October 2012 Headlines
In the fight for better health, Americans view cholesterol as Public Enemy No. 1. But Dr. Stephen Sinatra, a veteran cardiologist, says it's not the main culprit.
Forecasters say there is a 90 percent chance the East Coast will take a direct hit from the storm meteorologists are calling a once-in-a-lifetime event.
The average woman has about a one-in-eight chance of developing breast cancer. That's why survivor Joni Eareckson Tada is encouraging women to have annual exams.
The deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots has now claimed 24 lives and sickened more than 325 people.
Scientists in Oregon have created human embryos using the genes from three people.
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports that a popular energy drink may be associated with five deaths.
An estimated 226,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year.
A nationwide salmonella outbreak has manufacturers recalling over 400 peanut products from store shelves.
The Centers for Disease Control is struggling to keep up with a deadly meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid shots for back pain.
The death toll from the fungal meningitis outbreak is still growing. Now serious questions are being raised about compounding pharmacies.
Strokes more than doubled in people under the age of 55 between 1993 and 2005, according to a new study.
Patients suffering from spinal cord injuries and paralysis could have a chance to walk again with a device called the Ekso.
As many as 13,000 people received contaminated steroid shots that are suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, according to health officials.
The Nobel prize for medicine has been awarded to two scientists who have brought very real hope to people suffering with horrific conditions such as Alzheimer's.
More than 30 people in at least six states have contracted fungal meningitis and at least five have died.
Companies that make caskets are having to change the way they do business to accommodate America's weight problem.
A judge has ordered a Christian health care ministry in Kentucky to cease operations.
The birthrate in the United States fell for the fourth year in a row, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.