The national survey on drug use and health found 14 percent of black women and six percent of Hispanic women admitted to smoking during pregnancy. The report also found around 12 percent of moms drank alcohol while pregnant.
The FDA is taking another look at an experimental obesity drug. An advisory panel meets today and will consider the approval of Lorcaserin - which blocks appetite signals to the brain. The FDA rejected the drug in 2010 because of its potential cancer and heart risk.
But today the drug company is presenting new data that it believes shows the drug is safe.
And there's a new way to protect brain cancer patients from chemotherapy side effects. Chemo shrinks brain tumors but can also damage bone marrow. In a new study Seattle researchers genetically modified the bone marrow stem cells of three patients - giving the marrow cells a protective shield. All three patients were able to tolerate chemotherapy better - which allowed them to live longer.
(Manuel Gallegus, CBS News)