This flu season could become the worst in a decade
Is there any end in sight to this flu season? The CDC reported that 22 more children died this week – and 84 so far this season. CBS News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook discusses the troubling numbers.
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Flu season shows signs of leveling off
The number of states reporting heavy flu patient traffic is holding steady at 43
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New blood test can help diagnose traumatic brain injuries
Green light by the Food and Drug Administration​ "is a big deal because then it opens the door and accelerates technology"
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Flu vaccine is one of the least effective in years
The CDC says this year's flu vaccine seems to be more effective for children than adults
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These may be the most germ-ridden places in your office
To avoid this year's dangerous flu bug, it's not just about who you come in contact with -- it's also what
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Your workplace could be a breeding ground for the flu
More than 120,000 Americans have been diagnosed with the flu virus, and it is widespread in 48 states. One high-risk area for spread of the virus could be your workplace. Dr. Tara Narula shows why offices may be a breeding ground for the flu.
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Lena Dunham says she had a total hysterectomy
Lena Dunham says she is coming to terms with her permanent infertility
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Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight AIDS virus?
Researchers are working to improve treatment for the virus and are trying to tackle HIV​ by editing DNA
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Declining U.S. fertility rates, and a "romantic reckoning"
New research shows a sharp drop in the number of babies born in the U.S. last year
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Could we have been better prepared for this flu season?
Former CDC director Tom Frieden says the "only thing predictable about flu is it's unpredictable"
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First-grader dies of flu in Massachusetts
A 6-year-old girl in Haverhill, Massachusetts, is the first child in the state to die of flu this year, health officials say. Louisa Miller of CBS Boston station WBZ reports.
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6-year-old from Massachusetts dies from flu
The first-grader is the first flu-related child death in the state this year, officials say
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Insider tips to help you train like an Olympian
Experts share advice on how to incorporate some aspects of elite athletes' training practices into your everyday workouts
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Could we have been better prepared for this flu season?
Forty-eight states report widespread flu activity, and hospitalizations are higher than any other year since the CDC began keeping track. Former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden, president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what can be done to prepare for the flu in the future, the unpredictability of the virus, and why it's crucial that the CDC's budget isn't slashed.
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Bill Paxton's family files wrongful death lawsuit
From iconic blockbuster movies to an acclaimed TV series, the actor was one of Hollywood's most popular stars
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The elephant on the slopes: Putting female snowboarders at risk
Competing in conditions where 41 of 50 runs ended in crashes, many are furious that athletes had to put themselves in such danger
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3 simple habits linked to weight loss
If you're looking to loose weight, new research finds these three habits may help you reach your goals.
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Volunteers get high to help cops spot pot users
Most people probably wouldn't be comfortable smoking around police officers, but that's exactly what some volunteered to do
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Measles cases in Europe tripled last year, officials say
The highly contagious disease is sickening children and young adults in developed countries due to low immunization rates
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This flu season could cost businesses billions
The virus could cause about 25 million employees to miss at least four, eight-hour shifts costing $21 billion in lost productivity
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