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Tesla to Expand Battery Technology to Homes, Businesses

May 1
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid with millions of small power plants made of solar panels on roofs, batteries in garages.

Health Headlines: Breastfeeding Affects Mothers' Cancer Risk

Apr 30
New research finds another benefit of breastfeeding, and this one isn't for the baby, it's for the mom. Eboni Williams has the day's top health stories.

Bachelor's in Beer? It's Brew it Yourself at Some Colleges

Apr 29
A bachelor's in beer? A master's in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies.

Immunization Week Raises Vaccination & HPV Awareness

By EDGE | Apr 29
The World Health Organization's World Immunization Week aims to raise awareness about the importance of vaccination to people of all ages and increase rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases around the world.

Science Behind Nepal Earthquake and Avalanches

Apr 28
The death toll in the Nepal earthquake has reached 3,800, and it is still rising. Science contributor and City College of New York physics professor Michio Kaku joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impact of the deadly earthquake and avalanche.

Dramatic Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses

Apr 28
Public health officials are struggling to respond to a surge in overdoses from a designer drug known as "Spice." The man-made alternative to pot is sold online or in convenience stores. Jericka Duncan reports.

New Genetic Test Helps Gauge Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

Apr 24
A California startup is offering a cheaper and easier way to determine a woman's risk of getting the diseases. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the potentially life-saving genetic test that is now on the market.

CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 23
The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.

How Pets Transmit Diseases to Humans

Apr 22
Americans own more than 150 million pets, but new research from a team led by the Ohio State University shows the importance of choosing the right ones to bring home, based on your family's health and age.

Dr. Oz Battles "Quack" Claims by Doctor Peers

Apr 21
Television personality Dr. Oz says he will publicly defend himself against allegations that he promotes "quack treatments" on his popular show. Last week, a group of doctors called Oz's faculty position at Columbia University "unacceptable."

Blue Bell Recalls all Products Over Listeria Fears

Apr 21
Blue Bell Creameries, one of the nation's most popular ice cream makers, issued a sweeping recall overnight over Listeria contamination. The 108-year-old company has voluntarily pulled all of its ice creams and frozen treats, racing to find the source.

Dermatologists Share Tips for Treating Cold Sores

Apr 18
If you have a cold sore - small blisters on the lip or around the mouth - you're not alone. More than half of Americans ages 14 to 49 carry the virus that causes cold sores. The American Academy of Dermatology offers some advice.

Alzheimer's Breakthrough?

Apr 17
Researchers at Duke University may have found the cause of Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains.

India's Yoga Minister: Americans are Doing Yoga Wrong

Apr 10
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a campaign to revitalize yoga in the land where it was born, and that starts with his soldiers who take yoga to improve mind and body control. Some Americans say Indian yoga simply would not translate in the U.S.

Travolta Comes Out on Scientology & New Documentary

Apr 9
Actor John Travolta says he has no interest in seeing the HBO documentary "Going Clear," which claims that Travolta was blackmailed into staying in the religion. The actor also criticized the movie's creators.

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