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    • 18 JUL 17
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    Film shines light on eating disorders, but real life can look different

    This weekend, Netflix premiered “To the Bone,” a semi-autobiographical story from writer and director Marti Noxon about a young woman struggling with an eating disorder. The movie stars Lily Collins, who battled anorexia as a teenager in real life and was required to drop weight for the role. Before it was even released, the film

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    • 17 JUL 17
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    Trump invites GOP senators to White House, while health care bill is in limbo

    President Trump is hosting several Republican senators for dinner at the White House Monday evening to talk about the Senate health care bill, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. So far, Sens. John Cornyn of Texas, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, John Thune of South Dakota, Steve Daines of Montana, and  James Lankford of

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    • 17 JUL 17
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    U.S. doctor in London to examine Charlie Gard

    LONDON — An American doctor specializing in treating rare genetic conditions is meeting with other specialists treating Charlie Gard, assessing the critically ill 11-month-old for the first time. Dr. Michio Hirano of Columbia University will talk with doctors from Great Ormond Street Hospital and the child’s mother, Connie Yates, on Monday and Tuesday. CBS Evening

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    • 15 JUL 17
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    Despite Trump promises, White House falls short in opioid fight

    BALTIMORE — As Republicans in Congress and the Trump White House continue to craft a health care bill 30 miles to the south, two people overdose on opioids and die every day in Maryland’s largest city. On a street corner in west Baltimore, the extent of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged large swaths of

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    • 15 JUL 17
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    Morning Rounds: Diet’s impact over time, social effects for young cancer patients

    July 15, 2017, 7:37 AM| CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new study on the benefits of a better diet over time, the social impact of cancer on adolescents and young adults and a new wearable technology that

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    • 14 JUL 17
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    Dust may spur growth of fat cells, study suggests

    Could something as simple as household dust be contributing to America’s obesity epidemic? Small amounts of household dust appear to contain many of the compounds that can spur fat cells to accumulate more fat — at least in lab settings, according to research published this week in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. The researchers

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    • 14 JUL 17
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    Mom warns of "Pink" drug that killed her son

    A mom says her son was killed by something she had never heard of before, a drug so powerful, it’s seven times more potent than morphine. “I thought I did everything right and when this happened I asked myself, ‘What I did wrong?’” Mary Elliott, who lost her son Jeremy earlier this year, told CBS

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    • 14 JUL 17
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    Trump says health care reform "more difficult" than solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Rebecca Shabad Rebecca Shabad is a video reporter for CBS News Digital. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/dy8BOw2VhDo/

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    • 13 JUL 17
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    Police probe abuse reports at state home for disabled

    BOISE, Idaho — Police and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare are investigating allegations that staffers physically and psychologically abused and neglected some residents at a state-run treatment center for people with severe disabilities.    The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare announced the investigation Wednesday, saying the allegations appeared to be focused on employees

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    • 13 JUL 17
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    JFK’s secret struggle with back pain

    Contrary to his youthful, vibrant public image, former President John F. Kennedy privately battled chronic, debilitating back pain much of his life. A new report chronicles JFK’s pain issues and the many treatments he received throughout the years. The report includes private details — from multiple failed spinal surgeries and narcotic injections, to use of

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    • 12 JUL 17
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    JFK’s secret struggle with back pain

    Contrary to his youthful, vibrant public image, former President John F. Kennedy privately battled chronic, debilitating back pain much of his life. A new report chronicles JFK’s pain issues and the many treatments he received throughout the years. The report includes private details — from multiple failed spinal surgeries and narcotic injections, to use of

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    • 12 JUL 17
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    FDA panel to vote on revolutionary gene therapy for cancer

    July 12, 2017, 8:13 AM| An FDA panel meets Wednesday to decide whether to recommend the first government-approved gene therapy. CAR T-cell treatment uses the body’s own immune system to attack cancer. USC Norris Westside Cancer Center director and CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning” from Los Angeles to discuss

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    • 12 JUL 17
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    Measles kills 35 children in "unacceptable tragedy"

    LONDON — The World Health Organization says measles has killed 35 children in Europe in the last year, calling it an “unacceptable tragedy” that deaths are being caused by a vaccine-preventable disease. The figure is nearly a threefold increase since 2016, when measles killed 13 children in Europe. In 2015, it killed three. In a

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    • 11 JUL 17
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    Probe ordered into contaminated blood scandal

    LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday ordered a public inquiry into how contaminated blood was used to treat thousands in the 1970s and ’80s, killing 2,400 people, according to officials. Authorities had previously looked into the scandal, in which thousands of public health patients — many of them hemophiliacs — contracted HIV

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