(CBS/AP) Will the U.S. be overrun by disease-causing "superbugs" that are resistant to just about every antibiotic?
It's possible, some scientists say.
Recently, three Americans were treated for serious urinary tract infections caused by bacteria carrying a gene that makes them highly resistant to antibiotics.
LONDON (CBS/Reuters) Want a long life? If you have a firm handshake, walk fast and don't dawdle getting up from that chair, you might have a chance.
That's the equation that British researchers have put together in a new study that found that elderly people who could still give a firm handshake and walk at a brisk pace were likely to outlive their slower peers.Continue »
(CBS) As Hurricane Igor gains strength above the Atlantic Ocean and has the potential, forecasters say, of reaching category 5, the likelihood that it will smash into America's east coast has declined.
But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be on our toes for the Mother Nature's worst. So with hurricane winds swirling around, we wanted to make sure everybody knows the rules to staying safe.Continue »
Contributed by executive chef and food blogger Dennis Littley.
(CBS) My favorite foods always seem to include pasta - even salads.
This Grilled Shrimp and Pasta Salad was inspired by a recipe I read in the BBC's "Good Food." But I put a few twists on the plate to make it my own end-of-summer delight.
(CBS) Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU" star, says she's "proud" to be a size 8.
The 46-year-old actress, who plays the tough but tender cop who puts sex criminals behind bars, doesn't just play a woman with high self-esteem, she is one.
Actor Michael Douglas be joined on the broadcast by other celebrity cancer survivors, including Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, and Elizabeth Edwards.Continue »
(CBS) Women aren't the only ones forced to cope with hormonal changes in midlife.
Experts say more than five million men feel the effects of male hypogonadism, a.k.a. male menopause.
And it's no walk in the park. Symptoms of the disorder include mood swings, fatigue, and reduced muscle mass, in addition to a waning sex drive and erectile dysfunction.
Contributed by restaurant guide author and journalist Holly Hickman.
(CBS) Poor, pilloried pasta: If it were as debilitating a dish as some portray it to be, everyone in Italy would look more like Tony Soprano than say, Monica Bellucci.
My family happens to be from Italy, so I know a thing or two about how they eat so well and look so good. Here are five of my families secrets.
(CBS) Fat guys do it better.
That's what researchers say, anyway.
They've just completed a year-long study that indicates that overweight men last longer in bed, while thinner men are more prone to premature ejaculation.