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McCain hospitalized for side effects of cancer treatment, office says
Earlier in the day, McCain's daughter, Meghan, tearfully interviewed former Vice President Joe Biden, whose son Beau died from the same cancer, glioblastoma
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Could ultrasound scans detect breast cancer?
A new type of ultrasound scan is being tested to see if it's as effective as mammograms in detecting breast cancer, especially in women with dense breast tissue. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Researchers test ultrasound to detect breast cancer
If proven to be effective, the new type of scans could eventually be used in addition to annual mammograms
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Meningitis suspected in 2 kids' deaths at day care
Both deaths happened within seven days of each other in the first week of December
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5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger
The massacre sounded alarms about gaps in mental health care, but some key reforms depend on funding that has yet to be delivered by Congress
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Whooping cough outbreak grows to dozens of cases
Health department says about 1,000 people in the community had close contact with someone who has the highly contagious respiratory disease
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High-tech healers give kids a helping hand
Christmas came early for Harmony Taylor, who got what she wanted most: the hand she'd been missing since birth
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The healthiest and least healthy states in the U.S.
See where your state ranks on the list of the healthiest – and least healthy – states in the nation
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What is "excited delirium" and how should police react?
Some police departments are addressing concerns about the agitated state that can ultimately be fatal
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Is "man flu" real?
New research suggests respiratory illnesses may hit men harder than women
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Generic Viagra hits the market today
The generic versions of the little blue pill will likely be cheaper than brand-name Viagra for most men
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Flu season off to an early – and nasty – start
Health officials say this year's flu season seems to be dominated by a nasty bug
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Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears
Lactalis and French authorities have ordered the worldwide recall after 26 infants became sick this month
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Window blind cords can be deadly for children, experts warn
Research should be "wakeup call," advocates say; industry plans ban on most such blinds
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Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit
An FAA treatment program for diagnosed substance abusers is one of the most successful rehab programs ever, sending 6,000 pilots back to work
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When pilots go from rehab to the cockpit
A drinking problem is not necessarily the end of a pilot's career. In fact, for decades the FAA has been quietly sending pilots diagnosed as substance abusers back to work. It's called the Human Intervention Motivation Study (or HIMS). And, before you panic, consider this: it's one of the most successful rehab programs ever, and is drawing interest for dealing with substance abuse in other industries as well. Tony Dokoupil reports.
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Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users
Wisconsin would become the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps
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Morning Rounds: Opioids after surgery, new cancer gene test
Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Los Angeles to discuss a survey about post-surgery opioid use, a new cancer test that could help doctors and patients make more informed decisions, and a revolutionary treatment for eye injuries.
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Blood test may predict which breast cancers will recur
A new study suggest tests someday may help reveal which women need longer preventive therapy and which ones can be spared it
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DNA is going digital – what could possibly go wrong?
When biology and cybersecurity collide: the emerging field of cyberbiosecurity explores a whole new category of risks
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