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  1. Heart disease advances haven't reached America's poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | CBS News

    "Adults in all income strata have not benefited equally from efforts to improve control of cardiovascular risk factors in the United States," said Dr. Ayodele Odutayo, lead researcher of one of the studies. Overnight workers may have some unexpected heart concerns.


  2. Trump awards Purple Heart on first trip to military hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | CBS News

    BETHESDA, Md. -- President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump likely will award during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military.


  3. Overweight 20-somethings face higher cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | CBS News

    Overweight 20-somethings dramatically increase their risk of esophageal and stomach cancer if they become obese later in life, a new study suggests. The research indicated that people who were overweight in their 20s had a 60 percent to 80 percent increased risk of developing these cancers, compared with those who maintained a normal weight throughout their life, researchers said.


  4. William Peter Blatty, "Exorcist" author, is dead at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | CBS News

    Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie "The Exorcist," has died. He was 89. Blatty died Thursday at a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, where he lived, his widow, Julie Alicia Blatty, told The Associated Press.


  5. Trump tweets, and Wall St. goes offense on defense stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | CBS News

    Shares of Boeing and Lockheed Martin initially slipped in Friday trading, a day after a tweet from President-elect Donald Trump appeared to pit the two giants in the defense industry against one another to lower prices for government contracts. During his campaign, Mr. Trump lambasted Ford Motor for beefing up operations abroad.


  6. Lockheed shares fall after Trump tweets about F-35 jet costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | CBS News

    Lockheed Martin shares are nosing down after President-elect Donald Trump said over Twitter that making F-35 fighter planes is too costly and that he will cut "billions" in costs for military purchases. In early afternoon trading the defense contractor's stock price was down $11.38, or 4.4 percent, to $248.11, knocking roughly $4 billion of the company's market capitalization.


  7. Target has high hopes for its new tiny storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | CBS News

    Target , long associated with cavernous big-box stores for decades, plans to open hundreds more new locations in coming years, but some will be a fraction of the 140,000-square-feet of its typical store. The sixth-largest retailer plans to open more than a dozen of what it calls "Flexible Format" stores in 2017 in urban areas and near college campuses.


  8. Testes shrink, sperm counts drop in Zika animal studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | CBS News

    Experiments found testes of infected mice shrank about 90 percent by weight, while their output of useful sperm fell by three-quarters on average, and often more. As Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces criticism for his handling of information about the Zika virus, some pregnant women are scared to leave their ho... that yet," said Michael Diamond of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, a senior author of the study.


  9. Curtis Roosevelt, FDR's grandson, dead at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | CBS News

    In this Aug. 20, 1933 file photo, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt sits in his car with his daughter Anna Eleanor Dall and her two children, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, and Curtis Roosevelt, as he arrived back his home in Hyde Park, N.Y. Curtis Roosevelt, who lived in the White House as a child when his grandfather was president and worked for two decades at the United Nations, has died at 86. The oldest grandchild of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt died of a heart attack in Saint-Bonnet-du-Gard in southern France on Sep. 26. Curtis Roosevelt insisted in writing before his death that he didn't want a funeral service.


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