ABC Action News anchor Wendy Ryan has had heartburn most of her life, and even though she has been on proton-pump inhibitors for years, her acid reflux was constant. She finally got tested, and now she's preparing for surgery.
Millions of Americans suffer from acid reflux and take antacids to deal with the pain. But they could be covering up a very serious problem, which can develop into a silent killer if gone untreated.
The Florida Department of Health cautions those who swim frequently in Florida lakes and rivers about the possible presence of a brain-eating amoeba. While contact with this amoeba is rare, it is usually deadly.
In light of Sarah Murnaghan's case, organ procurement organizations may now need to revisit their policy for everyone.
According a pediatric medical journal, increased use of computed tomography scans, or CT scans, in children may mean increased risk for radiation-induced cancer. INSIDE: What to know about CT scans and your kids.
The federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
It's summer. That means it's time for ticks. Click inside for tips on how to avoid the blood-sucking pests and what to do if you find one on yourself or your children.
Meet Linda Hurtado
Born in San Francisco, Linda Hurtado studied at the University of Georgia before working in Fort Myers, Orlando and Tampa. She is one of the original members of the ABC Action News team.
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