Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.
Some superheroes do truly super things, like surprise sick children with a friendly rappel down the side of their hospital building.
At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.
Strangers the world over step up in droves to boost crowdfunding efforts for severely injured victims of this week's Boston Marathon bombings.
YouTube creates a spotlight page devoted to video and news related to the deadly bombings near the Boston Marathon finish line.
Organizations are setting up sites useful for tracking down friends and family, donating blood, or finding out the latest news after the Boston Marathon tragedy.
Doctors at Boston Children's Hospital have been using a video game that monitors children's heart rates to help them keep their tempers in check.
A hospital asks the Internet to submit cat pictures to help a teenage cancer patient who's feeling forlorn missing her feline friend.
The California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations.
Ubisoft has put together a super-special edition of Assassin's Creed III that will be auctioned off for the Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation.