Doctors prescribing multiple antibiotics can cause health problems and waste millions of dollars, experts say
Study raises new questions about the effect of sunlight on mood-altering chemicals in the brain
This anti-obesity medication has been shown to be effective in clinical trials but it comes with some serious risks
According to researchers in Boston, women who eat fish at least twice per week have a 20 percent lower risk of hearing loss. Plus, the American Heart Association says that gaining just five pounds can raise blood pressure. Alison Harmelin reports on the day's top health stories.
13 years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, thousands of first responders and survivors are suffering from health problems after being exposed to toxic dust and debris at Ground Zero. Alison Harmelin reports.
A new study indicates people with a certain blood type may be more likely to develop memory problems as they age
Preventive care is critical to a child's health but many don't receive it, says the CDC
New study looks at whether puberty suppression treatment is a good idea for teens with gender identity issues
A study in Australia found that teens who smoke marijuana daily are 60 percent less likely to finish school. Plus, a possible link between anxiety and sleep medications with Alzheimer's. Alison Harmelin reports on the day's top health news.
The longer people take them, the higher the risk, researchers say
NTSB study examined toxicology reports for almost 6,700 pilots killed in plane crashes from 1990 to 2012
Dr. Lisa Shulman, director of infant and toddler services at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, explains which signs of autism can be present in infants aged 7 to 15 months. Early identification can lead to earlier intervention and better long-term outcome for a child.
Emory University Hospital's previous two patients recovered; another patient is being treated in Nebraska
How many minutes does it take to overcome the harmful effects of sitting at your desk all day?
"We have more patients than we've had in a while," says nurse as Enterorvirus 68 spreads, "and it's not stopping"
Researchers in California conducted a small study on autism in children and found that infants who were treated as early as six months old had significantly reduced symptoms. Also, a new warning for e-cigarettes. Bigad Shaban reports on the day's top health news.
A new study finds striking results when diagnosis and treatment start in babies as young as six months old
The attorney general is announcing today a new nationwide 'take-back' program to help combat prescription drug abuse, a problem he calls an "urgent and growing threat." Jericka Duncan reports from New York.
Infected patient expected to arrive in Atlanta Tuesday morning; charter company indicates it's an American
New study proves just how quickly viruses can spread from surfaces to people