Preventing cancer with HPV vaccine

July 23, 2017, 10:09 AM| A vaccine exists that can actually prevent cancer, yet millions of people are not taking it. Dr. Tara Narula reports on how immunization against the human papillomavirus (or HPV) can prevent many cancers, but only two-thirds of girls and one-half of boys have received the vaccine.  More...

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By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Glioblastoma: John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis

July 23, 2017, 10:14 AM| The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM – so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Senate parliamentarian says some major BCRA elements subject to 60-vote threshold

Last Updated Jul 21, 2017 6:20 PM EDT The Senate parliamentarian has determined that certain provisions of the Senate Republicans’ original plan to repeal and replace Obamacare violate the “Byrd More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Morning Rounds: Forecasting migraines, advance healthcare directives

July 22, 2017, 7:37 AM| CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new model More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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New report outlines lifestyle changes to prevent dementia

July 21, 2017, 6:42 PM| A new report shows that preventing dementia can start early in life. Certain lifestyle changes such as maximizing education, aggressively treating hypertension More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Official sounds alarm over possible lead in tap water

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans inspector general says the city hasn’t adequately warned residents that ongoing street repairs and water system improvements could result in temporarily high lead levels More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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What is glioblastoma, the brain cancer John McCain has been diagnosed with?

Last Updated Jul 20, 2017 1:13 AM EDT As the news traveled quickly about Senator John McCain’s brain tumor diagnosis, CBS News chief medical correspondent joined CBSN’s “Red & Blue” More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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House Republican says “the Senate has failed the American people”

A senior member of the House Republican whip team on Wednesday blasted Senate Republicans for their failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. “The Senate has failed the American people and abandoned voters More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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10-year-old becomes one of youngest casualties of opioid crisis

July 18, 2017, 6:46 PM| Investigators say Alton Banks died on June 23 after a visit to a community pool in Miami. He started vomiting after going home, and later that evening, his mother More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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McConnell's latest Obamacare repeal strategy dies in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to vote on a bill from 2015 that would repeal Obamacare with a two-year delay to find a replacement plan died in the Senate Tuesday. In rapid succession, three More...