Mosquito-born virus may cause brain swelling, death

CBS Health - 1 hour 45 min ago
Experts warn travelers should be aware of the potentially deadly chikungunya virus, for which there is no vaccine
Categories: Health & Fitness

Experimental drug treatment offers hope to man with brain cancer

CBS Health - 2 hours 45 min ago
A new clinical trial is giving hope to people with a highly aggressive type of brain cancer
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Experimental brain cancer treatment offers family hope

CBS Health - 2 hours 46 min ago
Doctors are delivering chemotherapy drugs directly into the tumors of people with a highly aggressive form of brain cancer
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Wheelchair users more likely to die in car crashes

CBS Health - 4 hours 31 min ago
Experts say communities need to be better designed to allow people with disabilities to travel roads safely
Categories: Health & Fitness

Obesity in youth may harm health later in life

CBS Health - 7 hours 8 min ago
Even if overweight young people slim down, obesity-linked heart damage may linger for years, new research suggests
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Death row inmate fights for hip-replacement surgery

CBS Health - 7 hours 53 min ago
Robert Foley, convicted of killing six people, wants Kentucky to pay for $50,000 surgery
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​Farm recalls produce in Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli

CBS Health - 20 hours 29 min ago
FDA says vegetable mix believed to be source of outbreak is also used in products sold at Costco, Target, Starbucks and many other outlets
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Consumers face surging costs for skin care drugs

CBS Health - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 3:51pm
With prices for common skin condition treatments soaring in recent years, many Americans are unable to afford prescriptions
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Tests zero in on source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad

CBS Health - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 1:40pm
Investigators believe they know which ingredient sickened at least 19 people in 7 states
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Why an attitude of gratitude helps your health

CBS Health - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 12:33pm
Studies suggest it can help relieve stress, improve your mood and boost your health all year round
Categories: Health & Fitness

After rare surgery, a special Thanksgiving

CBS Health - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 10:18am
16-year-old Nicolette Wechsler has extra reasons to be thankful after years of suffering from a rare tumor that left her unable to eat or even smile
Categories: Health & Fitness

Prisons offer yoga to help rehabilitate inmates

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:41pm
Danny Plunkett is 26 years into a prison sentence for murder and robbery -- and three years into his yoga practice
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HGTV's Tarek El Moussa meets fan who spotted cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:34pm
​Tarek El Moussa has the best fan ever: Ryan, a "Flip or Flop" viewer, saved his life
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Abortion rates in the U.S. continue to decline

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:14pm
Experts say drop in abortions could be because of factors such as the better use of birth control and the lingering effects of the economic recession
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Yoga helping prisoners find peace

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 7:46pm
Inmates at California's San Quentin prison are working to find their zen place through yoga sessions
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Family: NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gifford had CTE in his brain

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 7:31pm
Former Giants player one of highest profile players to be connected with concussion-related brain disease
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For parents on the fence, it's time to get that puppy

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 7:27pm
Pediatricians weigh in on the benefits to kids from having a dog
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Advice for aging boomers: Let your pet carry some of the load

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 6:55pm
Movement to improve care for older pets has been going on for some time; but idea of training pets to help out aging baby boomers is relatively new
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Ecstasy victim's plea to avoid party drug goes viral

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:21pm
Young Australian posts stuttering, body-shaking video as a warning for would-be users
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Women starting to match men's drinking habits

CBS Health - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 2:11pm
The gender gap in alcohol consumption is closing, new research shows, putting women's health at greater risk
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