GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Sat, 10 Jun 2023 04:28:38 +0000 en hourly 1 Here's what to look for in an air purifier for wildfire smoke Thu, 08 Jun 2023 21:46:00 +0000 12223 A high-end device can cost over $1,000, but there are only a few features you really need, experts say. Hazardous air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires sparks health concerns in U.S. Northeast Thu, 08 Jun 2023 17:37:03 +0000 12224 Millions of Americans are under air quality alerts as Canada's wildfires continue to burn. CBS News medical contributor and editor-at-large for Public Health at KFF, Dr. Celine Gounder, joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss the health risks wildfire smoke poses and offers advice on how to protect yourself. Pope Francis to undergo intestinal surgery Thu, 08 Jun 2023 02:51:47 +0000 12165 Pope Francis is expected to undergo intestinal surgery. The 86-year-old will recover at Rome's Gemelli Hospital for several days. CBS News foreign correspondent Chris Livesay has more from Rome. Pope Francis hospitalized for intestinal surgery Thu, 08 Jun 2023 02:51:22 +0000 12166 The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis is being hospitalized for the second time this year. This time, it's for intestinal surgery. The 86-year-old pontiff was expected to be put under general anesthesia and remain in the hospital for several days. Chris Livesay reports. Merck sues government over Medicare drug pricing, claiming "extortion" Tue, 06 Jun 2023 21:38:54 +0000 12117 Drugmaker says it's unconstitutional for the feds to negotiate drug prices on behalf of seniors. Patient advocates say it's "desperately needed." Changing The World: A discussion about mental health Tue, 06 Jun 2023 01:40:00 +0000 12118 Chelsea Clinton, Raquelle Stevens, Midge Purce and Glenn Close gathered to highlight the mental health epidemic in a Two Bridge "Changing The World" panel discussion moderated by CBS2's Maurice DuBois. Makers of toxic "forever chemicals" lied about safety, study claims Fri, 02 Jun 2023 15:16:00 +0000 11991 Companies hid evidence of PFAS' link to dead dogs, enlarged livers and birth defects, according to researchers. Sweden close to becoming first "smoke free" country in Europe Thu, 01 Jun 2023 18:00:00 +0000 11957 Sweden, which has the lowest rate of smoking in the Europe Union, is close to declaring itself "smoke free." Canada is putting warning labels on each cigarette: "Poison in every puff" Thu, 01 Jun 2023 10:42:00 +0000 11958 The warnings - in English and French - include "poison in every puff," "tobacco smoke harms children" and "cigarettes cause impotence." Mental health essay: Finding resilience after trauma Wed, 31 May 2023 17:56:59 +0000 11923 For Mental Health Awareness Month, CBS News producer Adam Zeelens writes about finding resilience after trauma. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter diagnosed with dementia Wed, 31 May 2023 17:18:58 +0000 11924 Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has been diagnosed with dementia, her family announced in a statement Tuesday. She remains at home with her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, while he is in hospice. New mom nearly dies from rare flesh-eating bacteria Mon, 29 May 2023 13:01:23 +0000 11735 Charleigh Chatterton gave birth to her daughter with no complications. Days later, her "chances of survival were slim" after she got a rash "as hot to touch as a boiled kettle," she said. ASCO conference will put the focus on the fight against cancer. These stocks are in the spotlight Sun, 28 May 2023 12:20:24 +0000 11727 CAR-T immunotherapies and antibody drug conjugates will highlight the American Society of Clinical Oncology's cancer research conference that starts Thursday. How Dexcom and Abbott are moving beyond diabetes with blood sugar monitoring Fri, 26 May 2023 12:29:35 +0000 11728 CNBC spoke with both Abbott and Dexcom about the technology inside continuous glucose monitors and how they see the technology expanding. Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes Fri, 26 May 2023 12:00:00 +0000 11640 The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, said the UN weather agency on Friday, forecasting between five and nine major storms that could become hurricanes. Musk startup says it's been cleared to test brain implants in humans Fri, 26 May 2023 09:43:00 +0000 11615 Musk said the company would try to use the implants to restore vision and mobility in humans who had lost such abilities. Illumina shareholders oust board chair, CEO survives Carl Icahn proxy battle Thu, 25 May 2023 18:52:17 +0000 11588 Carl Icahn has accused Illumina's management and board of poor oversight, particularly with regard to the company's acquisition of cancer test maker Grail. UCHealth doctor discusses biases, maternal mortality rate in Black women Wed, 24 May 2023 21:14:00 +0000 11481 Data shows maternal mortality is affecting women in the United States at an alarming rate, particularly Black women. Fund manager reveals an overlooked corner of health care with big opportunities Wed, 24 May 2023 02:44:08 +0000 11373 Philip Ripman of Storebrand Asset Management says this corner of healthcare has been "underrepresented for a very long time." CDC investigates six-state salmonella outbreak linked to cookie dough Wed, 24 May 2023 01:00:31 +0000 11341 At least 18 people have contracted salmonella, which the CDC has linked to cookie dough sold by Papa Murphy's.