Health - CBSNews.com / Health From CBSNews.com Sun, 25 Feb 2024 10:28:52 -0500 5 Doctors are warning of an alarming increase in measles cases across the U.S. /video/doctors-are-warning-of-an-alarming-increase-in-measles-cases-across-the-u-s/ Doctors say there has been an alarming increase in measles cases nationwide. One school in South Florida is struggling to contain an outbreak, and the state's top doctor is defying more than 50 years of federal guidance. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 11:26:13 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/6564f72f-0ad3-4d2c-bd4a-92e2682a2fd7/thumbnail/60x60/00f2205e94bd33c62cbb7fa567f4e046/0224-satmo-measlesoutbreak-bojorquez-2708461-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 0e02f315-5439-4dd7-b4d2-a6d1d7a37105 Florida surgeon general defies CDC guidelines in measles outbreak /video/florida-surgeon-general-defies-cdc-guidelines-in-measles-outbreak/ In response to a measles outbreak at a Florida elementary school, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo has defied more than 50 years of established medical guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ladapo is leaving attendance decisions to parents, is not recommending the measles vaccine or requiring unvaccinated people to stay home. Manuel Bojorquez reports. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 20:57:14 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/8ea10279-82f2-4185-a21c-fde2aa8b789e/thumbnail/60x60/512a1d361f5f803ae9206414bd66f8d8/cbsn-fusion-florida-surgeon-general-defies-cdc-guidelines-in-measles-outbreak-thumbnail-2707682-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 ae683662-e18a-4b9a-a08d-c63a2a597d3a On the front lines of America's fentanyl crisis /video/on-the-front-lines-of-americas-fentanyl-crisis/ With fentanyl's cheap availability fueling a surge in overdose fatalities, Carter Evans gets an inside view of a Los Angeles task force's efforts to combat the epidemic by pursuing homicide charges against dealers. Viewer discretion advised due to disturbing content. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 01:38:43 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/21/c57043b3-6b19-4720-9031-cc7bfe688269/thumbnail/60x60/5b20051e263f90b13a1a4f7a28f28e50/0221-cmo-lafentanyl-evans-mid-2699308-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 007c6457-e2f4-404a-8555-d54d762f87ab Potential impacts to IVF treatment after Alabama court's frozen embryo rule /video/potential-impacts-to-ivf-treatment-after-alabama-courts-frozen-embryo-rule/ In a landmark decision, Alabama's all-Republican Supreme Court has ruled that embryos from in-vitro fertilization treatments hold the same rights as children, a move critics argue could drastically restrict IVF access. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 01:38:42 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/21/8308f399-6de6-4e37-bd4e-033e2482598f/thumbnail/60x60/a54810dbe5c70718ddd9535afb396f9e/0221-cmo-alabamafrozenembryo-crawford-mid-2699326-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 28399166-27a5-46b8-b5f8-a46df66446d6 Psychologist on impact of social media and eating disorders /video/psychologist-on-impact-of-social-media-and-eating-disorders/ Lisa Damour, a psychologist and the author of "The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents," joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the impact of social media and eating disorders among teens. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 01:38:41 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/21/4142fc34-d886-4557-9299-ada3fed56a31/thumbnail/60x60/61b2bd985143de63659b9b8004a064ba/0221-cmo-lisadamour-intv-mid-2699456-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 b01364d1-e829-4313-ab4d-312caa19023e Alabama Supreme Court ruling on frozen embryos sparks IVF concerns /video/alabama-supreme-court-ruling-on-frozen-embryos-sparks-ivf-concerns/ The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that frozen embryos created through in vitro fertilization have the same rights as living children, prompting the state's largest hospital to temporarily halt IVF treatments.The ruling is having a significant impact on individuals facing fertility challenges in the state. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 01:38:41 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/971c071c-062d-42b6-965e-3f4b38691abd/thumbnail/60x60/d68ed08d8cabc674e06cc42485e14986/0222-cmo-alabamaivffolo-oliver-2702394-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 11f756f8-7aa5-4e28-affa-7169a4ba6faa Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart products recalled amid listeria outbreak /news/costco-trader-joes-cheese-recall-listeria-walmart/ Another product added to the nearly 80 recalled due to a listeria outbreak linked to a California dairy company. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:28:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/13/014db5c5-36da-41cc-b8a9-c25f1b9c61e5/thumbnail/60x60/9fcc8dd7c3586da240d165473b9e0fdc/listeria-listeriosis.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 de011111-e447-44ef-959c-df40266d6d2e Nationwide recalls of biometric gun safes that don't keep kids out /news/product-recall-biometric-gun-safe-consumer-product-safety-commission/ Safes have reportedly been opened by dozens of unauthorized users, including a six-year-old, safety regulator says. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:22:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/81de7672-7f29-414e-9247-9ef29a65b9d3/thumbnail/60x60/0b4f083329b33bcb49385e5de8538b6b/awesafe-open.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 347349a9-6b1d-42e2-afc2-9d0fea8dfa6e How improving sleep can mean better cardiac health /video/how-improving-sleep-can-mean-better-cardiac-health/ In recognition of American Heart Month, sleep expert Shelby Harris sheds light on the link between poor sleep and its effects on heart health. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 02:03:40 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/85725914-f6a3-49cd-a47a-0341572dd218/thumbnail/60x60/6ebe4fda1fdf561f861e765aca8e1bc2/0219-cmo-hearthealth-harris-2693401-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 7fa37ade-2715-4977-bffa-a09e287d2783 Dr. Sue Varma on about the benefits of optimism, and how to become more optimistic /video/dr-sue-varma-on-about-the-benefits-of-optimism-and-how-to-become-more-optimistic/ Dr. Sue Varma joins “CBS Mornings” to talk about her new book, “Practical Optimism,”' and her insights from experiences as medical director of the World Trade Center Mental Health Program. She also discusses how a person can become more optimistic. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 02:03:39 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/e55f0558-4c76-4eb9-be8c-30c26c5b8781/thumbnail/60x60/285769f24398821440f40c306e853e82/0219-cmo-optimism-varma-1-2693675-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 1758deae-726a-493e-8717-6eabff561045 Insulin still unaffordable to some after price caps /video/insulin-still-unaffordable-to-some-after-price-caps/ The maximum monthly price for insulin was recently capped at $35 for millions. But many don't qualify and struggle to afford the life-saving medication. Roxana Saberi has more. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:05:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/64d466fb-7a7f-43d3-8f74-56742ea3f83d/thumbnail/60x60/04e9eb18833a8f16d47781e9f3cb1ba6/saberi.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 07f21946-3a64-469d-b3cb-1b1f3b413dad Alabama hospital pauses IVF treatment after embryo ruling /video/alabama-hospital-pauses-ivf-treatment-after-embryo-ruling/ The University of Alabama's hospital has paused in vitro fertilization treatment after the state's Supreme Court ruled frozen embryos are considered people. Meg Oliver takes a look at what the ruling means in Alabama and nationwide. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 19:34:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/a21e6933-b8f1-4fb9-ae28-cf0f55830afc/thumbnail/60x60/2988c623dbd5993c35fc2d21aa0118b4/0221-en-oliver-replace.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 e65cc7f6-bc33-40e2-96a9-1919db5019d4 Shift to EVs could prevent millions of kid illnesses by 2050 /news/asthma-ev-air-quality-shift-to-evs-could-prevent-millions-of-kids-illnesses-by-2050-report-finds/ Zero-emission vehicles and electricity could save hundreds of infant lives from asthma attacks and other respiratory symptoms over next quarter of a century. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 18:06:27 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2011/05/04/ebea5891-a644-11e2-a3f0-029118418759/thumbnail/60x60/b1834b31609c111c88ed542c6f0eb795/baby-inhaler.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 0aefb6ce-7c8b-4cab-98d2-4926c550adca Toshiba Laptop AC adapters recalled after hundreds catch fire /news/toshiba-laptop-ac-adapters-cpsc-fire-hazard-product-recall/ Nearly 17 million adapters sold nationwide and in Canada recalled because they can overheat, spark and catch fire. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 11:23:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2022/05/26/7502390a-d0b0-4f68-9beb-2c54eb5adb4d/thumbnail/60x60/bc19130db4a08afde8f5dd645a77b0a5/download.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 cdcd035b-3a6e-41ab-9ea9-ba893046e18e FTC to refund $1.25 million to those tricked by LASIK surgery chain /news/lasik-ftc-refunds-settlement/ Nearly 160,000 could be eligible for payments after bait-and-switch ads by nation's largest LASIK surgery chain. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:50:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2012/10/24/326af38e-74d2-4149-a3f0-657cb75beeef/thumbnail/60x60/29341baf090cea0fa6a8709a285a45eb/lasik.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 2bf292ef-44d5-4e20-853c-0579ddadc8e9 Pesticide linked to reproductive issues found in Cheerios, Quaker Oats /news/cheerios-quaker-oats-infertility-chemicals-in-cereal-ewg/ Study detected chlormequat in 92% of oat-based foods in U.S., raising concerns about its impact on public health. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 06:56:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2022/05/02/54a0a921-26c9-4a1f-8abc-9c1ac6d1dd7a/thumbnail/60x60/ab5f69a74d9dfac4f37d3dafb5ca1b6b/cheerios.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 6ba490e5-34fd-4a61-815f-d5905ff826f7 Sleep expert on why people should prioritize sleep quality over quantity /news/sleep-expert-on-why-people-should-prioritize-sleep-quality-over-quantity/ According to Shelby Harris, while the duration of sleep is crucial, the quality of that sleep is equally, if not more, important for maintaining heart health. Mon, 19 Feb 2024 11:59:26 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/85725914-f6a3-49cd-a47a-0341572dd218/thumbnail/60x60/6ebe4fda1fdf561f861e765aca8e1bc2/0219-cmo-hearthealth-harris-2693401-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 1671e548-e933-4fc0-b429-732ba60200c1 Redefining old age /news/redefining-old-age/ Dr. Jon LaPook talks with experts about the distinctions between normal and abnormal aging as it affects memory issues, a workforce continuing beyond traditional retirement age, and the testing of surgeons who currently work without age limits. Sun, 18 Feb 2024 09:09:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/18/9cbd7b99-c7d3-45bf-894b-b368e114a040/thumbnail/60x60/ef124a44b3ea8ed79ff866763b91d301/old-age-cane-1280.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 dbb28728-35aa-4e20-948d-ab26b1fff3ed Redefining old age /video/redefining-old-age/ This isn't your grandfather's old age. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jonathan LaPook talks with experts about the distinctions between normal and abnormal aging as it affects memory issues, a workforce continuing beyond traditional retirement age, and the testing of surgeons who currently work without age limits. Sun, 18 Feb 2024 09:08:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/18/9458a19a-04fa-4849-86a7-1758fca9ea4e/thumbnail/60x60/a388a9915a4bc0f171b7be9fdebc3a65/old-age-lapook-1920.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 99cf4022-8f03-4d61-8dbd-7d329e8e5927 Menopausal women who get migraines could be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease /news/menopause-migraines-higher-risk-cardiovascular-disease/ A new study says women who suffer from both migraines and common menopausal symptoms could be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. Thu, 15 Feb 2024 17:49:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/15/ba343833-71b5-47fc-b64d-a30f748d3636/thumbnail/60x60/6665ad2a115608b6301130f7e191bb09/gettyimages-1299357739-1.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 e464c95f-72f0-410a-b758-c9b5905faca4 CDC contemplates eliminating 5-day COVID isolation rule /video/cdc-contemplates-eliminating-5-day-covid-isolation-rule/ In a significant shift, the CDC is reported to be considering the removal of the five-day isolation recommendation for COVID-positive people, aligning more closely with guidelines for the flu and other respiratory diseases. Wed, 14 Feb 2024 15:33:13 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/14/9304daaf-779f-4df4-9198-37fe5f345aa6/thumbnail/60x60/8d2f6f4adcee6d28476d96fdbbf369ba/0214-cmo-cdccovidguidlines-gounder-2681123-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 926b6709-66e2-45c5-a7c7-94537043a2a1 Should CDC cut the 5-day COVID isolation guidelines? Experts weigh in. /news/cdc-5-day-covid-isolation-guidelines-new-guidance/ The CDC is reportedly weighing a revision to COVID-19 guidance which could allow people who test positive to return to work sooner. Wed, 14 Feb 2024 13:58:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/03/31/f1ca414a-bcbb-4baf-8bc5-7385bebd1aab/thumbnail/60x60/ea366ece73d3320386fb4a8fae191dd1/ap17023711999843.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 23ecbc91-ab43-45a9-a639-0d2ef51fafb9 Beloved former KDKA-TV personality Jon Burnett has suspected CTE /pittsburgh/news/former-kdka-tv-jon-burnett-suspected-cte-diagnosis/ Jon Burnett was one of Pittsburgh's favorite on-air personalities for 36 years. Mon, 12 Feb 2024 17:49:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/12/f93e310a-b725-47be-9d06-05aa8a1c156c/thumbnail/60x60/76725bbf65e7115d7cb51f0869fc0cb5/snapshot-2024-02-12t173244-398.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 7651efc8-8e39-4254-a843-5c03ffad8659 Student organization at Jefferson University aims for more diversity with Black Men in White Coats /philadelphia/news/black-men-in-white-coats-student-organization-at-jefferson-university-aims-for-more-black-doctors/ Medical students at Jefferson's Sidney Kimmel Medical College are members of Black Men in White Coats, a first in Pennsylvania. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 20:13:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/08/3d786f03-45ce-4ee6-aa8b-a4c39fd6a76a/thumbnail/60x60/03a84b7ab3d2f6ec6b81e3956e530a07/17pkg-ss-black-men-in-white-coats-transfer-frame-2804.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 93eea8d7-0e65-4719-a5f6-673389437602 For San Francisco 49ers coach Johnny Holland, Super Bowl LVIII isn't his biggest challenge /video/for-san-francisco-49ers-coach-johnny-holland-super-bowl-lviii-isnt-his-biggest-challenge/ Five years ago, San Francisco 49ers linebackers coach Johnny Holland was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare and incurable blood cancer. "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell spoke to Holland as he prepares for Super Bowl LVIII. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 20:05:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/09/2f089882-f0b4-46df-856b-567b11ae628e/thumbnail/60x60/c4d7ffb78d3be55683a1efa4eb40fdb0/nod.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 855acc71-48fa-47dd-bdf6-0ee870f007f5 Big Pharma CEOs testify on drug prices in Senate hearing /video/big-pharma-ceos-testify-on-drug-prices-in-senate-hearing/ Appearing before a Senate committee Thursday, the CEOs of Johnson and Johnson, Merck and Bristol Myers Squibb answered questions as to why the price of their drugs are three times higher in the U.S. than in 33 other wealthy countries. Scott MacFarlane has more. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 20:05:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/08/e0fa17e0-61bf-4961-a71a-773bc7ef6620/thumbnail/60x60/f25b1c0c48fa4161dfea199016a38f53/macf.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 f2a9a562-af23-42f5-91b0-4d78e064e989 Vornado recalls 2 million steamers sold nationwide due to burn risk /news/recall-vornado-garment-steamer-walmart-amazon/ There have been almost two dozen reports of burns related to the handheld devices spewing hot water while heating or in use. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 13:17:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/08/38991e5c-fd60-4861-a11e-6ad154b5bc53/thumbnail/60x60/6f5d67fbe748c68af9e0f3d3e6ed77c2/gettyimages-1094713340.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 7f92ee9f-e2e8-40ea-b3d9-4c5cd877799a Why is there an ADHD medication shortage in 2024? /news/adhd-medication-shortage-cause/ Generic versions of the ADHD medications Adderall, Vyvanse, and Concerta remain in shortage in 2024. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 11:48:11 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/08/ea627add-a027-4119-b3eb-594cfcf03a0c/thumbnail/60x60/f71ac92ff42a5839810163bd5b2cfb1b/gettyimages-1815420353.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 30d4fd16-c0dd-4b2e-a402-f2aaf686bf8d How one young athlete overcame a stroke to pursue her sports dream /video/how-one-young-athlete-overcame-a-stroke-to-pursue-her-sports-dream/ Kylie Lough, an 18-year-old athlete, faced a harrowing challenge when a stroke, triggered by a previously undiagnosed congenital condition, left her unable to walk for days. Against all odds, her unwavering determination has her back in the game. 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