Michelle Baxter suffers from chronic pain in her muscles and joints. She now spends her work day standing at her desk.
Top health experts explain the seriousness of the Ebola outbreak. One expert warns that the chance for containing the virus is closing -- quickly. | HEALTH REPORT
Every year more than 800,000 people die by killing themselves, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO is launching its first global report on suicide prevention. It says more people die from suicide than from conflicts, wars and natural disasters combined.
A more deadly form of the Polio virus was able to resist the antibodies created by the vaccine. The study says a mutated polio virus was responsible for that unusually deadly outbreak. | Health Report
Is Chocolate Good For Us? Or Just Good. The experts may disagree on that point. But most agree that raw chocolate could be the healthiest type yet.
Doctors are worried about a type of malaria spreading in South East Asia that is not responding to usual treatments. Doctors can still treat infected patients with stronger drug cocktails. But they worry that it is just a matter of time before those medicines also become ineffective.
While we sleep, our brains are doing much more than getting ready for the next day. Researchers at the University of Rochester found that the brain may be busy cleaning house -- cleaning out harmful waste materials.
Clinical depression is a serious medical condition. The word “clinical” is added to separate people who are depressed from those who simply feel sad because of life events. Researchers have identified one area of the brain that reacts to talk therapy or medications by “lighting up” | HEALTH REPORT
More and more people in the U.S. feel tensions from work, family and technology. To ease these feelings many are joining the Mindfulness Meditation Movement. Check it out for yourself.
People who support legalization of marijuana say some kinds of the plant offer extraordinary help for human health. For example, one kind of medical marijuana is reported to ease effects of epilepsy, a disease of the nervous system.
Conversations about the past are proving to help senior citizens remember the present. These conversations are also helping them fight depression and feel better about themselves. | Health Report
The World Health Organization says the deadly disease Ebola is spreading in West Africa. How would you protect yourself against a disease that kills most people it infects? | Health Report
New three-dimensional technology may help find more deadly tumors in breast tissue missed by standard two-dimensional technology. | Health Report
Not all drinking is harmless, social drinking. The World Health Organization warns that some dangerous trends in alcohol drinking around the world are killing people. Find out more. | Health Report
New treatment of a brain disease uses electricity. And researches say this could be the start of something beautiful. | Health Report
Studies show different findings on the dangers of concussions in sports. So, President Obama joins together health and sports leaders to discuss the issue. | Health Report
Growing evidence suggests that the effects of being bullied do not end with childhood. Poor health from being bullied may follow well into adulthood. | Health Report
A protein found in the blood of young mice reverses the effects of aging in older mice. Could this be the “fountain of youth” for mice and humans?
U.S. Poison Control Centers have seen a large increase in calls about e-cigarette poisoning, mostly of children | Health Report
The brains of men and women really are different. New research shows just how much different the wiring of our brains are. | Health report
The Umm network and what some call the Islamic State use Twitter to urge both men and women to serve the jihad movement. They also use it to send Islamic State pictures, videos and messages. More
China's Ministry of Public Security published rules for reporting Chinese who have foreign citizenship but keep their Chinese identity cards and benefits. The new policy is directed at so called “naked” officials. More
Taiwan's government called on China to respect Hong Kong's wishes to elect some of their leaders. The Taiwanese are watching what happens in Hong Kong to see if a “one country, two systems” relationship works. More
Delegates from about 30 countries, as well as UN, EU and Arab League meet in Paris and agree to lend support. Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea. The Philippines may permit the United States to base some of its navy forces on the island. | In the News More
The upcoming vote on independence could end the 300-year union of Scotland and Britain. However, two major banks say they will move their headquarters if the vote is "Yes." More
These days, we all know that exercise is good for our health. But did you know that something as common as sitting too much could be bad for our health? Read on to find out more about the importance of moving. | HEALTH More
The new report says the Earth’s ozone layer is showing signs of recovery. Ozone is a form of oxygen. It is found in the air we breathe and in Earth's atmosphere. More
Top health experts explain the seriousness of the Ebola outbreak. One expert warns that the chance for containing the virus is closing -- quickly. | HEALTH REPORT More
The singer's record "My Everything" entered the Billboard 200 at number one. Albums from Brad Paisley and KEM also in the top three. | American Mosaic More
Tennis champion Serena Williams also showed her designs for the first time at Fashion Week | American Mosaic More