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Student Makes Low-Cost Prosthetic with 3D Printer

| Friday Nov 28, 2014
Jeff Powell, a college student in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, made a prosthetic hand for a 7-year-old boy for only $20 using a 3D printer. The impact of this could be more profound. Anna Werner reports.

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AAHIVM Creates Institute for Hepatitis C

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation's leading HIV care provider organization, has announced the creation of the new AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C.

FDA Strengthens Warning on Device Linked to Cancer

| By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 25
U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

Working Out May Still Lead to Fat Gain, Study Says

| Nov 19
New research done by Arizona State University reveals how some women are putting on the pounds even from working out. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to give insight on this new study.

Morning Rounds: Generic Drug Prices Soar

| Nov 19
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on a spike in generic drug prices and whether vitamins can really help your memory.

Nebraska Hospital: Surgeon With Ebola has Died

| By Nelson Lampe | Nov 17
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

Study Suggests Genetic Link for Male Homosexuality

| By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 17
A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.

What's Covered, What's Not in Health Overhaul

| By Judy Lin | Nov 15
As the federal government and states launch a second round of enrollment under the health care law, consumers should be aware of what's covered and what's not when buying health coverage through insurance marketplaces.

Health Law Sign-up Season Opens Amid Hopes, Fears

| By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 15
The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience.

Surgeon With Ebola Coming to US for Care

| By Mike Stobbe and Clarence Roy | Nov 14
A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said.

How Quitting Coffee Changed My Life

| Nov 13
Dave Kerpen was a sales representative for Radio Disney. He got through the day, as many of us do, with multiple cups of coffee. Unfortunately, he noticed the effect it had on his mood and his wallet. He gave it up. Cold turkey. How'd things work out?

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