HealthWatch: Robotic Assistance Now Helping With Spinal SurgeryA revolutionary surgery has removed a tumor from a man’s neck using tiny robots to perform the operation.
Century-Old Vaccine Could Be Major Breakthrough In Diabetes TreatmentThe vaccine is called BCG and it’s actually used to immunize children against tuberculosis. It’s been given nearly four billion times over the past century, mostly in China, Africa and South America, but not that often in the U.S., because TB is less common here.
Growing Number Of Men Going Under The Knife For Plastic SurgeryIn a surprising new trend in plastic surgery, more and more men are opting for a little nip-tuck.
New Technology Can Help Detect Salmonella OutbreaksCases of salmonella infections have been linked to pre-cut melons and Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal in the past two weeks.
New York Doctors Save Boy, 9, From Honduras With Serious Heart Defect"Project Kids Worldwide" brought the nine-year-old child from Honduras to the city for open heart surgery.
Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Epilepsy Foundation Issues Seizure Warning Over Some Scenes In 'Incredibles 2'Movie goers started posting warnings on social media when the animated movie premiered Friday.
NYC Health Department To Spray For Mosquitoes Starting TuesdayWith the weather warming up, the New York City Health Department is gearing up to go after mosquito breeding grounds. We've got the details.
New Study: Time With Friends Could Help Prevent DementiaOhio State researchers studied groups of mice, some in groups of two and some with a few roommates and plenty of social interaction.
Breakthrough Drug Offers Multiple Sclerosis Patients A Second ChanceMore people are being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis these days than in the past. While researchers don’t know exactly why, they do know the disease can have devastating effects.
Beyond Death, Opioid Victim Inspires Brother To Spread Awareness Across AmericaFollowing his sister's overdose death, Brett Bramble is walking across the country to educate and lend support to those still struggling.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.