Several states are experiencing widespread flu outbreaks just prior to the holidays which could result in even more cases reported. Dr. Richard Besser tracks the growing concerns about the effectiveness of this season's vaccine.
Anthony Kessel of Public Health England speaks to Hala Gorani about the increasing problem of...
Oncologist and CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus discusses a revolutionary approach...
Yassmeen Castanada, 19, is in intensive care after suffering an allergic reaction to a friend's...
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on the threat of a drug-resistant superbug and the use of antibiotics in the U.S.
A new website tracks the flu virus by location in an effort to try to prevent infection.
A new report finds almost 60 percent of Americans who take opioid painkillers combine them with other prescriptions medications resulting in potentially deadly combinations.
Researchers in Britain say that there is a link between high doses of insulin and increased risk of diseases like cancer, heart attack or stroke. Also, new guidance on the hours surgical residents should work.
In 2011, Barry Nelson was diagnosed with lung cancer and told he had two years to live. Three years later, he's cancer-free thanks to an experimental immunotherapy drug and what he calls a relationship with God.
An Oregon woman who went to the hospital for an anxiety attack dies when administers incorrectly give her a paralyzing agent.
Is aspirin the wonder drug for everyone? A new study of healthy women finds the risks of taking low-dose aspirin may outweigh its value in preventing heart disease and cancer.
A new experimental cancer drug has been designated a breakthrough therapy for some Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients.
Nearly two decades ago, researcher James Allison found a way to use the body’s own immune system to kill malignant cells, a discovery that’s transforming cancer treatment and saving lives.
GlaxoSmithKline released details of a restructuring program Wednesday, which included 900 layoffs.
Cyberthieves may be targeting those involved in mergers, acquisitions and other market-moving events.
A new breast cancer vaccine is showing promising signs of success in the early stages of a clinical trial. Early evidence suggests the vaccine helped slow the cancer's progression.
A government report says that overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers more than tripled from 1999 to 2012. Also, new research on risk-based cancer screenings.
In a breakthrough process, scientists are transforming stem cells into actual beating heart tissue. It could someday lead to new drug treatments for heart disease or even lab-created hearts for transplants.