Purely Elizabeth recall: Granola and granola bars may contain foreign matter like glass, plastic or rocks

Purely Elizabeth is recalling a range of gluten-free granola sold by major retailers nationwide because they may be contaminated with foreign matter including glass, plastic or rocks. The Boulder, Colorado-based company said it learned of the problem from a customer, and that no injuries or illnesses had been reported. All of the recalled products contain […]

Elizabeth Warren 2020: Warren highlights plan to fight opioid crisis at event in Kermit, West Virginia

Kermit, W.Va. — “Anyone here know someone who’s been caught in the grips of addiction?” Nearly every hand in a fire station in this tiny West Virginia town shot up in response to the question posed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Not many presidential candidates pass through Kermit, but Warren came to tout her $100 […]

London schoolgirl Ella Kissi-Debrah could become first person to have cause of death listed as “air pollution” in the United Kingdom

London — A court ruling could lead to a 9-year-old London girl becoming the first person to have “air pollution” listed as a cause of death in the United Kingdom, her legal team says. Ella Kissi-Debrah died in 2013 after three years of having severe asthma attacks, her mother Rosamund Kissi-Debrah told CBS News Friday. […]

Facebook bans breast cancer ad: Breast cancer ad campaign banned from Facebook for violating nudity guidelines

Facebook is facing backlash for banning an ad campaign by an Australian breast cancer nonprofit. The social media platform said the ad violates its guidelines on nudity.  The Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) attempted to run the ads Wednesday for a campaign with Australian bakery chain Bakers Delight. 100% of the proceeds for sales of […]

Dentists say they support 7-day limits on opioid prescriptions

During the time when opioid prescriptions were declining across the board nationwide, dental prescriptions were on the rise, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of the American Dental Association. But the American Dental Association has now released a new policy saying they now support statutory limits of seven days for dental […]

How some rural hospitals were used to score huge paydays

GRACEVILLE, Fla. — As many Americans struggle to pay rising health insurance premiums, a CBS News investigation has uncovered a scheme that could make those premiums go even higher. It raises costs for insurers, who could then pass the increase along to you. Jorge Perez is CEO of Empower Group, a Miami-based healthcare company that […]