A mistake may have exposed a lab worker to Ebola in another breakdown in procedure at the CDC. The technician is waiting for test results this morning, and will be monitored for 21 days. It's the latest in a string of errors at the agency and the investigation has begun into what went wrong. Juliana Goldman reports.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug called Saxenda to treat obesity. Also, positive results from an anti-smoking campaign. Omar Villafranca reports on the day's top health news.
The agency's latest mishap with the Ebola virus underlines a year that saw a litany of mistakes
The country's government banned all public holiday celebrations as it struggles to control the deadly outbreak
Just in time for the holidays, a couple in Seattle brought home their 4-month-old daughter after experimental drug worked
The kissing plant holds some sinister secrets
Better supportive care gives health officials reason for "cautious optimism" that the deadly outbreak may be slowing down
A drug that boosts the immune system could revolutionize treatment for age-related chronic diseases
Take a rare look at future technology for U.S. troops. The military's DARPA lab creates stunning inventions, and they could help service members stay one step ahead when answering the call of duty. Chip Reid reports on the new "AirLegs" technology you'll see only on "CBS This Morning."
The Ebola epidemic has claimed more than 7500 lives since the outbreak began one year ago. Also, the FDA has approved a new drug for Alzheimer's patients. Kris Van Cleave reports on the day's top health stories.
Some deaths in 10 states have been linked to the bacteria; FDA advising consumers to steer clear of pre-packed, commercially-produced whole caramel apples
Many romantic relationships end in the holiday season, but this may not necessarily be a bad thing
Deadly virus sample was sent to a less-secure lab by mistake; technician will be monitored for symptoms
FDA approves injectable drug Saxenda to help people with severe weight problems
Woman clinically dead for three weeks has 17-week-old fetus inside her; court to decide whether she should be kept alive till baby can be born
Painless electrical signals may stop tumor from spreading - and help California man live to see another Christmas
With healthcare.gov running better this year, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has set a target of 9.1 million customers signed up and paying premiums in 2015.
An experimental treatment for the most common form of brain cancer is showing promise. Doug Lawrence of California was one of the first to try it, and as Bigad Shaban reports, he certainly has something to celebrate this Christmas.
New virus may have been carried by ticks or other insects
A major supermarket chain takes action as health officials investigate more cases of the deadly illness