- One of every fifty school children in the United States will be diagnosed with autism. Unfortunately, identifying the disease can take medical experts years to do, and can delay medical treatment.
- One in every 100 newborns has a heart problem. For decades these babies were treated with the same devices used in adults. But now there's a new standard of care, smaller tools to save the smallest of patients.
- Hepatitis C is the most common blood borne viral infection in the U.S., affecting more than 4-million people. The deadly disease can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer.
- The American Bar Association estimates that 15 to 20 percent of all lawyers in the United States suffer from alcohol or substance abuse, and stress is a major contributing factor.
- You've heard people talk about an elevator speech as an effective strategy to grab the attention of a prospective employer. Well, using that strategy with your doctor can save your life.
- More than 66-percent of men and women in the U.S. are overweight and worse yet, a third of all adults are obese. Getting in control of your weight can feel impossible without the right help.
- About 1 in 88 children suffer with autism and more than a half a million people have autism or some form of the disorder. These people have difficulty interacting with others and expressing emotion. Now, a new virtual reality program could help.
- Pet industry experts expect Americans to spend more than $55 billion on their furry friends in 2013. They say $14 billion of that will go towards veterinary care and pet prescriptions.
- There are many people who drink alcohol and never become addicted. But others, despite the destructive consequences, can't stop. We'll show you the risk factors that can mean the difference between these two extremes.
- Pets are an important part of any family. About 170 million dogs and cats are owned in the United States, and they all need to be fed.
But do you really know what you are feeding your pet?