(CBS/AP) Overweight teens face an uphill battle when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
As few as 15 years ago, a teen with type 2 diabetes was a rare occurrence. Now, one-third of American children and teens are overweight or obese and they face a higher risk of developing the disease in which the body can't make enough insulin or use what it does make to process sugar from food. The more common kind of diabetes in children is Type 1, which used to be called juvenile diabetes.Continue »
University of Maryland Medical Center officials announced Tuesday that Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville is recovering well after last week's surgery, beginning to feel his face and already brushing his teeth and shaving. He's also regained his sense of smell, which he had lost after the accident.Continue »
Dissolvable tobacco is finely milled tobacco pressed into shapes like tablets that slowly dissolve in a user's mouth. It is gaining the attention of tobacco companies looking to make up for a decline in cigarette use as smokers face tax hikes, growing health concerns, smoking bans and social stigma.Continue »