Doctors discovered a "large macular hole" in the retina of the child's left eye after he repeatedly gazed into the laser beam
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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American Medical Association CEO says immigrant families "already endure emotional and physical stress" and that separation only makes it worse
In a series of selfies, the woman tracked the mysterious lump as it moved across her face from above her left eye to her upper lip
The mosquito-borne Keystone virus was first discovered in 1964 and until now has previously only been found in animals
Giant hogweed, an invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and blindness, has been spotted in more than 10 states
The research suggests that certain viruses – including two extremely common herpes viruses – affect the behavior of genes involved in Alzheimer's
New research finds kitchen towels are a hotbed for germs that could potentially make you and your family sick
Health authorities believe strippers with methylene chloride have claimed dozens of lives
Purdue's 2007 settlement with the Justice Department included more than $630 million in fines
The program already existed in Las Vegas and Miami, now it's coming to L.A., Denver, Houston and other cities
Recalls and outbreaks linked to contaminated food have affected people across the country, but there are steps you can take to protect your family
15-year-old boy from Florida comes in contact with southern flannel moth caterpillar, immediately getting rash, experiencing "the worst pain he ever felt"
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The World Health Organization says gaming addiction can be considered a mental health condition
New research finds certain geographic areas of the U.S. are being harder hit by the obesity epidemic than others
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was the first person to prove a direct link between the 2014 water switch and elevated levels of lead in local children
The company, to be based in Boston, will look to control rising health care costs for 1 million-plus corporate employees
In the suit, Sean Stentiford said he consented to an HIV test in 2007 but two doctors failed to do it
Ex-gov't minister says fighting pot use, "about as up-to-date and relevant as asking the Army to recover the Empire"
"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
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
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