(CBS) After years of being called fat and ugly, Kelly Osbourne has dieted and exercised her way to a killer new body - and she's not about to keep it under wraps.
The 26-year-old star of the MTV reality show "The Osbornes" graces the December cover of Shape magazine in a sexy red bikini. "How she lost 50 pounds (and keeps it off), reads the accompanying coverline.Continue »
(CBS) It looks like caffeinated alcoholic drink Four Loko is about to get less crazy.
Phusion Projects LLC., the company that makes the controversial brew, says it is removing caffeine from the drink, which has become a college campus favorite.
This comes just hours ahead of an expected FDA ban on Four Loko and scores of other drinks in the category.
Here's a full list of the drinks that might be on the government hit list.Continue »
(CBS) Actor Ryan Reynolds has the sex appeal to win over America. At least that's according to People magazine which just anointed the 34-year-old actor "Sexiest Men Alive for 2010."
But CBS News Healthwatch has long had it's eye on the Canadian actor for his unbelievable fitness and his awe-inspiring abs.
"My body naturally wants to look like Dick Van Dyke," he told People. "When I stop training, I turn into a skin-colored whisper."
(CBS) They say there are no atheists in a fox hole. But author Christopher Hitchens is in a pretty deep hole - stage IV cancer - and as he stares into the abyss of death he says he still doesn't see God.
Hitchens, a long time Vanity Fair writer, famed atheist and author of "God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything," recently sat down for a two part interview with the Australian news program "Lateline."Continue »
(CBS) A child's sore throat might be more than a temporary nuisance.
New research on rats suggests that untreated cases of strep throat - a bacterial illness that's common in children and adolescents - can set the stage for psychiatric problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder.
That's something parents may want to keep in mind, now that sore throat season is upon us.
(CBS) If you're a sports fan, here's the news you know: Pro Bowler Jake Long of the Miami Dolphins dislocated his shoulder and injured his labrum during Sunday's victory over the Tennessee Titans, according to ESPN.
What you might not know, is what on Earth a labrum is. Certainly the web was fired up Monday night with searches for the term. So, here's the answer.
(CBS/AP) If opponents of medical marijuana thought voters in Arizona would defeat Proposition 203, they must have been smoking something.
On Saturday, Arizonans narrowly approved the measure, which will legalize weed for people with certain diseases.
Final vote tallies showed that Prop 203 won by a tiny margin of just 4,341 votes out of more than 1.67 million votes counted.Continue »
(CBS) For more than 40 years, the drug Mediator was used to treat diabetes and obesity in Europe, but now French health officials are saying it may have killed hundreds and offered almost no benefit to patients.
And those who used it from 2006 to 2009, before it was banned, are being asked to see their doctors to check for possible heart valve problems.Continue »
(CBS) Smallpox was eradicated more than 30 years ago, but that didn't stop the viral disease from making a cameo Monday night on the hit TV drama "House."
In the episode, Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) - famously crochety and a master at diagnosing rare diseases - considers the possibility that a patient picked up smallpox while scuba diving on a Dutch slave ship that was sunk hundreds of years ago after the disease broke out on board.Continue »
(CBS) With smoking on the decline in the U.S., big tobacco is looking overseas to sell its products.
But to do that, it must contend with the tough warning labels required by some countries - including Uruguay, whose labeling regulations triggered a lawsuit this year by tobacco company Philip Morris International.Continue »
(CBS) Should John Tyner - the airline passenger shown resisting a security pat-down in the now-infamous "Don't touch my junk" video - be worried about more than touchy-feely security guards?
A small, but growing, group of scientists is now saying that low levels of radiation emitted by airport body scanners might be the bigger concern - not our naked junk.Continue »
(CBS) A Texas-based meat processor, New Braunfels Smokehouse, is recalling about 2,600 pounds of cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes - a germ that can cause a potentially fatal illness called listeriosis.
The recall, announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, covers the following products:Continue »