Researchers with a biomedical technology company and MIT are testing a contraceptive microchip. Implanted under the skin, it can deliver tiny amounts of hormone to prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years. CBS News' Jericka Duncan reports
New research finds women who received an epidural during labor were less likely to suffer depression as new moms
Report reveals growing use of "performance enhancing" synthetic growth hormone among teens
Butter instead of cream is the new coffee trend in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Advocates for the butter blend say the natural fats help cut cravings and boost energy.
Plague, spread by rodents like marmots, reportedly kills a man and prompts quarantine in part of northern Chinese city
A new study links severe pain during childbirth to postpartum depression. Also, genetic scientists have found over 100 spots in human DNA that may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia. Teri Okita has the day's top health stories.
What's the connection between sleep patterns, personality types and well-being? Researchers find a few surprises
A new study is raising questions about a common hysterectomy procedure, power morcellation, that may spread cancer that has not yet been detected. A 41-year-old mother is now battling Stage 4 cancer after her gynecologic surgery spread cancer through her abdomen. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Study finds concussions and other lacrosse injuries are increasing. Could more be done to protect players?
Study looks at how many parents don't recognize potentially serious health consequences of childhood obesity and fail to do anything about it
New research confirms the risks from a minimally invasive surgical procedure called morcellation
New research could help with more accurate prognosis and future drug development
A high-fat diet may have unexpected health consequences, a study on mice suggests
Scientists have zeroed in on more than 100 genes linked to risk for the psychiatric disorder, which may help lead to more effective treatments
Peaches, nectarines, plums and other fruits are being recalled by Wawona Packing Company, which distributes to a number of nationwide supermarket chains
New study addresses concern that the drug might encourage riskier behavior
Amid concerns about concussions, legislation limits middle and high schools to 90-minute sessions twice a week
The average human today is bigger and lives longer than people at any other time in history
Wallace J. Nichols' "Blue Mind" book links exposure to water with an increase in happy hormones and a decrease in stress hormones...so hit the beach!
New research shows eating probiotics, found in yogurt and supplements, may improve your blood pressure. Studies found some patients lowered their blood pressure significantly after consuming probiotics for 8 weeks. CBS News' David Begnaud reports.