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A federal study of Prince William Sound sea otters affected by crude oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez has concluded that the marine mammals have returned to pre-spill numbers a quarter century after the disaster.
Scientists believe they can now explain the mass graveyard of whales and other marine life discovered beside the Pan-American Highway in Chile. The fossils - preserved more than five million years ago - are the result of four mass strandings.
A study from researchers at the Center for Disease Control found a 43 percent decrease in the number of overweight preschoolers. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips discusses possible reasons for the changes.
Frito-Lay, Kellogg, Coca-Cola and others are essentially teaching the teachers. Their workshops and online classes for the nation’s dietitians are part of a behind-the-scenes effort to burnish the images of their snacks and drinks.
Republican lawmakers blasted the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for secretly monitoring the emails of agency scientists who went public with allegations that they were pressured to approve certain medical devices.
For millions across American, the urge to stockpile objects presents a daily struggle. Crippling clutter isn’t the only hurdle facing these hoarders: Mental health professionals have found that the urge to hoard is a mental disorder.
The Harmon family of Canyon, Texas, is moving to Colorado for access to life-changing medical marijuana treatment. The family is hoping the treatment will help their eight-year-old daughter who has severe epilepsy, cerebral palsy and hip displasia.
Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on genetic diseases.
The return of the Polar Vortex will cause temperatures to plunge across the country this week. Up to forty states could be impacted. CBS Chicago station WBBM’s meteorologist Megan Glaros tracks the latest.
Seven years behind schedule and $163 billion over budget, David Martin gets an inside look at what makes the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter the most expensive weapons system in history.