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House committee approves bill to federally legalize marijuana


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:09:25 +0000

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The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act​ — or MORE Act — would remove marijuana from a list of federally controlled substances

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AMA calls for total ban on all vaping, e-cigarette products


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:08:55 +0000

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The medical group cited a surge in teen use of e-cigarettes, which typically contain nicotine, as well as lung illnesses

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South Dakota's anti-meth campaign gets mixed reviews


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:48:33 +0000

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In a state struggling with meth use, South Dakota wanted to let everyone know, "they're on it." But a lot of people didn't hear the campaign the way it was intended. Jim Axelrod reports.

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PSA gaffe or genius slogan? New anti-meth ad gets mixed reviews


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:13:53 +0000

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"Meth. We're on it" is appearing on billboards across South Dakota

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NY joins California in suing Juul over teen vaping


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:13:01 +0000

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New York state officials say more than 220,000 kids under 18 are using e-cigarettes, causing a public health crisis

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"Meth. We're on it.": Mixed reactions to South Dakota campaign


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:15:03 +0000

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South Dakota is out with a new campaign to address the state's meth problem, but the slogan has a lot of people scratching their heads. Governor Kristi Noem came up with the slogan, "Meth. We're on it." Critics say the slogan is tone deaf, but the governor has declared the campaign a success.

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New trial could change stent procedures


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:17:54 +0000

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It's estimated around 1 million coronary stents are implanted in patients in the U.S. every year

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Heart disease trial could reduce the number of patients getting stents


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:40:55 +0000

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Close to 2 million Americans will receive stents to open clogged arteries. But that could change with the release of a new study. Dr. Tara Narula joins the "CBS Evening News" to explain.

Read more: Heart disease trial could reduce the number of patients getting stents


Vegan sues Burger King, says Impossible Whoppers cooked with beef fat


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:42:06 +0000

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Plaintiff said he was "duped" because he saw no signs stating meat -free patties are broiled with the help of beef fat

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FDA approves first contact lens for nearsighted kids


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:49:51 +0000

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Cooper Vision gets regulatory clearance to start selling disposable product for children with myopia

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Doctors may miss signs of prediabetes, study finds


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:13:05 +0000

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Many patients with prediabetes don't even know they have it

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Medication and lifestyle changes just as effective as surgery for heart disease, study finds


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:06:52 +0000

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New research could slash the number of people getting stents or bypass surgery for coronary artery disease. A study looks at a more than 5,000 people with blocked arteries, but without severe symptoms like extreme pain or heart attack. It found that regularly taking medications along with lifestyle changes was just as effective at preventing heart attacks as the more invasive procedures. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.

Read more: Medication and lifestyle changes just as effective as surgery for heart disease, study finds


Passage: The Jane Pauley Community Health Center


Created: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:20:00 +0000

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It happened this past Friday: a 10th anniversary celebration for an Indianapolis-area health center named for a graduate of local Warren Central High School. Today, the Jane Pauley Community Health Center operates 22 clinics in five counties, with nearly 94,000 patient visits last year.

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Trump undergoes part of his physical months early


Created: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 03:48:56 +0000

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The president made an unannounced stop at Walter Reed Army Hospital to have portions of his physical done before his 2020 schedule fills up

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FDA: Dollar Tree sells "potentially unsafe drugs"


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:25:55 +0000

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Regulator found "rodent feces" throughout one manufacturing facility that supplies cosmetics to discount retailer

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Apple removes all vaping and e-cigs apps, citing health risks


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:20:02 +0000

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Tech giant alludes to rash of deaths and lung injuries in moving to delete nearly 200 apps from its online store

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Millennials turning to astrology to combat stress


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:52:34 +0000

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Astrology is booming in popularity, especially among millennials. The generation that grew up online is now turning to the ancient practice. Websites and apps like Astrology Zone, AstroStyle and Co-Star are catering to a desire for self knowledge and guidance. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

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Google's collection of medical records sparks privacy concerns


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:50:53 +0000

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The apparent whistleblower who revealed Google is collecting medical records from about 50 million Americans said "Project Nightingale" raised red flags, including a security risk of "placing medical data in the digital cloud." Google said it's using the information to improve health care and reduce medical costs, under strict privacy and security standards. Wired Editor-in-Chief Nick Thomson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the privacy and security concerns.

Read more: Google's collection of medical records sparks privacy concerns


For nurses, an epidemic of workplace violence


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:03:49 +0000

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"I got punched in the face," said one emergency room nurse, while others worry for their safety

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Cigarette smoking among adults hits all-time low in U.S.


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:31:13 +0000

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But 34.2 million adults still smoke and use other tobacco products

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