High-tech healers give kids a helping hand

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Christmas came early for Harmony Taylor, who got what she wanted most: the hand she’d been missing since birth. The 3D replacement is the gift of another 8-year-old, who is also missing his hand. “How did it feel when you gave it to her?” CBS News asked. “I felt happy,” Aidan Delisle replied. More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Is “man flu” real?

As winter rolls into town, so does the flu and all its miserable symptoms. Yet, doctors and women alike have long noticed that men tend to bemoan those symptoms more than women. The phenomenon even has a name: the More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Generic Viagra hits the market today

In news that will delight men who’ve had difficulties in the bedroom, two generic versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra are scheduled to hit the market Monday. One of the new generics is made by More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Ban window blinds with cords to prevent kids' deaths: Study

CHICAGO — Children’s injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords. Nearly More...

By admin On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit

The words CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF are welcomed by air travelers in a hurry. They’re even more welcomed by airline pilots who once feared they’d never fly again. Our Cover Story is reported by Tony Dokoupil: More...

By admin On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker moved ahead this week with his plans to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps, a move blocked by the federal government More...

By admin On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Morning Rounds: Opioids after surgery, new cancer gene test

December 9, 2017, 7:36 AM| 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 More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Blood test may predict which breast cancers will recur

A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found. It was the largest experiment More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Scans reveal solar eclipse damage to woman's eye

Using a new type of imaging, doctors were able to peer into the eyes of a young woman and see — on the cellular level — the type of damage that occurs from looking directly at the sun during an eclipse. The More...

By admin On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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DNA is going digital – what could possibly go wrong?

Jenna E. Gallegos is a postdoctoral researcher in Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University; Jean Peccoud is professor and Abell Chair in Synthetic Biology at Colorado State University Biology More...