New advice for dialysis patients

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Dialysis patients need to choose their heart medicine carefully, as Canadian researchers say that some beta blockers are easily removed from the blood during treatment. Also, people who eat a Mediterranean diet may decrease their risk of developing kidney problems. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Athletes with disabilities inspire volunteers for NYC Marathon

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In 1976, Dick Traum became the first amputee to complete the New York City Marathon. Now, as the founder of Achilles International, he explains how his organization helps people with disabilities achieve their potential through long distance races.
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Disabled runners, volunteers team up for NYC Marathon

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:18pm
For athletes with disabilities and their volunteer guides, Sunday's New York City Marathon will be a very special accomplishment
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​Ebola in the U.S.: Who pays the bills?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:52pm
"I don't know how the Feds are going to handle it," says one hospital official as the costs of dealing with Ebola add up
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Right-to-die advocate may postpone her own death

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:40pm
Brittany Maynard, who had said she would end her life Nov. 1, feels she has some more of her life to live
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Honeywell sued over wellness program testing

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:26pm
Federal officials say Honeywell went too far in requiring its employees to submit to medical screening or face financial penalties
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Gerber sued over baby formula health claims

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:06pm
Does the formula really help protect kids from allergies?
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​Can lots of sex protect the prostate?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:43pm
Men who play the field appear to be less likely to develop prostate cancer, study suggests
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Fireball Whisky recalled in Europe for ingredient, American officials not worried

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:56pm
A popular type of liquor is being recalled in parts of Europe over an ingredient that can be found in anti-freeze. So why is it still available in the U.S.? Vinita Nair reports.
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Kaci Hickox breaks her quarantine

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:24pm
Nurse Kaci Hickox who treated Ebola patients in West Africa broke a quarantine order Thursday morning by going on a bike ride with her boyfriend. Police quickly followed the couple and Hickox returned to her home.
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Nurse follows through on vow to defy Ebola quarantine

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:15pm
State health officials going to court in effort to detain nurse who volunteered in Sierra Leone with Doctors Without Borders
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Decoding autism: Studies link over 100 genes to developmental disorder

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:38am
Two new studies have identified more than 100 genes involved in Autism spectrum disorders. Scientists are calling the findings a major turning point in understanding how mutations disrupt nerve networks in the brain. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Fort Lauderdale to discuss the findings.
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One age group much more likely to die from Ebola

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:25am
Latest study reveals who's most at risk from the devastating disease; age makes a dramatic difference
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Yale student says Ebola quarantine not based on science

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:56am
A Yale graduate student is free from quarantine this morning after Connecticut officials feared he may have contracted Ebola. Ryan Boyko returned from West Africa earlier this month and tested negative for the vius, but the state's health department ordered him to remain in quarantine at his home. Don Dahler was the first person to speak with Boyko following his quarantine's termination.
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Obama pushes for states to follow CDC's Ebola guidelines

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:34am
The Obama administration is trying to quell the Ebola fears of Americans and is asking states to comply by more flexible Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines. However, the U.S. military is imposing strict protocols for soldiers serving in Ebola-stricken countries. Bill Plante reports from the White House.
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Nurse fights Maine over state-imposed self-quarantine

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:24am
Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, is fighting Maine over its orders for her to stay home. Police have been stations outside her house since she returned. She spoke to reporters Wednesday night. Charlie Rose reports.
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Whiskey pulled over antifreeze ingredient, but not in U.S.

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:40am
One of the fastest-growing liquor brands in America has European health officials making big changes, but Americans won't see the same reaction
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Ebola quarantine changes for Yale grad student

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:18am
Ryan Boyko tested negative for the virus, but Connecticut officials insisted he remain isolated at home, a decision he calls "simply unnecessary"
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New diet advice for adults with epilepsy

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:02am
According to researchers in Maryland, adults with epilepsy should consider a low-carb, high-fat diet. Also, doctors have created stomach tissue with stem cells. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Nurse says she will end voluntary Ebola quarantine at Maine home

CBS Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:22am
An attorney for Kaci Hickox says she will not cooperate with the state of Maine further until it lifts "all or most of the restrictions"
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