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4 Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer

CHICAGO (CBS) — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to learn about your risk.

But with new information coming out every day, finding the answers you need can be difficult. 443 more words


Can Smoking alter your DNA?

Smoking cigarettes can leave a lasting imprint on human DNA, altering more than 7,000 genes in ways that may contribute to the development of smoking-related diseases, a new study says. 545 more words


Have you heard about Alphabet's health watch?

Remember that health-tracking watch Alphabet’s X research division showed off more than a year ago, the one you’re looking at above? No? Well yeah, I get it, you’d want to forget that design of course. 708 more words


How To Combat Childhood Obesity

CHICAGO (CBS) — In the past 30 years, obesity rates have doubled in young children and quadrupled for teenagers.

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the U.S., which is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dedicated the month of September to raising awareness. 267 more words


Health Story: New Zika Public Guide

Your Ultimate Guide to Zika at the Olympics

By Benjamin Becker of LabDoor.com


Ever since Brazil’s Zika epidemic started making headlines last year, world leaders have been nervously awaiting its impact on the Olympics this summer. 437 more words

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