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  • Doctors are warning of an alarming increase in measles cases across the U.S.
    on February 24, 2024 at 4:26 pm

    Doctors say there has been an alarming increase in measles cases nationwide. One school in South Florida is struggling to contain an outbreak, and the state's top doctor is defying more than 50 years of federal guidance.

  • Florida surgeon general defies CDC guidelines in measles outbreak
    on February 24, 2024 at 1:57 am

    In response to a measles outbreak at a Florida elementary school, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo has defied more than 50 years of established medical guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ladapo is leaving attendance […]

  • On the front lines of America's fentanyl crisis
    on February 23, 2024 at 6:38 am

    With fentanyl's cheap availability fueling a surge in overdose fatalities, Carter Evans gets an inside view of a Los Angeles task force's efforts to combat the epidemic by pursuing homicide charges against dealers. Viewer discretion advised due to […]

  • Potential impacts to IVF treatment after Alabama court's frozen embryo rule
    on February 23, 2024 at 6:38 am

    In a landmark decision, Alabama's all-Republican Supreme Court has ruled that embryos from in-vitro fertilization treatments hold the same rights as children, a move critics argue could drastically restrict IVF access.

  • Psychologist on impact of social media and eating disorders
    on February 23, 2024 at 6:38 am

    Lisa Damour, a psychologist and the author of "The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents," joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the impact of social media and eating disorders among teens.

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