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Vibrio outbreak linked to imported crab meat
07/16/2018 6:45 PM
A dozen people in three states and the District of Columbia got sick after eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela
Smoking ban in public housing takes effect at end of July
07/12/2018 3:30 PM
A federal ban passed in 2016 will wipe out smoking in nearly a million public housing units around the country
Surge in wearable health tech prompts privacy concerns
07/12/2018 1:29 PM
More than 50 percent of adult Americans have at least one chronic health condition. Tech companies are now introducing products that promise to help users keep a constant eye on their health including blood pressure, glucose levels and heart problems. The so-called "wearable hospital" is a more than $6 billion industry and it's growing. While the products offer hope, many people have security and privacy concerns. Brian Cooley, editor-at-large at CNET, joins ?CBS This Morning? to discuss how users? private information could be at risk.
Trauma foam could quickly stop internal bleeding, researchers say
07/11/2018 10:50 PM
The FDA has approved a clinical trial of trauma foam in patients at a Boston hospital. Researchers believe it could help save lives. CBS Boston's Louisa Moller reports.
Siblings diagnosed with same cancer within weeks of each other
07/11/2018 11:15 AM
Doctors in California are trying to solve a family's stunning medical mystery. Two young siblings, four and six years old, were diagnosed with the same kind of brain tumor within two weeks of each other. Now, their parents are speaking out in hopes of raising awareness and encouraging new research. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Introverts and the "Quiet Revolution"
07/11/2018 12:18 AM
Susan Cain, author of the bestseller "QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," is leading a "Quiet Revolution," debunking myths about those who are quiet, compared to extroverts who appear to have all the advantages in today's "culture of personality." Faith Salie talks with Cain and professor Scott Barry Kaufman about the difficulty of introverts being accepted by a society that prizes the outgoing, and with a couple ? one an introvert, one very much an extrovert, opposites who were definitely attracted.
Why breastfeeding is the "gold standard" for babies
07/10/2018 4:42 PM
Health experts stress the benefits of breast milk after a puzzling dispute raised questions
What are the health benefits of breastfeeding?
07/10/2018 4:24 PM
The Trump Administration drew global criticism after blocking a U.N. effort to promote breastfeeding. In a statement to CBS News, the Department of Health and Human Services said, "Women should have the choice and access to alternatives for the health of their babies." Dr. Tara Narula joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss the health benefits of breastfeeding.
Doctors hope new AI technology will better identify brain tumors
07/05/2018 10:47 PM
Researchers aim to use artificial intelligence technology to perform "virtual biopsies" to help identify a tumor without surgery. CBS Boston's Dr. Mallika Marshall reports.
Red meat allergy transmitted by lone star ticks on the rise
07/05/2018 3:51 PM
A mysterious and rare condition transmitted by ticks may be on the rise. A bite from the aggressive lone star tick can cause people to develop a red meat allergy and in some cases a reaction to dairy products. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the symptoms and tips for protecting yourself from ticks and mosquitoes.
After apology, Cleveland fertility clinic denies liability for lost eggs, embryos
07/04/2018 11:59 AM
A Cleveland-area fertility clinic is defending itelf after a freezer malfunction destroyed more than 4,000 eggs and embryos. Dozens of families are suing University Hospitals for alleged negligence. The medical center apologized for the March incident, but is denying legal liability. In court documents made public this week, it says clients knew about the risks involved. Dr. Tara Narula reports.
How a mom's reaction to son's depression helped him "feel the daylight again"
07/03/2018 1:14 PM
Depression is increasing among teenagers in the United States. Studies show more than three million adolescents struggle with it. The stigmas surrounding mental health often prevent open discussions. As part of our effort to keep conversations about mental health at the forefront, Mark Strassmann spoke to one Georgia family about their journey out of darkness.
Drinking coffee could lower risk of death, study finds
07/03/2018 1:14 PM
A new study adds to growing evidence that drinking coffee may help you live longer. Research in JAMA Internal Medicine shows people who drank one cup of coffee a day had an eight percent lower risk of dying early. Those who drank six to seven cups a day saw a 16 percent decrease. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist at Northwell Health, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
Pfizer hikes cost of Viagra, 100 other drugs: report
07/02/2018 2:05 PM
Move comes just weeks after President Trump said drug companies would be making "voluntary, massive drops in prices"
FDA approves the first drug derived from marijuana
06/30/2018 2:00 PM
New research out of Duke University has revealed an unlikely weapon in the battle against aggressive brain cancer glioblastoma: the once-dreaded poliovirus. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the potential new treatment and the first FDA-approved drug made from an active ingredient in marijuana.





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