Category Archives: ABC Health News

Rumors swirl that Duchess Meghan may give birth at home

Rumors swirl that Duchess Meghan may give birth at home

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is due to give birth any day.While she and Prince Harry await their first child, the world is waiting to find out where exactly Meghan will give birth. Buckingham Palace has revealed only that the birth will be private, with an announcement coming about the…Read more »

Bebe Rexha reveals bipolar disorder: ‘I’m not ashamed anymore’

Bebe Rexha reveals bipolar disorder: ‘I’m not ashamed anymore’

ABC/Image Group LA(NEW YORK) — Singer Bebe Rexha has revealed she has bipolar disorder. In a series of emotional tweets, she opened up about her diagnosis and said she’s “not ashamed anymore.”“For the longest time, I didn’t understand why I felt so sick,” she wrote. “Why I felt lows that made me not want to…Read more »

Debunking sleep myths that may be compromising your health

Debunking sleep myths that may be compromising your health

eclipse_images/iStock(NEW YORK) — Sleep deprivation is a public health crisis, with potentially serious complications down the road for people not getting enough rest. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than a third of Americans sleep fewer than seven hours nightly. So why do so many people believe they can fully function…Read more »

Researchers develop first printed 3D heart in major scientific breakthrough

Researchers develop first printed 3D heart in major scientific breakthrough

File photo. (Zinkevych/iStock)(TEL AVIV, Israel) — For the first time in history, scientists have created a three-dimensional, fully vascularized human heart. The biomedically engineered heart was created using a 3D printer by researchers at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel.Modeled on a human patient, the 3D heart “[matches] the immunological, cellular, biochemical, and anatomical…Read more »

Mom has Disney World reunion with girl who received her son’s heart

Mom has Disney World reunion with girl who received her son’s heart

Courtesy Alicia Erchul(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Among the thousands of Disney World visitors last month were two families there for a very special reason. Alicia Erchul, 43, of Jacksonville, Florida, met Morgan Price, the 4-year-old girl who received the heart of her late son, Gabriel Crystalus. “I’ve felt this weight on my chest [since his death],…Read more »