17-year-old high school football player over-hydrated on water and Gatorade during practice, then collapsed
Lowering levels of a certain type of protein in the brain "may provide a wholly new venue for intervention in Alzheimer's disease," experts say
The two American aid workers who received ZMapp serum are reportedly getting better, but there is no way to know if the drug played a role
Genetics may play a role in a surprising range of habits, behaviors and decisions
The most-widely used osteoporosis drugs may not protect women from breast cancer after all. Also, a new look at the science of sleep medication shows there may be little evidence the drugs provide much benefits. Wendy Gillette reports on the day's top medical headlines.
Spanish priest who contracted virus in West Africa thought to have received controversial, unapproved U.S. drug
The Cologuard test is non-invasive and patients can do it at home
Study finds sleeping enough each night could be the secret to getting your diet back on track
Three U.S. aid workers, including the husband of American Ebola patient Nancy Writebol, returned from Liberia Sunday night and were immediately put into quarantine in Charlotte, North Carolina. County health director Dr. Stephen Keener says all three appear healthy but will stay in quarantine until the 21-day incubation period is over.
Is it wise to offer unproven treatments to desperate people? And if so, which patients should get the drugs first?
Improper tackling techniques may raise the risk of concussions, and certain parts of the head are more vulnerable than others
Researchers are concerned about growing evidence that hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in antibacterial soaps can lead to developmental and reproductive problems in animals and potentially people. Danielle Nottingham reports.
David Writebol and two fellow missionaries returned from Liberia and will be monitored to make sure they don't develop disease
The man who was hospitalized for Ebola-like symptoms last week talks about his "surreal" quarantine experience
Triclosan, triclocarban used in antibacterial products get into mothers' systems and may disrupt hormones in fetus, researchers say
27-year-old Eric Silverman is feeling better after spending 72 hours in isolation at Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was quarantined with Ebola-like symptoms. Silverman, whose conditioned improved, was released when the Centers for Disease Control's test results came back negative. WCBS's Omar Rodriguez reports.
HealthMap algorithm spotted "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in Guinea last March
Researchers say teens who smoke marijuana once a week are in danger of suffering memory problems and decreased IQ. Plus, new concerns about antibacterial compounds affecting pregnant women and their fetuses. Craig Boswell reports on some of the day's top health news.
Common medication had a very uncommon side effect
David Writebol, speaking by phone from Liberia, said his wife Nancy is in good spirits while being treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.