WATCH LIVE: CBS13 News 

Health

Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West...

Health Reform

California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
Credit: UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE, MIKE DUBOSE

Surgeon With Ebola Dies In Nebraska

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

Credit: Covered California

California Sets Target Of 1.7 Million People Signed Up For Covered California

After initial missteps caused a choppy start, California health care officials are betting that an upgraded website, more help and better Spanish-language outreach will result in a smoother and bigger second open enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act this year.

keyframe52

Thousands Of Northern California Nurses Go On Strike

As many as 18,000 nurses have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities.

dangeous sitting

Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New Smoking

But that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.

UNDATED:  In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

California Orders Risk-Based Ebola Quarantine

California is requiring a 21-day quarantine for people traveling from Ebola-stricken areas who have had contact with infected patients.

(Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Google Working On Pill That Could Detect Cancer Cells

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

WebMD Health News
12.jpg

Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

1.jpg

DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

15.jpg

What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?