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$45 billion added to health care bill for opioid treatment
The additional funds and new language comes as GOP leadership aims for a bill revision by Friday
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24-hour shifts for new doctors raise safety concerns
Doctors fresh out of medical school can work a 24-hour shift starting this weekend. But this is raising concerns about patient safety. Dr. Tara Narula reports on what this means for patients and doctors.
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Pollution levels considered safe can shorten lifespans, study shows
Researchers studied 60 million senior citizens and found that their long-term exposure to certain air pollutants increased risk of premature death
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Photographer celebrates life – and second chances
Since 2010, Dese'Rae Stage has taken a snapshot of America to talk about an issue that's often treated like a dirty word: Suicide
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Live Through This: Telling the stories of suicide survivors
Since 2010, photographer Dese'Rae Stage has focused her lens on an issue that's often treated like a dirty word: suicide
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Senate GOP leaders aim for revised health bill by Friday
The lack of consensus on how to change the bill is making achieving that goal challenging
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Flu vaccine skin patch could someday replace shots
Researchers have developed a painless skin patch for administering the flu vaccine, and testing shows it works as well as a traditional flu shot. CBS News' Don Champion reports.
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2 new cases of human plague reported
Two women were hospitalized with life-threatening infection; here's how it spreads
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New mom's health scare shines light on blood clot condition
"Please let my experience serve as a reminder to always listen to what your body is telling you​"​
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Legionnaire's disease bacteria found at Florida health club
Water samples from an LA Fitness club in Orlando tested positive for the bacteria, and another nearby gym is also being tested
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FDA aims to increase generic drug options
"No patient should be priced out of the medicines they need"
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Calif. officials reveal how many took life-ending drugs under new law
The state data comes six months after a 2016 law made the option legal​ in the nation's most populous state
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​3 ways to help stop the opioid epidemic​
Taking these steps might cut opioid-related deaths by a third, new research suggests
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Polls: Majority disapprove of Senate health care bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided Tuesday to delay a vote on the bill until after the July 4 recess
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Vaccine patch seems as effective as flu shot
Dissolvable microneedle skin patch could be a painless new way to protect against flu, early study suggests
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Are our pets joining America's obesity epidemic?
While porky animals may look cute, the extra fat can cause life-threatening conditions
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American pets alarmingly overweight, study shows
A new study shows one out of three cats and dogs in America are overweight or obese. Busy lifestyles and unhealthy diets are wreaking havoc on our pets - and while porky animals may look cute, the extra fat can cause life-threatening conditions. Don Dahler reports.
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Mom who shared son's hospital bill says gov't isn't looking out for Americans
Ali Chandra shared a photo of a $231,000 medical bill for her 2-year-old son, Ethan, and was surprised to see it strike such a chord with the American public
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Mom who shared son's hospital bill speaks out on GOP health bill
A tweet from a New Jersey mom put a very young face on the fight over the Senate health care bill. Alison Chandra shared a photo of a $231,000 medical bill for her 2-year-old son, Ethan, and was surprised to find out how much their story resonated with others. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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Maine confirms its first case of measles in 20 years
Officials say the case is related to travel and they are working with clinicians to identify potentially exposed individuals
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