Lumber Liquidators linked to health and safety violations

The following is a script from “Lumber Liquidators” which aired on March 1, 2015. Anderson Cooper is the correspondent. Katherine Davis and Sam Hornblower, producers. Lumber Liquidators is the largest and fastest-growing retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, with over 360 stores in 46 states and revenues of more than a billion dollars a […]

The Storm after the Storm

The following is a script from “The Storm after the Storm” which aired on March 1, 2015. Sharyn Alfonsi is the correspondent. Oriana Zill de Granados and Michael Rey, producers. When Hurricane Sandy made its way towards the East Coast in the fall of 2012, residents knew it could be devastating. What they didn’t expect […]

Who is Larry David?

The following is a script from “Larry David” which aired on March 1, 2015. Charlie Rose is the correspondent. Tanya Simon, Nichole Marks and David Browning, producers. The hottest ticket on Broadway right now is a comedy called “Fish in the Dark,” written by and starring Larry David. He’s famous for playing a crusty curmudgeon […]

More parents pressuring doctors to delay vaccines

Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about parents wanting to postpone some of the many shots recommended for children younger than age 2. Nearly all […]

Many smokers get nicotine fix from cigs and e-cigs

The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It’s a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic cigarettes. “Are e-cigarettes a step toward a cigarette smoker getting off of cigarettes? Or are […]

Dallas nurse who treated Ebola patients to sue hospital

DALLAS – A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease. Her attorney, Charla Aldous, confirmed the plans to sue the hospital to […]

Doctors see rise of delayed vaccinations of children

March 2, 2015, 6:28 AM|Pediatricians say that requests from parents to delay or spread out vaccinations in children are on the rise. Also, a promising new treatment for sufferers of plantar fasciitis. Eboni Williams reports on the day’s top health stories. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/pqudxLuUQ8U/

Night pain may be linked to sleep disorder, study shows

March 2, 2015, 8:13 AM|With more than half of Americans suffering from some kind of discomfort, the implications go beyond just feeling refreshed in the morning. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why pain may be an overlooked source of sleep disorders. Article source: http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/aeIilXTG–s/

Simple new treatment option for migraine sufferers

A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity appears to offer significant relief to migraine sufferers, preliminary research indicates. Early findings suggest that a single outpatient treatment can reduce migraine pain levels by about 35 percent for up to a month after the procedure, according […]

Toronto police identify builders of mysterious tunnel, say there was no criminal intent

TORONTO –  Police in Toronto say they have identified the builders of a mysterious tunnel and say there was no criminal intent. Police said in a statement Monday that two men told investigators they built the tunnel for “personal reasons.” Police investigators verified their account and are satisfied there was neither criminal intent nor any […]