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'This Is How I Save My Life' Excerpt From Amy B. Scher
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
The Gene Editing Tool That Could Treat Hereditary Illnesses60 Minutes reports on CRISPR, the gene editing tool that's revolutionizing biomedical research.
Cleaning Products Could Cause Lung Damage In Women, Study FindsA new study finds that regularly using cleaning sprays or other cleaning products could put women at risk for lung damage.
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
Millennials' Quest For Perfection Causing Mental Health Issues, Study SaysThe report, published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, draws a link between the number of young people being labeled as perfectionists and the rise in mental health issues being diagnosed.
These 3 Old-School Cold Remedies Actually WorkDr. Anthony Balduzzi shares 3, doctor-approved folk remedies for the common cold that work!
Ready to Try Yoga? Find Out Which Class Type Is Best For YouWhether you’re remotely intrigued by the notion of taking up yoga or a fan of the couple of classes you’ve tried, it’s never too late to learn more about this practice or the various styles it includes
Eating Apples And Tomatoes May Heal Smoker's Lungs, Study SaysAccording to a decade-long study of ex-smokers in Europe, people who quit and ate at least two tomatoes or three servings of apples every day had stronger lung function than participants who only had one serving per day.
Price Of Cancer Drug Raised 1,400% By New OwnersThe 40-year-old medication, known as lomustine, has been used by patients suffering from brain tumors and Hodgkin's lymphoma.
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.