Brains of sex addicts may be wired in similar ways to those of drug addicts, study finds
In our busy, connected world it can be challenging to decompress, but there are ways to optimize the health benefits of a getaway
S.F. man who donated his deceased son's organs in 2005 is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient
Citing recent anthrax scare and recurring problems with safety, the CDC shuts two research labs and announces other changes
A new study challenges the belief that light to moderate drinking may have heart benefits
Doctors aren't sure why the procedure may be associated with more advanced and deadly prostate cancers
A new study finds reducing alcohol consumption can lower the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity. And how effective are calorie counts on menus? Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health stories.
Summer is West Nile virus season, and cases of of the mosquito-borne disease have been reported in numerous states in recent weeks. For most people, infection is not serious, but some patients can get very sick or even die. Dr. Steven Gordon, chairman of the department of infectious disease at the Cleveland Clinic, tells CBS News who's most at risk and how to prevent it.
Disease spread by mosquitoes reemerges in numerous states, but there are ways to protect yourself
Retired Army Sgt. Josh Renschler considered suicide after suffering severe injuries in Iraq, but now he's advocating for his fellow veterans
Girl is said to be responding to treatment, but hopes of a cure suffer major setback
The 5- to 7-year-old child, who died 1,500 years ago, is the earliest example of the condition in the archaeological record
A surprising number of firefighters are overweight or obese, increasing risks of injury and death
Dogs also face a risk from e-cigarette cartridges unlike anything humans are likely to encounter
Saudi Arabia is epicenter of deadly camel-borne virus and health officials fear it could spread
Faced with one of the worst droughts Texas has ever seen, a city's dwindling water supply forced it to take action
Researchers at the University of Sydney found no association between body aches and temperature, humidity or precipitation. Plus, a Penn State study gives new hope for women struggling with infertility. Wendy Gillette reports on the day's top health stories.
The CDC is currently testing the long-forgotten samples of the virus discovered last week to determine if they are potentially lethal
Not just heat stroke, but kidney stones, salmonella and other health issues may become far more prevalent as our planet gets warmer
The UCLA Medical Center has launched one of the first cancer care programs in the country targeted towards young adults and teens. As Bigad Shaban reports, young cancer patients at the center can also consult fertility experts since some cancer treatments can interfere with fertility later in life.