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Dr. Jon LaPook on what the new mask guidance means
CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook discusses why masks are still required in some settings and what to do if you’re not sure whether others have been vaccinated.
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Fauci: Kids should be encouraged to get vaccine
"You've got to be careful when you make the requirement of something, that usually gets you into a lot of pushback — understandable pushback," he warned.
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Virginia pastor turns one stolen bike into hundreds of free fixed-up bikes to help his community
Bike sales surged in the early months of the pandemic, and with so many stores sold out, one Virginia pastor wondered if a thief who stole his bike may have needed it to get to work. So Pastor Robbie Pruitt began to fix up donated bikes for free. Christina Ruffini has the details for the "CBS This Morning" series A More Perfect Union.
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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces five $1 million lottery drawings for vaccinated residents
First on “CBS This Morning,” Ohio Governor Mike DeWine discusses his new $1 million lottery for vaccinated residents over 18.
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Town with one COVID-19 case still facing crippling effects from pandemic
Point Roberts, Washington is on the brink of becoming a ghost town, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S.-Canada border remains shuttered because of the virus, with no signs of reopening, which has crippled this small town's economy, and left residents wondering if they will ever get help to survive.
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Volunteers risk their lives as India’s death toll climbs
Volunteers in India are risking their lives to collect the dead as the COVID-19 death toll rises. Experts say the daily death toll could be much higher than reported. Chris Livesay has the latest.
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CDC panel endorses Pfizer vaccine for adolescents
A panel of CDC advisers recommended the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15. Some states have already been giving adolescents the shots thanks to the FDA’s authorization. Janet Shamlian shares more.
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CDC panel recommends COVID vaccine for kids 12 and up
Many adolescents could get their first doses within the coming days.
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Study of 3,000 golden retrievers takes aim at high cancer rates
Golden retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in America. But the cuddly pups also have a high probability of developing cancer, so a nationwide study aims to find out why. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid finds out what the research entails.
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Mumps vaccine may be wearing out for some age groups
New research could explain the growing number of mumps cases among young adults who thought childhood vaccines would last forever. Scientists warn the shots may be wearing off for some age groups. The answer could be a third mumps shot when someone turns 18. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why vaccines need to be improved.
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Common pain relievers may raise risk of irregular heartbeat, study says
A new study is adding to concerns about some common painkillers. The research reported in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology looks at prescription, non-steroid, anti-inflammatory drugs. People taking these pain relievers had an 18 percent higher risk of irregular heartbeat. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
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Head of New Jersey summer camp says this year "Camp is going to be a place to heal"
Across the country, summer camps that closed last year due to the pandemic are preparing to reopen with COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines. Millions of children attend summer camp each year, and many will be returning for first time since 2019. Meg Oliver revisited a summer camp that closed last year to see how they plan to reopen. She reports from Hardwick, New Jersey.
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Altered states: Can LSD contribute to mental health?
Faith Salie reports on how LSD and "magic mushrooms" are being studied for their ability to help patients conquer anxiety and depression without the psychedelia long associated with mind-altering drugs. Salie talks with author Ayelet Waldman, who microdosed LSD and overcame a deep depression, and with NYU professor Tony Bossis, who conducted a clinical trial of cancer patients treated for depression with a one-time dose of the psychedelic Psilocybin.
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Changing minds
Actress Glenn Close has taken on a new role - hoping to help de-stigmatize mental illness. That's because mental illness runs in her own family. (Her nephew, Calen, has schizophrenia; and her sister Jessie, after a lifetime of struggles, has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.) Glenn and Jessie have since started a foundation, Bring Change to Mind, to encourage communication around mental health. Tracy Smith reports.
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