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The Food and Drug Administration approved the German medication memantine today to help ease the severe symptoms of an estimated 1 million Americans who suffer from the late stages of Alzheimer's disease. Ray Suarez discusses the possible impact of the…

An FDA advisory council voted 9-6 to put silicone breast implants back on the market after being banned for 11 years. Medical experts assess the impact of the decision on women.

The drug letrozole, which suppresses estrogen production, cut the risk of breast cancer recurrence nearly in half for older women who had already taken the standard tamoxifen treatment, researchers reported today. Ray Suarez discusses this discovery with National Cancer Institute…

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday that an estimated 43.6 million Americans lacked health coverage in 2002, up 2.4 million from 2001. Experts analyze the new numbers and what they may mean for the future of health care coverage.

Susan Dentzer visits with burn victim Kevin Shaeffer two years after he was badly burned in the September 11th attack on the Pentagon.