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Women with PTSD Face Higher Heart Risk

Jul 2
Emotional trauma can raise risk of heart problems for women.

Latest Rocket Explosion Raises Questions About SpaceX

Jul 1
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded over the Atlantic Ocean Sunday shortly after launch from Cape Canaveral. It is the third failed cargo launch in eight months. The rocket was carrying food, experiments and a new spacesuit, among other cargo.

Germany's Oldest Remaining Nuclear Plant Shuts Down

Jun 30
Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022.

Hyundai Sees Green Future in Hydrogen-Powered Cars

By Youkyung Lee | Jun 30
Hyundai Motor Co. said it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes After Launch

Jun 29
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon cargo ship loaded with more than 4,000 pounds of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station broke apart in a shower of debris shortly after launch Sunday.

NASA Scientist Engineers High Heels to Maximize Comfort

Jun 26
America's emergency rooms saw more than 120,000 high-heel related injuries between 2002 and 2012, according to estimates. Thesis Couture CEO and former Silicon Valley executive Dolly Singh redesigns the high heel.

Hipsters Beware: Skinny Jeans Could Cause Nerve Damage

Jun 25
New research claims skinny jeans can put the squeeze on your health. Australian experts reported that a woman couldn't walk after wearing a pair of tight denims all day. Should this be a major concern for everyone fashionable hipsters.

Doctors Propose Tool to Help Gauge the Value of Cancer Drugs

By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 24
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it - what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.

DNA Discovery May Lead to New York Prison Escapees

Jun 23
The manhunt for David Sweat and Richard Matt, two escaped killers, is entering its 18th day. Hundreds of searches in SWAT gear flooded a remote hunting area of upstate New York. In Owls Head, NY, investigators are sorting through thousands of leads.

How Ocearch Hopes to Turn Fear of Sharks into Fascination

Jun 23
Fear usually wins when shark attacks dominate the news, but the Ocearch team wants to change our perception of sharks. Founder Chris Fischer and co-captain Brett McBride join "CBS This Morning" to discuss the science of sharks.

Big Solar Storm Smacks Earth, May Allow More to See Auroras

Jun 22
A severe solar storm slammed Earth on Monday afternoon, increasing the chances of fluctuations in the power grid and GPS. It also pushes shimmering polar auroras to places where more people can possibly see them.

Pope Francis Calls Climate Change a Moral Issue, Demands Action

Jun 20
Pope Francis called climate change a moral issue and demanded action to reverse its effects. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.

Senator Probes Retailers on Dubious 'Brain' Supplements

By Matthew Perrone | Jun 18
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.

Life or Death Battle Against Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Jun 18
As a Georgia mom fights for her life against flesh-eating bacteria, another woman who survived a similar devastating infection shares her story. Despite multiple amputations, Aimee Copeland is reaching out to helping others. Melinda Roeder reports.

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Jun 17
Not getting enough sleep -- or getting too much -- can be harmful to your health. A major physicians' group, the American Thoracic Society, is out with new recommendations for just how much sleep is best. CBS News' Marlie Hall reports.

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