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McDonald's to reduce antibiotics in its beef
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:09:02 +0000
The fast food giant announced plans to reduce its overall use of antibiotics important to human health
Jimmy Dean sausage recalled because it may contain metal
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:08:31 +0000
Food manufacturer received complaints that some of its pork and poultry products contained foreign material
Breast cancer risk may increase after childbirth, study finds
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:29:33 +0000
The study looked at data from nearly 890,000 women of different ages
Strong U.S. job market hurts care for those in nursing homes
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:26:06 +0000
Facing low pay and grueling conditions, many workers in senior care facilities flee for other jobs
Breast cancer risk may increase for women after recent childbirth, study finds
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:02:11 +0000
New research led by doctors from the University of North Carolina and the Institute of Cancer Research in London shows women who have babies may have a greater risk for breast cancer, compared to women without children. The study looked at data from nearly 890,000 women of different ages. It found the risk continues for more than two decades after childbirth. Dr. David Agus, director of USC Norris Westside Cancer Center, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
Simple tips to avoid holiday weight gain
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:41:43 +0000
Avoid stubborn weight gain this holiday season with these science-tested tips
Cases of mystery illness causing paralysis in U.S. kids hit record
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:38:15 +0000
158 cases confirmed so far in 2018, CDC says, but cause of polio-type ailment remains elusive
Is eating raw cookie dough actually bad for you?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:26:52 +0000
COOKIE DON'T?: Eating raw cookie dough may be just as bad for you as you think it is.
How dangerous is eating raw cookie dough?
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:32:37 +0000
The CDC warns taking a bite of homemade cookie dough or cake mixes before they're cooked could put your health at risk
How to set guidelines on screen time for kids
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:46:46 +0000
Psychologist Lisa Damour offered some advice after "60 Minutes" explored a groundbreaking NIH study on social media and adolescent brains
Holiday gifts for health and wellness
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 14:05:19 +0000
CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share some of his picks for holiday gifts with an emphasis on health and wellness from weighted blankets to custom shoe inserts.
Generic EpiPen alternative to hit the market soon
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:30:09 +0000
Sandoz Inc. plans to start selling its generic version early next year
Woman dies of brain-eating amoeba after using tap water in Neti pot
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:57:33 +0000
The woman told her doctor she had used tap water in a Neti pot to rinse her sinuses, instead of saline or sterile water
Search for extremely rare blood donor for 2-year-old with cancer
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:58:32 +0000
An international search is underway for donors with an extremely rare blood type to help save a 2-year-old Florida girl battling aggressive cancer. Zainab Mughal was diagnosed with neuroblastoma two months ago. She has one of the rarest blood types in the world. Nikki Battiste reports.
Parents plead for donors as 2-year-old with rare blood type battles cancer
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 03:38:51 +0000
The parents of a little girl in Florida are asking for help after discovering their daughter has an extremely rare blood type. She needs regular blood transfusions as she battles an aggressive form of cancer. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers explains.
Unknown strain of plague found in ancient tomb
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:23:11 +0000
New research suggests that the germ may have devastated settlements across Europe at the end of the Stone Age in what may have been the first major pandemic of human history
Children of U.S. drug crisis face long-term health effects
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 23:16:27 +0000
Children of parents with substance abuse disorder​s are more at risk of long-term behavioral and mental health issues
Apple Watch rolling out electrocardiogram feature
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:35:37 +0000
According to Apple, this new test can detect atrial fibrillation, a potentially serious condition where the heart beats out of rhythm
Infant ibuprofen recalled from Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:53:37 +0000
Pharmaceutical firm says medicine for reducing kids' pain and fever may contain overly high concentrations of the drug
Apple Watch rolling out electrocardiograms for heart health
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:23:48 +0000
Wearable technology is a more than $21 billion market and is on track to reach nearly $35 billion in the next four years. Smart watches are driving the trend. Apple is launching two new Apple Watch features Thursday for heart health. Norah O'Donnell met Apple COO Jeff Williams and vice president of health Dr. Sumbul Desai to learn how the Apple Watch is tracking atrial fibrillation, a disorder that affects at least 2.7 million Americans. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula also joins "CBS This Morning" to weigh in on the new features.