As the oil cleanup along the Gulf Coast continues, Betty Ann Bowser reports on the health worries related to the ongoing oil disaster that are arising for some coastal residents and cleanup workers.
In other news Monday, the U.S. military announced that its forces serving in Afghanistan are now larger than those serving in Iraq. Also, a state of emergency was declared in parts of Jamaica following gun battles with a drug gang…
By Talea Miller
This week, the British medical journal the Lancet formally retracted a 1998 study that helped set off the debate over the safety of vaccines and whether they may be connected to later diagnoses of autism in children.
In the first of a series on health care abroad, Ray Suarez looks at how the Netherlands achieved a massive health care overhaul four years ago.
Kwame Holman reports on the scene in Boston, where mourners braved long lines to bid a final farewell to Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.
An increasing fear of alleged dangers from child vaccinations, including autism and allergies, has led to an upsurge in the reported cases of measles this year. Betty Ann Bowser examines why some parents are opting against routine vaccinations for their…
A new tool for medical research, the Allen Brain Atlas, provides a three-dimensional catalog of all the genes active in the brain and has revealed clues to diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's, as well as conditions such…
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