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Dermatologists Share Tips for Treating Cold Sores

Apr 18
If you have a cold sore - small blisters on the lip or around the mouth - you're not alone. More than half of Americans ages 14 to 49 carry the virus that causes cold sores. The American Academy of Dermatology offers some advice.

Alzheimer's Breakthrough?

Apr 17
Researchers at Duke University may have found the cause of Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains.

India's Yoga Minister: Americans are Doing Yoga Wrong

Apr 10
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a campaign to revitalize yoga in the land where it was born, and that starts with his soldiers who take yoga to improve mind and body control. Some Americans say Indian yoga simply would not translate in the U.S.

Travolta Comes Out on Scientology & New Documentary

Apr 9
Actor John Travolta says he has no interest in seeing the HBO documentary "Going Clear," which claims that Travolta was blackmailed into staying in the religion. The actor also criticized the movie's creators.

Best Ways to Lose Weight

Apr 8
Americans spent $2.5 billion on weight loss programs last year alone, but which of the popular diets work best? Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss a new Johns Hopkins study.

Doctors' Fear ADHD Medicine Abuse Among Adults

Apr 2
There is a new call for immediate action on so-called "lifestyle use" of ADHD drugs. But millions more adults may be taking Ritalin and Adderall for everyday problems.

What to Pack for Year in Space? A 'Superhero Utility Belt'

Mar 27
What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.

Lawmaker Questions Maker of Scopes Tied to 'Superbug'

Mar 26
A federal lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, increasing pressure on the company.

Astronaut Prepares for a Year in Orbit

Mar 23
This week NASA will launch one of its most ambitious missions yet, sending 51-year-old astronaut Scott Kelly to the International Space Station for 12 months. That's twice as long as his last trip and a new record for an American in orbit.

Experts Weigh in on the Winter: Worst ever?

Mar 23
The Director of the National Weather Service, Louis Uccellini, meteorologists Eric Fisher, Matt Brickman and Craig Setzer, and news director Gail Bending give their professional take on the severe weather events of the past few months.

Vitamin D Gets an F for Lowering Blood Pressure

Mar 20
Vitamin D is getting an F for battling hypertension. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss how too much vitamin D could also open the door to other serious health problems.

Is Your Dream College Overrated?

Mar 20
High school seniors will soon learn their futures, as colleges are posting acceptance and rejection letters. New York Times columnist Frank Bruni offers encouraging advice for students who don't get into the likes of Princeton or Stanford.

New Cholesterol Drug: Biggest Advance Since Statins?

Mar 19
Studies show the new drug slashes bad cholesterol, or "LDL," by up to 61 percent. It cuts heart attacks and strokes by more than to half. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to explain what she saw during the announcements at the America

Health Headlines: Drinking Diet Soda Linked to Belly Fat

Mar 19
Doctors in Texas have released a new warning for older Americans who drink diet soda. And, the possible impact of exercise on tumors. Eboni Williams has some of the day's top health stories.

Bride Walks Out of Wedding When Groom Fails Math Test

By Michael Cox | Mar 17
An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said. The bride tested the groom on his math skills and when he got the sum wrong, she walked out.

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