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UN: Growing Environmental Threat from Animal-to-Man Diseases

SCIENCE | By Edith M. Lederer | May 24
The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

LEGAL | By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.

What You Should Know About Pollen, Allergies and Relief

HEALTH | May 22
Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever, affect more than 25 million Americans each year.

A Heroin Addict's Emotional First Days in Rehab

HEALTH | May 21
In the second part of a "CBS Evening News" series on the heroin epidemic gripping the U.S., Jason Amaral, an addict in Boston, goes through his first day of rehab.

Colorado Students Get Real-Life Lesson on Marijuana

Colorado's governor is expected to review a bill that would require school campuses to allow non-smokable marijuana medicines.

E-Cigarette Poisonings Surge in Young Children, Study Says

PERSONAL TECH | By Lindsey Tanner | May 11
Electronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine.

Squeeze in Quick Exercise Bursts in Your Busy Day

Little bursts of activity may offer the same health benefits as an intense gym session.

Injury-Free Workout Plan

FITNESS | By Blake Beckcom | Apr 24
By following a few simple steps you can avoid most common exercise-related injuries and be well on your way to making this your healthiest year ever.

Best Ways to Fight Bloating and Digestive Distress

HEALTH | Apr 22
Dr. Robynne Chutkan joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss tips from her new book, "The Bloat Cure: 101 Natural Solutions for Real and Lasting Relief."

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