Posted: 01/30/2014 - On a conference call with media on Thursday, the CDC emphasized that the threat of global infection is real, especially with widespread worldwide travel approaching due to the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Chinese New Year well underway.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - Kansas officials say they'll move ahead with the last part of an overhaul of the state's Medicaid program after receiving permission from the federal government.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - Two months after the death of his son, Virginia State Sen. Creigh Deeds is looking to change things with respect to the mentally ill in his state.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - New research shows what definitely works for preventing a cold - and what might and might not for treating one.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - Research published in Pediatrics identified 7,391 hospitalizations of people under the age of 20 in 2009 that were due to firearm injuries.
Posted: 01/24/2014 - The European Medicines Agency is reviewing emergency contraceptives to see if the “morning-after pill” works in women who are overweight or obese.
Posted: 01/24/2014 - The U.S. Supreme Court said the federal government may not enforce a part of the healthcare law requiring employers to provide insurance covering contraception against an order of nuns.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed new tests and standards that would for the first time require child safety seats protect occupants from side-impact crashes.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Might as well hunker down and fuel up. Here's what's on my cold weather menu. Or it would be if I were at my home, rather than snowed in an airport motel far from home.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - You've seen this person. We're talking about someone shuffling along a sidewalk or through a shopping mall, so entranced by the phone in their hands that they bump into people or almost get run over.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - 3D printing technology helped give birth to a company that offers models of your unborn baby.
Posted: 01/21/2014 - CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips told the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts that all the squeezing and tucking could bring about long-term health consequences.
Updated: 01/20/2014 - Some Kraft shelf-stable pasta and ground beef products are under recall because they contain hydrolyzed soy protein and dried soy sauce.
Updated: 01/16/2014 - A new study shows that overweight and obese adults who drank diet beverages took in more food calories on average than their counterparts who drank the sugary stuff.
Posted: 01/15/2014 - Zookeepers are trading the monkeys' favorite fruit in for green leafy vegetables, saying bananas grown for human consumption are full of sugar and calories.
Posted: 01/14/2014 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says, so far this year, influenza or pneumonia has caused or contributed to 510 deaths in Kansas.