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Do false-positives scare women away from mammograms?

Posted: 04/22/2014 - Researchers learned that the false-positive results had another effect. "We found that the false-positive experience made women more likely to say they would undergo screening".

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Long winter, climate change may affect allergy symptoms this season

Posted: 04/21/2014 - The warm weather has finally arrived for much of the country, but it's bringing an extra dose of pollen for allergy sufferers this year as a result of the long winter and climate change, according to CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips.

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USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

Posted: 04/18/2014 - The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.

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Casual marijuana use may alter brains of young smokers

Posted: 04/16/2014 - Even casual marijuana use may alter neural pathways in the brain. Researchers say they've turned up evidence of changes in the brain, which may be a possible sign of trouble ahead for recreational users.

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Study says candy may stave off fights between couples

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A new study suggests that a quick candy bar may stave off major fights between husbands and wives. At least it may keep them from sticking pins into voodoo dolls of each other.

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As Ebola outbreak spreads, vaccine remains years away

Updated: 04/14/2014 - As a major outbreak of deadly Ebola virus spreads through the West African nations of Guinea and Liberia, public health officials are struggling to contain the horror-movie pathogen before it slips into neighboring countries.

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Snack might help you avoid fight with spouse

Posted: 04/14/2014 - A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study gets it right.

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Juicing: Healthy detox or diet trap?

Posted: 04/11/2014 - Juicing -- if you believe its avid fans -- is a great way to detox the body, prevent disease and lose weight. But (you knew there was a "but" coming)

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