NEW YORK -- Doctors say a small device could have big benefits for some heart patients.
Seeing the same doctor may be good for your health. And a possible better way to identify high risk breast cancer patients.
Ever wonder where a lot of these movie stars and fitness gurus get such great abs? What are they doing to build up a fabulous six pack? Experts say they are probably working on their core muscles. What's the difference between the core and the abs?
CBSNews -- Scientists claim they have safely introduced engineered immune cells in 12 people with HIV that have the ability to resist the virus.
CBSNews -- Doctors announced that they may have possibly cured a second baby born with AIDS by administering antiretroviral treatment within hours after birth.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It might be hard to believe, but it's been 16 years since Jared Fogle started his weight loss journey. And now he's helping kids start healthy habits early.
A new study looks at which approach works best for men with prostate cancer and Alzheimer's deaths may be severely under-reported.
A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what school kids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Medicaid Coalition will hold a town hall meeting this evening.
CBSNews -- Most parents would steer their children away from tattoos, but there’s one kind that may change their mind.
CBSNews -- The World Health Organization is dropping its sugar intake recommendations from 10 percent of your daily calorie intake to 5 percent.
California researchers say eating meat and cheese may be as bad for you as smoking.
The American Heart Association recommends we eat oily fish like salmon twice a week for its heart healthy benefits. But what is best for us, wild or farm raised salmon?
CBSNews -- Many of us have jobs that keep us sitting at desks for most of the day. But what if you could work at your desk and be active at the same time?
CBSNews -- Eating meat and cheese may be as harmful to you as smoking a cigarette, researchers claim.
CBSNews -- Not controlling your anger could be harming your heart.
March is National Nutrition Month - a time to rethink some of our eating and spending habits. And that includes how much we dish out at the grocery store. How can you eat right without breaking the budget?
Exposure to BPA could lead to prostate cancer and an M-R-I may help predict strokes and heart attacks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – As the March 31 deadline approaches for enrolling in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace, Mercy Hospital is hosting enrollment events and participating in a statewide enrollment blitz.
CBSNews -- Infant sleep machines may be too loud, potentially damaging a baby's delicate hearing.
Medical marijuana may be a bad idea for some arthritis patients and a new study shows the importance of childhood immunizations.
PHILADELPHIA -- Imagine using pets to find a cure for cancer, or any other disease. That's what researchers and doctors are doing at Penn Vet in Philadelphia. By treating pets with new drugs and vaccines, they can use the information to design more effective treatments for humans.
(CNN) -- As will also happen to two of his older brothers, 12-year-old Louis Corbett will one day be blind.
(CNN) -- In her 30-year career as a nurse, Sara Barron had seen only two babies with anencephaly, a tragic birth defect in which infants are born missing parts of their brain and skull.
(CNN) -- A potent little painkiller is causing a big stir.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Sometimes you get a tattoo and love it, but other times you wish it wasn't there. Now there's a new way to get rid of them.
NORTHWEST Ark. -- A local family is hoping to shed some light on the possible benefits of medical cannabis, all while fighting to keep their daughter alive.
A handy doctor's tool may be a hotbed of germs and people who suffer strokes when they are young face more challenges than previously thought.
Bored with the gym? Not motivated to break a sweat...skipping workouts...even quitting altogether? If this sounds like you-- there's help.
CBSNews -- Babies born by caesarean section may be more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they are adults, according to a large new study.
CBSNews -- Subway made news earlier in February when the sandwich chain announced it was removing a chemical called azodicarbonamide (ADA), which is used to make yoga mats, from North American formulations of bread. But now, a consumer advocacy group is warning people that almost 500 more food items on the market have this same compound.
A father's age could affect his child's health, and C-Sections may affect a baby's weight.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A new report card on obesity trends in America shows high marks in some areas and low scores in others.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled two proposals this morning to update nutrition labels. If approved, this would be the first overhaul of the labels in decades.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Local healthcare providers are watching the stalemate over funding for Arkansas' Private Option, and they don't want uncertainty in the capitol to discourage people from seeking healthcare coverage.
CBSNews -- Years ago, doctors were mostly concerned with how a child's health would be affected the longer a mom delayed birth. Now, a father's age may be a big factor.
CBSNews -- Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy may face an increased risk their child develops behavior problems commonly associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Tobacco-less cigarettes called e-cigarettes are gaining popularity in this country. They can help people quit smoking, but some fear they can get others hooked on nicotine.
Obesity rates are declining among preschoolers… And a potentially dangerous chemical is being passed to you on a daily basis.
(CNN) -- Obesity rates of children ages 2 to 5 years old have decreased significantly over the past decade, according to a new study published Tuesday.
CBSNews -- Doctors in California are trying to unravel a medical mystery. A handful of children are afflicted with a polio-like illness that robs them of use of their limbs.
CBSNews -- Women who are carriers of one of the "cancer genes" that makes them predisposed to an increased risk for some cancers --BRCA 1 -- may significantly reduce their risk of developing ovarian cancer if they remove their ovaries by as early as age of 35, a new study finds.
A new study shows a link between diabetes and stroke in women. And federal health experts come out against the use of certain vitamins to prevent heart disease and cancer.
According to the National Eating Disorders Association, 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life. Many of them will be teens.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The relationship between doctors and pharmaceutical companies goes back many decades. Those connections have generated ethical and business concerns-- and in the recent years has become the subject of intense scrutiny.
SAN DIEGO, Cali. -- The gloves are coming off in the battle to repeal a controversial new law which requires cooks and bartenders to wear latex gloves.
DENVER -- Five weeks ago, a Denver teacher donated a kidney to one of her students. Now, that teacher is back in class and for the first time, the student is talking about the incredible gift of life.