Newborn survives rare heart transplant surgery

Phoenix Children’s Hospital has an amazing survival story. A baby born seven weeks premature with a bad heart had doctors fearing the worst, but instead at just six days old baby Oliver may be the youngest heart transplant recipient ever, CBS News’ Carter Evans reports from Phoenix. Caylyn Otto always dreamed of tender moments with […]

Coloring in cola linked to potentially higher risk for cancer

It’s well established that regularly consuming soft drinks — even low-calorie ones — is a proven fast track to weight gain, diabetes and obesity. Some people call soda the new smoking and it may be for good reason. Research has found that 4-methylimidazole (4-Mel), the chemical that gives cola its appealing caramel color is a […]

New study findings may help prevent peanut allergies

February 28, 2015, 8:30 AM|Keeping young kids away from peanuts might be the wrong thing to do. Dr. Holly Phillips and Dr. Tara Narula join ” CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new study that could transform the way doctors approach peanut allergies Article source:

Top 3 Crime-Related Legal Questions From FindLaw Answers: Feb. 2015

You’ve got questions… we’ve got answers. If you have not yet asked or answered a question in FindLaw’s Answers community, what are you waiting for? This amazing free resource supports a dynamic community of legal consumers and attorneys helping each other out. Simple as that. We see a lot of great questions in our Answers […]

Louisiana teen accused of knocking school bus driver unconscious

BATON ROUGE, La. –  One Louisiana teen has been charged with assault and another with saving the day: The first knocked a school bus driver unconscious and the second prevented the bus from crashing. The 26-year-old female driver had stopped the bus Thursday afternoon to exchange words with a student who was unruly, said Baton […]

Woman dies after fall into frigid NYC’s East River

An official reportedly said that the East River in New York is so cold, a person would die after about four minutes of exposure. (AP) A New York woman died Friday night after she fell into the frigid East River from a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, ferry dock Friday while a boat was arriving, a police source told […]

‘Knives are out': Hawaii Dem under fire for taking on Obama over radical Islam

She was Hawaii’s golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit.  That isn’t stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge […]

Anthony Mason, former Knicks forward, dead at 48

FILE: Michael Jordan has the ball knocked away from him by New York Knicks’ forward Anthony Mason during fourth period action in game four of the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals. The longtime power forward for the New York Knicks, who was diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier this month, died at 48, reported, citing […]

Beer battle brewing in Congress as craft producers seek tax break

A battle over beer is brewing on Capitol Hill.  And it’s about … what else? Taxes.  ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Driving the fight are small, independent craft brewers, who are growing in both size and popularity in the United States – so much, that beer giant Budweiser spent $9 million on a Super Bowl ad this year […]

Congress passes short-term DHS funding bill

After a dramatic and chaotic day of votes, Congress late Friday approved a stopgap bill to keep money flowing to the Homeland Security Department past a midnight deadline and avert a partial agency shutdown — though Congress is no closer to a long-term deal. The House voted 357-60 for a mere one-week spending bill. With […]