Health experts are urging the estimated 45 million Americans who wear contact lenses to change their habits. The CDC says sleeping in contacts can increase the risk of an eye infection by six to eight times. Dr. Christopher Starr, an ophthalmologist at Weill Cornell Medical Center, joins "CBS This Morning" to offer practical tips.
A USA Today investigation finds the United States is the "most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world." Every year in the U.S., more than 50,000 mothers are severely injured during or after childbirth and 700 die. Maternal death in the U.S. has been steadily rising and it now has the highest rate in the developed world. USA Today conducted a four-year investigation into the nation's hospital maternity wards, speaking to several families who lost loved ones and to women who were permanently harmed during their deliveries. USA Today investigative reporter Alison Young joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the investigation.
New data suggests women's reproductive history may help doctors predict the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Research by the Alzheimer's Association finds a strong connection to reproductive hormones. Women with three or more children had a 12 percent lower risk of dementia, compared to women with only one child. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new research.