We're in the third month of our "6 Months to a 6-Pack Challenge," and TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer has been giving you tasty recipes for a chiseled stomach. Try her slimming turkey wrap, fiery chicken salad and open-faced tuna melt.
There is a shocking number of birth defects among the newborn Syrian refugees. In my short time in Lebanon, I’ve seen more cases of severe birth defects than during my entire career as a pediatric resident.
TODAY's diet and nutrition editor Madelyn Fernstrom will quiz Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. about making healthy choices when it comes to comfort food. Here are a few questions to get you warmed up before the segment. Click here for the answers!
Answers:The 6-pack of toasty cracker sandwiches and peanut butter with 190 calories. The Snickers has 250 calories.The mashed potatoes have 235 calories. The sweet potato fries contain 400 calories.The soft-serve ice cream cone has 160 calories. The smoothie has 235 calories.
This week, NBC News will launch a special series "Forgotten? Syria's Children of War." The live documentary will unfold on Tuesday and Wednesday, following the lives of Syrian children over 48 hours on NBCNews.com, TODAY, and Nightly News. Chief Medical Editor Dr.
A suburban hospital near New York City says over 4,000 patients may be at risk of exposure to hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV after authorities found that an insulin pen may have been used with more than one patient.
It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.Among those over 50, it's even more common: Five percent have replaced a knee and more than 2 percent, a hip.
If people are waiting until the last minute to buy health insurance on the new Obamacare marketplaces, they really are waiting until the last possible minute. The latest official government figures show that 4.2 million people bought health insurance on the online exchanges as of March 1.
Josh Hardy is very sick. At 7, he has survived kidney cancer, heart failure and a bone marrow transplant.And that may not be his biggest fight.Josh’s family is pleading with the makers of an experimental drug to get him access. The company that makes it, Chimerix, has turned down Josh’s request.
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a nerve-stimulating headband as the first medical device to prevent migraine headaches.Agency officials said the device provides a new option for patients who cannot tolerate migraine medications.
A young child lies on a hospital bed, the small body floppy on the right side. The 19-month-old, a refugee from the conflict in Syria, has not been vaccinated, and polio is suspected.The child has been isolated with polio-like symptoms, NBC chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman said Tuesday. Dr.
The crisis begins for the children of Syria before they even leave the hospital.At the Taanayel hospital in Lebanon, just over the border with Syria, there are only 34 hospital beds, but 21 working isolettes for newborns — just one sign of the humanitarian crisis here on the border.
The more a woman weighs, the greater her risk of ovarian cancer, a new report suggests.It adds to strong suspicions that weight is somehow linked to ovarian cancer, one of the deadliest cancers and one that kills 14,000 U.S. women every year.