Health

A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine claims that drugs made from a marijuana compound can reduce seizures in kids who have severe epilepsy. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:26 pm
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the new recommendations for how much fruit juice kids should be having and a breathable workout suit lined with live bacteria which reacts to body heat and sweat to adjust ventilation accordingly.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:20 pm
A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that the use of cannabidial, which is derived from marijuana and does not induce a high, was successful in decreasing seizures in children who suffer from a complex epilepsy disorder. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:15 pm
Fifteen pregnant women in Cameron County, Texas, have tested positive for Zika virus so far this year. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on how county authorities are working to stop the spread through mosquito control and public education.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:14 pm
A study of 120 children found those who were given CBD along with their standard medications had a nearly 40 percent reduction in the frequency of seizures
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:30 am
Cameron County is increasing its efforts at mosquito control and public education, and sharing what it's learned
Posted: May 27, 2017, 3:31 am
Some patients may need repeated treatments for vertigo to relieve symptoms, but new guidelines say expensive tests and drugs aren't needed
Posted: May 27, 2017, 12:05 am
Millions of Americans suffer from vertigo each year, and it can be disabling. But the condition can be treated -- usually without drugs or expensive tests. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:48 pm
Around 26 million Americans find themselves sneezing and wheezing every year due to seasonal allergies. We spent $2.7 billion on non-prescription allergy remedies last year alone. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how allergies work and what might be causing an increase in allergy-sufferers.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:21 pm
People who received kidneys from non-living donors with diabetes were less likely to die than those who stayed on the wait-list
Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:45 pm
Americans spent $2.7 billion last year on non-prescription allergy remedies, and there are some other steps you can take
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:42 pm
In Germany, officials want kids to squeal on parents if they haven't followed the laws on vaccines
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:07 pm
Suicide in people with autism is poorly understood and under-researched, say experts
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:57 pm
The poll found 56 percent think the federal government should make a major effort to help people cover the costs of long-term care
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:44 pm
A new study underscores how important it is to get a good night's sleep, especially if you have several common health problems. Dr. Tara Narula has more.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:03 am
The viral video of the Oregon 3-year-old who suffered tick paralysis has been viewed 21 million times
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:12 am
Study shows cannabidiol, chemical found in pot, can ease life-threatening seizures in children with rare and devastating form of epilepsy
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:32 am
Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula discusses how this can impact more than a third of the U.S. adult population
Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:48 pm
"This is a tidal wave of Alzheimer's disease that is now upon us," and experts say caregivers need more support than ever
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:15 pm
He's the rookie of the year on UNC's baseball team and he's never hit a baseball
Posted: May 23, 2017, 12:56 am
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