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Study looks at elderly & mental healthupdated Tue Jul 10 2012 15:52:45

A new report looks at mental health and substance abuse in the elderly, and concludes better access to care is needed.

Should smoking trigger an R rating?updated Tue Jul 10 2012 10:32:30

Movies that show actors smoking tobacco should automatically earn an R rating in order to minimize copycat smoking among impressionable tweens and teenagers, the authors of a new study suggest.

The dos and don'ts of summer healthupdated Tue Jul 10 2012 09:58:32

HLN's Susan Hendricks reports on the common health claims we face every summer and whether they are true or not.

Being at home may soothe terminally ill cancer patientsupdated Tue Jul 10 2012 09:47:44

For patients with terminal cancer who have exhausted all treatment options, being as comfortable and relaxed as possible during their final days often becomes a priority. Staying out of the hospital may be key to attaining that frame of mind, a new study suggests.

Hearing loss an 'invisible,' and widely uninsured, problemupdated Tue Jul 10 2012 07:55:22

If you lose a leg, insurance will likely cover the cost of your prosthesis. If you lose your arm, it's the same. Even if you lose your ability to perform sexually, more than likely your Viagra is covered.

Study: Babies with pets healthierupdated Mon Jul 09 2012 19:00:29

A new study finds babies born to families with pets are healthier than kids without pets.

Babies with pets healthierupdated Mon Jul 09 2012 17:12:32

A new study looks at pets, children and respiratory infections. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

New York opens playground for adultsupdated Sun Jul 08 2012 16:25:39

New York opens a playground for adults in its efforts to promote a healthier, active lifestyle for residents.

How to bend right back into shapeupdated Sat Jul 07 2012 15:04:01

Fitness expert Desiree Nathanson and CNN's Fredricka Whitfield show how to incorporate yoga into your day at the park.

To spank or not to spank, where do you draw the line?updated Sat Jul 07 2012 14:46:41

When it comes to punishing your kids, where do you draw the line?

Need protein? Here are some optionsupdated Sat Jul 07 2012 10:49:04

Nutritionist and author Mark MacDonald tells CNN's Randi Kaye why athletes--and you--need protein and where to get it.

As blood donations decline, U.S. ban on gay donors is examinedupdated Fri Jul 06 2012 17:32:32

The American Red Cross says power outages created by recent storms in the East and Midwest cut blood donations, which were already low this summer. In June there was a nationwide shortfall, with donations down more than 10% across the country.

How to choose a healthy breakfast cerealupdated Fri Jul 06 2012 16:29:28

Health experts offer tips for navigating the cereal aisle and finding the most nutritious -- and tastiest -- options among the fruity flakes and fiber twigs

Prevent asthma attacks in the heatupdated Fri Jul 06 2012 13:08:44

In today's Health Minute, Jim Ribble has details on how the heat affects asthmatics and tips to prevent flareups.

Woman battles flesh-eating bacteriaupdated Fri Jul 06 2012 12:05:31

A Michigan woman diagnosed with the flesh-eating bacteria is fighting for her life. WXYZ reports.

Melinda Gates responds to contraception program controversyupdated Fri Jul 06 2012 08:24:36

Responding to simmering controversy among Catholic bloggers about her new birth control program, Melinda Gates -- a practicing Catholic -- said she will not shrink from her role as an advocate for poor women.

Gates' candid thoughts on contraceptionupdated Thu Jul 05 2012 20:20:44

Sanjay Gupta has a candid conversation with Melinda Gates about contraception, Catholicism and global health.

'Locked-in' man sparks euthanasia debateupdated Thu Jul 05 2012 18:26:12

A British man with 'locked-in' syndrome is fighting for the right to die, sparking a debate on euthanasia.

Forget the gym, hit the park for summerupdated Thu Jul 05 2012 14:31:10

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield and fitness guru Desiree Nathanson kick off their summer workouts with gym-free excercises.

Treating dog bitesupdated Thu Jul 05 2012 12:20:50

Susan Hendricks tells us what to do and how to get treatment if you get bit by a dog.

They didn't know they were pregnantupdated Thu Jul 05 2012 08:12:51

Amanda Burger and Amanda Prentice live more than 700 miles apart. They have never met, but they share something even more unusual than a first name.

Manage your brain -- it's your most important assetupdated Wed Jul 04 2012 08:00:49

What does it mean to manage your own brain?

Amputee, war hero bikes cross countryupdated Wed Jul 04 2012 05:49:28

Major Dan Gade, who lost his leg on the battlefield in Iraq biked across the country to raise awareness

Viral video: Makeup used to hide abuseupdated Tue Jul 03 2012 20:24:47

HLN's Evening Express team looks at a viral video's approach to creating abuse awareness.

Study: Spanking may cause mental issuesupdated Tue Jul 03 2012 19:00:47

HLN's Evening Express team investigates a new study linking harsh physical punishment and anxiety disorders.

Flesh-eating bacteria survivor in rehabupdated Tue Jul 03 2012 14:57:39

Aimee Copeland left the hospital Monday and is beginning rehabilitation. CNN's Jennifer Bixler reports.

Flesh-eating bacteria survivor in rehabupdated Tue Jul 03 2012 13:45:50

Aimee Copeland left the hospital today and is now beginning rehabilitation. Jennifer Bixler has the details.

Tattooist gives hope to cancer survivorsupdated Tue Jul 03 2012 10:24:13

One tattoo artist is helping breast cancer survivors feel whole again.

Should people be allowed to sell their organs?updated Tue Jul 03 2012 09:56:07

How much would it take for you to consider selling your bone marrow? A U.S. appeals court puts the price at about $3,000 in a ruling that now makes it legal to pay donors for their bone-marrow tissue.

Coffee could cut risk of skin cancerupdated Mon Jul 02 2012 15:30:50

A new study finds coffee drinkers could cut their risk of developing basal cell carcinoma - a common form of skin cancer.

Triple-digit strategies for staying healthy updated Mon Jul 02 2012 15:15:38

High temperatures will stay above 90 across much of the U.S. this week, and storms in the mid-Atlantic region have added power outages for millions already sweltering from the heat. Oh, did we mention there are fires blazing in the West?

Can spanking cause mental illness? updated Mon Jul 02 2012 10:33:31

Parents often ask me whether spanking is really so bad. After all, they were spanked as kids and they turned out fine. Plus, it's the only thing that will get their child to listen, they say.

Make your 'rainy brain' sunnierupdated Mon Jul 02 2012 07:17:51

Why do some people flourish, seemingly resilient to all that life throws at them, while others are vulnerable and at risk of serious problems like anxiety and depression?

Abortion clinic fights to stay openupdated Mon Jul 02 2012 06:09:30

Mississippi's lone clinic offering abortion services faces closure. CNN's George Howell reports.

Georgia woman with flesh-eating infection leaves hospitalupdated Mon Jul 02 2012 02:01:17

Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia woman who has waged a two-month battle against flesh-eating bacteria, was released from a hospital Monday.

South Carolina mom making progress against flesh-eating bacteriaupdated Fri Jun 29 2012 18:56:23

The condition of Lana Kuykendall, the South Carolina woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria shortly after giving birth to twins nearly two months ago, is improving, her doctor said Friday.

Your health care is covered, but who's going to treat you?updated Fri Jun 29 2012 11:56:47

When the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act in a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the American Medical Association was quick to release a statement in support of the "historic" decision that will give more people access to health coverage.

Health care questions answeredupdated Fri Jun 29 2012 11:34:29

Everyday folks ask CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about President Obama's health care plan.

Mom reacts to health care decisionupdated Thu Jun 28 2012 16:18:13

Elizabeth Cohen and Brooke Baldwin speak with the mother of a young girl with epilepsy.

Weight-loss pill claims to fight obesityupdated Thu Jun 28 2012 10:03:23

Elizabeth Cohen has more on the new drug to help with weight control in some overweight and obese people.

Where in the world can you get universal health care?updated Thu Jun 28 2012 10:02:23

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's sweeping health care legislation Thursday in a narrow 5-4 ruling that Obama says will provide up to 30 million additional Americans with health care.

The power of Pilatesupdated Thu Jun 28 2012 08:40:33

Don't neglect core exercises in your fitness regimen. Jim Ribble has more on working out your core through Pilates.

Report details the dirtiest U.S. beachesupdated Wed Jun 27 2012 17:06:36

Knowing whether your beach water is clean can keep you healthy. Edgar Treiguts reports.

Understanding the health care rulingupdated Wed Jun 27 2012 15:48:42

Elizabeth Cohen explains how the Supreme Court's ruling on health care affects people with real-world examples.

Patient launches support group from dormupdated Tue Jun 26 2012 18:34:32

Roxanne Black used her lupus diagnosis to launch a national support network. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has her story.

Eating disorders: Not just for the youngupdated Tue Jun 26 2012 15:44:08

Diane Butrym doesn't fit the stereotype of an eating disorder patient. She's a 51-year-old microbiologist and mother of two, not a troubled teen or 20-something, yet for the past decade she has struggled with bulimia.

Doctors' role in obesity fightupdated Tue Jun 26 2012 15:09:07

A federal health panel discusses doctors' role in the fight against obesity. Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Why doctors fall asleep while treating youupdated Tue Jun 26 2012 07:35:52

Confession: I've fallen asleep while operating on patients. And I'm sure I'm not the only one.

Smart ways to lose weightupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 19:00:33

Reporter Susan Hendricks tells us about how to lose weight quickly but safely - up to 2 pounds a week.

Mom fights school's sunscreen policyupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 18:06:41

A school district spokesman in Washington says the school can't apply sunscreen without a doctor's note. KOMO reports.

Is your doctor's role changing in the fight against obesity? updated Mon Jun 25 2012 17:04:20

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has released new guidelines for obesity screening and healthy lifestyle counseling. Can you explain them and give us your opinion?

Fit Nation athletes take on relaysupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 13:52:57

Fit Nation athletes Rick Morris, Carlos Solis and Denise Castelli compete in triathlon relays ahead of their big race.

Georgia woman with flesh-eating infection dramatically improvesupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 13:23:20

The young woman battling a flesh-eating bacterial infection in Augusta, Georgia, has taken another step toward recovery: Doctors have upgraded her condition from "serious" to "good."

Insufficient Vitamin D tied to weightupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 11:47:42

A new study finds those who lacked Vitamin D weighed more than those who did not.

Meditation, vegetation and chocolateupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 11:14:19

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Tao Porchon-Lynch, the world's oldest living yoga teacher.

African-Americans less likely to receive kidney donation, study showsupdated Mon Jun 25 2012 07:17:33

Carmichael Griffin didn't think anything of it when his face began to swell. He assumed he had just gained a couple of pounds.

Pain meds: The pill or the patch?updated Sat Jun 23 2012 15:39:50

Many of us are used to taking pills for pain. But now, there are patches that can offer pain relief.

Learning to heal after abuseupdated Sat Jun 23 2012 11:08:12

CNN's Lisa Sylvester goes inside a center which helps children heal after abuse.

'Obamacare' myths and truths revealedupdated Sat Jun 23 2012 08:48:25

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains the myths, the truths, and the effects of the national health care reform law.

Assisted suicide group on trialupdated Fri Jun 22 2012 21:34:23

CNN's Sanjay Gupta follows one case where the right-to-die group, Final Exit Network, was involved in one woman's death.

Why optimism bias is good for youupdated Fri Jun 22 2012 14:18:33

Tali Sharot explains what optimism bias is and how it affects our health.

Bird flu research publishedupdated Fri Jun 22 2012 12:02:58

Research about the deadly bird flu virus was published in a scientific journal. Elizabeth Cohen explains.

Kidney-donor deaths linked to surgical clips raise issues of alerts, warningsupdated Wed Jun 20 2012 22:08:21

When Manuel Reyna developed a deadly kidney disease, his sister, Florinda Gotcher, didn't hesitate to give him one of her kidneys. When she found out they were a match, she cried.

Treatment for varicose veinsupdated Wed Jun 20 2012 17:51:30

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us about an outpatient procedure to get rid of varicose veins.

Consumers demanding drug-free meatupdated Wed Jun 20 2012 14:55:32

A new report urges industry to eliminate the use of antibiotics in meat. Elizabeth Cohen brings us details.

Antibiotics in the meat we eatupdated Wed Jun 20 2012 13:03:24

Pat St.Claire tells us about antibiotics that are in the meat we eat and what that means to our health.

James Durbin succeeds despite challengesupdated Wed Jun 20 2012 10:37:58

Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with 2011 "American Idol" finalist James Durbin in today's Human Factor.

Ticks causing mysterious meat allergy updated Wed Jun 20 2012 07:18:02

Helen Olive had her first allergy attack 11 years ago. She had gone to bed only to wake up hours later because her neck felt as if it were on fire.

Teen survives fishing spear shot in headupdated Tue Jun 19 2012 15:01:20

A teen boy survives a spear accidentally shot into his head. Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Some meds given to kids more, some lessupdated Tue Jun 19 2012 09:57:57

The use of some medications is on the decline in kids, but not all. Jim Ribble reports.

The aging brain: Why getting older just might be awesomeupdated Tue Jun 19 2012 08:49:14

Google "the aging brain" and you will find a largely sobering landscape of cognitive deterioration.

South African girl's skin graft successful so farupdated Tue Jun 19 2012 08:33:51

A novel skin graft treatment appears to be working for a 3-year-old South African girl burned over 80% of her body in January, a spokeswoman for her family said Tuesday.

The world is overweightupdated Tue Jun 19 2012 07:01:57

Scientists warn of the threat of obesity to future food supplies.

Teen survives spear through headupdated Tue Jun 19 2012 05:21:47

Doctors say a teen who had a 3-foot spear shot through his skull is recovering. WSVN reports.

Dying boy's nationwide banana split partyupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 18:56:30

The mother of a boy with Down syndrome dying from a heart defect asks families to honor him with a banana split dinner.

Lonely? Your health may sufferupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 17:23:27

Loneliness and isolation can affect your quality of life -- and maybe your quantity of life, too.

Seizures: When 'electrical brainstorm' hitsupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 15:38:55

Nathan Jones was 18 when he had his first seizure. He lost consciousness, fell off his porch and woke up to hear a paramedic yelling at him to name the president of the United States.

Ozzy Osbourne's son has MSupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 15:28:29

Jack Osbourne, son of musician Ozzy Osbourne, is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Study: PIP implants do not cause cancerupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 14:30:35

Dr. Grant Stevens outlines his concerns about PIP implants found by a UK study to be substandard, but not cancer causing.

Doctors hope pioneering procedure helps tragically burned 3-year-oldupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 12:40:00

Severely burned 3-year-old Isabella "Pippi" Kruger has experienced a level of horror and pain that would test the nerves of a soldier. Her survival alone is miraculous and the procedure being undertaken to save her is a first of its kind in South Africa.

PIP breast implants do not cause cancer, UK rulesupdated Mon Jun 18 2012 05:55:40

Controversial breast implants made by the French company PIP do not cause cancer and are not toxic, but they do have a high rupture rate, a British Department of Health study reported Monday.

Sleep deprivation and your healthupdated Sat Jun 16 2012 15:41:51

Dr. Sujatha Reddy joins Fredricka Whitfield to explain why not getting enough sleep can lead to major health problems.

Surrogate sistersupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 16:33:09

A woman is acting as a surrogate for her brother and sister-in-law. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Georgia woman with flesh-eating bacteria gets skin graftupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 16:23:51

The young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria underwent a successful skin graft this week as she continues her astounding recovery.

Why is RomneyCare different?updated Fri Jun 15 2012 13:54:31

A Romney adviser argues that Romney's Massachusetts health plan is very different from the federal law.

Fact check Romney health claimupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 13:41:11

Dr. Sanjay Gupta presses a Romney adviser on a possibly misleading claim about government spending in health care law.

Man in critical condition with plagueupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 12:18:16

An Oregon man is in critical condition after contracting the plague from an infected animal.

Doctor: Why are we surprised that kids hurt themselves?updated Fri Jun 15 2012 11:41:53

Q: I was shocked to read in the news that children as young as 7 are hurting themselves. Why would they do that?

Romney pledge to protect patientsupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 10:07:14

Adviser says Romney would offer protections to people who are sick, but Dr. Sanjay Gupta challenges the details.

For Father's Day, get yourself a checkupupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 07:07:33

I am extremely blessed.

7 ways to start using summer wiselyupdated Fri Jun 15 2012 07:05:54

Boy who was mini Darth Vader in VW ad has heart surgeryupdated Thu Jun 14 2012 21:54:22

Max Page, the 7-year-old who played a mini Darth Vader in a Volkswagen commercial, is recovering from open heart surgery, his doctor and mother said Thursday.

Know warning signs of melanomaupdated Thu Jun 14 2012 19:55:08

Early detection is key to saving lives when it comes to melanoma in older men. Susan Hendricks reports.

How graffiti is helping kids eat healthyupdated Thu Jun 14 2012 19:19:30

"Dunk the Junk" graffiti art shows kids it's cool to eat healthy.

Explain it to me: Concussionsupdated Thu Jun 14 2012 16:22:22

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the physiology of concussions and the long-term effects of suffering one.

Health care reform: Issues roundup updated Thu Jun 14 2012 13:20:39

While many changes to Americans' health care outlined in the the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act don't take effect until 2014, a Supreme Court ruling expected this month could stop those changes from coming at all.

Does obesity affect school performance?updated Thu Jun 14 2012 09:09:38

Obese children and teenagers face a slew of potential health problems as they get older, including an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and certain cancers. As if that weren't enough, obesity may harm young people's long-term college and career prospects, too.

Unemployment takes tough mental tollupdated Thu Jun 14 2012 07:21:44

Michael Dixon hasn't had a job since September, but he's definitely not relaxing at home.

Spate of hepatitis C cases linked to New Hampshire's Exeter Hospitalupdated Wed Jun 13 2012 22:07:49

Public health officials urged Wednesday that anyone who may have been treated at a hospital's heart lab in southeastern New Hampshire since October 1, 2010, be tested for a virus that can cause liver disease.

Top threats to men's healthupdated Wed Jun 13 2012 14:12:08

Barbara Hall takes a look at the top health threats for men.

Pop Warner changes rules for practicesupdated Wed Jun 13 2012 13:41:17

A youth football organization is changing its rules for practices. Elizabeth Cohen has the details.

Olympic gymnast reveals abuse, sisterupdated Wed Jun 13 2012 05:16:56

Gymnast Dominique Moceanu shares her story of hidden pain and reveals a secret sister. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Georgia flesh-eating bacteria victim's condition upgradedupdated Tue Jun 12 2012 14:35:51

Aimee Copeland on Tuesday reached another milestone by being upgraded from critical to serious condition at the Georgia hospital where she has valiantly fought a condition caused by flesh-eating bacteria.

Robin Roberts found a match, but others likely won't be as luckyupdated Tue Jun 12 2012 12:40:46

Robin Roberts' battle against myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, is just beginning. The "Good Morning America" anchor will undergo chemotherapy before having a bone marrow transplant later this year.

WHO: Diesel exhaust can cause cancerupdated Tue Jun 12 2012 12:00:45

Exhaust from diesel engines can cause cancer, a prominent global cancer group that's part of the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Sister: Robin Roberts 'is strong'updated Tue Jun 12 2012 00:32:26

Sally Roberts talks about her famous sister Robin's diagnosis of MDS and why she'll be her bone marrow donor.

Reddit helps cancer patient get $30,000updated Mon Jun 11 2012 23:00:21

A man with terminal cancer posted his story on Reddit, prompting thousands of dollars in donations. CTV reports.

New tool to fight celluliteupdated Mon Jun 11 2012 18:20:52

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the new FDA-approved procedure some say may be the long-term solution to cellulite.

Stop that splitting headache updated Mon Jun 11 2012 15:16:39

About once a month, usually around my period, I start feeling sort of... off. My neck gets tight and achy, and I can't think as clearly as usual, like my mental gears are gummed up.

Fear of the dark linked to insomniaupdated Mon Jun 11 2012 15:10:33

One study finds a fear of the dark may be part of the reason some suffer from insomnia.

Memory myths since Socrates' timeupdated Sat Jun 09 2012 22:41:20

Can your memory overload with too much information? Former memory champ Joshua Foer debunks some of the myths of memory.

Coffee may delay onset of Alzheimer'supdated Sat Jun 09 2012 16:54:06

Dr. Sujatha Reddy joins CNN's Fredricka Whitfield to discuss how drinking more coffee can help delay Alzheimer's.

10 shocking medical mistakesupdated Sat Jun 09 2012 07:19:56

When you're a patient, you trust you're in good hands, but even the best doctor or nurse can make a mistake on you or someone you love.

Farm Sanctuary tries to end animal abuseupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 20:05:56

Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to Farm Sanctuary's Bruce Freidrich about a bill aiming to protect the living space for hens.

Why co-sleeping can be dangerousupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 16:45:59

Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Harvey Karp discuss the dangers of babies sleeping with parents.

Ethicist: Health bans and 'sin taxes' can easily backfireupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 15:43:25

I was walking down 125th Street in Harlem last week when my iPhone beeped to alert me that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg had proposed saving obesity-prone urbanites from themselves by banning restaurant sales of large sugary sodas and teas.

Helping in a cardiac emergencyupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 14:59:16

Get the facts about using CPR and an AED in the event of a cardiac emergency. Pat St.Claire reports.

E. coli outbreak sickens 14 in six statesupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 12:37:40

Federal health officials say 14 people in six states have been sickened by the same strain of E. coli over the past couple of months.

E. coli outbreak is from unknown sourceupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 12:07:55

Elizabeth Cohen and Kyra Phillips discuss an E. coli outbreak. One person has died; several others have gotten sick.

Cigarette tax back from the deadupdated Fri Jun 08 2012 10:24:55

Despite headlines saying that it lost Tuesday's vote, the fate of California's proposed $1-a-pack tax hike on cigarettes is still in limbo, and state officials said late Thursday that a final result is likely weeks away.

A walk to pound grief into the groundupdated Thu Jun 07 2012 20:38:29

Some people go on pilgrimages abroad for religious reasons or for historical interest. Denis Asselin created his own rite on the Eastern Seaboard in honor of his son who took his own life last year.

Marine has live grenade removed from legupdated Thu Jun 07 2012 20:14:43

Risking their own lives, a medic and explosives expert in Afghanistan pull a live RPG out of a Marine's body.

New test for gauging a baby's DNA codeupdated Thu Jun 07 2012 19:57:15

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on a new procedure that could revolutionize how doctors monitor pregnancy.

South Carolina mom with flesh-eating bacteria upgraded to fair conditionupdated Thu Jun 07 2012 17:09:18

A South Carolina woman battling a rare flesh-eating bacteria infection has been upgraded to fair condition and is tentatively scheduled for skin-grafting surgery, her family said Thursday.

Sexually-transmitted superbugupdated Thu Jun 07 2012 15:20:59

Elizabeth Cohen reports on a strain of a STD becoming resistant to drugs in some countries.

Surgeons make 'body-part mix-ups'updated Thu Jun 07 2012 13:55:17

Patients, beware of wrong-side surgeries. Sr. Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Dad walks 525 miles after son's suicideupdated Thu Jun 07 2012 07:07:58

Editor's note: On April 21, Denis Asselin, 63, stepped out his front door to embark on a 525-mile walk from Philadelphia to Boston in memory of his son Nathaniel, who took his life last year after a 13-year battle with body dysmorphic disorder, a condition related to obsessive compulsive disorder. Nathaniel was 24.

Home visits curb asthma attacksupdated Wed Jun 06 2012 17:51:10

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how home visits from medical staff can help families curb asthma triggers in the home.

Sheryl Crow has noncancerous brain tumorupdated Wed Jun 06 2012 14:20:45

Elizabeth Cohen discusses Sheryl Crow's benign brain tumor with Kyra Phillips.

Joe Torre: Battling domestic abuseupdated Wed Jun 06 2012 13:29:35

Joe Torre is a kid from Brooklyn who suffered domestic abuse and later became a baseball giant. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Human Factor: Baseball champ and domestic abuse survivorupdated Wed Jun 06 2012 13:16:54

Throughout my career in baseball, I have been very fortunate to experience some outstanding moments on the field. However, many fans might not know much about my experience off the field.

Crow: Lyric lapse led to tumor findupdated Wed Jun 06 2012 07:32:30

Singer Sheryl Crow reveals she has a benign brain tumor. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has more.

'Salt is the wrong suspect'updated Tue Jun 05 2012 20:26:41

Salt--is it good or bad for your health? CNN's Mary Snow has more on the latest in this debate.

Boy with brain cancer defies oddsupdated Tue Jun 05 2012 19:40:28

Parents speak to HLN's "Evening Express" about their son celebrating his second birthday despite battling brain cancer.

Truth behind salt and impact on healthupdated Tue Jun 05 2012 18:38:14

Is salt good or bad for your health? CNN's Mary Snow has more on this debate.

Powerful magnets in toys raise risks from swallowingupdated Tue Jun 05 2012 12:10:23

Several months ago, Meaghin and Jonathan Jordan were strolling through a shop near their home in Kiln, Mississippi, when they spotted a box of high-powered magnets that could be arranged and rearranged into various shapes.

Too much tanning could mean problemsupdated Tue Jun 05 2012 10:09:27

Susan Hendricks reports on health problems for people who tan too much.

Fitness trainer gains and loses 70 pounds in 1 year -- on purposeupdated Tue Jun 05 2012 09:41:38

When Drew Manning stepped out from behind the cardboard cutout of his former fat self on Monday, the audience of "Good Morning America" was appropriately shocked.

Toddler hears his mom for first timeupdated Tue Jun 05 2012 08:30:05

Two-year-old Cooper hears his mom's voice with his cochlear implants. This video posted a year ago and is going viral.

Opting out of vaccinations could get tougher in Californiaupdated Mon Jun 04 2012 15:22:16

The re-emergence of some vaccine-preventable diseases has prompted the California legislature to consider a bill that would make it more difficult for parents to opt out of vaccinating their kids.

Bed for them this vacationupdated Mon Jun 04 2012 15:11:22

Vacation is the time you may want to think about bed bugs. Edgar Treiguts reports.

25 shocking medical mistakes countdownupdated Mon Jun 04 2012 12:44:44

Preview "The Empowered Patient: 25 Shocking Medical Mistakes," reported by Sr. Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen.

Experimental drug offers new way to battle certain breast cancerupdated Sun Jun 03 2012 14:13:47

Doctors who treat breast cancer patients are very excited about an experimental drug that presents a whole new way of knocking out cancer cells.

Sugary drinks and your healthupdated Sat Jun 02 2012 14:35:17

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talks to Dr. Sujatha Reddy about the effects of sugary drinks on your health.

New drugs may help immune system fight cancerupdated Sat Jun 02 2012 12:10:36

Patients battling certain lung, skin and kidney cancers may benefit from a new type of cancer treatment that harnesses and boosts a patient's immune system to shrink tumors, if early research pans out.

The importance of belongingupdated Fri Jun 01 2012 15:46:06

You are not alone.

California votes on cigarette taxupdated Fri Jun 01 2012 09:01:38

Lori Bremner, an American Cancer Society volunteer, says the proposed tax will cut smoking and help cancer research.

Debating the proposed cigarette taxupdated Fri Jun 01 2012 09:01:07

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta duels with Dr. Marcy Zwelling, a critic of California's proposed new cigarette tax.

Doctor against cigarette taxupdated Fri Jun 01 2012 09:00:28

Dr. Marcy Zwelling, a critic of Prop 29, says a new cigarette tax is unneeded and will hurt California's economy.

Human Factor: Jane Binghamupdated Fri Jun 01 2012 06:59:37

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on how one mother and cancer patient has found a way to help children of cancer patients.