CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to Seven Days

  CVS Health plans to limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain acute conditions in an effort to curb addiction to the pain medications...

FDA Approves First Digital Pill That Can Track Whether You’ve Taken It

The Food and Drug Administration has approved its first digital drug: a pill embedded with a sensor that transmits whether someone has taken it. Although the...

36 States Report Flu Outbreak

As many as 36 states across the U.S. have reported widespread influenza activity already, but epidemiologists say it is too soon to say how...
Around the age of 13, the human brain region that hosts memory and learning appears to stop producing nerve cells, according to a new study. (AFP Photo/RAUL ARBOLEDA)

Study Says There Are No New ‘Learning’ Brain Cells After Age 13

Around the age of 13, the human brain region that hosts memory and learning appears to stop producing nerve cells, said a study Wednesday...
Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar was hospitalized with diverticulitis for a second time since Sunday, the department said. PHOTO: MARIO RUIZ/EFE/ZUMA PRESS

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Hospitalized for Diverticulitis — Second Time in...

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has been admitted to a hospital for diverticulitis for the second time in recent days, but he...

Do ‘Sunscreen Pills’ Actually Work?

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about “sunscreen pills,” supplements that companies claim can provide protection from the sun if taken orally....

Checking Emails After Work Hurts Your Health and Your Relationships

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsSHSb4y0co Study says being "always on" and constantly checking work email to stay on top of your job hurts your health, happiness and family. CBS2's...

Eating Cheese, Yogurt and Butter Could Help Lower Your Risk of Developing Type 2...

Eating cheese could help lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Scientists found that people who consumed fat-rich dairy, such...

Controversial Treatment Transfuses Patients With ‘Young Blood’ from Teenagers in Attempt to Reverse Aging...

Could the secret to eternal youth be found in blood transfusions from young people? Some claim that transfusions with “young blood” from teenagers can...

Experts Say Taking a Vitamin C Tablet Twice a Day Can Help Lower Blood...

Popping a vitamin C tablet twice a day could help more than one million Aussies with type two diabetes lower blood sugar levels, according...

FDA’s New Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Hip-Hop to Discourage Young People from Using Tobacco

Government health officials are betting they can adapt the sounds, style and swagger of hip-hop culture to discourage young African Americans, Hispanics and other...

Lifeway Research Survey: Most Americans, Including Many Evangelicals, Say Assisted Suicide Is Morally Acceptable

The American Medical Association has described physician-assisted suicide as a serious risk to society and “fundamentally incompatible with a physician’s role as healer.” Millions of...

UN Says There Are an Estimated 3,000 to 5,000 New Cholera Cases a Day...

A suspected cholera outbreak is spreading quickly in war-ravaged Yemen, with an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 new cases every day, the U.N. children's agency...

Cinnamon Could be a ‘Medical Powerhouse’: Scientists Attempt to Uncover its Health Benefits

Cinnamon is one of the world's most popular spices, sprinkled on lattes, boiled with ciders and enjoyed in numerous dishes. Without it, Thanksgiving and...

FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy to Treat Inherited Blindness

A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday, as federal health advisers endorsed the...

WATCH: Doctors Behind 1st U.S. Baby Born From a Uterus Transplant Describe Milestone Birth

The doctors who helped deliver the first American baby born from a transplanted uterus opened up about the medical milestone, one of them telling...

Research Shows You Do Not Need to Eat Before a Workout

When it comes to eating before a workout, there seems to be no clear answer. The fascination with fitness and food began in the 1920s...

Study Claims Two Oily Fish Dishes a Week Slash Your Risk of Premature Death...

Eating plenty of oily fish like salmon or mackerel can slash the risk of a premature death by up to a third, according to...

World Health Organization Releases Plan to Wipe Out Trans Fats Worldwide

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five...

Some Who Try to Lead Healthy Lifestyles May Be Dealing With Eating Disorders

Millions of Americans have dealt with an eating disorder at some point in their lives, and it's not always easy to identify who those...