Temperatures and climbing and so is the risk of an outdoor danger. But as Helene explains, there's some good news.
FOCUS REPORT: 3-D LIVERS - A MEDICAL FIRST.
Why do we fight with our spouses? Money, work, or just because we want to? Perhaps the answer is much easier than that.
FOCUS REPORT: BYE, BYE BREAST BIOPSY?
Loving someone makes your heart feel good. As Helene explains, medicine is underlining that - and it's not just a sentiment in a greeting card.
FOCUS REPORT: D.B.S. FOR DYSTONIA.
Millions of Americans may be affected by new blood pressure guidelines.
We're always told to get a flu shot, because the virus can be fatal. More than 200,000 are hospitalized because of the flu each year. In this report, Helene has the story of a man who nearly died from complications of the flu virus.
Everyone wants healthy kids, and health insurance is certainly a component. But are more kids insured today?
FOCUS REPORT: STOPPING TINNITUS IN ITS TRACKS.
If you like fatty foods - and who doesn't - you may have even more to fret about. As Helene explains, it's a big risk - especially for women.
FOCUS REPORT: GIVING JAN A VOICE - A THINKING CAP FOR A.L.S.
How does music affect our kids' behavior? It's a worry that has crossed the mind of nearly every parent. Now a new study suggests that when it comes to drinking, those worries - in some cases- may be warranted.
FOCUS REPORT: GIVING SHANNON A VOICE OF HER OWN.
Obesity in a child is a concern for any parent. As Helene explains, there may be one more reason to be worried - and mom and dad it has to do with your bank account.
FOCUS REPORT: CANCER VACCINES.
Should you be taking a statin? According to guidelines issued in November, more Americans should be.
FOCUS REPORT: IMPROVEMENTS IN CATARACT SURGERY.
Heart disease remain the #1 killer. In this report, Helene introduces us to a man in his 20s, fighting this silent killer.
Drinking remains highly prevalent on college campuses worldwide. In this report, Helene tells us about a web- based program that's trying to stop unhealthy habits.
The are supposed to be a safer alternative to smoking. But as Helene reports, health officials now warn that e-cigarettes might actually pose a serious danger to your child.
FOCUS REPORT: BRINGING HEARTS BACK TO LIFE - A NEW IMPROVED DEFIBRILLATOR.
Hitting the gym early in life may show benefits later in life. As Helene explains, for young people, it may have a hidden bonus years down the road.
FOCUS REPORT: HEART WARE - SAVING KIDS WAITING FOR TRANSPLANTS.
If you are on a diet, there may be a few things you fear more than carbs. In this report, Helene looks into whether you really do need to be scared.
FOCUS REPORT: RATIONING ORGANS, RATIONING LIVES.
If your child is popular, you don't have to worry about bullying, right? You may be surprised. As Helene reports, popular kids can be bullied as much, or more than, unpopular children.
FOCUS REPORT: NEW WEIGHT LOSS THERAPY - PUT IT IN, AND TAKE IT OUT.
Some promising news concerning a cancer that people didn't talk about before. As Helene explains, it looks like the message is finally getting out - and it's saving lives.
FOCUS REPORT: SKIN CANCER'S DEADLIEST FORM.
Are patients who survive a critical illness at increased risk for developing psychiatric issues?
Expectant moms may have another good reason to get their flu shot. In this report: protections it might provide to the new baby.
This time of year we are all anxious for warmer weather. As Helene explains, the cold weather has probably been taking a toll on your body.
FOCUS REPORT: STEM CELLS TO THE RESCUE - REPAIRING THE HEARTS.
There are many reasons to want to avoid going to the hospital. A new report reveals a longstanding problem that affects the health of hundreds of thousands of Americans each year and what health officials are trying to do to stop it.
FOCUS REPORT: MEMORY PALACE - COPING WITH CHEMO BRAIN.
There is a trend to ease criminal penalties on the marijuana - fueled in some cases by the argument that it has medicinal properties. There is another study that adds to the public debate.
FOCUS REPORT: WIPING OUT HEPATITIS C.
Trying to have a baby? A new study may give you something to think about - and something to avoid.
FOCUS REPORT: REVIVING YOUR WINTER SKIN.
The most common cancer in the United States affects one in five: non-lethal skin cancer. But as Helene reports, a new study says it's not just a problem: it's a forecast.
FOCUS REPORT: SLEEP APNEA - SNOOZE AT THE RIGHT TIME.
Aging, natural childbirth and obesity. They can all weaken the pelvic muscles in many women. Helene compares two surgeries to remedy this common female problem.
Sometimes when someone is fighting for their life, they throw themselves into helping others. In this report, Helene tells us about a new effort against congenital heart defects.
A new study may give teens another reason to shake that salt out of their diets. As Helene explains , it has to do with the aging process of their cells.
FOCUS REPORT: OCULAR MELANOMA - SAVING LIVES, SAVING EYES.
With strokes, we know timely treatment saves lives. But as Helene reports, a new study shows why women may not get that treatment in time.
FOCUS REPORT: 5 CLUES TO ALZHEIMER'S.
Extreme sports are hip. They're hip. ... But they can also be dangerous. As Helene explains, a new study points out the riskiest offenders.
FOCUS REPORT: HERNIAS IN NEWBORNS - LINCOLN'S STORY.
Obesity is a growing concern for parents, especially since weight problems can start early. But as Helene reports, your behaviors could be putting your infant at risk of an overweight future.
FOCUS REPORT: DEPRESSED PRESCHOOLERS?