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Is Yoga Good for Your Heart?

| Thursday Dec 18, 2014
Research now compares the benefits of yoga to aerobic workouts. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new findings.

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3 Tips to Help Use Remaining Health Account Funds

| By Tom Murphy | Dec 18
Sunscreen may not top many shopping lists this time of year, but stocking up now can keep you from wasting money. December is the final month for many people with employer-sponsored health coverage to spend the remaining balance.

Study: Shared Parenting After Separation Benefits Children

| By EDGE | Dec 18
After decades of child development research, this year, three different groups of experts reached the same sweeping conclusion: shared parenting after parental separation or divorce has substantial positive effects on the development of children.

Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder by the Flu Than Women

| 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.

Pharmacy Officials Face Racketeering Charges

| 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.

Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

| By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 17
Colorado is awarding more than $8 million for medical marijuana research. Researchers say it the first time government money will be used to explore marijuana's medical potential.

Napster Co-founder to Invest in Allergy Research

| 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.

LBBC Studies Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A first-ever study by Living Beyond Breast Cancer finds that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer have both more anxiety, and a higher need for more specific information.

Cases of Most Common STD Fell for First Time in 30 Years

| By Mike Stobbe | Dec 16
For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.

Could "Superbug" Infections Kill Millions Each Year?

| 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.

Battle for Mental Health Treatment Coverage

| Dec 16
On Sunday, "60 Minutes" revealed how some insurance companies decide to deny coverage for mentally ill patients, with tragic consequences for the patient or to their communities.

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