CHICAGO -- One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring -- removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "the results can be beautiful."
Women are facing tough decisions when they learn they have a gene which puts them at a higher risk of getting cancer.
- Posted on 05/14/13
NEW YORK -- With two thirds of Americans either overweight or obese -- weight loss remains a major struggle for millions.Posted on 05/10/13
UNDATED -- Gray hair — one of the classic signs of aging that can lead to a midlife crisis — may some day be a thing of the past, much to the chagrin of hair-dye manufacturers and Corvette salesmen.Posted on 05/07/13
While getting ready for work or school, you might want to choose the color orange Monday to help raise awareness about ways to prevent and detect skin cancer.Posted on 05/06/13
TRENTON, N.J. -- Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill.Posted on 05/06/13
WASHINGTON -- It's a chemical that's been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby's basinet.Posted on 05/03/13
UNDATED -- New research from the CDC shows a spike in food and skin allergies among children in this country.Posted on 05/03/13
WASHINGTON -- In a surprise twist to the decade-plus effort to ease access to morning-after pills, the government is lowering the age limit to 15 for one brand -- Plan B One-Step -- and will let it be sold over the counter.Posted on 05/01/13
CHICAGO -- Don't take the cinnamon challenge. That's the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos but which has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers.Posted on 04/22/13
UNDATED -- Street side food trucks make it quick and easy to grab a bite to eat. But how safe are they?Posted on 04/12/13