The American Lung Association issues its report card on how states and the federal government are doing at curbing tobacco
The measles outbreak that started in Southern California in late December has now spread to more than 50 people in 5 U.S. states and Mexico. Five Disney theme park workers are among those infected. Don Champion reports.
Controversial technique using fetal tissue could someday grow new human organs for transplant
Study sees "remarkable" improvement in outcomes for children born with the help of fertility treatments
Patients hospitalized for pneumonia have a significantly higher risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. Also, a new warning about products with BPA. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
Dozens of people infected in California, 4 others states and Mexico in outbreak linked to Disney facilities
Renewed push comes after death of Brittany Maynard, terminally ill brain cancer patient who moved from California to Oregon to end her life
Vaccinations almost wiped out measles. But a recent trend in vaccination waivers is believed to have contributed to a new outbreak in southern California. At least one school is now telling certain students to stay home as a way to prevent the outbreak from spreading. Ben Tracy reports.
Ten-month-old conjoined twin girls in Houston are one step closer to leading separate lives. Knatalye Hope Mata and Adeline Faith Mata were born joined from the chest to the pelvis, but doctors are optimistic they can be separated. KHOU's Kevin Reece reports.
A new study adds to the growing body of research that a daily jolt of java can have health benefits
Study suggests clinics may be overusing an increasingly popular treatment for couples wanting babies
Police say the suspected shooter at Brigham and Women's Hospital was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound
After a lifetime of buying cigarettes and incurring health-care costs, smokers are burning through money
Twin girls in Houston have just completed a tissue expansion procedure that will bring them one step closer to living independent lives
Southern California high school students may have been exposed as outbreak that started at Disney parks spreads
New study finds a number of other factors are more likely to affect asthma risk than where a child lives
Astronaut Scott Kelly will try something no American has ever done before, while his twin, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, spends the mission on Earth. As NASA looks towards an eventual three-year long round trip to Mars, the Kelly brothers have become key to figuring out how to prepare for and protect the human body during lengthy trips in space. Don Dahler reports.
British researchers find people more than twice as likely to stop smoking, lose weight and begin exercising if their significant other does the same. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the medical benefits of being with a partner.
Scientists at Harvard found that consuming up to seven drinks per week can lower the risk of heart failure in middle-aged people. Also, most Americans say they are overweight. Brian Webb reports on the day's top health stories.
More than one half of the average person's waking life involves sedentary activity. In a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, extensive sitting significantly increases your chances of contracting cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. As CBS chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports for CBSN, exercise helps, but does not eliminate the negative effects of too much sitting.