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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

October 22nd, 2013
07:51 PM ET

A cure for baldness?

Researchers were able to successfully grow human hair in bald places on mice. CNN's Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen tells Wolf Blitzer about what the promising breakthrough means for people.


Filed under: Elizabeth Cohen • Medical • science
August 6th, 2013
06:48 PM ET

George W. Bush undergoes heart procedure

Former President George W. Bush, known for having an active lifestyle, underwent a heart procedure in Dallas.

RELATED STORY: Bush undergoes heart procedure


Filed under: George W. Bush • Heart • Medical • Tom Foreman
June 21st, 2013
01:18 PM ET

Breakthrough for fighting leukemia?

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about new medication that doctors say may be the best treatment yet for leukemia.

RELATED STORY: New drug may be best treatment for leukemia yet


Filed under: cancer • Health • Medical • Sanjay Gupta
April 3rd, 2013
12:48 PM ET

Obama wants $100M for brain research

Supporters say the president's plan will create jobs and help scientists better understand how the brain works.

RELATED STORY: Brain map seeks to unlock mysteries of the mind Updated Wed March 6, 2013

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Filed under: Lisa Sylvester • Medical
March 5th, 2013
01:39 PM ET

Surrogate mom offered $10K to abort baby

A surrogate mother refuses to have an abortion after abnormalities were spotted on the ultrasound. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Watch "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" today during the 5pm ET hour for more on this story.

RELATED STORY: Surrogate offered $10,000 to abort baby


Filed under: abortion • Elizabeth Cohen • Medical
October 10th, 2012
02:42 PM ET

Meningitis outbreak exposes lax rules

Dr. Sanjay Gupta goes to Massachusetts to get answers from the facility that made the contaminated injections.

RELATED STORY: Deaths rise to 12, with nearly 120 sickened in rare meningitis outbreak


Filed under: Health • Massachusetts • Medical • Sanjay Gupta
July 20th, 2011
01:33 PM ET

Migraines a deal breaker for Bachmann?

(CNN) – Rep. Michele Bachmann responded Tuesday to a report that the presidential candidate frequently suffers from severe headaches that have at least three times landed her in the hospital.

At a campaign stop in South Carolina, Bachmann said she treats her migraines with medicine as needed and emphasized the rigorous pace of her campaign schedule since she entered the 2012 race.

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SEE ALSO: Sanjay Gupta on Bachmann's headaches