Jon LaPook

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Name: Jon LaPook
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Two Americans among infected with Ebola in Africa

An American doctor and aid worker who were helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa are now infected with the disease. Both are in isolation and said to be in serious condition. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. ... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Robotic surgery on the rise in operating rooms

Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the week’s top medical news stories, including the use of robots in hospital operating rooms and jealousy among man’s best friend. ... [Published CBS News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Is robotic surgery better for the patient?

Robotic surgery is on the rise among medical centers across the country, with robots being used in 422,000 surgeries last year. The preliminary result of a new study finds no difference between robotic and open surgery. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. ... [Published CBS News - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Robotics, Jon LaPook
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

CDC chief questioned on lab’s lapses in judgment

Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips discuss the major medical stories of the week, including the CDC's mishandling of live Anthrax and bird flu samples. ... [Published CBS News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

CDC director admits lax handling of dangerous pathogens

At a Capitol Hill hearing, the director for the Centers for Disease Control said scientists working with dangerous pathogens might become complacent about safety. Some members of Congress were troubled by a USDA inspection report that found lax recordkeeping ... [Published CBS News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

New report highlights dangerous conditions at CDC

Department of Agriculture found myriad of problems inside Centers for Disease Control; they include dangerous materials being transported in Ziploc bags and missing vials of anthrax, as Dr. Jon LaPook reports ... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

HIV returns in girl believed cured

Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips discuss the week’s top medical stories including a setback in the search for an HIV cure, and a blood test that may predict who will get Alzheimer’s. ... [Published CBS News - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

CDC closes labs over mishandling of deadly pathogens

For the third time in a month, the CDC acknowledged deadly pathogens were handled incorrectly in government labs. Dr. Jon LaPook speaks with CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden about his response to the recent issues. ... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Child once thought "cured" of HIV tests positive

Physicians at the University of Mississippi Medical Center were monitoring a four-year-old girl believed to have been cured of HIV after going two years with no trace of the virus. But a routine checkup this month showed that the virus has returned. Dr. ... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Jon LaPook, Virus
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

7/9: Forgotten smallpox vials under CDC examination; A race against time: Saving China's ancient artwork

Vials of smallpox are currently being tested in a high-containment laboratory at the CDC in Atlanta. On July 1, a lab worker at the National Institutes of Health found smallpox vials while cleaning out a storage refrigerator. Dr. Jon LaPook spoke with ... [Published CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Six vials of smallpox found forgotten at government lab

The CDC and FBI are working to uncover how and why this deadly pathogen sat untouched in an unsecured storage room for decades. Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to weigh in. ... [Published CBS News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pain during sex? What women need to know

According to the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University, up to 30 percent of women aged 18 to 59 experience some type of pain during sex in their lifetimes, compared with just 5 percent of men. Post-menopausal women are more likely to ... [Published CBS News - Jul 03 2014]

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Two Americans among infected with Ebola in Africa [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 2 hours ago]
Two Americans among infected with Ebola in Africa [Published CBS News - 2 hours ago]
Robotic surgery on the rise in operating rooms [Published CBS News - Jul 26 2014]
Is robotic surgery better for the patient? [Published CBS News - Jul 24 2014]
Is robotic surgery better for the patient? [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 24 2014]
Head of CDC anthrax lab resigns [Published CBS News - Jul 23 2014]
CDC chief questioned on lab’s lapses in judgment [Published CBS News - Jul 19 2014]
CDC director admits lax handling of dangerous p... [Published CBS News - Jul 17 2014]
CDC director admits lax handling of dangerous p... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 17 2014]
New report highlights dangerous conditions at CDC [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 15 2014]
New report highlights dangerous conditions at CDC [Published CBS News - Jul 15 2014]
HIV returns in girl believed cured [Published CBS News - Jul 12 2014]
CDC closes labs over mishandling of deadly path... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 12 2014]
CDC closes labs over mishandling of deadly path... [Published CBS News - Jul 12 2014]
Child once thought "cured" of HIV tests positive [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 11 2014]
7/9: Forgotten smallpox vials under CDC examin... [Published CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
Forgotten smallpox vials under CDC examination [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
Forgotten smallpox vials under CDC examination [Published CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
Smallpox vials suspected to contain live virus [Published CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
Preview: CDC director on smallpox discovery [Published CBS News - Jul 09 2014]
Six vials of smallpox found forgotten at govern... [Published CBS News - Jul 09 2014]
FDA researcher discovers smallpox vial in closet [Published CBS News - Jul 09 2014]
Doctors advise women skip pelvic exams [Published CBS News - Jul 05 2014]
Pain during sex? What women need to know [Published CBS News - Jul 03 2014]
[tt] NYT: Kim Tingley: The Brave New World of T... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 30 2014]
Morning Rounds: 3D mammograms enhance cancer sc... [Published CBS News - Jun 28 2014]
Taking Aspirin May Halve The Risk Of Pancreatic... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jun 27 2014]
How low-dose aspirin could help ward off cancer [Published CBS News - Jun 26 2014]
Low-dose aspirin may reduce pancreatic cancer risk [Published CBS News - Jun 26 2014]
3D mammograms detect more breast cancers, study... [Published CBS News - Jun 25 2014]
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Two Americans among infected with Ebola in Africa [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 2 hours ago]
An American doctor and aid worker who were helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa are now infected with the disease. Both are in isolation and said to be in serious condition. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. ...
Is robotic surgery better for the patient? [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 24 2014]
Robotic surgery is on the rise among medical centers across the country, with robots being used in 422,000 surgeries last year. The preliminary result of a new study finds no difference between robotic and open surgery. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. ...
CDC director admits lax handling of dangerous p... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 17 2014]
At a Capitol Hill hearing, the director for the Centers for Disease Control said scientists working with dangerous pathogens might become complacent about safety. Some members of Congress were troubled by a USDA inspection report that found lax recordkeeping ...
New report highlights dangerous conditions at CDC [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 15 2014]
Department of Agriculture found myriad of problems inside Centers for Disease Control; they include dangerous materials being transported in Ziploc bags and missing vials of anthrax, as Dr. Jon LaPook reports ...
CDC closes labs over mishandling of deadly path... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Jul 12 2014]
For the third time in a month, the CDC acknowledged deadly pathogens were handled incorrectly in government labs. Dr. Jon LaPook speaks with CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden about his response to the recent issues. ...
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