Several Team USA athletes have been spotted (literally) with round purple or red marks. An acupuncturist says these are the telltale signs of an ancient Chinese medicine practice called cupping. She explains why elite athletes may find it useful.
Three senior U.S. government experts testify before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to urge Congress to pass a $1.1 billion Zika prevention bill stalled by partisan politics. The bill stalled after a House GOP version added provisions to block funding to Planned Parenthood for birth control.
Local, state and national health officials are investigating the Sunday death of an 18-year-old woman who may have contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba during a visit to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte.
Recent research has been interpreted as suggesting that cellphones cause cancer. But Gina Kolata explains that the overwhelming evidence suggests that there is no link between the devices and the disease.
Doctors say they don't use North Carolina's prescription database because it is too cumbersome and time-consuming, but with the help of a stopwatch Dr. Don Teater shows that checking the information takes about 1 minute.
The temperature, how you arrange the food, and how often you clean the inside of your refrigerator and freezer can affect your health. Jeff Olsen speaks with a registered dietitian from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program about a plan for a healthy refrigerator-freezer.
Two-year-old Nicolly Pereira was diagnosed with pediatric glaucoma shortly after birth. She was deaf and blind, unable to even see light, until donated surgeries a few weeks ago at Miami, Florida’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.