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Morning Rounds: Forecasting migraines, advance healthcare directives
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:16:12 -0400
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a new model to forecast migraine attacks, how many Americans have advance directives regarding their medical care and a new way scientists are manufacturing a silk-like substance that may have applications in both medicine and food science.
New report outlines lifestyle changes to prevent dementia
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:42:29 -0400
A new report shows that preventing dementia can start early in life. Certain lifestyle changes such as maximizing education, aggressively treating hypertension and managing depression can have a dramatic impact in preventing the disease. Dr. Jon LaPook has more.
Senate parliamentarian says some major BCRA elements subject to 60-vote threshold
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:20:26 -0400
Some provisions in the original GOP Senate health care bill - which is similar to the revised bill - violate the Byrd Rule, which means those elements will require 60 votes, rather than 51
Nurse who was stabbed at hospital speaks out
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:33:08 -0400
Massachusetts nurse Elise Wilson is pushing for new legal protections for health care workers after she was attacked on the job. Beth Germano of CBS Boston station WBZ reports.
Nurse stabbed on the job pleads for hospital security law
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:07:59 -0400
Health workers "shouldn't have to go to work every day wondering if they're going to go home," the victim's husband testified
Company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substance
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:47:27 -0400
Bestherbs Coffee company issued the voluntary recall after one of its roasts was making some men a bit too excited
Athlete overcomes paralysis to race, coach again
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:09:39 -0400
After a bike crash left her paralyzed, the elite cyclist thought her competition days were over, but that was far from the truth
Oxygen therapy revives brain of toddler who almost drowned
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:56:02 -0400
Doctor says child's severe brain injury was reversed using the "most misunderstood therapy in the history of science"
Fetuses may be able to distinguish between languages
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:32:42 -0400
There's more evidence that the "first building blocks in acquiring language" start to develop even before birth
Rise in drug-addicted babies prompts judge's controversial solution
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:54:18 -0400
In the last decade, states like Tennessee have seen a ten-fold rise in the number of babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Will the health care bill debate continue next week?
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:13:18 -0400
Senate Republicans are expected to vote next week on whether to begin debating on a health care bill. But right now, it's not clear what that bill will be. Shannon Pettypiece, Bloomberg's White House correspondent, joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the GOP bill's status, the possible absence of Senator McCain and potential Medicaid cuts.
Official sounds alarm over possible lead in tap water
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:15:23 -0400
New Orleans inspector general says some old city water lines - and lines on private properties - are made of lead
Traveling to Europe? Protect yourself from this preventable disease
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:38:57 -0400
Thousands of cases of measles have been reported in Europe since January 2016, and in the past year at least 35 children have died
Senate GOP eyes Tuesday for health care vote, but exact plan up in the air
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:41:20 -0400
When asked if senators would want to know the plan beforehand, Sen. John Cornyn said, "Yeah, but it's a luxury we don't have"
Cancer expert: McCain's treatment option is "tolerable"
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:56:16 -0400
Dr. David Agus joined "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss potential treatment options for Sen. McCain's brain cancer
Encouraging milestone in the fight against HIV
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:32:02 -0400
AIDS deaths are now down to about to half of what they were in 2005, according to the U.N. AIDS agency
CBO scores modified version of Senate GOP's repeal and replace plan
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:01:50 -0400
This score differs from a cost estimate CBO released Wednesday, which analyzed plan to repeal 2010 health care law now and replace it later
Family's heartbreaking battle with E. coli
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:58:16 -0400
Health officials are investigating how two young siblings in Minnesota were infected with a serious strain of E. coli. The little girl died Sunday and the boy remains hospitalized. Bill Hudson of CBS station WCCO reports.
5-year-old fighting E. coli that killed younger sister
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:37:26 -0400
Health officials are trying to identify how the children became infected
Sen. Thune on McCain's cancer diagnosis, health care bill
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:08:19 -0400
Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about Senator John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis, the steps that should be taken in response to the GOP health care bill failure and the president's conversations with Russia.

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