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Mediation program helps patients fight surprise medical bills
02/19/2019 12:14 AM
In 2018, the Austin, Texas, program negotiated $9.7 million worth of bills, saving patients $8.4 million in medical expenses
More sickened from salmonella linked to turkey
02/18/2019 4:55 PM
Since the outbreak began, more than 100 people have been hospitalized
How to steer clear of medical misinformation online
02/18/2019 3:12 PM
Tech giants are being criticized for the role false medical information may have played in the recent measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. CBS News contributors Dr. Tara Narula and Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson join "CBS This Morning" to discuss the red flags you should watch for.
Depression may speed brain aging, research suggests
02/15/2019 4:28 PM
Researchers say they've found clues that depression may worsen cognitive decline
Could diet soda raise a woman's stroke risk?
02/14/2019 7:27 PM
New research looks at the possible connection between diet sodas? or artificially sweetened fruit juices and heart health
Eating these kinds of foods may cut your life short
02/13/2019 4:48 PM
New research suggests certain foods high in salt, sugar and other additives may increase the risk of early death
Drugmaker behind ibuprofen recall has history of FDA violations
02/13/2019 3:29 PM
Federal watchdog previously found significant violations of manufacturing rules by Tris Pharma
Depression during and after pregnancy can be prevented, panel says
02/13/2019 3:20 PM
Up to 1 in 7 women experience what's called perinatal depression, and a task force has issued new recommendations to help prevent it
Going it alone
02/10/2019 3:07 PM
According to a recent study, nearly half of Americans now say they sometimes or always feel alone, and one in five says they rarely or never feel close to anyone. And researchers say that the more social media we use, the lonelier we are likely to be. Susan Spencer talks with John Francis (a man who talked to no one for 17 years), and with doctors who say loneliness can lead to increased mortality equal to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. She also meets with the founder of the "Sidewalk Talk" community listening project, where people are invited to speak out to perfect strangers.
CBD fans want edibles, but some states are killing their buzz
02/08/2019 4:50 PM
States are cracking down on cannabidiol-infused food over safety concerns -- some in the industry say it's warranted
Women's brains appear about three years younger than men's, study finds
02/07/2019 4:03 PM
New research suggests women's brains do not age as fast as men's. A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzed brain scans of more than 200 adults from age 20 to 82. Female brains appeared, on average, about three years younger metabolically than male brains of the same age. Dr. Gayatri Devi, a neurologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York who specializes in memory disorders, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
Dad travels to Canada for son's medicine that would cost $53K in U.S.
02/06/2019 12:58 PM
President Trump says his next major priority is lowering the cost of health care and prescription drugs. In his State of the Union address, the president said his administration's policies led to a decline in drug prices last year. He called on Congress to do more. Tony Dokoupil reports on one family that travels to Canada for medication.
Study reveals main reason people use medical marijuana
02/05/2019 6:50 PM
More than 30 states now allow marijuana for dozens of health problems if a doctor approves
Pot for pets? Cannabis products marketed for animals
02/04/2019 7:36 PM
Some animal lovers are giving the supplements a try, but experts caution they aren't necessarily a good fit for every pet
3rd poultry firm recalls chicken on fears of tainted goods
02/04/2019 6:56 PM
Pilgrim's Pride recall follows Tyson and Perdue moves to stop sales of food possibly tainted with extraneous material

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