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End of the Road for Antibiotics?

SCIENCE | May 29
Federal health officials say the U.S. could be reaching the end of the road for antibiotics.

What Makes Us Happy and Healthy?

HEALTH | May 28
If you were going to invest now in your future self, what would you focus on? One of the world's longest running health studies sought to find the answer.

AGs: Pelvic Mesh Implants Caused Dire Complications

PERSONAL TECH | By Gene Johnson | May 26
Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence.

UN: Growing Environmental Threat from Animal-to-Man Diseases

SCIENCE | By Edith M. Lederer | May 24
The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

LEGAL | By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.

What You Should Know About Pollen, Allergies and Relief

HEALTH | May 22
Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, affect more than 25 million Americans each year.

A Heroin Addict's Emotional First Days in Rehab

HEALTH | May 21
In the second part of a "CBS Evening News" series on the heroin epidemic gripping the U.S., Jason Amaral, an addict in Boston, goes through his first day of rehab.

Colorado Students Get Real-Life Lesson on Marijuana

NATIONAL | May 12
Colorado's governor is expected to review a bill that would require school campuses to allow non-smokable marijuana medicines.

E-Cigarette Poisonings Surge in Young Children, Study Says

PERSONAL TECH | By Lindsey Tanner | May 11
Electronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine.

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