NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases

CBS Health - 3 hours 3 min ago
Outbreak in the Bronx has killed four people and sickened dozens; health official says it's "likely that there will be more cases"
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Kentucky hospital emergency room placed on lockdown

CBS Health - 3 hours 23 min ago
ER at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville locked down as doctors evaluate patient for a potential public health risk
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As Medicare turns 50, what benefits does it offer?

CBS Health - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 3:59pm
It's the 50th anniversary of Medicare, so it's a good time to take a look at your coverage. Most Americans ages 65 and older are qualified for coverage, and the plan offers a slew of benefits. Jill Schlesinger reports
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Study finds link between salt and blood pressure

CBS Health - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:37am
New findings from the Journal of the American Heart Association highlight the negative impact salt consumption could have on our health
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Alarming survey of NYC subway bacteria gets corrected

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:51pm
Plague and anthrax were said to be among the microbes found in subway stations, but the report had some flaws
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Doctor behind first U.S. IVF baby dies at 104

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:23pm
Dr. Howard Jones and his wife pioneered in vitro fertilization in the U.S., leading to hundreds of thousands of births
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Doctor's note: Hillary Clinton is in "excellent physical condition"

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 5:33pm
Clinton's doctor declared her "fit to serve as President of the United States"
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Coffee habits linked to memory, brain health in seniors

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:43pm
New study finds a sudden increase in coffee consumption may have negative impact
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New technique helps paralyzed patients move again

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:06pm
Combination of electrical stimulation and other factors could re-awaken motor skills
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FDA warns: Don't get these two drugs mixed up

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 1:06pm
Two prescription meds for two very different conditions may look and sound a little too much alike
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World "on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine"

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:51am
Trial in Guinea tested thousands of people exposed to deadly virus and the results point to "a game-changer"
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Dozens in NYC sickened in unusual Legionnaire's outbreak

CBS Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:33am
Officials are racing to find all the sources of the widening outbreak
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Fewer children getting HPV shot than other vaccines

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:35pm
Despite federal government recommendations, only 45% of boys and 60% of girls are getting vaccinated against HPV
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NYC zeros in on source of Legionnaires' outbreak

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:58pm
More cases of illness are reported as investigators find contamination in two buildings
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CDC says too few U.S. teens getting HPV vaccine

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:45pm
HPV vaccine can prevent cancer, but many adolescents still aren't getting it
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California college will now ask students to pick from 6 genders

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:48pm
Prospective students at UC Irvine will have lots of options to self-identify their orientation on all university admissions forms
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Job stress could make you sick

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:27pm
Study finds a distinct trend among workers with high levels of job-related stress
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The benefits of having an ambivert personality

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:31pm
Psychologists have long categorized personality types into introverts or extroverts, but experts say there's a middle ground
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Human fetal tissue controversy: What is it used for?

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:52pm
Fetal tissue from elective abortions and miscarriages has been used for decades in a wide array of medical research
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Do you have an ambivert personality?

CBS Health - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:59am
There’s a middle ground on the personality spectrum
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