FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
Barbershops Proving Point Of Intervention For Men's High Blood PressureA study of African American men in barbershops across Los Angeles led to a big reduction in cases of hypertension.
Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study FindsA study examining 11 brands of bottled water sold around the world has found that nearly every sample tested was contaminated by plastic particles.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Doctors Rule Menstrual Cramps Can Be As Painful As Heart AttacksDysmenorrhea, better known as cramps, is a painful menstruation that can be severe enough to interrupt the daily routine of one in five women
Medical Condition Prevents Post-Pregnancy Belly Bulge From Going Away For SomeFor any woman who's ever had a baby, you know how hard it is to get that pre-pregnancy body back.
Opioid Crisis Turning Librarians Into Emergency RespondersCases of opioid-related overdoses have become increasingly common in public libraries, putting staff there in the position of having to wait for emergency responders or administrating life-saving overdose drugs themselves.
Study Finds No Link Between Hormonal Birth Control And DepressionThere was good news Monday for women concerned about side effects from certain types of birth control.
Flu Epidemic Over? Not So FastThe latest data from the Centers for Disease Control shows a decrease in flu activity, but as CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez cautions -- the flu season is far from over.
Lead And Arsenic Found In E-Cigarette Vapors, Study FindsResearchers studied the e-cigarettes of 56 individuals and nearly half of them produced aerosol samples containing dangerous levels of lead in them.
Rare Tumor Could Help Produce Insulin For Type-1 Diabetics, Study ShowsResearchers have a found a surprising potential ally in the search for a cure for Type-1 diabetes.
Communities In New Jersey, Connecticut In Mourning Following Possible Flu-Related Deaths Of 2 Young ChildrenEmma Splan's death further increases concern by parents and school officials fighting the epidemic.