Faith Salie comments on shaking hands and the germs that come with it.
A former athlete says officials governing high school sports in his state failed to protect him from concussions when he played
A new report finds one type of toys responsible for almost half of children's hospital admissions linked to playtime injuries
Waves "bye-bye" to shaking hands, thanks to studies that detail how a courteous handshake can spread discourteous infections
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips look back at 2014's medical highlights, including new guidelines for medical exams, and how your gut could be the key to mental health.
Holiday decorating accidents requiring ER visits have been on the rise; how you can protect yourself
Knowing your family history can be critical when it comes to assessing your cancer risk. CBS News Correspondent Bigad Shaban shows us how one family used that knowledge to make some serious medical choices.
Maryland company demonstrates a novel way to avoid fryer fires and turkey burns
After watching their mother fight cancer, three daughters made a drastic move to reduce their own risk for developing the disease
A liquid "detox" diet may seem like an effective way to trim down, but it can also cause serious damage to your health
As an infant Alyssa Riggan recieved a portion of her mother's liver, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants
A recent discovery may lead to a new treatment for people with autism. Also, new data discoverd in the fight against diabetes. Bigad Shaban has some of the day's top medical stories.
Extreme paleo-inspired snacks to fuel an extreme shopping day
Although fewer American adults are smoking overall, certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more.
Involving children in food prep classes may get them to eat more fruits, veggies and fiber
For everyone else, research shows that even trying to learn a second language may benefit the brain and stave off dementia
Pumpkin pies sold with unintended ingredient which could put some allergy sufferers at risk
As the nation prepares its collective Thanksgiving feast, some volunteers are working hard to bring fresh food directly into areas where junk food reigns supreme
The NIH plans to advance research on an Ebola vaccine after a preliminary study finds it effectively produces an immune response and doesn't cause adverse side effects
While the turkey is cooking, try some of these strength building moves from Title Boxing Club owner Michael Tosto.