Wal-Mart says it's going to stop selling baby bottles made with a plastic called BPA, and the Canadian government plans to ban their sale. Meanwhile, glass bottle sales are taking off. Sarah Gardner reports.
An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association claims some of Merck's academic reports on the arthritis drug Vioxx were written by company employees, and doctors were paid to put their names on the research. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A Senate hearing today follows reports that prescription drugs, such as heart medications and antidepressants, were found in the drinking water of two dozen cities. Is there a health risk? Sam Eaton reports.
Rising food prices are making most everyday shoppers a bit more cost-conscious. So imagine what it's like for people who are trying to buy healthy foods for schools' hot-lunch programs. Sarah Gardner reports.
Some of the nation's biggest drug and medical companies say they'll disclose how much money they're giving doctors and health advocacy groups. It's no coincidence Congress is considering rules about improper influences in medical care. John Dimsdale reports.
The nation's hospitals are struggling to care for low-income patients. Proposed solutions usually involve more money or more doctors. But some medical centers are trying a different approach -- more lawyers. Jeff Tyler reports.
At least 15% of Americans in every state are clinically obese, an estimate that is worrying not only doctors, but employers as well. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on findings released today by the Conference Board.