Most contact lens wearers make one of these mistakes

New research should serve as an eye opener on the importance of safety when it comes to wearing contact lenses. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the majority of teens and adults who wear contact lenses admit to at least one habit that puts them at risk of infection. Eye infections can lead to serious problems More...

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By admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare payments, CBO says

If President Trump decides to end an Obamacare insurance subsidy, premiums would go up 20 percent next year and some people would have no insurers in the nongroup market, according to a report published Tuesday More...

By admin On Monday, August 14th, 2017

The country where Down syndrome is disappearing

“CBSN: On Assignment” airs Monday, August 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, and on our streaming network, CBSN. With the rise of prenatal screening tests across Europe and the United States, the number of More...

By admin On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Colon cancer deaths, stroke rates among women

August 12, 2017, 7:37 AM| Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a surprising and concerning rise in colon cancer death rates among younger Americans, More...

By admin On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Behind the Lens: Iceland's Down syndrome dilemma

“CBSN: On Assignment” airs Monday, August 14, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, and on our streaming network, CBSN. It’s 10:00 p.m. in downtown Reykjavik, and the sun is just starting to set. The light More...

By admin On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Norovirus tied to donut shop sickens some 200

MAUMEE, OH — Almost 200 people were sickened by a norovirus outbreak that was traced to a local restaurant, and that number continues to climb, reports CBS Toledo affiliate WTOL. Health commissioner Eric More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Parasitic cyclospora infections spike this year

Health officials are investigating a sharp increase in reported cases of cyclospora, an intestinal infection caused by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. Since May 1, there have been 206 cases of cyclospora More...

By admin On Monday, August 7th, 2017

What's behind the skyrocketing teen suicide rate?

Jennifer Gonzales describes her 17-year-old son, Jack Farrell, as “an all-around great kid — he was an athlete.” Gonzales said Jack seemed fine last Thanksgiving.  “The next day, I get More...

By admin On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Breakthrough gene-editing method, fight against Zika

August 5, 2017, 7:53 AM| Drs. Jon LaPook and Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a scientific breakthrough in disease-causing genes, new developments More...

By admin On Friday, August 4th, 2017

Unexpected impact of carbon emissions on our food

Scientists are seeing a troubling consequence of rising carbon dioxide emissions: a decrease in the nutritional value of staple crops in the global diet. This drop in crops’ key nutrients increases the risk More...