Health

  • Opioid commission member: Our work is a 'sham'
    on January 23, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    The Republican-led Congress has turned the work of the president's opioid commission into a "charade" and a "sham," a member of the panel tells CNN. […]

  • Essure or surgery? New study compares risks
    on January 23, 2018 at 4:03 pm

    A new study finds the controversial hysteroscopic sterilization method associated with a lower immediate risk of procedural complications, a higher risk of gynecological complications, and no increased medical risks, when compared with a more invasive option. […]

  • After shark attack, mom regains control with a bionic arm
    on January 23, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Tiffany Johnson and her husband, JJ, are avid cruisers -- self-described "vacation junkies." In June 2017, the two left their home in Charlotte, North Carolina, and embarked on a relaxing cruise in the Caribbean. […]

  • How music therapy helped a woman heal
    on January 23, 2018 at 11:18 am

    Some say music has the power to heal. That's the idea behind "music therapy". See how it helped a teen deal with the death of her father seven years ago. […]

  • For hospital patients, beware the "weekend effect"
    on January 22, 2018 at 10:13 pm

    Doctors call it the "weekend effect." Patients in the hospital are more likely to die off-hours -- whether it's for a brain bleed, a heart attack or a clot in the lungs. […]