in the grips of the delta variant surge. Internal data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviewed by... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gun-inflicted injuries result in more than $1 billion in hospital costs each year and programs like Medicaid end up picking up most of the tab, according to a new report. The report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office was requested by House and... Read More.
(NOTE LANGUAGE) According to a new report, actor Armie Hammer has entered rehab to treat drug, alcohol, and sex issues. Vanity Fair reports that three sources confirm that Hammer, 34, entered rehab on May 31. One source, who claims to be close with the actor, said Hammer asked estranged... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lamar Odom, whose battle with drug addiction led to a near-death experience, is opening up about his use of a synthetic drug that he said helped him beat addiction. Odom, 41, said being treated with small doses of ketamine under medical supervision... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- MDMA, also known as “ecstasy” or “Molly,” has traditionally been thought of as a party drug. But now, researchers are finding promising results for MDMA as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. A recent phase 3 clinical trial found that MDMA,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations accelerates, millions of Americans are planning for life after the pandemic. But for people with lingering symptoms -- patients known as "long haulers" -- that day may never come. Now, clinics are springing up across the... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- This St. Patrick's Day, food fans are all in luck because you don't need to follow a rainbow to score one of these rich treats.From shamrock green doughnuts at Krispy Kreme to limited-edition Lucky... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, GMA(SAN DIEGO) -- In 2008, Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke -- known at the time as Rachel Buehler -- was representing the United States at the Summer Olympics as a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Women's National... Read More.
By DR. STEPHANIE E. FARBER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague society, many have noticed that it is also plaguing their skin. 'Maskne,' the nickname given to the many skin plights arising from prolonged mask wear,... Read More.
By MATT GUTMAN and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- More Americans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 than ever before.As more than 73,000 people across the country seek medical attention for the virus, health care professionals are saying they've... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Pikkarainen, a traveling nurse, spent over two months this spring on assignment in New Jersey helping to save the lives of patients with COVID-19.Pikkarainen, 27, then returned to her home... Read More.