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.
E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report SaysAccording to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to "potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes."
Promising Procedure Offers Less-Invasive Option For Fibroid TreatmentThere's a new technique that's said to make a common medical procedure for women far less painful.
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.
American College Of Physicians Issues New Blood Sugar Recommendations For Type 2 DiabeticsIn a surprising move Monday, a the ACP recommended that some diabetics allow their blood sugar to remain above ideal levels.
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.
Stem Cells Offer New Hope For Recovery From Rotator Cuff SurgeryStem cells have shown promise for all sorts of medical issues for years. As CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports, you can now add shoulder surgery to that list.
Key To Living Longer Is Drinking Coffee & Booze, Study SaysThere's good news for those who don't mind indulging in the occasional cup of coffee or glass of wine.