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World Health Warning: You're Eating Too Much Sugar

By Maria Cheng | Mar 6
New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day.

Technology Raises Bar for High-End Mixology

By Michelle Locke | Mar 6
Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it's possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even an old fashioned feel newfangled.

Second Los Angeles Hospital Reports 'Superbug' Infections

Mar 5
A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

DNA Tool Helping Biologists Find Elusive or Invasive Species

By Phuong Le | Mar 3
Biologists are using new tools to help look for reclusive or rare imperiled species, monitor unwanted creatures or gauge the overall biodiversity of a lake or stream.

NASA Caught on Video: Giant Fireball over Pittsburgh

Mar 2
NASA cameras captured a very bright meteor at the Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fireball was seen over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Why Millions Can't See Eye to Eye in Dress Color Debate

Feb 27
A question posed about the color of an $80 dress nearly caused the fabric of the Internet to unravel Thursday night. The "dress-gate" controversy began on a Tumblr page and racked up over 20 million views on Buzzfeed. Elaine Quijano reports.

How to Search for the Perfect Mattress (Cost: $108K)

Feb 26
Do you choose a Simmons, a Serta, a Sealy? A posturepedic, temperpedic, ultra firm, ultra soft, memory foam, coil or no coil? Nancy Giles investigates the seemingly endless list of choices when it comes to choosing the right mattress.

200 Exposed to Superbug, May have Role in Two Deaths

Feb 20
In a major new health scare in Southern California, a deadly superbug may have infected nearly 200 people at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Seven people are known to have been exposed since October, and two of them died.

Dan Savage on Having "the Talk" with His Son

Feb 19
The nationally-syndicated advice columnist on romance and relationships explains to correspondent Erin Moriarty how to talk to your kids about sex, even when - especially when - they don't want to hear it from you.

Carnegie Mellon Tells 800 Rejected Applicants They're In

By Michael R. Sisak | Feb 18
Carnegie Mellon University is apologizing after mistakenly telling about 800 applicants they got into a graduate computer science program.

Paralympian Blade Runner is Not Slowing Down

Feb 18
Blake Leeper is a double amputee paralympian that is taking the NBA All-Star games by storm. Check out a tease of his inspiring story on CBSN.

Debate Over Mandatory Vaccination Laws

Feb 17
Mississippi has some of the strictest laws in the country requiring vaccines for children against measles and other diseases, but some parents think the state has gone too far. CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports.

Government Reverses Dietary Guidelines on Cholesterol

Feb 12
Major changes may be coming in how we eat, as a federal panel is ready to reverse decades of advice on avoiding cholesterol in diets. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the surprising news.

Boston's Big Dig: Clear Snow as New Storm Approaches

Feb 11
Subways and commuter trains are running again in Boston, but the city is racing against the clock, as plows and shovels chip away at nearly six feet of snow. Another storm is expected on Thursday.

Cholesterol Risk to Heart Health Starts in Young Adulthood

Feb 5
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on new guidance about cholesterol and technology that may help diagnose concussions.

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