Health News

Netflix deletes suicide scene from "13 Reasons Why"

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:21:48 +0000

The show came under fire for its depiction of teen suicide

AIDS deaths fall by one-third since 2010, U.N. reports

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:05:35 +0000

The data comes from a new report commissioned by UNAIDS, a joint United Nations program

"Good news" for those with genetic risk for Alzheimer's

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:05:03 +0000

Regardless of how much genetic risk someone has, a good diet, adequate exercise, limiting alcohol and not smoking made dementia less likely

Infected pastor on bus brings Ebola outbreak to crowded Congo city

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:59:45 +0000

It's the 1st time the deadly virus has reached Goma, home to more than 2 million, since epidemic began almost a year ago

Bowled over for breakfast

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 13:33:48 +0000

What happened when food blogger Wil Fulton tried an experiment of eating nothing but breakfast cereal for a week? And with egg sandwich sales increasing for breakfast, how are cereal makers trying to re-energize their brands?

Flesh-eating bacteria kills man after beach trip, family says

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 16:30:08 +0000

"12 hours after we were in the water, he woke up with a fever, chills and some cramping," his daughter wrote

The Dish: Soupergirl Sara Polon shares her signature recipes

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 13:09:42 +0000

Born and raised in Washington D.C., Sara Polon spent several years pursuing stand up comedy in New York. But when she tired of the grind, she went back home and ended up starting a business. Recalling her mother's excellent soups, she persuaded her mother to join her in creating Soupergirl, a business that specializes in healthy, plant-based creations. The pair now have their own stores, a thriving delivery business, and a growing list of retail partners including Whole Foods and Costco. Polon joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to share a few of her signature recipes.

Judge upholds ban on common abortion procedure in Oklahoma

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:47:22 +0000

"This ruling substantially interferes with our doctors' relationship with their patients," one clinic operator said

California couple suing fertility clinic that implanted their embryo in another woman

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:08:53 +0000

More than a million babies have been born in the U.S through in vitro fertilization. Now, a California couple is suing a fertility clinic that mistakenly implanted their embryo into another woman. A stranger in New York carried and gave birth to their son without their knowledge. Jamie Yuccas reports.

Hamburger and hot dog buns recalled for plastics-choking hazard

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 03:00:58 +0000

One of the country's largest producers of buns found pieces of hard plastic in production equipment

Couple speaks after their embryo was involved in IVF mix-up

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:02:49 +0000

Anni and Ashot Manukyan's son was carried by a stranger after a fertility clinic mistakenly implanted their embryo into the woman without anyone's knowledge

Couple sues clinic for allegedly planting wrong embryos

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:39:26 +0000

A couple caught up in a mix-up at a fertility clinic is sharing their story after discovering their son had been born to a stranger across the country. Their embryo had been mistakenly implanted into a woman without anyone's knowledge. Jamie Yuccas reports.

Family entrepreneurs turn a head injury into an opportunity

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:31:17 +0000

GooseEgged makes hands-free ice packs in the shape of unicorns and sharks that can stay put on active kids

AFM still a "bit of a mystery" amid peak season for polio-like illness

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:15:10 +0000

It's not yet clear exactly how the virus works, or how to treat it

First baby born in U.S. from dead donor's transplanted womb

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:34:10 +0000

Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor.

Woman gives birth after receiving uterus transplant from a dead donor

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 13:59:23 +0000

One in 5,000 women cannot have children because of a uterine problem. To help those women give birth, surgeons must typically perform extremely complex procedures to transplant a uterus from one living woman to another. But for the first time in North America, a woman gave birth after receiving a uterus transplant from a deceased donor.

Polio-like illness AFM still "a little bit of a mystery" to researchers

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:35:40 +0000

There’s a new government warning about a serious polio-like illness that mainly strikes young children. Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM, is in peak season, and the CDC says there’s eleven confirmed cases so far. Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning” to share updates on a 7-year-old boy struggling with the illness, and discuss why it's still "a little bit of a mystery" to researchers.

Toxic algae bloom threatens livelihood of residents along Gulf Coast

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:02:36 +0000

A toxic algae bloom could put the health and economy of communities along the Gulf Coast at risk. Right now, all 21 beaches in Mississippi are closed to swimmers and people and pets are warned to stay out of the water. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

Appeals court likely to rule Obamacare unconstitutional

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:02:18 +0000

The Affordable Care Act, and the health coverage of millions of Americans, could face a major threat to its future Wednesday morning. A federal appeals court in New Orleans appears ready to rule that a core provision of Obamacare is unconstitutional. Paula Reid reports.

American dies during plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 01:46:28 +0000

"Women are going over there for these surgeries, these elective surgeries, and not coming out alive," victim's sister said