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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.

Emails: UN Health Agency Resisted Declaring Ebola Emergency

By Maria Cheng and Raphael Satter | Mar 20
By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic centered on Guinea was the deadliest ever recorded. Foreign workers were being evacuated. Top disease-fighters warned that the virus could soon spread across West Africa.

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.

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

LGBT Women Are Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America

By EDGE | Mar 17
According to a new report, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, women are among the most at risk of poverty in America.

Killer Ice Cream: 3 Hospital Patients Dead From Blue Bell

By Terry Wallace, Nicholas Clayton | Mar 16
The deaths of three people who developed a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products have prompted the Texas icon's first product recall in its 108-year history.

FDA to Probe the Endoscope Linked to 'Superbug' Infection

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 16
Federal health officials will meet in May to review problems with the design and cleaning of specialized medical instruments linked to at least two recent "superbug" outbreaks.

Alzheimer's A Growing Concern Among LGBTs

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 15
According to a report commissioned in 2013 by the city's LGBT Aging Policy Task Force, the number of LGBT people living with all forms of dementia in San Francisco will number 6,964 by 2030.

Hepatitis C A Focus at CROI

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 14
New interferon-free treatment can cure nearly 100 percent of HIV-positive people coinfected with hepatitis C virus. But another study showed that delaying treatment results in a higher risk of liver-related complications and death even after being cured.

University Performs Successful Penis Transplant

Mar 14
A South African university said Friday that it had performed a successful penis transplant.

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