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Dr. Richard Besser Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

I was thrilled to be joined by Chief Medical Correspondent of ABC News Dr. Richard Besser for a Mondays with Marlo episode about all things health! Dr...

The Keys To A Longer Life, From Dr. Richard Besser (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

While there's no one thing that will extend your life, Dr. Richard Besser says that getting back to the basics will help your body stay fit and functi...

How Likely Is It To Catch Ebola? From Dr. Richard Besser (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

How concerned should we be about contracting Ebola? Dr. Richard Besser says that while it is quite deadly, it's also very hard to get. Cold and flu vi...

A Cancer Fighting Diet, From Dr. Richard Besser (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

Dr. Richard Besser says whether you're fighting cancer or not, a balanced diet is important for all of us. Dr. Besser recommends the Mediterranean die...

How To Get Over Those Lingering Cold Symptoms, From Dr. Richard Besser (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

Why do we still feel that lingering cough and congestion weeks after our cold has ended? According to Dr. Richard Besser, after a cold subsides our ai...

The Truth About Childhood Allergies, From Dr. Richard Besser (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

Why are we seeing a rise in allergies? According to Dr. Richard Besser, we're so conscious of keeping the environment that our children are in clean d...

Three Steps To Avoid Getting Sick During Cold And Flu Season, From Dr. Richard Besser (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | Home

Is there anything we can do to avoid getting sick during the cold and flu season? Dr. Richard Besser says he gets this question all the time! Accord...

ABC News Doctor Says Ebola Crisis Is 'Most Devastating Outbreak' He's Ever Covered

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.30.2014 | Media

ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser has devoted his career to studying infectious diseases worldwide. But he says that he has never seen a situation as extre...

Senior Global Digital Correspondent

Brian Rooney | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

Journalists have an insecurity complex. Dealing with mayors, senators and heads of countries, reporters are relative nobodies. Their job has no actual power and they can't wear rows of ribbons on their chest like a general.

Feed America With ABC's Dr. Besser's Tweet-a-Thon

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Kristin Meekhof

We will explore many of the myths and misconceptions about hunger in America. While doing so, we will raise money for America's food banks. For every tweet that gets tweeted out during the hour-long ABC Health tweet chat, Disney/ ABC will donate $1.00 to Feeding America -- up to $10,000.

Fifth Annual Meningitis Gala Honors NASCAR Driving Philanthropist

Jim Luce | Posted 07.07.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

The National Meningitis Association gala (NMA) Give Kids a Shot, held recently at the New York Athletic Club, attracted people from all over the natio...

ABC's Diane Sawyer: Women's Heart Attacks Misunderstood, American Heart Month Day 22

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.23.2012 | Health News
Suzanne O'Malley

ABC's World News Tonight anchor Diane Sawyer spotlights the misunderstood symptoms of women's heart attacks and how young women can be overlooked, featuring segments of the satiric video made by actress and director Elizabeth Banks.

ABC News Wants You to Be The Change and Save a Life

Richard Besser, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Besser, M.D.

This week, ABC News launches an exciting new initiative to bring the stories behind the problems like AIDS, malnutrition, poor water and sanitation, and tuberculosis to a wide audience.

Elderly Driving: New Guidelines Issued For Drivers With Dementia (VIDEO)

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a difficult question: When is the right time to take away the car keys from an aging parent? Now the American Academy of Neurology has issued new...