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HPV vaccine may cut cancer risk in men, too
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HPV vaccine may cut cancer risk in men, too

May 18th, 2017 | by Contributor
The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds. These cancers are rising fast, especially in men,...
Popular weight-loss surgery linked to alcohol problems
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Popular weight-loss surgery linked to alcohol problems

May 18th, 2017 | by Contributor
Within seven years of having Roux-en-Y gastric bypass weight-loss surgery, 1 in 5 developed an alcohol problem. Getty Images/iStockphoto After a popular type of weight-loss surgery, nearly 21 percent of patients develop a...
Tom Brady “had a concussion last year,” wife Gisele says
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Tom Brady “had a concussion last year,” wife Gisele says

May 18th, 2017 | by Contributor
Last Updated May 18, 2017 9:19 AM EDT Comments by Gisele Bündchen, the wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, have sparked a fresh discussion about concussion in the NFL. She told “CBS This Morning”...
Moms in their 30s are leading this trend
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Moms in their 30s are leading this trend

May 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
For the first time, women in their early 30s are having more babies than younger moms in the United States. Health experts say the shift is due to more women waiting longer to have children and the ongoing drop in the teen birth...
Dr. LaPook’s words of wisdom for new doctors
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Dr. LaPook’s words of wisdom for new doctors

May 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
May 17, 2017, 1:32 PM| CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook delivered the commencement address to the first graduating class at Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter, M.D. School of Medicine. Here is his...
Dr. LaPook on what it takes to be a “true healer”
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Dr. LaPook on what it takes to be a “true healer”

May 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Dr. Jon LaPook is the CBS News chief medical correspondent, a professor at the NYU School of Medicine, an internist and gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, and the Director of the NYU Langone Empathy Project. He...