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August 5th, 2009
02:03 PM ET

Swine flu attacks young people, pregnant women

At a briefing yesterday with senior administration officials, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent learned more about federal efforts to get the vaccine to those who need it most.


Filed under: Daily Dose • Heidi Collins
July 30th, 2009
04:16 PM ET

Pregnant women & swine flu.

A new study shows pregnant women are four times more likely to suffer from the complications of swine flu. When a vaccine comes out this fall, pregnant women will be at the top of the list to get the shot – but will they want it? CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen has this report.


Filed under: Daily Dose • Heidi Collins
July 10th, 2009
04:35 PM ET

Dramatic Rise in Prescription Drug Abuse

The Michael Jackson case is putting the spotlight on prescription drug abuse. It's a serious problem that affects people in all walks of life – 20,000 people die every year from prescription drug overdoses. Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen takes a look at the problem and what some are trying to do about it. Follow Elizabeth Cohen on Twitter: www.twitter.com/elizcohencnn


Filed under: Daily Dose • Heidi Collins