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Trump administration to propose "association health plans"
06/19/2018 11:35 AM
The plans would have to cover people with pre-existing condition?s, but offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law
Compulsive video game playing now recognized by World Health Organization
06/18/2018 11:54 PM
The World Health Organization is now recognizing obsessive video game playing as a mental health condition. It follows a study that shows some games produce the same kind of brain simulation as drugs. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas reports.
Pediatric doctor says separating families at border is "a form of child abuse"
06/18/2018 9:55 PM
Few civilians have been inside the Texas shelters where some 2,000 immigrant children are being held separately from their parents. Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility for children after her colleagues told her she needed to see what was happening. Kraft joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what she witnessed and the long-term impact the experience will have on the children.
Puerto Rico struggles with jump in asthma cases post-Maria
06/18/2018 4:21 PM
Doctors on the island say they are seeing an alarming rise in the number and severity of asthma cases that they attribute to destruction caused by the deadly hurricane
New sighting of plant that causes blindness and burns
06/18/2018 2:20 PM
Giant hogweed, an invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and blindness, has been spotted in more than 10 states
FDA rejects Valeant treatment for psoriasis
06/18/2018 1:12 PM
Drugmaker's shares slide as regulators decline to approve a lotion for common skin condition
Coast-to-coast salmonella outbreak linked to breakfast cereal
06/17/2018 9:51 PM
Supermarket workers were busy Friday clearing shelves of potentially contaminated cereal. Kellogg's is recalling two sizes of Honey Smacks cereal boxes with ?best used by? dates of June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has the latest.
Exposing the Flint water crisis
06/17/2018 2:18 PM
It's the age-old question: Is the glass half empty, or half full? For the people of Flint Michigan, it's far from being a settled issue. Some three years after the city's water crisis first made headlines, many people still don't believe their tap water is safe. Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the whistleblower who alerted Flint residents to the dangers posed by the very water they drank, and to activists who discuss the legacy of the Flint water crisis: A loss of trust.
The Flint water crisis: A loss of trust
06/17/2018 2:10 PM
Three years after the city's water crisis first made headlines, many residents still don't believe their tap water is safe
Wellness communities: Inside the multibillion-dollar real estate trend
06/16/2018 11:59 AM
Housing developers offer all kinds of benefits to lure buyers, but the latest trend in real estate goes beyond the normal perks with homes and neighborhoods designed to support the physical and spiritual wellbeing of its residents. How can a property reduce stress, improve health and bring peace of mind? Manuel Bojorquez finds out.
Kentucky sues Walgreens over opioid epidemic
06/15/2018 5:51 PM
Attorney general of state with third-highest drug overdose rate blasts chain's dual role as distributor and pharmacy
CDC survey finds teens having less sex
06/15/2018 1:17 AM
In a new survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fewer than 40 percent of teens say they've had sex. That number is down from 48 percent 10 years ago.
Book excerpt: "What the Eyes Don't See," on the Flint water scandal
06/14/2018 6:06 PM
Writing on the public health crisis affecting Michigan residents, pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha says that resilience "isn't a trait that you have or don't have. It's learned"
Kids in these U.S. "hotspots" vulnerable to vaccine-preventable disease
06/14/2018 5:48 PM
Parents opting out of vaccinating their children for non-medical reasons is rising and putting others at risk, new research finds
Why a major study on the Mediterranean diet was retracted
06/14/2018 4:44 PM
"There's no fraud here as far as we can tell. But we needed to correct the record"





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