Three people have died in Florida after contracting harmful bacteria in warm coastal waters. Officials warn swimmers to be careful if they have any open wounds. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.
A study in the journal "Addiction" found that the benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh their potential health risks. Plus, new research on dementia suggests depression may be a factor. Marlie Hall reports on the day's top health news.
Official tells CBS News the outbreak of the deadly virus is now "above the control of the national government"
More than 300 volunteers are being evacuated from Liberia, Sierra Leona and Guinea after 2 volunteers were exposed to the virus
Concerns are growing about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus and whether it could reach the U.S. Stephan Monroe, deputy director of the CDC's National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, says the outbreak that's already killed hundreds in West Africa is a long way from over.
Timing is everything when it comes to treating this rare genetic disorder that causes complete immunodeficiency
Two volunteers came in contact with now-deceased Ebola victim; Peace Corps evacuating its workers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea
Researchers say chemical clues in the body may help identify people most at risk
Report analyzed U.S. deaths attributed to the cold, the heat, storms, floods and lightning
Timing is everything when it comes to survival from cardiac arrest, says a new study
A rise in deadly skin cancer among young adults spurs a "call to action" by the U.S. surgeon general
With personal health going mobile, there are thousands of apps available -- but how do you know if they're accurate?
The American Heart Association says heart attacks suffered on nights and weekends are more likely to be deadly. Plus, research linking alcohol use to memory loss. Marlie Hall reports on the day's health headlines.
Missionary groups pulling out nonessential personnel and asking for prayers for two American aid workers stricken with the deadly virus
Very few patients survive this deadly virus, and those who do may face lingering health issues
Doctor contracted virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone; another victim is confirmed to be an American citizen
State leaders had argued that law closing its only abortion clinic was fine because Mississippians could get them in other states
Women who start dieting in childhood may see long-term health consequences decades later
Eduardo Rosas Cruz, 25, had refused treatment for infectious disease; Cruz comes from place known for drug-resistant TB
Scientists say one country may hold the key to genetic clues for happiness