Morning Rounds: New tattoo guidelines, over-treating patients

September 23, 2017, 8:01 AM| CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new report that offers guidance on the potential health issues surrounding body modifications like tattoos, a telling survey on the over-treatment of patients and a new patch that could help More...

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Results announced in largest study of benefits of exercise

September 22, 2017, 6:46 PM| What’s said to be the largest study ever on the benefits of exercise was published this week. Researchers tracked the physical activity of 130,000 people More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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How “Star Trek” predicted modern medicine

There is something the “Star Trek” franchise predicted: the future of medicine.  “I was able to put a scope in and biopsy the pancreas which was unheard of 50 years ago,” said NYU Langone’s More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Attorney: Aaron Hernandez had “severe” CTE, lawsuit filed

BOSTON – Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end’s brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopath. In a news conference More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Did Bernie Sanders unintentionally help Republicans with their Obamacare repeal?

September 20, 2017, 10:02 PM| South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who’s leading the latest Republican health care effort, said Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Republicans make last-ditch effort to repeal & replace Obamacare

September 20, 2017, 10:12 AM| Some Republicans are expressing cautious optimism about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill while others are voicing criticism. CBSN political contributor More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hepatitis A outbreak hits major city after 2 cases confirmed

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has a hepatitis A outbreak based on two “community-acquired” cases that cannot be traced back to San Diego or Santa Cruz counties, health officials reported More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Why global hunger is on the rise again

Global hunger is once again on the rise, reversing some of the progress made over the last decade of steady decline, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO). In 2016, an estimated 815 More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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“Way beyond Flint”: LA residents demand help to clean up contaminated soil

LOS ANGELES — People who live near the old Exide battery plant in Los Angeles are demanding state help. Nearly all of the 10,000 homes within a 1.5-mile radius of the old plant have been found to have soil More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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San Diego washing streets with bleach to fight Hep A

An outbreak of hepatitis A has prompted the city of San Diego to begin power washing its streets with bleach in an effort to combat the infectious disease. San Diego County officials earlier this month declared More...