Marijuana allergies a growing problem, study says

With marijuana use becoming increasingly common — and legal for either medical or recreational use in a growing number of states — doctors are warning about a little-known health risk: It’s possible to be allergic to pot. The authors of a new study say it’s a problem we could start seeing more often. Their research, […]

Worker’s Compensation Reform: Can It Affect Your Claim?

This page contains a single entry by Christopher Coble, Esq. published on March 5, 2015 3:52 PM. Ebola Nurse’s Lawsuit: 3 Lessons for Personal Injury Cases was the previous entry in this blog. Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content. Article source: http://feeds.findlaw.com/~r/Injured/~3/DeZHGJyJlNI/workers-compensation-reform-can-it-affect-your-claim.html

Worker’s Compensation Reform: Can It Affect Your Claim?

This page contains a single entry by Christopher Coble, Esq. published on March 5, 2015 3:52 PM. Ebola Nurse’s Lawsuit: 3 Lessons for Personal Injury Cases was the previous entry in this blog. Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content. Article source: http://feeds.findlaw.com/~r/Injured/~3/DeZHGJyJlNI/workers-compensation-reform-can-it-affect-your-claim.html

Tracking the impact of smog on California kids

Children in southern California may be breathing easier these days compared with the 1990s, thanks to a big reduction in air pollution, a new study suggests. Researchers found that as air quality improved in five Los Angeles-area communities over two decades, so did children’s lung development. Experts said the findings, published in the March 5 […]

Scope in "superbug" cases redesigned without FDA’s OK

WASHINGTON – The manufacturer of a medical instrument at the center of a recent “superbug” outbreak in Los Angeles did not receive federal clearance to sell an updated version the device, according to officials from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA confirmed that Olympus Corp. did not seek agency clearance for the redesign of […]

For the love of opera: James Levine on 60 Minutes

The world lost Bob Simon a few weeks ago, but the 60 Minutes correspondent’s love of the opera lives after him this Sunday when the CBS News magazine broadcasts Simon’s profile of New York Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine. The story, which Simon had finished a week before he died on Feb. 11, will […]

For the love of opera: James Levine on 60 Minutes

The world lost Bob Simon a few weeks ago, but the 60 Minutes correspondent’s love of the opera lives after him this Sunday when the CBS News magazine broadcasts Simon’s profile of New York Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine. The story, which Simon had finished a week before he died on Feb. 11, will […]

Benefits of the Mediterranean diet

March 5, 2015, 5:41 AM|Researchers found that the Mediterranean diet decreased the likelihood of developing heart disease. And the World Health Organization wants us to eat less sugar. Danielle Nottingham has some of the day’s top medical stories. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/f8EvrRmFhIU/

Protocols questioned as scopes blamed for new superbug outbreak in L.A. hospital

March 5, 2015, 7:35 AM|Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have the drug-resistant superbug known as CRE. The hospital blames the spread on a contaminated medical scope. The same type of device led to an outbreak infecting at least seven people at UCLA Medical Center. Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins “CBS This Morning” […]

Mediterranean diet cuts heart disease nearly in half

Closely following the Mediterranean diet can significantly lower your risk of heart disease, another study suggests. The study included more than 2,500 Greek adults, aged 18 to 89, whose diets and health were tracked for 10 years. Nearly 20 percent of men and 12 percent of women in the study developed or died from heart […]

McDonald’s to limit antibiotics in chicken supply

March 5, 2015, 8:05 AM|America’s most iconic fast-food chain announced it will stop buying chickens that are fed certain antibiotics. They are also introducing milk that’s free of growth hormones. The move comes amid concerns over antibiotic-resistant superbugs and could set the table for big changes across the food industry. Consumer Reports’ Jean Halloran joins […]

One woman’s gift kicks off 12-patient, 6-way kidney transplant

March 5, 2015, 9:47 AM|An extraordinary two-day chain of operations is getting underway at a San Francisco hospital to provide kidney transplants for 6 people in need. KPIX reporter Allen Martin reports. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/Amue2O4unzw/