Sex and Cancer -- Breaking the Taboo

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_7e98e023f0.jpgKristen Howard(NEW YORK) -- Shortly after Kristen Howard's wedding in August 2011, a ball began to form in the back of her throat that proved difficult to diagnose. "Some doctors thought it was a tonsil infection.  My primary care physician thought it was post-nasal drip," said Howard, 31.

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Gluten-Free Diets No Help in Losing Weight

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_134a97cbf6.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stroll down the aisles of any supermarket or deli these days and you'll come across entire sections devoted to gluten-free foods.  It's a food category that's selling, well, like gluten-free hotcakes. 

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New Insulin Pump Could Prevent Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Patients

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_cfcce19788.jpgJeffrey Hamilton/Lifesize/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new device attached to an insulin pump may help prevent dangerous low blood sugar levels in diabetes patients during the night. According to HealthDay News, the pump would deliver insulin when necessary, but stop pumping when the patient's blood sugar levels are low.

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Ocean Injuries More Common Than Thought

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_b1e495c61d.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study found that injuries caused by ocean waves are more common and more severe than you might think. According to a release from the University of Delaware, there have been 1,121 injuries requiring emergency room treatment in the state of Delaware over the past three summers that were related to ocean waves.

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Girl Wakes Up After Lung Transplant

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_9dea3a5820.jpgCourtesy Tracy Simon(NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.) -- The 10-year-old girl whose family successfully fought a rule preventing her from qualifying for adult lungs has woken up nine days after receiving a lung transplant from an adult donor. Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square, Pa., was able to respond to yes and no questions on Friday.

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