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Alzheimer's Breakthrough?

Apr 17
Researchers at Duke University may have found the cause of Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains.

Physicians Want Dr. Oz Gone From Columbia Medical Faculty

By Verena Dobnik | Apr 17
Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments."

Intersex Surgeries Spark Move Away From Drastic Treatment

Apr 17
Some people are born intersex, an umbrella term for several conditions in which an infant's reproductive anatomy doesn't conform to standard definitions of male or female. The physical effects can be subtle, or very obvious.

It's A Small World: Disneyland Measles Outbreak Almost Over

By Alicia Chang | Apr 16
A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.

Surge of HIV in Indiana Shows Value of Syringe Exchange

By EDGE | Apr 15
Syringe exchange programs can significantly help reduce HIV infections, says amfAR in a new brief.

Recent Food Recalls: 8 Things You Should Know

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 13
Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria - listeria. Here's a look at the listeria bacteria and answers to questions that consumers may have.

India's Yoga Minister: Americans are Doing Yoga Wrong

Apr 10
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a campaign to revitalize yoga in the land where it was born, and that starts with his soldiers who take yoga to improve mind and body control. Some Americans say Indian yoga simply would not translate in the U.S.

Best Ways to Lose Weight

Apr 8
Americans spent $2.5 billion on weight loss programs last year alone, but which of the popular diets work best? Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss a new Johns Hopkins study.

'OITNB''s 'Crazy Eyes' to Run Boston Marathon for Cancer Research

Apr 7
There's nothing crazy about Uzo Aduba's latest endeavor. The actress who plays Crazy Eyes on "Orange is the New Black" is preparing to run the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer research.

Imerman Angels Cancer Support Opens Los Angeles Chapter

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
On April 12, the one-on-one cancer support organization Imerman Angels launches their third chapter, in Los Angeles.

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