Researchers move "a step forward," assessing DNA fragments for a range of tumors
As DNA testing for disease risk expands in the U.S., some research questions if it really helps consumers make healthier choices
In new study, most teens and adults who wear contacts report at least one habit that puts their eyes at risk
Scientists are developing a new way to test early for Lyme disease, using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood
New research finds cuts, burns and infections send many to the doctor and some to the ER
Music lights up many parts of the brain, and now is being used by a program called Music and Memory that helps those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has reports on how the program helps connects Alzheimer's patients with themselves.
The Music and Memory program in NYC uses music patients love to connect wtih them
These payments are made to health insurers to help low-income people enrolled under the health care law with out-of-pocket expenses
Some groups are more likely to use the drugs than others, new research shows
Move by largest pharmacy benefits manager to lower addiction risks of painkillers draws objections from AMA
Heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, the CDC says
The president has repeatedly threatened to end the payments, which are made to health insurers to help low-income people with out-of-pocket expenses
It's estimated that the lifetime risk of developing the condition is 46 percent
A new study found osteoarthritis of the knee is more than twice as common as it was just a few generations ago. It's estimated the lifetime risk of developing this condition is 46 percent, but it is possible to protect your knees. Dr. Jordan Metzl, a sports medicine physician at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss possible reasons for the increase and what you can do to reduce the symptoms.
Having a glass of wine or beer with dinner tonight may be good for you, according to a new study. Researchers found women who had up to one drink a day and men who averaged up to two a day had a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Dr. Jon LaPook explains.
Iceland has almost eliminated Down syndrome by aborting virtually 100 percent of fetuses that test positive.
Number of suspected cholera cases has reached 500,000, marking worst outbreak of disease in the world
Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a surprising and concerning rise in colon cancer death rates among younger Americans, a new study that shows stroke rates are going down for men but not women and a new development in the on-going battle with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Mysterious fumes have caused problems for passengers and crew aboard three JetBlue flights in the past two weeks, including two on Thursday night. The planes were all Airbus A320s. Passengers and crew reported headaches, and some were taken to the hospital. Kris Van Cleave reports.
More than 90 percent of Icelanders trace their ancestors back to the Vikings; they're also remarkably unified on the ethical questions posed by genetic testing