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CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 23
The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.

How Pets Transmit Diseases to Humans

Apr 22
Americans own more than 150 million pets, but new research from a team led by the Ohio State University shows the importance of choosing the right ones to bring home, based on your family's health and age.

Dr. Oz Battles "Quack" Claims by Doctor Peers

Apr 21
Television personality Dr. Oz says he will publicly defend himself against allegations that he promotes "quack treatments" on his popular show. Last week, a group of doctors called Oz's faculty position at Columbia University "unacceptable."

Blue Bell Recalls all Products Over Listeria Fears

Apr 21
Blue Bell Creameries, one of the nation's most popular ice cream makers, issued a sweeping recall overnight over Listeria contamination. The 108-year-old company has voluntarily pulled all of its ice creams and frozen treats, racing to find the source.

New Study Shows That Coming Out as Gay Raises Stress Level

By EDGE | Apr 21
A new study found that people whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression.

Trans People Face High Costs to Transition

By Sasha Lekach | Apr 19
Trans men and women struggle with the medical and other costs of their transition so they can physically present themselves, not as the gender they were born into, but as the gender with which they identify.

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.

Physicians Want Dr. Oz Gone From Columbia Medical Faculty

By Verena Dobnik | Apr 17
Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments."

Intersex Surgeries Spark Move Away From Drastic Treatment

Apr 17
Some people are born intersex, an umbrella term for several conditions in which an infant's reproductive anatomy doesn't conform to standard definitions of male or female. The physical effects can be subtle, or very obvious.

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