Jon LaPook

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Name: Jon LaPook
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Morning Rounds: Risk of death, heart attacks drops sharply for diabetics

This past week, there was good news and bad news about diabetes in the U.S.A new federal study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that heart attacks and deaths from diabetes dropped by more than 60 percent between 1990 and 2010.CBS ... [Published CBS News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Diabetes study: Substantial drop in heart attacks and deaths

Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week's top medical stories including a new study which finds that heart attacks and deaths from diabetes have dropped by more than 60 percent. ... [Published CBS News - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

12 million Americans misdiagnosed each year

Each year in the U.S., approximately 12 million adults who seek outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety . This figure amounts to 1 out of 20 adult patients, and researchers say in ... [Published CBS News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Norovirus suspected in new Princess Cruises outbreak

News Date: 14th April 2014Princess Cruises has reported another outbreak of serious gastrointestinal illness on one of the company's ships, which they say may be an outbreak of the norovirus. In an email statement, Karen Candy, a spokesperson for the ... [Published Business Ghana - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Caring for grandchildren may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join “CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week’s top medical stories, including a new experimental treatment for paralysis and a surprising way to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. ... [Published CBS News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tamiflu may have little effect in pandemic, study says

A new study conducted by a worldwide medical research group challenges the assumption that antiviral medications like Tamiflu and Relenza offer significant help against the flu. The U.S. government has spent $1.3 billion stockpiling this class of drugs. ... [Published CBS News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Innovative new therapy offers new hope for parplegics

Updated: Wednesday, April 9 2014, 03:30 AM CDTCBS NEWS -- Dustin Shillcox was left paralyzed from the chest down after a 2010 car accident. He never showed any hint that he would regain movement, But since the implantation of a spinal cord stimulator ... [Published WHP CBS21 - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

New spinal treatment helps paralyzed patients move again

Four patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries are now able to move again thanks to an electrical stimulator placed at the base of the spine. Researchers say that when turned on, the stimulator emits impulses that appear to awaken injured or dormant ... [Published CBS News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Measles makes comeback with outbreaks in New York and California

Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week's top medical stories including a return of the measles in New York and California. ... [Published CBS News - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Measles is making a comeback in U.S.

A disease that kept a lot of baby boomers home from school generations ago has been preventable now for many years, but there has been an uptick in the number of measles cases in the U.S. So far this year, there have been more than 100 cases, compared ... [Published CBS News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Why measles is making a comeback

Measles outbreaks in New York City and Orange County, Calif., are raising concerns about a disease that had been virtually eliminated in the United States. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains why it's spreading and how to protect ... [Published CBS News - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Women's medical issues: How gender affects Alzheimer's, depression and cancer

For decades, sex differences in medical research have not been addressed. Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Paula Johnson, director of the Connors Center for Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston, talk to the "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-hosts ... [Published CBS News - Mar 22 2014]

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Morning Rounds: Risk of death, heart attacks dr... [Published CBS News - 8 hours ago]
Diabetes study: Substantial drop in heart attac... [Published CBS News - 11 hours ago]
12 million Americans misdiagnosed each year [Published CBS News - Apr 17 2014]
Millions of Americans misdiagnosed every year [Published CBS News - Apr 17 2014]
Norovirus suspected in new Princess Cruises out... [Published Business Ghana - Apr 14 2014]
Caring for grandchildren may reduce risk of Alz... [Published CBS News - Apr 12 2014]
Tamiflu may have little effect in pandemic, stu... [Published CBS News - Apr 11 2014]
Norovirus suspected in new Princess Cruises out... [Published CBS News - Apr 10 2014]
Seniors have the most complications after color... [Published CBS News - Apr 10 2014]
Innovative new therapy offers new hope for parp... [Published WHP CBS21 - Apr 09 2014]
Innovative new therapy offers new hope for para... [Published CBS News - Apr 09 2014]
New spinal treatment helps paralyzed patients m... [Published CBS News - Apr 09 2014]
Measles makes comeback with outbreaks in New Yo... [Published CBS News - Apr 05 2014]
Measles is making a comeback in U.S. [Published CBS News - Apr 03 2014]
Why measles is making a comeback [Published CBS News - Apr 02 2014]
Measles outbreaks spotlight risks even for vacc... [Published CBS News - Apr 02 2014]
Women's medical issues: How gender affects Alzh... [Published CBS News - Mar 22 2014]
New colon cancer test could be alternative to c... [Published CBS News - Mar 20 2014]
New DNA test a non-invasive alternative to colo... [Published CBS News - Mar 19 2014]
New non-invasive option for colon cancer screening [Published CBS News - Mar 19 2014]
Colon cancer rates drop 30 percent, report says [Published CBS News - Mar 18 2014]
'Amazing' Progress in Fighting Colon Cancer [Published EdgeBoston.com - Mar 18 2014]
"Amazing" progress in fighting colon cancer [Published CBS News - Mar 17 2014]
Alzheimer’s blood test is potential game changer [Published CBS News - Mar 15 2014]
Marijuana’s health effects need more study, say... [Published KMOV.com - Mar 11 2014]
Health effects of marijuana use remain unclear [Published CBS News - Mar 11 2014]
What's behind polio-like illness in Calif.? [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Feb 25 2014]
Dennis R. Hill MD Radiation Oncologist Discusse... [Published PRWeb - Feb 06 2014]
Surgeon General: Smoking To Kill 5.6 Million Ki... [Published WREG - Jan 18 2014]
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What's behind polio-like illness in Calif.? [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Feb 25 2014]
Doctors in California have found a rare strain of a group of viruses in children who have polio-like symptoms, but not polio. Researchers are investigating approximately 20 other cases but are not yet sure if they are related to the virus. Dr. Jon LaPook ...
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