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Millennial women on health care: Is it a privilege or a right?
08/15/2018 12:29 AM
"CBS This Morning" teamed up with digital media company Refinery29 for "M(Y) Vote," a series exploring the impact of millennial women on the upcoming midterm elections. As part of the series, Alex Wagner sat down with a group of Republican and Democratic women voters from Pennsylvania, all of whom plan on voting in November. In this excerpt of their conversation, they discuss their feelings on America's health care system.
Suicide survivor becomes youngest face transplant recipient in U.S.
08/14/2018 8:09 PM
At age 21, Katie Stubblefield became one of 40 people in the world to receive a face transplant
How to make the most of your vacation
08/10/2018 1:44 PM
New research shows Americans living in Colorado, Virginia, and Arizona take the most vacation time from work. The advocacy group "Project: Time Off" found people in those states are taking more than the national average of around 17 days off. Residents of Montana, Delaware, and Rhode Island take the least time off. John Tierney is a contributing science columnist for the New York Times. He joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what his research has found about how to make the most of your vacation.
Inducing labor avoids C-section for some moms, study finds
08/09/2018 3:39 PM
The surprising findings contradicts a long-held belief that inducing labor leads to more complications, including C-sections
Study finds new mothers may be able to safely shorten pregnancies
08/09/2018 1:20 PM
A surprising new study finds first-time mothers may be able to safely shorten their pregnancies to avoid complications, contradicting a long-held belief that inducing labor leads to more complications. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the research.
EPA says its asbestos proposal would increase regulation
08/09/2018 1:05 PM
A new Trump administration policy that could allow manufacturers to use asbestos in their products is facing increased scrutiny. The proposed rule was announced this summer as part of a regulatory overhaul at the Environmental Protection Agency. It would require EPA approval to use or import the known carcinogen. Anna Werner reports.
Can too much sleep be bad for your health?
08/08/2018 1:15 PM
New research suggests too much sleep is bad for your health. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found people who slept 10 hours a night were 30 percent more likely to die prematurely than those who slept for eight. The risk for death from stroke and cardiovascular disease also increased. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist at New York's Lenox Hill Hospital, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
California salad source ID'd in tainted McDonald's lettuce
08/03/2018 1:19 PM
Nearly 400 people in 15 states sickened by parasite in an outbreak connected to salads sold by the fast-food chain
Behind at-home DNA testing companies sharing genetic data
08/02/2018 6:27 PM
It's estimated more than 12 million Americans have sent their DNA to be analyzed by companies like 23andMe and AncestryDNA
Doctors warn about hand, foot, and mouth disease
08/02/2018 3:42 PM
Recent outbreaks of a common viral infection in children have also infected some adults. Courtney Cole of WJAX-TV reports from Jacksonville, Florida.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease cases spark concern
08/01/2018 9:08 PM
Two Major League Baseball players have come down with the illness, characterized by a blistery rash that mainly affects the hands, feet, and mouth
Man's legs amputated after dog's licks lead to infection
08/01/2018 4:38 PM
Bacteria commonly found in dogs' mouths can in rare cases lead to a serious infection in humans
Parkinson's disease: Risk factors and slowing its progression
08/01/2018 1:01 PM
Actor Alan Alda's public acknowledgement that he has Parkinson's disease is raising awareness about the debilitating condition. Alda made the announcement Tuesday on "CBS This Morning." Parkinson's disease affects an estimated one million Americans and more than six million people worldwide. Dr. Rachel Dolhun, vice president for medical communications at the Michael J. Fox Foundation and a movement disorders physician, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the risk factors and why exercise is "critical" to help with the symptoms.
Feds approve Maine insurance program that Obamacare halted
08/01/2018 11:01 AM
Maine's effort to re-launch a $93 million program to reduce health insurance premiums and reduce the uninsured population has been given the go-ahead
Chicken most likely to make you sicken, CDC data show
07/30/2018 11:50 PM
No single food has made as many people sick as chicken, according to a recent CDC analysis

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