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Britain is inviting the public to weigh in on draft rules allowing scientists to create embryos using DNA from three people -- a man and two women -- to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.
The health project in Uganda for which the World Bank is delaying a loan does not face an immediate shortage of money, an official said, allaying fears that work to help maternal and child health services could stall because of the country’s anti-gay law.
A study from researchers at the Center for Disease Control found a 43 percent decrease in the number of overweight preschoolers. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips discusses possible reasons for the changes.
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.
The Grammy award-winning band fun. launched a campaign to raise $250,000 to build a community health center for the Ruth Ellis Center, which provides housing, meals, clothing and medical services for LGBT youth in need in Detroit.
The dramatic jump in sexually transmitted diseases in North Dakota has state health officials trying to reverse the trend by raising awareness among not only residents but also doctors.
For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.
There are more than 43,000 apps that focus on health and medicine. Dr. Zubin Eapen, cardiologist and assistant professor at Duke University, talks about some apps that monitor your heart with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.
This is different from a normal flu season, in which the majority of the flu hospitalizations are people over the age of 65. Here are some tips to keep you healthy this flu season.