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"60 Minutes" report traces progression of Alzheimer's for 10 years
According to the Alzheimer's Association, every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops the disease. For a remarkable report airing on "60 Minutes" Sunday night, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook followed one patient and her caregiver-husband for a decade to give an unprecedented look at the debilitating condition. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC issues strong new warning about romaine lettuce
The warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce as well as chopped romaine, salads and salad mixes due to E. coli contamination (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dog ’s "cancer" turns out to be 4 chewed-up teddy bears
"We all know certain dogs ​ enjoy chewing things they shouldn't but managing to devour four full teddy bears is quite a feat," the dog's vet said (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apps accused of marketing plastic surgery to kids
More than 128,000 people have signed a petition asking app stores to remove the games or make them less appealing to children (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How climate change is making allergy season worse
Warm weather is arriving up to 20 days earlier in some places; one study finds pollen counts have been rising every year since 2000 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could climate change be making your allergies worse?
Spring is here and it is predicted to be another tough season for allergy sufferers. One study finds pollen counts have been increasing every year since 2000. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why climate change could be making your allergies worse and what you can do to alleviate your allergy symptoms. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officers armed with "no science" to police drivers who are high
In 2016, there were 51 driving deaths in Colorado linked to marijuana (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cops face challenges in policing drivers high on pot
Today is April 20, or 420, a day many people celebrate marijuana. As some states start to legalize it, law enforcement officers are having a difficult time policing drivers who are high. Barry Petersen reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures
Medicine made from the cannabis plant for severe seizures in children with epilepsy ​ has moved one step closer to U.S. approval (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just one concussion could increase Parkinson's risk
Even a mild brain injury may significantly increase risk, according to a new large study of U.S. veterans (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves contact lens that gets darker in sunlight
The lenses incorporate the same technology used in eyeglasses that automatically darken in the sun (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autism doctor Hans Asperger aided Nazi killings, study says
New report based on previously unexamined documents and patient reports from the World War II era portrays him as "a cog in the Nazi killing machine" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Couple with 13 sons, no daughters welcomes new baby – and it's a…
Kateri and Jay Schwandt of Rockford, Michigan, celebrate newborn Wednesday who weighs 8 pounds, 4 ounces and is 21 inches long (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions, report finds
Last year, U.S. prescriptions filled for opioid painkillers ​ showed their biggest drop in 25 years (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More illnesses reported in E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce
The strain is causing a higher percentage of hospitalizations than normal and health officials are working to determine why (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans waste nearly a pound of food each per day, study finds
Researchers found that the healthier a person's diet, the more food they threw in the trash (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans waste tons of healthy food each day
New research finds Americans waste nearly a pound of food per person each day. And the healthier the diet, the more waste there is likely to be. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. cities with the worst air pollution
A look at the metro areas with the most health-damaging air pollution, according to a report from the American Lung Association (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly half of Americans breathe dirty air, report finds
Health researchers say the high number has a lot to do with the effects of global warming (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pope adds voice to fight over terminally ill toddler
British courts have ruled 23-month-old Alfie Evans should be taken off life support, but his parents want him flown to Italy (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michael Phelps reveals he considered suicide after Olympics
"There was one point, I didn't want to be alive," the legendary swimmer tells CBS News (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYC mice carry drug-resistant bacteria, study finds
Microbiologists discovered that nearly 1 in 4 mice running around New York City have potentially harmful, drug-resistant bacteria inside them (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In a medical first, man gets 2nd face transplant
Jerome Hamon has been dubbed the "man with three faces" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer survivor finishes Boston Marathon 13 hours after start
Five years ago, it looked as if she might not make it. But yesterday, she crossed the finish line against all odds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Organ donations a "silver lining" of opioid crisis
New research finds organ donations ​ from overdose victims have increased 24-fold since 2000 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New advice to prevent falls, fractures in older adults
New research sheds light on methods that work – and one that doesn't (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immunotherapy study yields "dramatic results" against lung cancer
In a major advance in the treatment of lung cancer, researchers found that adding immunotherapy, drugs designed to trigger a patient's immune system, to standard chemotherapy cuts a patient's risk of dying or having the cancer worsen within one year in half. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss the "groundbreaking" study and what the development means for treating other cancers. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sen. McCain recovering from surgery, in stable condition
McCain's daughter, Meghan McCain, tweeted that her father "continues to inspire me everyday with his intense grit and determination" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immunotherapy scores big win against lung cancer in study
Treatment improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer – but it doesn't work for everyone (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about salmonella
Know the signs of salmonella infection and how to keep your family safe (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court rules against parents seeking treatment for terminally ill son
Alfie Evans suffers from a degenerative neurological condition and is on life support (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former White House chef Sam Kass wants you to "Eat a Little Better"
In his new cookbook, he writes about small changes in your daily life that can help you stick to a diet that improves your health (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump pushes to expand use of medication to treat addiction
Experts have long argued that medication-assisted treatment should be the standard of care for addicts of heroin and other opioids (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

206 million eggs recalled over salmonella concerns
FDA commissioner says consumers should throw the eggs away or return them for a refund (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

200 million eggs recalled over salmonella concerns
FDA commissioner says consumers should throw the eggs away or return them for a refund (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can all the money in the world beat cancer?
A couple whose child was diagnosed with a brain tumor has raised millions to fund a cure for pediatric bran cancer (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Funding the search for a cancer cure
Rider and Victoria McDowell made a fortune together, and produced real riches with the birth of three boys. But five years ago their son Errol was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a rare brain cancer. After an experimental drug slowed the disease, they are now helping fund research in pediatric brain cancer in the hope of finding a cure. Tracy Smith reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurostimulation device offers new hope for those with epilepsy
According to the Epilepsy Foundation about 48 of every 100,000 people will develop epilepsy, a condition that can cause debilitating seizures. But there's new hope thanks to advancements in science and technology. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC identifies likely source of E. coli outbreak
The outbreak has hit 11 states and has led to nearly two dozen hospitalizations so far (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These workers most likely to use pot, survey finds
New survey of workers in marijuana-friendly Colorado reveals which industry is the most likely to have employees who use weed (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State may ban energy drink sales to minors
A 16-year-old suddenly collapsed at his South Carolina high school last year after drinking a large soda, a latte, and an energy drink (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study on drinking and longevity called a "serious wake-up call"
New research finds that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink less (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC investigating E. coli outbreak now in 7 states
A particularly nasty strain of E. coli has sickened at least 17 people so far (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse charged with murder allegedly injected air into patients' bloodstreams
The Texas Board of Nursing suspended William George Davis' license last month and is expected to revoke it (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika may linger in semen for shorter time than thought
New research suggests guidelines in place for protecting against the sexual transmission of Zika virus ​ may need to be re-evaluated (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bad news for night owls: Late risers may die sooner
New research sees major health benefits for those who are early to bed and early to rise (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2018 ’s "Dirty Dozen" list of fruits and veggies
Environmental Working Group ranks popular fruits and vegetables based on pesticide residue, but some say the list may do more harm than good (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse faces murder charge after patient dies at Texas hospital
The Texas Board of Nursing suspended William George Davis' license in March (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD oil, derived from cannabis, gains popularity
Used for a variety of conditions including anxiety and insomnia, cannabidiol does not have FDA approval (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news