Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.
Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
The government is expanding its “mystery disease” program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they’ve been told they’re undiagnosable.
Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
An equine neurological disease caused by a virus has been confirmed in a horse from Northern Virginia.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Doctors say a recent medical case could help uncover new treatments to fight brain tumors. A 4-month-old Maryland child was at the heart of the case, reports LiveScience.com. Doctors became concerned […]
There’s been a mysterious outbreak of illness connected to jerky treats. Since 2007, about 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have been sickened after chewing on jerky products. Nearly 600 dogs have died.
Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.
An Air Force recruit whose organs were donated to four patients, including a kidney recipient who died of rabies, had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it’s digging deeper into the case of a rabies-infected organ donor.