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Pharmacy Officials Face Racketeering Charges

CORPORATE | By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
A co-owner and a pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak face charges of racketeering for allegedly causing the deaths of patients who received tainted steroids.

Napster Co-founder to Invest in Allergy Research

CORPORATE | By Olga R. Rodriguez | Dec 17
Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods. Now he wants to fund efforts to find a cure.

Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder by the Flu Than Women

HEALTH | Dec 17
A Standford University School of Medicine study finds that women are more resilient against the flu than men. And with experts forecasting a flu-filled season, men better beware.

Could "Superbug" Infections Kill Millions Each Year?

HEALTH | Dec 16
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on the threat of a drug-resistant superbug and the use of antibiotics in the U.S.

Top Five Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated

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

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

CORPORATE | 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

SCIENCE | 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

HEALTH | 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.

E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off as Regulation Looms

PERSONAL TECH | 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.

Can We Really Beat Cancer?

SCIENCE | 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."

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