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How the U.S. ranks in maternal and child 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
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Surgeons perform rare transplant of throat organs

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 7:36pm
Patient can now breathe, eat, and speak with transplanted organs in his throat
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Fertility doctor has baby via surrogate

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
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Sleepwalking may run in the family

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:02pm
Several sleep disorders may have a genetic component, researchers say
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Feds shut down diet supplement "fraud trifecta"

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 4:07pm
The FTC says the company used phony celebrity endorsements, fake news websites and spam to lure unsuspecting consumers
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Teenage organ donor's gift of life

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.
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Are food flavorings fueling the obesity epidemic?

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:27pm
New book "The Dorito Effect" argues that chemical flavors added to foods contribute to Americans' growing waistlines
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Teen organ donor touches dozens of lives

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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New virtual technology could improve brain surgery

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.
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Who's got your back for skin cancer prevention?

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:45am
Doctors offer advice for protecting your most overlooked body part from the sun
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Are food flavorings an obesity culprit?

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.
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Do-it-yourself home births on the rise

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

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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FDA approves treatment to melt fat

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 11:19am
The FDA approved a first of its kind--non-surgical treatment to melt the fat off the chin. Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to tell us more.
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Noroviruses may spread through the air

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 7:28pm
The cause of miserable stomach illness was detected in the air at several hospitals
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Cosmic rays could harm crew on Mars mission

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 7:24pm
Researchers fear long-term exposure could damage astronauts' brains and nervous systems
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Ebola can spread through sex longer than experts thought

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 6:15pm
Recent case shows the risk can persist for months
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Three myths about organ donation

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 5:26pm
Experts say these common misconceptions contribute to a shortage of life-saving transplants
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Anxiety over "aging out" of autism services

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:50pm
It's being called "the coming tsunami." In the next decade, half a million young adults with autism will need jobs and a place to live. WBZ-TV's David Wade reports.
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Big wave of autistic teens to "age out" of assistance

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:41pm
Half a million young adults with autism will soon be too old for school but in need of support
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