Health Watch: Doctors Urging Vaccines As First Child Dies From FluHealth officials in Florida have confirmed that a child is the first death in the U.S. due to the flu this season.
Health Watch: New Radiation Therapy Acts Like GPS For Lung CancerThis new technology tells doctors and the linear accelerator producing the radiation beam, exactly where the cancer is in a patient’s lung.
Diabetes Treatment And New Dementia Link Part Of Big Week In MedicineCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez took a look at all the top health stories.
AMAZING: Paralyzed Woman Walks Again Thanks To Groundbreaking Spinal Cord TreatmentHelping the paralyzed walk again has long been the Holy Grail of spinal cord injury research and now, doctors are getting very close.
'Acute Flaccid Myelitis' Causing Polio-Like Symptoms In Midwest ChildrenDoctors suspect it's a virus in the polio family, but overall it's poorly understood.
Alzheimer's Breakthrough Gives Hope To MillionsDr. Yadong Huang and his team at Gladstone Institutes are looking at a gene they believe increases the risk for developing Alzheimer's.
Health Watch: Fewer People Allergic To Penicillin Than Claim To BeThey're part of the 10 percent of the population who list themselves as allergic to penicillin however, only about one percent are actually allergic.
HealthWatch: FDA Puts Cervical Cancer On Notice, Expands Approval Of HPV VaccineCould it be possible to virtually eliminate cervical cancer? One country is on track to do just that and the Food and Drug Administration is expanding its approval of the key weapon in the battle.
Aromatherapy, Foot Reflexology Proving Effective In Helping Side Effects Of Cancer TreatmentsMedical treatments for cancer are becoming increasingly effective. But those treatments often come with side effects that cause both physical and psychological issues.
HealthWatch: Clip That Goes In Without Surgery Said To Offer Tremendous Benefits To Heart Valve PatientsA tiny heart clip that can fix a leaky heart valve and save hundreds of thousands of lives appears to be a game-changer for heart failure patients.
Eating Processed Meats Associated With Higher Risk For Breast Cancer, Research ShowsProcessed meats include bacon, ham, sausage, hot dogs, and deli meats.
Health Watch: Man's Runny Nose Was Actually Leaking Brain FluidCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says an amazing surgery, performed through the patient’s nose, fixed one man’s potentially fatal leak.