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Battle for Mental Health Treatment Coverage

Dec 16
On Sunday, "60 Minutes" revealed how some insurance companies decide to deny coverage for mentally ill patients, with tragic consequences for the patient or to their communities.

Top Five Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 15
Licensed esthetician Kelly Mack shares her top five skincare tips for winter weather.

Crunch Time Again for Health Insurance Sign-Ups

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday. This time, it's not only how the website functions, but how well the program itself works for millions who are starting to count on it.

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

By Candice Choi | Dec 14
McDonald's is planning to simplify its menu and maybe even the number of ingredients it uses in its food as it fights to hold onto customers.

3D-Printed Heart Saves Baby's Life

Dec 11
Born with a heart defect, 16-month-old Esther Perez was on the brink of life and death. But surgeons at a Los Angeles hospital stepped in, using a 3D-printed heart.

Congress Relaxes Whole Grain Standards for Schools

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Dec 11
A massive year-end spending bill released Tuesday doesn't allow schools to opt out of healthier school meal standards, as House Republicans had sought. But it would ease standards that require more whole grains in school foods.

Can We Really Beat Cancer?

Dec 10
Oncologist and CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus discusses a revolutionary approach for the treatment of cancer which was featured on "60 Minutes."

FDA Says Not Enough Women and Minorities Studied in Clinical Trials

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
The FDA and the Society for Women's Health Research says that not enough women and minorities participate in clinical trials to ensure the safety of drugs and medical devices.

E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off as Regulation Looms

By Michael Felderbaum | Dec 10
Unlike traditional smokes that are simply chopped tobacco rolled in paper with a filter, e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache.

Health Law Impacts Primary Care Doc Shortage

By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 9
A survey this year by The Physicians Foundation found that 81 percent of doctors describe themselves as either over-extended or at full capacity. At the same time, insurance companies have routinely limited the number of doctors on their plans.

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