Dialysis patients need to choose their heart medicine carefully, as Canadian researchers say that some beta blockers are easily removed from the blood during treatment. Also, people who eat a Mediterranean diet may decrease their risk of developing kidney problems. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
In 1976, Dick Traum became the first amputee to complete the New York City Marathon. Now, as the founder of Achilles International, he explains how his organization helps people with disabilities achieve their potential through long distance races.
For athletes with disabilities and their volunteer guides, Sunday's New York City Marathon will be a very special accomplishment
"I don't know how the Feds are going to handle it," says one hospital official as the costs of dealing with Ebola add up
Brittany Maynard, who had said she would end her life Nov. 1, feels she has some more of her life to live
Federal officials say Honeywell went too far in requiring its employees to submit to medical screening or face financial penalties
Does the formula really help protect kids from allergies?
Men who play the field appear to be less likely to develop prostate cancer, study suggests
A popular type of liquor is being recalled in parts of Europe over an ingredient that can be found in anti-freeze. So why is it still available in the U.S.? Vinita Nair reports.
Nurse Kaci Hickox who treated Ebola patients in West Africa broke a quarantine order Thursday morning by going on a bike ride with her boyfriend. Police quickly followed the couple and Hickox returned to her home.
State health officials going to court in effort to detain nurse who volunteered in Sierra Leone with Doctors Without Borders
Two new studies have identified more than 100 genes involved in Autism spectrum disorders. Scientists are calling the findings a major turning point in understanding how mutations disrupt nerve networks in the brain. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Fort Lauderdale to discuss the findings.
Latest study reveals who's most at risk from the devastating disease; age makes a dramatic difference
A Yale graduate student is free from quarantine this morning after Connecticut officials feared he may have contracted Ebola. Ryan Boyko returned from West Africa earlier this month and tested negative for the vius, but the state's health department ordered him to remain in quarantine at his home. Don Dahler was the first person to speak with Boyko following his quarantine's termination.
The Obama administration is trying to quell the Ebola fears of Americans and is asking states to comply by more flexible Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines. However, the U.S. military is imposing strict protocols for soldiers serving in Ebola-stricken countries. Bill Plante reports from the White House.
Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, is fighting Maine over its orders for her to stay home. Police have been stations outside her house since she returned. She spoke to reporters Wednesday night. Charlie Rose reports.
One of the fastest-growing liquor brands in America has European health officials making big changes, but Americans won't see the same reaction
Ryan Boyko tested negative for the virus, but Connecticut officials insisted he remain isolated at home, a decision he calls "simply unnecessary"
According to researchers in Maryland, adults with epilepsy should consider a low-carb, high-fat diet. Also, doctors have created stomach tissue with stem cells. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
An attorney for Kaci Hickox says she will not cooperate with the state of Maine further until it lifts "all or most of the restrictions"