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CVS Gets a Makeover

By Tom Murphy | Jun 18
CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers and a shot of ethnic diversity in some cases to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill.

What is Trans Fat?

Jun 18
The FDA is phasing out artificial trans fats from the food supply, but people should limit their intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease.

Life or Death Battle Against Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Jun 18
As a Georgia mom fights for her life against flesh-eating bacteria, another woman who survived a similar devastating infection shares her story. Despite multiple amputations, Aimee Copeland is reaching out to helping others. Melinda Roeder reports.

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Jun 17
Not getting enough sleep -- or getting too much -- can be harmful to your health. A major physicians' group, the American Thoracic Society, is out with new recommendations for just how much sleep is best. CBS News' Marlie Hall reports.

FDA Tells Food Industry to Phase Out Trans Fats

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jun 16
Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings and microwave popcorn will be largely rid of artery-clogging trans fats after a decision by the Obama administration to phase them out over the next three years.

Funeral Homes Increasingly Using Dogs to Comfort Mourners

By Jim Fitzgerald | Jun 16
Funeral directors say dogs, especially trained therapy animals, can lighten the often awkward, tense atmosphere at a wake or funeral service, and sometimes seem to know exactly who needs their help.

Tick Season Health Warning

Jun 12
Summer is peak season for ticks and the diseases they can spread. Lyme disease is the most well-known tick-borne illness, but it's not the only one to watch out for. Marlie Hall has more on what you need to know.

Basic Needs Unmet for Transgender HIV-Positive Women

By EDGE | Jun 10
A new CDC study shows that HIV-positive transgender women aren't even getting their basic needs met.

Obama: Congress Can Fix Health Law if Court Rules Against it

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Jun 9
President Barack Obama says he has no alternate plan if the Supreme Court invalidates a key benefit of his health care law and he places the burden on the Republican-controlled Congress to fix the law if the high court wipes out insurance for millions.

New AMA Policy Favors Ending Nonmedical Vaccine Exemptions

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 9
The American Medical Association has adopted policies against nonmedical vaccine refusals and for transgender people in the military.

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