Category Archives: ABC Health News

Breastfeeding basics: All of your questions answered

Breastfeeding basics: All of your questions answered

kate_sept2004/iStock(NEW YORK) — Breastfeeding has proven health benefits for mom and baby.The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about six months of life when possible. Breast milk is the perfect source of nutrition and contains mom-made infection-fighting agents that protect babies against infection. At six months, the AAP recommends continued breastfeeding for one…Read more »

How to find the right sports bra for your body

How to find the right sports bra for your body

mediaphotos/iStock(NEW YORK) — Melanie Yvette Martin is a 31-year-old blogger who works out out three times a week, doing everything from running to kickboxing, spin and dance classes.And three times a week, Martin, of Brooklyn, New York, encounters the same problem of having to wear an uncomfortable or unflattering sports bra.”My biggest issue is always…Read more »

Florida man arrested for having Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

Florida man arrested for having Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

Pinellas County Sheriffs Office(CLEARWATER, Fla.) — A Florida man was arrested after he was caught with five ecstasy pills that were the color orange and in the shape of President Trump’s face, police said.Brendan Dolan-King, 23, had the ecstasy pills hidden inside his air vent at his home in the city of Clearwater, according to…Read more »

Parents want to regain custody of 4-year-old son with cancer after stopping his chemo

Parents want to regain custody of 4-year-old son with cancer after stopping his chemo

ABC News(HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.) — A couple from Florida is fighting to regain custody of their son after they chose alternative methods to treat his tumor.Noah McAdams was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year. The 4-year-old’s parents, Joshua McAdams and Taylor Bland-Ball, stopped chemotherapy two days into treatment.Instead, McAdams and Bland-Ball turned to…Read more »

Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness

Trae Patton/NBC(NEW YORK) — Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip.Teigen, a mom of two with husband John Legend, said she was in Utah attending a wedding and blamed her swollen lip on altitude sickness.”did u…Read more »