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Researchers criticize the FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approval process
Ground broken on new hospital, mobile Ebola labs set to open in Liberia as American military effort gets rolling
Resaerchers found that children under 2 who took antibiotics were more likely to be overweight by age 4. Plus, neurologists warn the risk of developing opioid addiction outweighs the therapeutic benefits of taking the drugs. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
A person who showed symptoms of the disease was admitted to an isolation unit at a Dallas health center
Drop those iPods and meet someone new -- November Project is a rapidly growing free fitness movement using human contact to motivate people to get in shape.
Broad-spectrum antibiotics may change the balance of microbes in the gut, affecting weight years later
Doctors' group says sexually active teens should consider certain long-acting forms of birth control which are safe, effective and easier to use
Health care worker may have exposed hundreds of infants at El Paso hospital
New finding could someday lead to a test for disease that's rarely caught before advanced stage, when it's almost always fatal
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending forms long-acting contraceptives such as IUDs for adolescent girls who are sexually active. Also, researchers say they have discovered an early warning sign for pancreatic cancer. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
The agency, without revealing details about the patient, said it will admit the physician to the special isolation unit near Washington
Parents turning down immunizations for their children a growing trend, especially in affluent Southern California communities
Dr. Paul Farmer specializes in helping developing countries build functioning health care systems, and he just returned from a trip to Liberia to help with the Ebola crisis. He spoke with CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook about how the Ebola epidemic exploded and what can be done to stop it.
Doctors are looking into whether cases may be linked to outbreak of a severe respiratory virus, enterovirus D68
Two employees at a Nebraska hospital were let go after a breach of federal patient privacy laws
Doctor who worked in Liberia says even if there were enough supplies, more has to be done to help a region with dysfunctional health care
Daily rigorous exercise can help kids earn that A+
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine are testing how quickly children with autism recognize a tone and a picture of a circle. As Wendy Gillette reports, the results could help classify and diagnose the condition earlier.
World Health Organization expects thousands of health care workers and high-risk patients will be able to get the experimental vaccines
Recurring emotional stress may increase risk of illness in overweight people