| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:58 AM
| Jan 18, 2010
When death came calling 18 months ago, Val Lucier put it in its place.
Tears filled the 74-year-old's brown eyes as he described his online research of Paget's Breast Nipple Cancer, a rare form of the disease.
"When something pops out and starts...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Emmy race for best nonfiction children's special is a fascinating matchup between two contenders who almost never lose — specials produced by "Nick News with Linda Elerbee" and "Sesame Street." "Sesame Street" holds the record for winning the most...
| Mar 26, 2010
By now you're savvy enough to raise an eyebrow at a suspicious health "fact" when you hear one. Tampons contain asbestos? Drinking lemonade will make you lose 10 pounds in five days? You're just not buying it. Unfortunately, some misinformation is only...
| Apr 7, 2010
Long before Dr. Ho's Digestive Detox kits appeared on late night infomercials, various methods of internal cleansing, from fasting to purgative herbs, had been practiced.
It's no secret that toxins are all around us. The Environmental Working Group's...
| Jun 21, 2010
Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn't just last night's pizza.
The vast, diverse community of microbes inhabiting the intestines, scientists are finding, can influence metabolism and weight.
Between 10 trillion and 100...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 2:12 PM
For 10-year-old Jacob Krause, getting ready for the new school year wasn't a simple matter of back-to-school shopping. It also involved working out logistics for getting to the bathroom as many as 20 times during a single school day.
| Oct 7, 2010
DETROIT - Nancy Hearshen worries much more about her daughter's future than her own chances of getting breast or ovarian cancer.
Hearshen, 67, and her daughter, Rachel, 35, who live in Farmington Hills, Mich., carry a genetic mutation that...
| Aug 2, 2010
Men are notoriously oblivious to their own health care. They often resort to cliche when trying to defend their ignorance; they can't be seen as weak; they can handle whatever is thrown at them. Despite the facade, men have a lot at stake when it comes to...
| Jun 17, 2010
The cancers that most frequently affect men are prostate, colon, lung and skin cancer. Knowing about these types of cancer—and how they can be prevented or found early—can save your life.
The chance of getting prostate cancer...
| Aug 29, 2010
| 4:34 PM
“Being told we have cancer no longer means we have been given the death penalty,” CBS' Bob Schieffer said this morning on “Face the Nation.” His commentary packed a wallop, because Schieffer and his wife are cancer survivors. In...