Case raised serious questions about privacy in the age of DNA testing
A new study warns slapping the word "fitness" on food labels may actually cause you to eat more and exercise less. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the hidden power of food labels.
New survey ranks where in the world more people are thriving and where people are suffering the most
There is new evidence that drivers are ignoring warnings about the risks of distractions behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says distracted driving caused 3,100 deaths in 2013. A new survey shows the problem goes far beyond texting. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Early detection is the "holy grail" for researchers working on one of the deadliest forms of cancer
Chris Rosati is challenging the ALS Association to find a cure for the disease by 2021
Every year dozens of children land in the emergency room hours after swimming -- and sometimes it can be fatal
Prescription painkiller abuse has helped fuel the spread of the virus that causes AIDS
CDC panel votes on vaccine after deadly "MenB" outbreaks on college campuses
A federal advisory committee has endorsed the meningitis B vaccine for teens and young adults, after several deadly outbreaks on college campuses. But the panel stopped short of recommending the shot for everyone. Kenneth Craig speaks with a New York mother whose daughter died suddenly from the disease.
The man accidentally recorded the entire procedure, including the medical staff's vicious insults toward him
Researchers say Americans underestimate how much food they throw away and what it does to the environment
Three teenage inventors come up with an unusual way to help protect people's health
New effort is launched to prevent injuries after thousands of calls to poison control centers involving kids and laundry pods
Erectile dysfunction drugs have been linked to deadly skin cancer, but are the pills really to blame?
Advocacy group turns famously sweet "Hilltop" ad into sour, provocative message about sugary drinks
A nonprofit health advocacy group, Center for Science in the Public Interest, is trying to shake up perceptions of soda with a provocative new ad. The ad turns a famously sweet message from Coca-Cola sour. Vladimir Duthiers reports with the grim new take on a classic campaign.
Woman suffering from vitliligo sees vast improvements in her skin after five months of treatment
A Texas woman taking part in an extreme athletic event was infected with a form of flesh-eating bacteria that left her blind in one eye. KTVT's Andrea Lucia reports.
A Texas woman went blind in one eye within 24 hours after contracting flesh-eating bacteria during a race