17-year-old Johnny Escolero is the first patient on the West Coast to receive a new implantable device to reduce epileptic seizures. The AspireSR can help protect patients from dying in their sleep. KCBS-TV's Kristine Lazar reports.
After suffering hundreds of seizures a day, teen is one of the first to get implant that can reduce symptoms, prevent sudden death
Study says inadequate hydration can lead to many health problems; how can parents encourage better habits?
CBS News investigates why a one-month supply of nutritional supplement resveratrol cost so much
Researchers say babies delivered by C-section are more likely to develop a number of chronic diseases
Four-year-old boy is recovering, but experts say sucking a snakebite is the wrong thing to do
Report also show declines in binge drinking rates, but alcohol use remains a problem among young people
Twenty-one million Americans take drugs for heartburn that may harm your heart. A large new study by Stanford researchers shows a link between some popular antacids and your risk for heart attack. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, joins “CBS This Morning” to explain the findings.
Activities benefit mental and physical health, but a new study finds a certain brain issue may develop anyway
From the city that wanted to ban large sugary drinks, comes a new plan: to force chain restaurants to identify meals with high-sodium. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Any meal that includes more than a teaspoon of salt would be flagged
Certain acid reflux medications may carry more risk than others, a new study finds
Millions of people take drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat heartburn and acid reflux. Popular brands include Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium. But now a new study raises concern that they may increase the risk of heart attacks. Brian Webb reports.
Three doses are currently recommended, but girls may only need one to be protected, study finds
The Republican from Georgia says his diagnosis won't slow him down in the Senate or impede his 2016 re-election bid
It'll be up to Congress and the states to respond if the Supreme Court annuls the system of subsidies that makes Obamacare affordable for many
Karla Perez was kept on life support by a team of 100 after collapsing with a brain bleed so her son Angel could develop properly
"Revolutionary" treatment offers fertility hope for cancer patients and others who could freeze ovarian tissue
Legislation would require warnings about obesity, diabetes and tooth decay on ads for sugar-sweetened beverages
A woman in Belgium made medical history by giving birth to a healthy baby boy -- despite having her ovary removed and frozen when she was undergoing medical treatment at the age of 13. Doctors say the fertility-restoring technique could offer hope to thousands of young cancer patients in the future.