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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

Mexico Pays Millions to Change New James Bond Film

Mar 18
Mexico has been dealing with an image problem after reports of drug-related violence in the nation's capital. Now, the country is reportedly trying to change its image by dictating how it's portrayed in the upcoming James Bond movie.

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.

Google Breaking into the Car Insurance Racket

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 13
Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company's latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry.

Hep C Drugs Save Lives; But at What Price?

By Tom Murphy | Mar 13
Mati Munoz lost her liver to hepatitis C, and the virus was attacking its transplanted replacement last year when her doctor prescribed a drug combination that could save the organ.

Federal Health Insurance Aid in Doubt for Nearly 8M

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Kevin Vineys | Mar 12
Nearly 8 million people could lose up to $24 billion a year in health insurance subsidies in a Supreme Court case threatening President Barack Obama's law, according to a government report.

Man Accused of Buying Insurance at Scene of Car Wreck

Mar 6
Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wreck happened after he got the policy.

Second Los Angeles Hospital Reports 'Superbug' Infections

Mar 5
A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Could Four Words Bring Down Obamacare?

Mar 5
CBS chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins CBSN to discuss arguments before the Supreme Court over Obamacare and how the emphasis being placed on four words in the bill's language could lead to the revocation of the entire law.

5 Tips for Handling Early-Year Medical Expenses

By Tom Murphy | Mar 2
The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. CEO Daniel Klein's foundation is one option patients can turn to if too many expenses hit at the start of the year. Here are some other tips.

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