ABC News: Health
VA's quiet plan to widen private care with TRICARE stirs ire
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:57:38 -0500
The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's as part of its effort to expand private health care
How to stay healthy this week and all day before Thanksgiving dinner
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:24:33 -0500
Nutritionist Maya Feller shares tips to healthy choice the week of Thanksgiving.
Opioid crisis cost $504B in 2015, higher than once thought
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:03:09 -0500
White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, more than six times the most recent estimate.
The Latest: Paris picked as future home of EU banking agency
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:50:39 -0500
Paris has been picked to succeed London as host city of the European Banking Authority once Britain leaves the European Union
Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:30:39 -0500
Prominent neurologist already charged with groping patients faces growing accusations he assaulted women in 3 states
Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:05:50 -0500
New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults
White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:16:04 -0500
The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, slightly over half a trillion dollars.
Treacher Collins syndrome: What you need to know
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:20:11 -0500
Answers to some of the more common questions about the disorder.
WATCH: 'Motivated' podcast: Mindful tips for surviving the holidays
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:25:03 -0500
Pressed Juicery CEO Hayden Slater and fitness expert Emily Abbate give tips on how to stay healthy and mindful during the holidays.
WATCH: One family's story of hardships, triumphs with son who has rare craniofacial disorder
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:25:12 -0500
Russel and Magda Newman share their family's incredible story of raising their son Nathaniel, who has an extremely rare congenital disorder.
WATCH: Owning a dog linked to lower death rate, study says
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:16:37 -0500
Owning a dog is associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease and lower death rate, according to a comprehensive study published by a team of Swedish researchers on Friday
WATCH: Identical triplets try 3 high-intensity workouts for 2 weeks
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:16:57 -0500
Triplets looked at how their bodies responded after each one tried different high-intensity workout routines for two weeks.
WATCH: CTE detected for 1st time in living patient
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:34:38 -0500
Scans performed on retired NFL players have led researchers in Chicago to believe they may be one step closer to being able to diagnose CTE while a patient is still alive.
WATCH: Former NFL player confirmed as 1st diagnosis of CTE in living patient
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:05:31 -0500
The diagnosis was confirmed after the death of a former NFL player at age 63.
WATCH: Digital pill that 'talks' to your smartphone approved for first time
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:46:33 -0500
The pill can sense when it is swallowed and communicate with your phone.
WATCH: 'GMA' Hot List: What to know about the new medical guidelines on hypertension
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:01:01 -0500
Plus, meet the 9-year-old basketball star who is already planning to play ball in college.
WATCH: How to lower blood pressure without medication
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:19:07 -0500
The AHA recommends "lifestyle modification" as a first line treatment for many Americans.
WATCH: What to know about the new guidelines on high blood pressure
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:16:27 -0500
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what you should know about the American Heart Association's new definition of hypertension, live on "GMA."
WATCH: Identical twins try out 2 trendy diets for 30 days
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:18:03 -0500
As part of the "GMA" Twin Test Lab, one twin tried out the Whole30 diet while her sister tried out the counting macros diet, and they revealed their weight loss results live on "GMA."
WATCH: More than 103 million Americans will have high blood pressure under new guidelines
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:11:59 -0500
Known as the "silent killer," it raises risk of cardiac problems and strokes.