Extended: Obamacare enrollment deadline for January 1 coverage

The Obama administration announced Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services will extend a key Obamacare deadline by one week.

HPV Vaccines Less Effective for Black Women

Although Black women are twice as likely as White women to die from cervical cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination may not prevent cervical cancer in African American women, according to a new study.

Hospital delays are killing America's war veterans

Military veterans are dying needlessly because of long waits and delayed care at U.S. veterans hospitals, a CNN investigation has found.

Easy Holiday Classics with a Twist

This holiday season celebrate with loved ones by serving up fresh takes on classic dishes that will have your guests reaching for seconds.

Diabetes Continues to Spread Around the World

On World Diabetes Day, news about the disease's global impact is dire.

American Diabetes Association Releases New Research Estimating Annual Cost of Diabetes at $245 billion

The American Diabetes Association (Association) released new research earlier this year estimating the total costs of diagnosed diabetes have risen to $245 billion in 2012 from $174 billion in 2007, when the cost was last examined.

Best Bets for Healthy Family Meals in a Hurry

Making the decision to eat better doesn’t mean you have to stock your fridge exclusively with carrot sticks and lettuce leaves.

Benefits of Massage on Sciatic Nerve Pain

In the last few years I have come across more and more ladies…and men… with pain in the lower back that radiates down the leg and sometimes into the foot.

Pediatricians Support Condoms for Teens

Providing condoms to adolescents has been -- and likely will continue to be -- a controversial topic. But the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking communities, educators, parents and doctors to step up in making this form of contraception more ...

Are All Males Destined to Become Grumpy Old Men?

The short answer to the question, “Are all men destined to become grumpy as they age?” is no — no man has to become a “grumpy old man.”

Hip-hop health, a 'party with a purpose'

The classroom walls tremble as a room full of 8-year-olds bob heads, shrug shoulders and wriggle around in sync with the thud of the bass.

Alicia Keys: Let's Fight HIV Together

Bernadette's father died from AIDS complications when she was a child. Her mother never even knew he had HIV until she and her daughter tested positive years later.

Being Married May Help Cancer Survival

Being married may significantly improve the likelihood of surviving cancer, researchers say.

Does Drinking Reduce My Stress?

There's a little beverage I'd like to tell you about. It's kind of magical.

2-year-old gets weight-loss surgery: How young is too young?

When you hear the story of a 2-year-old boy believed to be the youngest person in the world ever to have bariatric surgery, it's very easy to "point a judgmental finger," as one mom said to me.