CBS News Health Headlines

  • Deadly listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples
    Health officials are investigating a deadly listeria outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples. WCCO-TV's Rachel Slavik reports on more about the outbreak.
  • 2-year-old hears mother's voice for the first time
    When Ryan Aprea's cochlear implant was turned on, he reacted in a fit of giggles. The joy was so overwhelming that his mother, Jennifer, and her husband from Huntington Beach, California, shared the video online, and it went viral. CBS Los Angeles' Lisa Sigell reports.
  • Flu infections widespread in 29 states
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread flu activity in 29 states. So far this season, the virus has led to the deaths of 11 children. CBS News' Kris Van Cleave looks at which parts of the country are getting hit the hardest.
  • Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S.
    The CDC says flu is widespread in more than half the country, and this year's vaccine isn't providing enough protection

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