Health Care

Youth mental health crisis may be improving, early ER data suggests

U.S. By Alexander Tin May 11, 2023 / 1:00 PM / CBS News Psychologist Lisa Damour on teen mental health America’s youth mental health crisis appears to have shown signs

Cracking Down on Fraud: South Florida Nursing Diploma Scandal Takes a New Turn

A recent scandal has unfolded in South Florida, involving the sale of counterfeit nursing diplomas and resulting in a significant development. Five individuals associated with the Palm Beach School of

Health care now tops inflation among Americans’ concerns

MoneyWatch By Elizabeth Napolitano Updated on: April 17, 2023 / 11:51 AM / MoneyWatch Inflation is no longer Americans’ No. 1 concern. Nowadays, it’s the price of health care that’s

School cancels classes after teacher dies of possible bacterial meningitis

U.S. April 12, 2023 / 6:37 AM / CBS News Eaglecrest High cancels classes after teacher dies possibly of bacterial meningitis A Denver-area high school canceled Tuesday night athletics and

White House warns of “emerging threat” of fentanyl and veterinary drug

Politics April 12, 2023 / 9:17 AM / CBS/AP The U.S. has named a veterinary tranquilizer as an “emerging threat” when it’s mixed with the powerful opioid fentanyl, clearing the

What is xylazine, the veterinary sedative being found in the U.S. drug supply?

U.S. By Kerry Breen April 12, 2023 / 9:54 AM / CBS News Animal tranquillizer xylazine sweeping Kensington streets It extends the feeling of an opiate high. It’s hard to

What is human metapneumovirus? Here’s what to know

U.S. By John V. Williams April 12, 2023 / 1:27 PM / The Conversation Doctors seeing more respiratory illnesses John V. Williams is a professor of pediatrics, microbiology and molecular genetics

Appeals court preserves access to abortion pill for now but tightens rules

Politics Updated on: April 13, 2023 / 7:15 PM / CBS/AP DOJ to ask SCOTUS to intervene on mifepristone A federal appeals court has preserved access to an abortion drug

Multi-front battle over abortion intensifies with Florida’s 6-week ban

CBS Mornings By Nancy Cordes, Analisa Novak April 14, 2023 / 9:34 AM / CBS News The battle over abortion Florida has joined the ranks of a dozen Republican-led states

Justice Dept, drug maker ask Supreme Court to intervene in abortion pill ruling

Politics By Melissa Quinn Updated on: April 14, 2023 / 10:39 AM / CBS News DOJ to ask SCOTUS to intervene on mifepristone Washington — The Justice Department and a