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Dr. Ashish Jha on what the Biden administration is doing about monkeypox


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:56:06 -0400

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Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency. Dr. Ashish Jha details what the Biden Administration plans to do to contain the outbreak.

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Senate passes climate, tax and health care package


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:54:57 -0400

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After long negotiations and more than 24 hours of voting, the Senate passed a spending bill aimed at tackling climate change, reducing drug costs and addressing inflation on Sunday along strict party lines. Congressional correspondent Nikole Killion details path to the final vote.

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CDC draft report points to possible easing of COVID restrictions in schools


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:51:35 -0400

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CBS News has obtained a draft report that indicates COVID restrictions in the classroom having to do with testing and social distancing could soon be eased. While not final, the recommendations could also lift quarantine recommendations for those exposed to the virus, whether they are vaccinated or not. Nancy Chen reports.

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Lawmakers asking Department of Defense to do more about civilians' medical bills


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:50:41 -0400

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Only on "CBS Mornings," members of Congress are calling on the Department of Defense to do more to help civilians who have gotten huge medical bills for emergency treatment at U.S. military facilities. A non-partisan government report says that even though many of those bills could be waived or reduced, the DOD almost never does. Anna Werner reports.

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Doctors share concerns over abortion laws, dangers


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:47:51 -0400

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Four doctors share their concerns about why abortion restrictions are causing confusion and putting patients' lives at risk.

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British veteran builds castle in Welsh Valley to help with PTSD


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:43:18 -0400

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A British veteran struggling with PTSD built a castle in the Welsh Valley to help with his mental health. It's now become a sanctuary for other veterans and military widows. CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi has more.

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Immunotherapy trial for rectal cancer offers hope for future


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:37:20 -0400

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A small immunotherapy trial for a certain type of rectal cancer reports a 100% success rate. Dr. Jon LaPook explains how it's designed to work, and how it could be used as a model to treat other cancers.

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New study finds intermittent fasting could help weight loss, hypertension and mood


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:34:51 -0400

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A new study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine found eating only between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. could help people lose weight and treat hypertension. Good Housekeeping's deputy nutrition director and registered dietician Stefani Sassos joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the study's findings and limitations.

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CDC relaxes COVID-19 guidelines


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:39:24 -0400

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance to loosen a number of its recommendations. CBS News' chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has the details.

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CDC updates its COVID-19 guidelines in sweeping overhaul


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:06:00 -0400

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The agency says the new revisions acknowledge "the pandemic is not over" but should not disrupt daily life as much as it used to.

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As U.S. hits 10,000 monkeypox cases, CDC still aims for "containment"


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:09:18 -0400

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Every state but one has reported at least one infection in the outbreak, which now ranks as the largest in the world.

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Debt lawsuits against relatives and friends of nursing home residents


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 13:10:23 -0400

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Along with our partners Kaiser Health News and NPR, CBS News has found that what starts out as a good deed can turn into a legal nightmare in some cases.

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Nursing homes are suing friends and family to collect on patients' bills


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:43:49 -0400

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In partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, CBS News takes a look at an alarming trend of nursing homes filing lawsuits against not only residents, but their friends and family to collect unpaid bills. Often the person being sued has no financial ties to the actual resident or legal responsibility for their debt. Anna Werner has more

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Monkeypox: What we know about the outbreak, vaccinations and treatments


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:59:00 -0400

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The CDC expects cases will continue to climb through at least August.

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New animal-derived Langya virus infects 35 in Eastern China


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 23:29:25 -0400

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Though the virus has not yet caused any fatalities, it comes from the same family as other deadly viruses.

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Experimental treatment changes lives for cancer patients in small trial


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:51:08 -0400

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An experimental trial for rectal cancer had a 100% resolution rate among its 18 patients.

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What you need to know about Medicare Part A's depletion date


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:01:55 -0400

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Medicare's Hospital Insurance trust fund will run out of money in 2028, trustees say.

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Polio vaccine to be offered to London kids after more virus found


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 10:36:22 -0400

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Britain's Health Security Agency said it had detected polio viruses derived from the oral polio vaccine in sewage water from eight boroughs of London.

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U.S. moves to stretch out monkeypox vaccine supply


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 20:37:25 -0400

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The Food and Drug Administration has greenlit the Biden administration's plan to stretch out its limited supply of monkeypox vaccine by allowing shots that use only one-fifth of the usual dose.

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U.S. will stretch monkeypox vaccine supply with smaller doses


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 19:10:00 -0400

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Health officials are citing research suggesting that the reduced amount is about as effective.

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What is vasculitis? Ashton Kutcher says he battled rare disease


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 17:54:50 -0400

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"I had this weird, super rare form of vasculitis, that like knocked out my vision, it knocked out my hearing, it knocked out like all my equilibrium," Kutcher said.

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What is having monkeypox like? Survivor opens up on illness and recovery


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:28:00 -0400

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Todd called for more informed health care providers and faster responses from government officials.

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Inflation bill could be "game-changing" for millions of seniors


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:12:09 -0400

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Experts say the bill would help many older Americans with high drug costs save thousands of dollars per year.

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How to stay cool and safe during a heat wave, according to experts


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:36:00 -0400

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Experts shared their major do's and don'ts for keeping cool during high temperatures — with and without air conditioning — with CBS News.

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Pfizer, French firm starting testing of major Lyme disease vaccine


Created: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:10:21 -0400

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It would be the first major vaccine of its type in 20 years. The companies are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe as cases keep rising.

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"Terrifying" study links climate hazards to hundreds of infectious diseases


Created: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 14:53:16 -0400

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"There is no speculation here whatsoever," the study's lead author said. "These are things that have already happened."

Read more: "Terrifying" study links climate hazards to hundreds of infectious diseases


Gottlieb says U.S. needs to boost monkeypox testing "substantially"


Created: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 17:35:25 -0400

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says public health officials need to ramp up testing for monkeypox if the U.S. hopes to gain control over the virus.

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Over 7,000 Monkeypox cases reported in U.S.


Created: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 01:10:02 -0400

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With cases of monkeypox rising across the U.S., the White House deemed the outbreak a public health emergency. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus answers questions regarding the current state of the monkeypox virus.

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CDC expected to relax COVID guidelines as kids head back to school


Created: Sat, 06 Aug 2022 14:03:38 -0400

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The changes could include deemphasizing the "test to stay" strategy, in which students exposed to COVID-19 take regular tests to stay in the classroom.

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These companies are covering travel costs for abortions


Created: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 09:18:00 -0400

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Bellwethers from finance, technology and retail industries are bankrolling workers who need to access reproductive services.

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