55-year-old Jim Boysen received a new skull and scalp from a deceased donor after suffering from a large head wound caused by cancer treatment. Doctors held a news conference to discuss the historic operation, which took place at a Houston hospital on May 22.
Drug to treat low libido clears a hurdle, but questions remain about safety and how well it works
Toothbrushes used in communal bathrooms can have traces of fecal matter, researchers say
Doctors make a healthy living, but a new survey highlights some significant pay gaps
The trend has spiked in recent years because of celebrity endorsements, but scientific research doesn't back it up
Engineering students at Santa Clara University in California have developed a high-tech way of helping people with phobias like fear of heights. KPIX-TV's Kiet Do reports.
Researchers have developed an online calculator that uses your habits and lifestyle to assess your longevity
Man with a rare form of cancer received a donor's partial skull and scalp
"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King shares her thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg's tribute to her husband, the new sex drug for women that's getting the FDA's attention and a ban on a skinny ad in the U.K. She joins CBSN with more.
As painkiller abuse fuels spread of disease, officials worry "one person could be Typhoid Mary of HIV"
The practice is very common, but researchers say people have it all wrong
International panel of experts weighs the evidence on when women should get screened for breast cancer
Living near natural gas fracking sites may impact the health of newborns, study finds
The makers of a pill to boost female libido are trying to persuade regulators to approve the drug even though it's already been rejected twice. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips discusses the possibility of approval.
New study offers reassurances to pregnant women who rely on antidepressants
For many transgender women, facial feminization surgery is the last step in the transition process, though this is not the case for everyone
Little-known chemical reaction of lime juice and sunlight can cause serious injury
Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, and now there are special formulations available for dogs and cats. But is pot a good idea for your ailing pets? KCNC-TV's Kathy Walsh reports from Colorado.
New research paints a picture of the families where anti-vaccine sentiment is strongest
Special formulations are available for cats and dogs, but some experts don't think pot for pets is a good idea