There's more inside a box of cereal than you may have bargained for. It could be putting your child's health at risk.
FOCUS REPORT: CANCER TREATMENT TOXIC TO THE HEART.
For millions of men, vitamin and mineral supplements are a daily ritual. But now, as Helene Duhamel reports new evidence suggests that men may want to think twice before popping the cap off that pill bottle.
FOCUS REPORT: A NEW WAY TO HEAR FOR GRAYSON - BRAIN STEM IMPLANT.
The are many efforts to improve patient care. Helene Duhamel explains a new concept called a "medical home".
For men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the decision to have surgery or not can be a grueling one. As Helene Duhamel reports, new research may help some make this decision.
FOCUS REPORT: SAVING YOUNG HEARTS, SAVING YOUNG ATHLETES.
Electronic cigarettes are a growing fad among adults. But what does it mean when children get their hands on them?
FOCUS REPORT: HEALING HEARTS WITHOUT A TRANSPLANT.
FOCUS REPORT: Marathons are grueling. Helene shows us how medics on the sidelines keep the events safe.
Be careful what you eat. As Helene Duhamel reports, that's what new research says about diet and living a long and healthy life.
FOCUS REPORT: OPENING AIRWAYS FOR PATIENTS.
Childhood obesity is still a growing problem. As Helene reports, researchers have found more evidence of a hidden factor that could be in your own home.
FOCUS REPORT: BREAST CANCER GENES - A GUY PROBLEM?
Cavities - nobody wants them. Helene has the latest advice from your dentist.
FOCUS REPORT: SAVING MAX WITH MUSHROOMS.
The medical community continues to look for clues into the cause and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. In this report: the effort to help patients deal with some of the side effects.
Do you have trouble swallowing? It's a problem doctors are seeing more often. Helene Duhamel tells us about new ways to treat the problem.
New findings concerning second- hand smoke. As Helene reports, it may give women yet another important reason to steer clear.
FOCUS REPORT: HOSPITAL MICROBE PROJECT - TRACKING DEADLY BACTERIA.
Indoor tanning. It may mean more bad news than you think for teens. As Helene explains, the news goes beyond skin cancer.
FOCUS REPORT: BREATHING EASIER - EMPHYSEMA COILS.
For more than a decade, the country's top health agencies, organizations and experts have been battling against obesity rates. Despite the health food craze, Helene reports America's war on obesity is not over yet.
FOCUS REPORT: HIGH TIMES - MEDICAL MARIJUANA DEBATE. LIGHT UP OR POP A PILL?
Ever thought of becoming a vegetarian? Ever thought about your blood pressure? As Helene explains, maybe you should think about both.
FOCUS REPORT: HIGH TIMES - POT POISONING COOKIES, CANDY, AND LOLLIPOPS.
You can diet with juices, cabbage, fasting, even a caveman's diet. But as Helene reports, how about using your calendar in your diet?
FOCUS REPORT: HIGH TIMES. DANGERS OF SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA.
Human papilloma virus or HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. Helene looks into the effectiveness of the vaccine for HPV.
Being in the hospital after major surgery is no fun. On top of dealing with pain, patients have uncertainty about the disease and instructions for a successful recovery. As Helene explains, patients may now have less to worry about.
The numbers around thyroid cancer have skyrocketed over the past three decades. But as Helene reports, there is more to the numbers than meets the eye.
FOCUS REPORT: 1-2-3 STAGES OF ALZHEIMER'S.
C-sections are becoming more common. But are they too common? As Helene reports,some new recommendations may change how babies are being delivered.
FOCUS REPORT: GROUP DOCTOR VISITS?
A possibly better treatment for irregular heartbeat. As Helene explains, a procedure called ablation therapy uses electricity to knock out the heart cells responsible for the irregular heartbeat.
FOCUS REPORT: LASERS LIGHTING UP CROHN'S AND COLITIS.
Depression can have devastating effects on kids with consequences that can last into adulthood. What if that depression could be caught early?
FOCUS REPORT: GOOGLE GLASSES - EYES FOR DOCTORS.
Overweight kids can puzzle parents. Helene looks into questions you need answered, like when do we take action to stop the problem before it starts?
FOCUS REPORT: DIAL A DIAGNOSIS - CELL PHONES TO THE RESCUE, MEDICINE'S NEXT BIG THING?
Taking your blood pressure seems pretty standard. But as Helene explains, trends may be important when it comes to hypertension.
FOCUS REPORT: Helene reports on ways to stop your heart from racing.
It can be stressful for new parents. And new research may give moms another reason to worry.
FOCUS REPORT: DONE WITH DIABETES, NO MEDS - NO SURGERY.
Got a cell phone camera? As Helene explains, it may one day save you a trip to the dermatologist.
FOCUS REPORT: WOMAN'S BEST FRIEND - SNIFFING OUT OVARIAN CANCER.
A vaccine against cancer? Yes, it exists. And you can get it for your kids, girls and boys. But as Helene reports, many parents don't because you have to get three doses.
FOCUS REPORTS: CATCHING CLOTS, SAVING A-FIB PATIENTS.
Parents and athletic kids have heard a lot about the dangers of concussions in football. Is it smart to change sports? As Helene explains: not so fast.
FOCUS REPORT: HEART BEATS - FIXING THE HEART WITH STEM CELLS.
We all know medical care can be expensive. But as Helene reports a new report shows that for many families, the costs can even be prohibitive.
FOCUS REPORT: HEART BEATS - HEART PATCHES.
Low testosterone can mean reduced sexual function, weaker bones, and loss of muscle mass. But Helene has new reminder that testosterone supplements also have side effects.
You may have hear of the so-called Mayo Clinic Diet. But as Helene asks, is there really such a thing?
Are men and women created equal when it comes to stroke risk? Helene Duhamel has new guidelines for managing stroke.
FOCUS REPORT: SEEING CLEARLY - GETTING RID OF GLAUCOMA MEDS.
Smokers hoping to grab a grab a pack at their local drug store will be in for a change soon. As Helene Reports, CVS is making a bold and healthy move.
FOCUS REPORT: UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES FROM HIP SURGERY - UNEVEN LIMBS.
Child car seats have made a decade of difference in keeping children alive. But, one third of the children who did die in car crashes were not properly restrained. New in this report: what's working and where we need some improvement.
FOCUS REPORT: GROWING ARTIFICIAL ORGANS.
You may have gotten a flu shot this year, but did you get any other vaccinations? As Helene explains, if you are like many adults, you could be lacking some pretty important ones.
FOCUS REPORT: THE PROS AND CONS OF BANKING YOUR BABY'S STEM CELLS.
Do we really have to get a little less sharp as we age? A new study suggests something you might be able to do to preserve your brain into your golden years.
FOCUS REPORT: SWAPPING THE DRILL FOR DENTAL LASERS.
Vitamins and supplements - essential to health, or a waste of time and money? The great debate - and new information.
FOCUS REPORT: BETTER POSTURE - TIPS TO STRAIGHTEN UP.