Giant hogweed, an invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and blindness, has been spotted in more than 10 states
A water safety expert says drowning can happen quickly and without the telltale signs you might expect
The tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have ignited concern about the rising rates of suicide. It's important everyone know the warning signs, health officials say
"There was one point, I didn't want to be alive," the legendary swimmer tells CBS News
Trying to lose weight? New research suggests these three things may make a difference
For 10 years, Dr. Jon LaPook has been checking in on Carol Daly, a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and her caregiver husband, Mike. After a decade, the disease has had a devastating impact on each of them
Iceland has almost eliminated Down syndrome by aborting virtually 100 percent of fetuses that test positive
Lifestyle changes can make a big difference in fighting "the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century"
Before you or your child heads into surgery, check this advice to help reduce the risk of addiction to prescription pain meds
Obesity rates in America have been rising, but some states are worse than others
You're never too young to start taking care of your brain – and experts say certain dietary habits may help
The FDA says it has received dozens of reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to commercially-produced “bone treats”
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Ex-gov't minister says fighting pot use, "about as up-to-date and relevant as asking the Army to recover the Empire"
New research suggests that a single blood test could accurately confirm type 2 diabetes
New research warns that overcontrolling moms and dads can stunt their children's emotional development
New research finds kitchen towels are a hotbed for germs that could potentially make you and your family sick
A pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the FDA will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant to treat children with epilepsy
The actor and wrestler said he's willing to reverse his vasectomy so he and his girlfriend can have children, but can this surgery be successfully undone?
The plans would have to cover people with pre-existing conditions, but offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law
CDC figures show 14 percent of U.S. adults were lighting up last year, down from 16 percent in 2016; smoking among teen also at record low
The World Health Organization has confirmed its view that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental disorder
Exposure to bright, flashing lights can trigger seizures in certain people with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Foundation warns
Doctors on the island say they are seeing an alarming rise in the number and severity of asthma cases that they attribute to destruction caused by the deadly hurricane
"The first doctor who saw me told me to go home and die," says a pancreatic cancer survivor who hopes one day no one else will have to hear those words
Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility where undocumented children are being held
Drugmaker's shares slide as regulators decline to approve a lotion for common skin condition
Soaring insulin prices are prompting the American Medical Association to call for federal intervention
Three years after the city's water crisis first made headlines, many residents still don't believe their tap water is safe
Can a property purchase reduce stress, improve health and bring peace of mind?
A Los Angeles judge recently ruled that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks
Baylor St. Luke's performed nine heart transplants in 2018 and, according to the hospital CEO, they've had three deaths so far
So far, 73 people have become ill in 31 states and 24 have been treated in hospitals
Holmes as well as former chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani are accused of defrauding investors and doctors
Tainted fruit, produced by Caito Foods, was sold at Walmart, Whole Foods and other major grocery chains
The research was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, but critics say ethical problems undermined its credibility
Attorney general of state with third-highest drug overdose rate blasts chain's dual role as distributor and pharmacy
The FDA has linked the product to at least 73 cases of illness in 31 states, including 24 hospitalizations
But many teens still face risks, new CDC report finds