How to Enforce a Settlement

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Can You Talk About a Workers’ Comp Claim on Facebook?

With Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, we do not lack for forums to share all of our troubles and joys with the world. Got injured at work? Post it on Facebook or Twitter. The stream of well wishing comments and commiserations will make you feel better. Or will it? People have been fired for discussing work […]

Can a new drug stop Alzheimer’s disease in its tracks?

December 24, 2014, 12:38 PM|CBS News Correspondent Wyatt Andrews talks to Dr. Reisa Sperling of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston about groundbreaking clinical trials for a drug to help stop the memory loss that comes with Alzheimer’s disease. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/nFa1eTDUHic/

Be wary of cosmetics that promise a cure

Sometimes cosmetics just promise too much. Can they really eliminate wrinkles, cure acne and make psoriasis disappear? Cosmetics companies often walk a fine line about the sorts of claims they can make before they’ve gone too far and can be considered as making the claims of a drug that’s subject to testing. The U.S. Food […]

Alzheimer’s clinical trial tests new approach

Researchers have high hopes for the new Alzheimer’s drug solanezumab, which is being used in the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease study (known simply as “A-4“), as CBS News’ Wyatt Andrews reported Tuesday on the CBS Evening News in this story: New trial to treat Alzheimer’s “game changing.“ Manufactured by Eli Lilly, the drug […]

Boston’s brutal winter impacting marathon preparations

March 25, 2015, 5:48 AM|Boston has experienced the most snow on record this winter, and all of that powder has made training for the Boston Marathon more difficult. CBS Boston’s David Wade reports. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MbQlICMIwSY/

The little boy behind Indiana’s "right to try" bill

Like most moms, Laura McLinn had a vision of her son’s future. Jordan is 5 years old and dreams of becoming a firefighter. “I just said, ‘Hey I’m going to make him a resume. I’m going to get him a job,’” McLinn said. Laura sent his resume to local fire departments and posted it to […]

Boston weather a hurdle for marathon training

BOSTON – How do you make 26.2 miles feel longer? Just add snow and potholes. Runners training for this year’s marathon have seen quite a bit of both, CBS Boston reports. The city has suffered through its harshest stretch of weather in history as blizzard after blizzard dumped record amounts of snow. After the snowiest […]

Indiana law gives boy "right to try" experimental treatments

March 25, 2015, 8:20 AM|Terminally ill patients in Indiana now have the “right to try,” after the state’s governor signed a bill on Tuesday allowing dying patients to take experimental drugs if traditional treatment doesn’t work. This could change the life of Jordan McLinn, a 5-year-old boy with muscular dystrophy. Adriana Diaz reports on how […]

How men and women remember events differently

March 25, 2015, 8:31 AM|Men and women sometimes remember the same moment very differently, and it turns out that’s especially true when partners communicate. The topic is the focus of a Wall Street Journal article, “‘But You Never Said…’ Why Couples Remember Differently.” Couples therapist Sari Cooper joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why this […]

Ebola mystery: Did "cured" man infect his girlfriend?

MONROVIA, Liberia – A woman who tested positive for Ebola in Liberia last week is dating a survivor of the disease, a health official said Tuesday, offering a possible explanation for how she became the country’s first confirmed case in weeks. Ebola is typically transmitted through contact with the blood, vomit or feces of people […]

New process could make chocolate healthier, tastier

Researchers say they have found a way that might make chocolate healthier and more delicious. Past research has suggested that chocolate is linked to a number of health benefits, such as lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and reduced stroke risk, due to antioxidants called polyphenols, according to the researchers. The process of making chocolate […]