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College dispenses morning-after pill in vending machine

A vending machine dispenses the Plan B morning-after pill on the UC Davis campus. CBS Sacramento In a quiet study lounge at the University of California, Davis, back in the corner just past the coffee cups, you’ll find contraception for sale in a vending machine. If you look closely, the machine isn’t just stocked with […]
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New version of GOP health care bill could be finished as early as Friday

A senior administration official said the White House is anticipating compromise language Friday to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act – a key development that might accelerate consideration of a major Trump campaign promise as the president marks his first 100 days at the end of next week. House Republican moderates and conservatives have […]
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Morning Rounds: heart medications and teenage sleep cycles

April 22, 2017, 7:36 AM| Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss life-saving heart medications and why so many patients fail to take them despite their effectiveness. Also, whether teens need to be getting more sleep and how texting could be affecting our neck and back.
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VA Secretary David Shulkin on challenges facing the agency

April 22, 2017, 8:01 AM| President Trump signed a law this week extending a pilot program on health care for veterans that allows some to receive treatment through private providers. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the challenges facing the agency and the issues affecting veterans.
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Death of a sibling may impact surviving child's lifespan

The death of a loved one often comes with devastating consequences for those left behind. In adults, grief caused by the death of a spouse or child has been linked to a number of negative health affects, including heart trouble and increased risk of death. Yet, when it comes to children, there has been little […]
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Simple spring slow cooker recipes from Chowhound

Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake from Chowhound. Via Chowhound Wait, wait. We know it’s getting warmer, but that doesn’t mean you have to put away your slow cooker. Those handy kitchen devices aren’t just for comforting soups and hearty stews in the winter. You can make a variety of picnic-ready dishes, weeknight-easy meals or even dessert […]
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Man initially denied lung transplant for pot use dies

Riley Hancey died on Saturday. He received a lung transplant last month after being denied the life-saving procedure months earlier after testing positive for marijuana. YouCaring.com A young man from Utah who was initially denied a life-saving transplant after he tested positive for marijuana last year has died, according to his family. Riley Hancey did eventually get a […]
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White wine may do no favors for a woman’s skin

(CBS) – Could that glass of Chardonnay affect the condition of your skin? Maybe, according to new research that found women with certain drinking patterns had a higher risk of developing rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition. “We found white wine and liquor were significantly associated with a higher risk of rosacea,” said study senior author […]
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Former President Bush gets special visitor in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush is recovering in a Houston hospital from a mild case of pneumonia — but that isn’t preventing him from getting a healthy dose of family bonding. Commander in chief No. 41 posted the photo opp with No. 43 George W. Bush, with the caption: “Big morale boost from a high […]
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Don’t give kids medicine with codeine or tramadol, FDA warns

Parents shouldn’t give their children any medications containing the narcotics codeine or tramadol, because they can cause life-threatening breathing problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. Warning labels on medications with codeine or tramadol will be strengthened to reflect these potential dangers, the FDA said in a statement. Nursing mothers should also avoid […]