President Trump defends video making false claims about the coronavirus
A video retweeted by President Trump, which made false claims about the coronavirus, was deleted from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Tuesday. Paula Reid reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Media mogul Tyler Perry on “Camp Quarantine” production and helping others
Actor, director, writer and producer Tyler Perry joins "CBS This Morning" to give a behind-the-scenes look at the precautions in place to keep cast and crew members safe while filming at his studio amid the coronavirus outbreak. Tyler Perry Studios is one of the first studios in the country to resume production during the pandemic. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House press secretary discusses the president's controversial comments on COVID-19
As U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 150,000, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's controversial comments on hydroxychloroquine, which has been deemed not effective by medical professionals, and his retweeting of a video that contains mixed messaging on masks. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Federal "red zone" of severe outbreaks expands to 21 states
Cases continue to rise throughout the U.S. and attempted starts and restarts of professional sports are put in jeopardy. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Eye Opener: Trump promotes coronavirus misinformation
President Trump has been accused of spreading misinformation after promoting a video of doctors sharing false claims about the coronavirus that has since been removed by Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Also, the CEOs of Alphabet, Apple, Facebook and Amazon will face a congressional panel in an antitrust hearing Wednesday. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Attorney General Barr defends sending federal agents to protests across country
Attorney General William Barr defended the administration's decision to send federal agents to protests in cities across the country. Democrats pushed back and questioned his motives in a heated hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Nancy Cordes reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Pennsylvania health secretary responds to transphobic attacks
Dr. Rachel Levine addresses the constant stream of mockery and abuse directed toward her on social media and elsewhere. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study identifies 6 different "types" of COVID-19
The six categories are defined by different clusters of symptoms, and some patients in some groups are much more likely to need ventilators. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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FDA expands list of potentially deadly hand sanitizers
Disinfectant products include wood alcohol methanol, which can be poisonous if absorbed through the skin. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump under fire for promoting false COVID-19 claims on Twitter
Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accused President Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., of peddling false information about the virus. Twitter is temporarily suspending Don Jr.'s account for sharing a video promoting hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for the coronavirus. Ben Tracy reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Federal "red zone" of severe outbreaks expands to 21 states
Cases continue to rise throughout the U.S. and attempted starts and restarts of professional sports are put in jeopardy. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Philly reverses school reopening plan after fierce opposition
School district officials are proposing students continue virtual learning at least through November instead of a hybrid in-class and virtual learning plan. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida reports new daily record of coronavirus deaths
The Florida Department of Health reported 186 new deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye Opener: COVID-19 vaccine enters final stage
The Moderna coronavirus vaccine has officially entered the final stage before approval. Also, Republicans unveiled another COVID-19 relief bill. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study identifies 6 different "types" of COVID-19
The six categories are defined by different clusters of symptoms, and some patients in some groups are much more likely to need ventilators. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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COVID-19 vaccine testing now underway with 30,000 volunteers
Every month through fall, the government-funded COVID-19 Prevention Network will roll out a new study of a leading vaccine candidate — each with 30,000 new volunteers. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 surges in several states leave businesses struggling
As coronavirus outbreaks continue to pop up around the country, local leaders are again closing or limiting some business operations to slow the spread at the urging of health experts. But those rollbacks, paired with people's aversions to crowds and high-risk areas, are taking a toll on businesses. David Begnaud reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospice care company accused of pressuring employees to make in-person sales calls amid pandemic
A proposed class action lawsuit against the nation's largest hospice care provider is raising questions about who exactly is considered "essential" during the pandemic. The suit claims sales employees at VITAS Healthcare were encouraged to make in-person sales calls to medical facilities, even with strict no-visitor policies. It also claims the sales employees were not an "essential" part of the company's services, and that they were encouraged to practice behavior that put lives at risk in search of boosting profits during the pandemic. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time for a will? Important estate planning decisions to consider during the pandemic
The pandemic is putting estate planning into focus. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains on "CBS This Morning" why having a will, health care proxy and power of attorney documents are so important right now. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New beginning for artist struggling amid COVID-19
Artist Ralph Serrano was unable to find work when the coronavirus pandemic spread through New York City. Serrano decided to move back to Puerto Rico, having to leave much of his art behind. Discovered among the trash, his paintings found new homes and Ralph found new hope in his career. Anthony Mason reports (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington Nationals manager "scared" by Miami Marlins virus outbreak
As the number of infections reportedly hits 13, MLB commissioner says owners haven't yet considered canceling or suspending the season. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

100 federal inmates have died from coronavirus
Among the dead are fathers and mothers, daughters and sons and brothers and sisters — none of whom were sentenced to death. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stage 3 clinical trials on COVID-19 vaccines could see results before end of the year
Moderna and Pfizer are the first companies to enter Phase 3 clinical testing on a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. Each company plans to blind test 30,000 volunteers in hopes of having results and possibly effective vaccines by the end of the year. Meg Oliver reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another recall of potentially toxic hand sanitizers sold nationwide
Mexican company warns of methanol in four brands sold by Walmart and Target; FDA alert involves nearly 80 products. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tennessee governor rejects COVID task force advice to close bars
Coronavirus task force leader Deborah Birx warned the state is at an "inflection point" and urged the governor to close bars and mandate face masks. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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40 infected with coronavirus after church event in Alabama
"The whole church has got it, just about," said pastor Daryl Ross of Warrior Creek Missionary Baptist Church. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google employees will work from home until summer 2021
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said to make the move with working parents, whose kids' schedules are uncertain, in mind. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marlins cancel home opener as virus spreads on team
The Marlins postponed their flight home Sunday night after their series finale against the Phillies. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine testing now underway with 30,000 volunteers
Every month through fall, the government-funded COVID-19 Prevention Network will roll out a new study of a leading vaccine candidate — each with 30,000 new volunteers. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderna coronavirus vaccine begins phase 3 trial with 30,000 participants
The Moderna vaccine phase three trial is underway with 30,000 people taking part. Half will receive the vaccine and the rest will get a placebo. Meg Oliver has the details. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump's national security adviser tests positive for COVID-19
President Trump's national security adviser Robert O ’Brien is in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus. This comes as Mr. Trump touts progress in the race for a vaccine during a trip to battleground state North Carolina. Ben Tracy reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mask mandates continue to spark outrage as virus vaccine trials ramp up
While Planet Fitness joined the number of companies now requiring face coverings, nationwide the controversy won't go away. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

100 federal inmates have died from coronavirus
Among the dead are fathers and mothers, daughters and sons and brothers and sisters — none of whom were sentenced to death. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another recall of potentially toxic hand sanitizers sold nationwide
Mexican company warns of methanol in four brands sold by Walmart and Target; FDA alert involves nearly 80 products. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO says keeping borders shut to thwart COVID-19 not "sustainable"
Sealed borders "not necessarily a sustainable strategy for the world's economy, for the world's poor, or for anybody else," top WHO official says. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study identifies 6 different "types" of COVID-19
The six categories are defined by different clusters of symptoms, and some patients in some groups are much more likely to need ventilators. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concerns over federal testing response mount as COVID-19 cases climb
The White House Coronavirus Task Force's coronavirus testing czar acknowledged that test results are still taking too long but said the U.S. has enough testing capacity. State leaders and some health experts warn that the testing system is still not robust enough to handle the coronavirus outbreak. David Begnaud reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Growing coronavirus clusters mire European summer travel plans
Britain quashes plans of airlines and holidaymakers with renewed quarantine order for Spain, as cross-border travel fuels infections in Asia. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 puts critical medical transplants on hold
For months, people have had to put critical medical procedures on hold during the pandemic, including transplants. With no end in sight to the crisis, the wait grows longer. Nikole Killion reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global coronavirus cases top 16 million amid debate over new stimulus plan
President Trump has returned to Washington after spending the weekend at his New Jersey golf club. This comes as his top advisers on Capitol Hill continue to work on federal jobless benefits that Congress passed in April that are set to expire. Paula Reid reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Floridians sue over mask mandate as COVID-19 cases surge
For the fifth straight day, more than a thousand people died in the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic. And there seems to be no end in sight. Lilia Luciano reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida surpasses New York in confirmed COVID-19 cases
With over 414,000 coronavirus cases, Florida trails only California in total cases in the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cruz says Pelosi's objectives are "shoveling cash at the problem and shutting America down"
The Texas Republican says Congress "ought to pass a recovery bill" as the country continues to suffer economic effects of COVID-19 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HHS Sec. Azar: "The presumption should be get our kids back to school"
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says the administration stands firm in supporting a return to in-person learning this fall in the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atrium Health CEO calls for national registry for COVID testing supplies
Atrium Health CEO Eugene Woods testified before the Senate earlier this week, telling lawmakers "we don't have enough reagents" to process coronavirus tests (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scott Gottlieb: High rate of COVID-19 spread in schools making it "very hard to open" in fall
The former FDA commissioner suggests that testing delays need to be resolved before widespread reopenings of America's schools. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gottlieb: Community spread makes it "very hard to open" schools
Gottlieb said on "Face the Nation" a positivity rate above 10% is the "threshold where you really want to think carefully about closing the school districts." (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus relief bill negotiations continue as benefits set to expire
The federal jobless benefits Congress approved in April -- an extra $600 per person each week-- are about to expire as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the country. Details of a followup bill have yet to be worked out, but Congress did not meet on Saturday, and the president spent the afternoon golfing. Paula Reid reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

30 states see surge in coronavirus deaths
Coronavirus deaths are on the rise in 30 states as infection rates and hospitalizations in Texas and Florida continue to increase. In addition to health concerns, millions of Americans struggling to pay rent are now facing potential evictions. Michael George reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus hospitalizations in New York hit new low, Cuomo says
There were at least 646 people hospitalized in the state on Friday, a new low since March 18. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news