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Some doctors are prescribing drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall for "lifestyle enhancement" even though the long-term impact is unknown
7-year-old Faith Lennox had to have her left arm amputated soon after birth, but now she has a high-tech replacement created by the Build It Workspace. The hand, made from an open-source design, only cost about $50.
Pink and blue robotic hand was 3D-printed overnight for just $50
It's the first thing many doctors recommend, but new research finds it doesn't really work on certain types of pain
Cancer-fighting fruits and less fatty vegetable oils may wind up in stores next to apples that don't turn brown
Michelle Stewart's kidneys are failing. She's on the list for a transplant, but her husband is trying to speed up the process of finding a match by putting a sign on his truck that says, "Type O Blood, Wife Needs Kidney." The Colorado couple is getting a massive response. Norah O'Donnell reports.
There is a new call for immediate action on so-called “lifestyle use” of ADHD drugs. By one count, nearly 4.5 percent of American adults live with the condition, and that’s lower than the rate for children. But millions more adults may be taking Ritalin and Adderall for everyday problems. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the dangerous s
Researchers say that a new blood test can predict people at risk of severe food allergies faster and more safely than other tests. Also, new guidance on pain medications used for arthritis and back problems. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
Web sensation Vani Hari, aka "The Food Babe," is on a mission to hold the food industry accountable, but critics accuse her of using fear tactics. She spoke with CBS News' Parvati Shallow about what inspires her campaign to improve how America eats.
Veterinarians in the Chicago area are seeing hundreds of cases of dogs sick with canine influenza. It’s highly contagious and can be transmitted for a week after symptoms subside. WBBM-TV's Dana Kozlov reports.