20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu and the infected could be passing it on to you before they even know they're sick! But researchers are hard at work deve…
SARASOTA - A recent study suggests that physical changes in our brains as we age could explain why elderly people fall for scams more often than the rest of us.
More than a million people are living with an aortic aneurysm and don't even know it.
Your body is made up of 214 major nerves, Each an electric pathway that keeps your body feeling and moving.
SARASOTA - If you are looking for a way to do something good for your health in 2013 make an appointment to have a skin cancer screening. It's quick, easy and can save…
SUNCOAST - The American Cancer Society is calling for volunteers here on the Suncoast to participate in Cancer Prevention Study #3.
SARASOTA - There was a breakfast of champions this morning in Sarasota sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
On the day Evan Tanner was born he was given zero percent chance of living. Three years later he's alive and happy, continuing to beat the odds.
It's been called the epidemic of the twenty-first century. Diabetes kills more people than all cancers combined.
Tremors, trouble walking, stiff and achy muscles--there are many unmistakable signs of Parkinson’s.
In the heads of millions of Americans, they sit silently and can burst without warning. Brain aneurysms rupture in about 30 thousand people every year, killing or disa…
It's the leading cause of legal blindness in older Americans.
SARASOTA - Prostate cancer is a dreaded disease. It's the 2nd leading cause of death for American men, and 1 man in every 6 will be diagnosed with it.
In the past two years it has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures and on average the most expensive. But, there's a new to get a face-lift without going …
Massive headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness are the signs of a brain tumor.
As many as 3.8 million athletes suffer concussions each year in the U.S.
It's the second most common surgery performed on women in the U.S and every surgeon has his or her own way of doing it. Now, one doctor is trying to change that.
It's being called the plague of the twenty-first century.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wishes for children with life-threatening conditions to give them a chance to experience more joy away from hospitals and treatments.
It's football season, and while we watch players put their bodies at risk for our entertainment, the musicians on the sidelines are in danger of hurting themselves too!
More than 600,000 total knee replacements were performed in 2008.
An AVM is a malformation in the face that happens when there's an abnormal connection between veins and arteries. Now, some patients are rolling the dice on a risky pr…
Hundreds of drugs are unavailable to those who need them most, and it's happening right here in the United States.
Critical drugs are coming up short all over our country. Doctors are being forced to put patients on treatments that don't work as well as potentially life-saving drugs.
Blood cancers are the number three cancer killer in North America. While other large cancer organizations target prevention and early detection, the Leukemia and Lymph…
LAKEWOOD RANCH - The Center for Building Hope in Lakewood Ranch builds hope for cancer patients and also their families.
Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez are just a few of the superstar athletes who've used it to help their banged-up knees, shoulders and Achilles’ tendons.