Could a few extra pounds help diabetics live longer?

CBS Health - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:50pm
New study makes controversial finding on weight gain and diabetes
Categories: Health & Fitness

Why you should go out solo more often

CBS Health - Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:25pm
A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research looks at why many people are anxious going out alone. Researchers find the fear of judgment from strangers plays a big role. But the report also says those who go solo enjoy their time out, just as much as they would with a friend. Rebecca Ratner, marketing professor at the University of Maryland and co-author of the study, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss overcoming the stigma of going out alone and enjoying yourself.
Categories: Health & Fitness

How the U.S. ranks in maternal and child health

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 8:10pm
Save the Children's "State of the World's Mothers" report ranks best and worst places for mothers and babies
Categories: Health & Fitness

Surgeons perform rare transplant of throat organs

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 7:36pm
Patient can now breathe, eat, and speak with transplanted organs in his throat
Categories: Health & Fitness

Surgeons perform rare transplant of throat organs

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 7:36pm
Patient can now breathe, eat, and speak with transplanted organs in his throat
Categories: Health & Fitness

Fertility doctor has baby via surrogate

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:25pm
When Dr. Angie Beltsos couldn't have another child, she found herself in the same tough spot as many of her patients
Categories: Health & Fitness

Sleepwalking may run in the family

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:02pm
Several sleep disorders may have a genetic component, researchers say
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How one CEO is reimagining health care

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 4:09pm
Meghan Conroy, founder and CEO of CaptureProof, wants to change the way you visit your doctor
Categories: Health & Fitness

Feds shut down diet supplement "fraud trifecta"

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 4:07pm
The FTC says the company used phony celebrity endorsements, fake news websites and spam to lure unsuspecting consumers
Categories: Health & Fitness

Feds shut down diet supplement "fraud trifecta"

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 4:07pm
The FTC says the company used phony celebrity endorsements, fake news websites and spam to lure unsuspecting consumers
Categories: Health & Fitness

Teenage organ donor's gift of life

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:44pm
Pennsylvania mom Amy Souders was devastated by the death of her 18-year-old son Cody from an accidental overdose in 2013. But she says his decision to become an organ donor and help dozens of people meant his loss was not in vain. CBS News' Marlie Hall reports.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Are food flavorings fueling the obesity epidemic?

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:27pm
New book "The Dorito Effect" argues that chemical flavors added to foods contribute to Americans' growing waistlines
Categories: Health & Fitness

Are food flavorings fueling the obesity epidemic?

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:27pm
New book "The Dorito Effect" argues that chemical flavors added to foods contribute to Americans' growing waistlines
Categories: Health & Fitness

Teen organ donor touches dozens of lives

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 2:43pm
An 18-year-old's wish to help others also helps his family find meaning in tragic loss
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Teen organ donor touches dozens of lives

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 2:43pm
An 18-year-old's wish to help others also helps his family find meaning in tragic loss
Categories: Health & Fitness

New virtual technology could improve brain surgery

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:55am
Virtual reality is about to enter the operating room. The breakthrough technology is being introduced Monday at a gathering of neurosurgeons in Washington, D.C. Only on "CBS This Morning," Kara Finnstrom gets a sneak preview from the inventors in Southern California.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Who's got your back for skin cancer prevention?

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:45am
Doctors offer advice for protecting your most overlooked body part from the sun
Categories: Health & Fitness

Are food flavorings an obesity culprit?

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:34am
Eating healthier isn't just about fat, salt and sugar. Flavorings could be fueling America’s obesity epidemic. Americans add nearly 600 million pounds of flavorings to food each year, everything from syrups to spices to sauces. Mark Schatzker is the author of the new book, “The Dorito Effect,” and joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how these flavorings could be making people gain weight.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Do-it-yourself home births on the rise

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:00am
More American women are having babies at home without the aid of a doctor or midwife
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Latest tool for neurosurgeons: virtual reality headsets

CBS Health - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 7:53am
Put this on and you fly around inside the brain, moving past brain tissue, nerves and blood vessels by simply moving your head
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