The plan would expand mental health care services and fight addiction, with the goal of preventing 1 million deaths over the next nine years
Summer means mosquitos and the threat of the deadly West Nile virus. Cases of the virus in humans have been reported in at least 26 states. Scientists are working on a vaccine but a lack of funding is delaying the development. Mireya Villarreal reports.
A gymnast in Texas suffered a freak accident that left him paralyzed. Now he’s fighting to get back on his feet. Today, there’s a fundraiser to help pay for his growing medical bills. Stephanie Whitfield reports.
Yale researchers who have studied hundreds of kindergartners for nearly 40 years say one in five was dyslexic. But perhaps their most important finding: There is no link at all between dyslexia and intelligence. Susan Spencer reports on efforts to help those with dyslexia "crack the code," from students at a Louisiana school catering to dyslexic children, to a new law to help the high percentage of prison inmates who have dyslexia.
Federal health officials are investigating a sharp increase in serious lung illnesses that may be linked to vaping. Dr. Janette Nesheiwat joins CBSN to talk about the potential health risks.
Researchers who say one in five children they studied was dyslexic have also found there is no link at all between dyslexia and intelligence
At least 22 people have developed some type of respiratory illness after vaping or using e-cigarettes