Public health officials are struggling to respond to a surge in overdoses from a designer drug known as "Spice." The man-made alternative to pot is sold online or in convenience stores. Jericka Duncan reports.
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.
Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods - a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose.
A California startup is offering a cheaper and easier way to determine a woman's risk of getting the diseases. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the potentially life-saving genetic test that is now on the market.
The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.
Americans own more than 150 million pets, but new research from a team led by the Ohio State University shows the importance of choosing the right ones to bring home, based on your family's health and age.
Television personality Dr. Oz says he will publicly defend himself against allegations that he promotes "quack treatments" on his popular show. Last week, a group of doctors called Oz's faculty position at Columbia University "unacceptable."
A new study found that people whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression.
Blue Bell Creameries, one of the nation's most popular ice cream makers, issued a sweeping recall overnight over Listeria contamination. The 108-year-old company has voluntarily pulled all of its ice creams and frozen treats, racing to find the source.
Trans men and women struggle with the medical and other costs of their transition so they can physically present themselves, not as the gender they were born into, but as the gender with which they identify.