In the 22 billion dollar-a-year health club industry, gyms vie for business with amenities like smoothie bars and Zumba classes. Some chains are also attracting new members with a little help from Hollywood.
A look at the positive effect spouses can have on each other when it comes to exercise.
LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS)-- For the second time in two weeks, a Los Angeles hospital is reporting some of its patients have been infected with a deadly superbug. The outbreak is linked to a medical device used in endoscopic procedures.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House gives initial passage to a bill that would reinstate limits to how much juries can award in cases of medical malpractice.
Everyday life events can be stressful. But, how you react to it can determine whether it'll lead to a variety of potential health problems. But stress can be managed and over the years, we've made significant strides in getting it under control.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The issue of abortion took center stage Tuesday at the Arkansas State Capitol.
World health experts want us all to eat less sugar and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
WASHINGTON (CBS NEWS)-- Wednesday the Supreme Court heard arguments in another case challenging the Affordable Care Act. This time, the justices were asked to decide who is eligible for the law's tax subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans.
NEW YORK (CBS NEWS)-- Doctors have long suspected that the bond between people and animals can be healing. Now, researchers in New York have scientific proof.
WASHINGTON -- There is no doubt that ultrasounds provide doctors with vital information about the condition of an unborn child.
An interesting way to keep your kids fit and how often do adults catch the flu?
"Gluten free" seems to be a buzz word in food circles, but is it bad for everyone?
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The Arkansas Department of Health reports the state's flu deaths total has climbed to 41.
CBSNews -- Did you brush your teeth yet this morning? You may have started using the brand of toothpaste you prefer a long time ago, but one Silicon Valley startup is out to redefine the way you care for your mouth, reports CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy.
CBSNews -- Grab the earplugs, turn down the headphones and move away from the speakers. That's what the World Health Organization recommends for teens and young adults in a report sounding the alarm about hearing loss.
CBSNews -- The debate continues over delaying childhood vaccines.
Arts and crafts may seem like a fun pastime, but they are also being used as a part of therapy. Arts, exercise, even crafting can calm patients suffering from depression, chronic pain and even PTSD.
More debate when it comes to delaying childhood vaccines.
(CBS News) -- It's well established that regularly consuming soft drinks -- even low-calorie ones -- is a proven fast track to weight gain, diabetes and obesity. Some people call soda the new smoking and it may be for good reason.
CBSNews -- Butt enhancement helped boost cosmetic procedures in the United States by 3 percent last year, according to a new report.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If striving for a better body, one is likely watching their sugar intake, but what is hard to realize is why it's so hard to cut back.
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- A mysterious sudden death of a mother and her adult son are raising concerns of a possibly dangerous virus.
Can coffee offer protection against Multiple Sclerosis? And are suicide rates are on the rise for older adults?
(CNN) -- The Centers for Disease Control is raising a red flag that a potentially deadly bacteria may be lurking in your doctor's office.
CNN -- Having a set of identical triplets is a one in a million chance and a family in Michigan hit the jackpot.
CBSNews -- Experts say they're concerned about a growing number of cases where healthy eating, taken to the extreme, turns into an unhealthy obsession. It's called orthorexia, and it can have dangerous consequences.
Being pregnant can be very stressful. But there are ways to manage those stress levels.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- When Mercy's new hospital opens in Joplin, it will showcase a long list of state-of-the-art features, but it will also draw a strong connection to the past.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Medical marijuana could become reality in Missouri if some lawmakers have their way. If a bill is passed, the state would regulate marijuana much differently than Colorado.
Young women need to pay attention to their hearts and shorter hospital stays could lead to higher death rates.
With so many different fitness trackers on the market -- and more emerging every day -- it's hard to know which is the right one for your needs. An innovative new service lets you rent the devices for a week before you commit to buying one.
CBSNews -- It's happened to just about everybody at one time or another -- the awful gastrointestinal symptoms of food poisoning. One out of six Americans suffer a bout of it each year, and one of the most common causes is foodborne bacteria.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Throughout Governor Asa Hutchinson's campaign this past fall, he said if elected, he needed time to look at the state's private option. In January, Hutchinson announced his plans for the Medicaid program moving forward here in the Natural State.
The love between a boy and his dog is almost universal. In fact we found one duo that's shedding light on how pets can help children with autism.
The possible health risk for people resistant to aspirin…and how anger can be bad for your heart.
CBSNews -- Most parents want their children to live in an environment that's clean and sanitary. We all buy home appliances that allow us to keep our homes as spotless as possible with little effort.
SOUTHWEST Mo. – The American Red Cross is asking for blood and platelet donations to help replenish the supply after it was depleted by severe winter weather.
In today's Medical Monday, a way to check on your elderly parent even if they're several states away.
A new therapy may show promise when it comes to peanut allergies. And exploring the link between baby formula and arsenic.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The debate whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in Missouri will be discussed by a House committee Monday.
Films from India have inspired a new exercise trend. More are learning to burn calories and tone abs "Bollyfit" style.
(CNN) -The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday.
Mobile devices can become a real pain in the neck and not just in the ways you think.
New data on a possible connection between nutrition and multiple sclerosis in women. And a new warning for sun worshippers.
Even a little bit of physical activity can mean a lot for seniors. And a new vaccine offers more protection against cervical cancer.
CBSNews -- From colon and prostate cancer to heart disease, there are critical health concerns men need to take seriously even when they're still young.
CHICAGO -- Animals have been used as therapy for years, but one company is bringing ponies to the hospital.
How seniors can stay more active….and when should toddlers stop napping?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Along with the winter weather, there are health issues to be aware of while handling the snow and ice.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Children's Hospital is seeing its fair share of injuries due to sledding accidents, leaving the emergency room packed.