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The world's youngest self-made female billionaire

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Elizabeth Holmes. Elizabeth Holmes.

(CBS) -- Elizabeth Holmes was just named to this years' TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people. She's being compared to visionaries like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. Just as Gates wanted a computer on every desk, Holmes wants a blood test in every drugstore.

Her company, Theranos, has created what they call a painless, needle-free way to draw blood and test it -- for a fraction of Medicare costs. It's fueled immense anticipation in the health care industry and made Holmes the world's youngest female billionaire, reports "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell.

While she certainly has the money for it, Holmes said she doesn't own a TV.

"I work all the time and I'm basically in the office from the time I wake up, and then working until I go to sleep every day," she said.

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