95-year-old Cecil Lockhart becomes oldest organ donor in U.S. history

Cecil Lockhart, a 95-year-old, became the oldest organ donor in United States history after he died last week. Lockhart, of Welch, West Virginia died on May 4, and his liver was donated to a woman in her sixties, CBS Pittsburgh reports. The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) President and CEO Susan Stuart said Monday that CORE is “incredibly More...

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“Dracula’s Castle” in Romania offering free vaccines

The castle said to have helped inspire Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” will now offer COVID-19 vaccines. Bran Castle in Romania, often referred to as Dracula’s Castle, will have free Pfizer vaccines More...

By admin On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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New York doctor sends ventilators to India to help with COVID-19 surge

India released grim new daily COVID-19 figures on Sunday, reporting more than 400,000 new cases and 4,000 new deaths in what has become the world’s worst surge of the coronavirus. Among those trying to More...

By admin On Saturday, May 8th, 2021
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India’s COVID-19 deaths hit record high amid calls for nationwide lockdown

New Delhi — There are new calls for India’s prime minister to implement a nationwide shutdown, as COVID-19 spreads at a breakneck speed. The country on Saturday reported more than 4,000 deaths due to More...

By admin On Saturday, May 8th, 2021
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From Francis to Fauci, Vatican health conference focuses an eclectic mix of voices on COVID

Rome — A Vatican-hosted conference focused on COVID-19 is drawing an almost surreal line-up of virtual guests. The idea behind the gathering is to foster an open dialogue among a large group of people from More...

By admin On Saturday, May 8th, 2021
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​Born this way: Stories of young transgender children

Our Cover Story this morning deals with children grappling with a very grown-up issue: gender identity — boys or girls believing they’re the opposite sex, saying they were born this way. Here’s More...

By admin On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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New York City is still storing hundreds of COVID-19 victims in refrigerated trucks

New York City is still using refrigerated trucks to store bodies of coronavirus victims, more than a year after they were first set up as temporary morgues as deaths surged at at the height of the pandemic. The More...

By admin On Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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COVID crisis in India: Packed hospitals forced to turn patients away

Delhi — People are dying in record numbers amid the surge in coronavirus infections in India. CBS News correspondent Chris Livesay found that even the capital city’s hospitals are desperately short More...

By admin On Thursday, May 6th, 2021
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After overcoming cancer, daughter climbs Mount Everest with her mom

Last Updated May 5, 2021 7:14 PM EDT For climbers, Mount Everest is the ultimate test. But not for a mother and daughter from Oklahoma, who have already conquered something much tougher.  Valari More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
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Peloton recalls treadmills after child’s death and others’ reported injuries

Peloton Interactive is recalling both its Tread+ and Tread treadmills following more than 70 incidents, including the death of one child and 29 other instances where users sustained injuries such as broken bones More...