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Marc Short claims health care bill guarantees pre-existing conditions coverage
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:04:49 +0000
Short claims the proposed Graham-Cassidy bill "does not change" coverage of pre-existing conditions
Sen. Collins says it's hard to envision getting to "yes" on latest health care bill
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:51:38 +0000
"It is hard for me to envision getting to yes on this bill, because my concerns are so fundamental," Sen. Collins said on CBS News' "Face the Nation" Sunday
Morning Rounds: New tattoo guidelines, over-treating patients
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:04:05 +0000
CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a new report that offers guidance on the potential health issues surrounding body modifications like tattoos, a telling survey on the over-treatment of patients and a new patch that could help diabetics accurately measure glucose levels after exercise.
Results announced in largest study of benefits of exercise
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:54:20 +0000
What's said to be the largest study ever on the benefits of exercise was published this week. Researchers tracked the physical activity of 130,000 people in 17 countries. Dr. Jon LaPook has the results.
U.S. denies visa to Vietnamese donor who's perfect for leukemia patient
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:59:32 +0000
A California family is trying desperately to bring a relative to the United States from Vietnam for a life-saving transplant. But they're being tangled up in red tape. Carter Evans has more.
John McCain opposes health care bill
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:59:24 +0000
The latest Republican plan to replace Obamacare is in danger of flatlining. And once again, the fatal blow may be a "no" vote from Sen. John McCain. Nancy Cordes reports.
Skin protection pays off as you age
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:52:41 +0000
Taking preventative measures against skin cancer increases your odds of longevity and good health in your later years
How to get more out of your workout in less time
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:11:23 +0000
When it comes to exercise, quality trumps quantity, new research suggests
Babies try harder when they see you sweat
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:47:24 +0000
Research suggests there may be value in letting children know sometimes you have to struggle to succeed
W.H. pressures GOP senators to back Obamacare repeal bill
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:09:56 +0000
Senate set to vote on bill proposed by GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham next week
Family: Leukemia patient's stem cell donor repeatedly denied visa
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:11:57 +0000
Doctors say Helen Huynh will die without a transplant and while her sister is a perfect match, she's in Vietnam and can't get a temporary visa
Cancer patient's perfect donor repeatedly denied U.S. visa, family says
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:09:11 +0000
The family of a California grandmother says the government is standing in the way of her life-saving cancer treatment. Helen Huynh's doctors say she will die without a stem cell transplant. Her sister in Vietnam is a perfect match, but the U.S. Consulate has refused to give her a temporary visa so far. Carter Evans reports.
How "Star Trek" predicted modern medicine
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:11:08 +0000
"Star Trek'"s tricorder? Now, there are CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds
Flint water crisis blamed for lower fertility rates, increased fetal death rates
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:10:37 +0000
According to a new medical research study, fetal death rates increased by 58 percent in Flint after the city switched its water source in April 2014
Study blames contaminated water in Flint for severe health problems
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:12:56 +0000
A new study out Thursday blames contaminated water in Flint, Michigan for lower fertility rates and an increase in infant mortality. Dean Reynolds reports.
Is Jimmy Kimmel right about Obamacare repeal bill's failings?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:43:20 +0000
Fact-checking the late night host's comments about the Graham-Cassidy legislation
New study: Air pollution may damage kidneys
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:08:09 +0000
New research finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function
Attorney: Aaron Hernandez had "severe" CTE, lawsuit filed
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:46:08 +0000
Former NFL star committed suicide in prison where he was serving a life sentence for murder
Teen suffers vision loss after parasite found living in his eye
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:07:13 +0000
The rare infection led to what may be a permanent loss of vision for the 17-year-old boy
Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:23:07 +0000
Life's Lynn DeKlyen mother, Carrie DeKlyen, died Sept. 9, three days after giving birth to her sixth child