CBS News Health Headlines

  • How pets transmit diseases to humans
    Americans own more than 150 million pets, but new research from a team led by the Ohio State University shows the importance of choosing the right ones to bring home, based on your family's health and age. Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the risks.
  • Dr. Oz battles "quack" claims by doctor peers
    Television personality Dr. Oz says he will publicly defend himself against allegations that he promotes "quack treatments" on his popular show. Last week, a group of doctors called Oz's faculty position at Columbia University "unacceptable." Oz is vice chair of the university's department of surgery. Vinita Nair reports on the growing controversy.
  • Blue Bell recalls all products over Listeria fears
    Blue Bell Creameries, one of the nation's most popular ice cream makers, issued a sweeping recall overnight over Listeria contamination. The 108-year-old company has voluntarily pulled all of its ice creams and frozen treats, racing to find the source of the potentially deadly bacteria. Elaine Quijano reports.
  • Dr. Oz to defend "quack treatments" on air
    TV host respond on his show to criticism that he has "egregious lack of integrity"

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