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Senate Republicans roll out their alternative to Obamacare
Four Senate Republicans quickly announced their opposition to the health care bill, and others appear skeptical. On Facebook, former President Obama called the GOP plan "a massive transfer of wealth from middle class and poor families to the richest people in America." Nancy Cordes reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 4 Senate Republicans oppose health care bill
Just three "no" votes from Republicans would torpedo the measure, assuming all Democrats vote against the bill and taking vice president's vote into account (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many women don't recognize common, fatal ailment
Heart disease kills more than all cancers combined, but new research finds many women aren't aware of the risk (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least four Senate Republicans oppose health care bill
Just three "no" votes from Republicans would torpedo the measure, assuming all Democrats vote against the bill and taking the vice president's vote into account (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Senate Republicans are saying about their health care bill
Senate Republicans released a 142-page "discussion draft" of their bill Thursday morning, giving lawmakers about a week to review it before a vote takes place (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye-tracking technology helps diagnose concussions
Portable VR headset can help determine whether an athlete needs to be removed from play within a minute (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senate GOP unveils health care plan after weeks of secrecy
Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the bill Thursday. Mitch McConnell is aiming for vote on the bill before end of next week (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New hope for seniors with vision-robbing disease
The experimental drug for age-related macular degeneration aims to slow the destruction of light-sensing cells in the retina (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GOP Senate health care bill released
Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the bill Thursday. Mitch McConnell is aiming for vote on the bill before end of next week (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GOP Senate health bill would cut Medicaid, end ACA tax increases
GOP senators are releasing their plan to replace Obamacare Thursday (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are today's teens more responsible about sex?
New report looks at the number of adolescents having sex and whether or not they use contraception (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dad bikes 1,400 miles to hear daughter's heartbeat on Father's Day
As he said his final goodbye to his daughter, at a hospital a few states away a young man was told his days were numbered (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri AG sues 3 drug companies over opioid crisis
Suit names Endo Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharmaceuticals and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and seeks "hundreds of millions of dollars" in damages and civil penalties (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYC scientists will pay to study your rat infestation
In cities, a nagging public health problem won't go away until scientists can get closer to the source, researchers argue (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dirty money: Germs and dope cling to your cash
Dollar bills and ATM keypads are teeming with bacteria, viruses and even traces of illegal drugs (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older dads produce "geekier" sons, study finds
New research suggests boys born to older fathers tend to be more intelligent and less concerned about fitting in (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court makes controversial ruling on vaccines
Courts in the European Union can now consider whether a vaccination ‚Äč led to someone developing an illness even when there is no scientific proof (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fidget spinners pose safety threats to kids, watchdog says
A consumer watchdog group is placing the popular toy on its list of unsafe summer playthings amid concerns about choking hazards (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GOP health bill: Senate preps for possible vote next week
Senate Majority Mitch McConnell aims to hold a vote on the health care bill before the July 4 recess (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Likely source of deadly Legionnaires outbreak found
At least one person has died and at least six others were sickened by the outbreak in New York City (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fresh Food Pharmacy offers food instead of pills
Geisinger Hospital's program serves more than 60 patients and their families with free food, nutrition classes and cooking advice (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As opioid crisis grows, few get treatment meds
"Young people may be dying because they are not getting the treatment they need" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mitch McConnell: Senate GOP will have health care bill draft ready Thursday
If McConnell sticks by his original July 4 deadline, this would give lawmakers only a week to review the bill (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No meat, no lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed
The advice is "unscientific and irrational" and could be dangerous, say doctors (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good foods for brain health
Here are some tasty ways to help take care of your brain as you age (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These foods may help keep the brain young
You're never too young to start taking care of your brain – and experts say certain dietary habits may help (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family takes action after brain-eating amoeba kills teen
The lawsuit claims the outdoor recreational park failed to properly chlorinate the water, regulate the temperature of the water and warn visitors of the possible danger (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why one killer cancer is such a challenge
A small but growing community is trying to raise awareness of one of the deadliest cancers as doctors struggle to make progress (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Mommy-shaming" is common, survey reveals
New poll looks at the most common topics of parenting criticism – and who's doing the criticizing (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food pharmacy prescribes dishes to combat obesity
Many health care providers nationwide are prescribing food instead of medicine to tackle the obesity epidemic. Doctors in more than a dozen states are moving away from recommending surgery or pills. Instead, they are giving healthy food to patients struggling with medical issues related to their weight. Jan Crawford reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shows promise of yoga in treating back pain
Doctor says yoga was effective for "reducing pain intensity" and that 20 percent were less likely to use pain medication than patients receiving education alone (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5-year-old heart transplant patient gets good news
Last week, the 5-year-old's dad got some good news, and he couldn't wait to share it (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man sues after doctors remove wrong testicle
A Pennsylvania jury returns its verdict in a rare case of wrong-site surgery (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats plan to slow Senate's work in response to closed-door GOP health talks
Democrats intend to hold the floor until late into the evening Monday, making a series of speeches condemning the closed-door GOP talks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom's grief spurs bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths
State considers a new criminal classification of "homicide by sale of an opiate-controlled substance," punishable by 15 to 25 years in prison (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens as sedentary as 60-year-olds, study finds
Study also looked at who has better exercise habits: girls or boys? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Human Project" asks 10,000 to share very personal data
The 20-year study aims to gain insights into health, aging, spending patterns and more, but data security worries some (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit: Inmates threatened with confinement if they discussed one topic
The lawsuit says after inmates tried to tell relatives about the scabies outbreak over the phone, their phone privileges were revoked (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals "staggering" toll of guns on U.S. kids
Gunshot wounds are the third leading cause of death for American children ages 1 to 17, a new study finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness program aimed at truckers
About 3.5 million truckers work long hours sitting behind the wheel, and it's not easy for them to stay healthy, which is a requirement for them to keep their commercial licenses. Dr. Jon LaPook reports about the fitness plan for road warriors. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daughter gives lifesaving gift to dad
This Father's Day is extra special for a family in New York. They're together after a daughter gave a lifesaving gift to her dad. Meg Oliver shares their story. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Global impact of obesity
Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the medical news of the week, including a large-scale study examining the impact of obesity across the planet, gender differences in the use and prescription of cardiovascular drugs, and the use of drones in transporting defibrillators. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunless tanning chemical
Scientists are looking at a new way for sunless tanning. A new chemical treatment could give your skin the sun-kissed color without having to go outside. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Candello joins CBSN to discuss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen suicide: Risk factors, warning signs and prevention
Resources for teens and parents offering important information and support (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunless tanning chemicial
Scientists are looking at a new way for sunless tanning. A new chemical treatment could give your skin the sun-kissed color without having to go outside. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Candello joins CBSN to discuss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors give update on Scalise's condition
Rep. Steve Scalise was at "imminent risk of death" after he was shot at a baseball field on Wednesday, his doctor said. But his condition has stabilized and he is now expected to make a full recovery. Dr. Jack Sava briefed reporters in Washington on Friday. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California toddler dies after dental procedure, family says
3-year-old was getting her teeth fixed before she was rushed to a hospital, where she died, her mother says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen suicide: Risk factors, warnign signs and prevention
Resources for teens and parents offering important information and support (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just before Father's Day, dad donates organ to 1 of 10 kids
Huge Texas family wears green T-shirts touting #Gagestrong in show of solidarity - and to help hospital's doctors find them (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should replace coconut oil with healthier fats
A new report from the American Heart Association aims to set the record straight in the long-running debate over the healthiest fats (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news