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Doctors blast Trump's focus on mental illness to fight gun violence

CBS News / Health

Since the Florida school shooting, President Trump has focused on mental health, but doctors say the White House is ignoring the real issue

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How the flu becomes deadly

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The CDC says there may be signs flu activity is leveling off, but the threat is far from over. The most severe flu season in nearly a decade has taken a heavy toll, killing 84 children. About three-quarters of them were not vaccinated. Dr.…

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Oprah's voter focus group

CBS News / U.S.

Last fall, Oprah Winfrey spoke with 14 Michigan voters, seven of whom voted for Donald Trump. Winfrey sat down with the voters again to get their thoughts on Trump's first year in office

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Rex Tillerson opens up

CBS News / U.S.

The normally private secretary of state talks with "60 Minutes" about his life, his relationship with the president and his efforts to bring North Korea to the bargaining table

Saturday, Feb 17

This flu season could become the worst in a decade

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Is there any end in sight to this flu season? The CDC reported that 22 more children died this week – and 84 so far this season. CBS News’ chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook discusses the troubling numbers.

Friday, Feb 16

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Flu season shows signs of leveling off

CBS News / Health

The number of states reporting heavy flu patient traffic is holding steady at 43

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White House refuses to release photo of Trump signing bill to weaken gun law

CBS News

Nearly a year ago, Trump signed a bill that made it easier for people with mental illness to obtain guns. CBS News asked for a photo of the signing

Thursday, Feb 15

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Flu vaccine is one of the least effective in years

CBS News / Health

The CDC says this year's flu vaccine seems to be more effective for children than adults

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This year's flu vaccine more effective for kids

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The CDC says this year's flu vaccine has been 36 percent effective in preventing severe illness that would send a patient to the doctor. But it seems to be more helpful for children. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.

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New blood test can help diagnose traumatic brain injuries

CBS News / Health

Green light by the Food and Drug Administration​ "is a big deal because then it opens the door and accelerates technology"

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White nationalist leader walks back comments that shooting suspect was group member

CBS News

Leader of white nationalist group says Nikolas Cruz "acted on his own behalf" in school rampage

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These may be the most germ-ridden places in your office

CBS News / U.S.

To avoid this year's dangerous flu bug, it's not just about who you come in contact with -- it's also what

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Your workplace could be a breeding ground for the flu

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More than 120,000 Americans have been diagnosed with the flu virus, and it is widespread in 48 states. One high-risk area for spread of the virus could be your workplace. Dr. Tara Narula shows why offices may be a breeding ground for the…

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17 killed in shooting at Florida high school

CBS News / U.S.

Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie said the suspect, Nikolas Cruz, was a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Wednesday, Feb 14

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Lena Dunham says she had a total hysterectomy

Lena Dunham says she is coming to terms with her permanent infertility

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Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight AIDS virus?

CBS News / Health

Researchers are working to improve treatment for the virus and are trying to tackle HIV​ by editing DNA

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Declining U.S. fertility rates, and a "romantic reckoning"

CBS News / Health

New research shows a sharp drop in the number of babies born in the U.S. last year

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6-year-old from Massachusetts dies from flu

CBS News / Health

The first-grader is the first flu-related child death in the state this year, officials say

First-grader dies of flu in Massachusetts

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A 6-year-old girl in Haverhill, Massachusetts, is the first child in the state to die of flu this year, health officials say. Louisa Miller of CBS Boston station WBZ reports.

Bill Paxton's family files wrongful death lawsuit

CBS News / Health

From iconic blockbuster movies to an acclaimed TV series, the actor was one of Hollywood's most popular stars

3 simple habits linked to weight loss

CBS News / Health

Trying to lose weight? New research suggests these three things may make a difference

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The elephant on the slopes: Putting female snowboarders at risk

CBS News / Health

Competing in conditions where 41 of 50 runs ended in crashes, many are furious that athletes had to put themselves in such danger

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Could we have been better prepared for this flu season?

CBS News / Health

Forty-eight states report widespread flu activity, and hospitalizations are higher than any other year since the CDC began keeping track. Former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden, president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, joins "CBS This…

Tuesday, Feb 13

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Insider tips to help you train like an Olympian

CBS News / Health

Experts share advice on how to incorporate some aspects of elite athletes' training practices into your everyday workouts

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Opioid maker backs off aggressive marketing amid lawsuits

CBS News / U.S.

The nation's largest opioid manufacturer says it will no longer send sales representatives to doctors' offices to push opioids

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Volunteers get high to help cops spot pot users

CBS News / Health

Most people probably wouldn't be comfortable smoking around police officers, but that's exactly what some volunteered to do

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Measles cases in Europe tripled last year, officials say

CBS News / Health

The highly contagious disease is sickening children and young adults in developed countries due to low immunization rates

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How the flu is impacting businesses' bottom line

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More than 17,000 flu-related hospitalizations have been reported in the U.S. since October. While health officials are urging those with the flu to stay home from school or work, it's estimated to cost businesses across the country…

This flu season could cost businesses billions

CBS News / Health

The virus could cause about 25 million employees to miss at least four, eight-hour shifts costing $21 billion in lost productivity

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Can experimental drug kill flu virus in a day?

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The worst flu season in years has health professionals scrambling to find ways to combat the virus. In Japan, one company says it has developed a treatment that may kill the flu in a day. CBS News' chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon…