January 2013 Headlines

Shoo Flu! Keeping Your Family Influenza-Proof

America is suffering from one of the worst flu seasons in years. CBN News shares tips on how you can try to keep the flu out of your home.

Surviving Obamacare: Weathering Its Coming Impact

Obamacare will have a life-altering effect on every American. But attorney Betsy McCaughey says there are steps you can take to weather the impact.

Very Contagious Norovirus Spreading Across the US

Doctors are warning that a new strain of the Norovirus from Australia is the most dangerous and contagious virus around, and it's spreading across the U.S.


Double Arm Transplant Gives Hope to Soldier

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore performed a double arm transplant on 26-year-old Brendan Marrocco, an Iraq War veteran.

AT&T Warns Cell Phones Can Pose Flu Risk

Cell phone provider AT&T is issuing a warning to its customers about the flu: the mobile devices can spread the flu virus easily.

Vaccine Shortages on the Rise as Flu Plagues US

As Americans across the country continue to fall ill with influenza, many drug stores and pharmacies are reporting shortages of the flu vaccine.

Doctors Struggle to Keep up with Flu Epidemic

The season has not even hit its peak and doctors and hospitals are already overwhelmed. The vaccine is now in short supply as many Americans fight this year's virus.

Naturopathy: A Flu Shot Alternative?

A handful of doctors are recommending another route known as "naturopathy" for those who either fear needles or dread the possibility of an allergic reaction.

Binge Drinking: More Women's Dirty Secret

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that binge drinking is a growing problem among women and girls but that it is under-recognized.

Boston Mayor Declares Medical Emergency over Flu

Boston is being hit especially hard, seeing 10 times the number of flu cases already this year than for the entire flu season last year.

P. Parenthood Reports Record Year for Abortions

Planned Parenthood has reported a record year for abortions.

Flu Outbreak Raises Concerns for Elderly, Children

Approximately 80 percent of the country has been hit with severe flu. Officials are especially concerned about children and the elderly for whom the flu can be deadly.

Americans Ignorant of Dangers of Obesity

Many Americans don't realize obesity can play a role in causing cancer, arthritis, sleep apnea, and infertility.

Hospitals Battle Worst Flu Outbreak in a Decade

One of the worst outbreaks of the flu in a decade has already claimed the lives of 18 children and infected thousands of people in 41 states.

Alzheimer's Doctors Taking Note of Coconut Oil

The most popular CBN News story of 2012 showed how coconut oil helps some Alzheimer's patients. Now, some heavy-hitters in the medical community are noticing.

Is Your Flu Shot Enough This Season?

Flu season is in full swing leading many to question whether this year's flu shot is enough to protect people from the virus.

Picture: Baby Holds Doctor's Hand During C-section

It's a picture that captures the miracle of life; a baby holding onto the doctors hand during a C-section.

Americans Divided on How to Tackle Obesity Problem

Americans are split on how the nation's obesity epidemic should be handled, according to a new Associated Press poll.

Your Brain on Sugar: Fructose Triggers Overeating

Eating fructose can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating, according to a new study published in Journal of the American Medical Association.