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J&J Risperdal damages slashed from $8 billion to $6.8 million
01/17/2020 10:50 PM
Original settlement stemmed from the case of a man who said taking the drug as a boy caused him to grow breasts.
Supreme Court to hear Obamacare birth control case
01/17/2020 10:04 PM
The high court will review whether the Trump administration was on solid ground when it gave religious employers and universities broader religious and moral exemptions to the Obamacare contraception mandate, which requires health care plans to offer free birth control.
Flu season: Nearly 10 million sickened so far
01/13/2020 2:06 PM
This flu season is on track to be one of the worst in history in terms of the number of people infected. Flu is now widespread in almost every state. Nearly 10 million people have become ill so far. Pediatric deaths are double of what they were at this time last year. Dr. Tara Narula joins ?CBS This Morning? to discuss why so many people have gotten sick this season.
Trebek to Lewis: Let's beat pancreatic cancer
01/07/2020 3:04 PM
Both men are 79 years old and revealed they were diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer last year.
Death index: Top 50 ways Americans die
01/06/2020 7:17 PM
These are the most common causes of death in the U.S., according to the CDC.
Delta workers claim Lands' End uniforms make them sick
01/02/2020 10:40 PM
Lawsuit filed by flight attendants and other employees alleges that mandated work wear caused health problems.
More hospitals are merging, but health care isn't improving
01/02/2020 9:57 PM
Quality of care tends to suffer after a merger, challenging industry's stance about the benefits of consolidation.
FDA bans some vaping products, including fruit and mint flavors
01/02/2020 7:13 PM
Ban excludes menthol and tobacco flavors, as well as vaping products that must be manually filled with liquid.
Judge says baby can be removed from life support; mom "heartbroken"
01/02/2020 6:28 PM
Tinslee Lewis' mother disagrees with the decision by doctors who say the infant is in pain and that her condition will never improve.
Boy helps colorblind peers experience the world in whole new way
01/02/2020 2:41 PM
A Minnesota boy and his family are raising money to give kids with color blindness a special pair of glasses that can color even the darkest corners of their worlds
Woman hit with $28,000+ bill after throat swab test at doctor's visit
12/31/2019 2:08 PM
A routine doctor's visit for a sore throat brought more than $28,000 in charges for one woman. In our Bill of the Month partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, we take a look at unexpected medical costs. The woman?s visit shows even when insurance does cover medical charges, costs can still skyrocket in the long run. David Begnaud reports, and Kaiser Health News editor-in-chief Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal joins ?CBS This Morning? to discuss the findings.
How a routine doctor visit ended with a $28,000 medical bill
12/31/2019 1:47 PM
Alexa Kasdan thought she was just getting tested for step throat, but her doctor had ordered an extensive, and expensive, array of respiratory tests.
Veggie ramen sold nationwide recalled over listeria concerns
12/30/2019 8:21 PM
Another food maker pulls products from stores in listeria outbreak that's led to one death and sickened four others.
Feds approve drug for treating pancreatic cancer
12/30/2019 6:17 PM
Health regulators clear AstraZeneca and Merck treatment for disease projected to kill 46,000 Americans this year.
Emissions from a sterilization plant gave teachers cancer, lawsuit claims
12/27/2019 5:13 PM
"Many of us taught with our windows wide open in the spring, in the fall," former teacher Peg Vahldieck said.

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