In just one day, 7 overdose deaths reported in Cleveland area

CBS Health - 5 hours 56 min ago
Authorities were trying Sunday to discover the types of drugs involved in a spate of overdoses that killed seven people in the Cleveland area a day earlier
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The Dish: Chef Alexander Smalls

CBS Health - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 11:57am
Born and raised in the South Carolina low country, singing was Alexander Smalls' first love. He toured internationally for years and won a Tony on Broadway and a Grammy for his recordings. But eventually, he swapped the theater for a culinary stage. He opened a series of hit restaurants in New York, currently "The Cecil" and "Minston's" in Harlem. Chef Smalls joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share his culinary journey and signature recipes.
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Morning Rounds: Fighting superbugs, Zika and more

CBS Health - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 11:35am
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr .Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the growing epidemic of superbugs, the ongoing fight against Zika and the link between food and stress.
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Drug-resistant bugs flourish in aging U.S. water systems

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 7:48pm
Corroding water pipes may harbor drug-resistant bacteria that sicken thousands every year, a new report warns
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Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, diagnosed with dementia

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 7:31pm
A founding member of the madcap comedy troupe, Jones directed some of Monty Python's most famous films
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Brangelina split raises questions on how divorce affects kids

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 4:01pm
Feelings and needs of children during a divorce vary depending on age and temperament, but one piece of parenting advice applies to all, experts say
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Arthritis drug may help with hair loss condition

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 3:35pm
After three months, more than a third of study participants grew back more than half of their lost hair
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Wife in real-life "Fault in Our Stars" couple dies

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 3:03pm
Just days after losing her husband, Katie Prager died of the same genetic lung disease
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U.S. states allege drugmaker hid generic opioid

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 2:26am
The complaint alleges British drugmaker Indivior conspired to corner the market on medication used to treat people hooked on heroin
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Southern Calif. child diagnosed with leprosy

CBS Health - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 1:46am
U.S. sees only about 150 leprosy cases occur each year, and over 95 percent of the population is naturally immune to it
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Researcher aims to tackle "implicit bias"

CBS Health - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 10:49pm
According to research, the majority of Americans show some degree of unconscious negative attitudes towards minorities. Psychologists are trying to find a way to remedy that in certain situations. Dr. Jon LaPook has more.
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Report: Scientist first to edit genes of healthy embryos

CBS Health - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 8:10pm
The Swedish researcher says he hopes the controversial practice will help treat infertility and a variety of diseases
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Campaign to combat infertility stumbles with racist ad

CBS Health - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 7:57pm
Italy's efforts to reverse one of Europe's lowest birthrates was deemed sexist and racist
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New warning about leading cause of injury, death in seniors

CBS Health - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 6:39pm
A new CDC report warns of the growing risk – and how to reverse the trend
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Drug-resistant gonorrhea a growing threat in the U.S.

CBS Health - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 1:54pm
Officials say the "last line of defense" against this sexually transmitted disease is weakening
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Blue Bell recalls some ice cream after listeria scare

CBS Health - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 11:24pm
Some ice cream distributed across the South recalled after chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria
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New guidelines on radiation therapy for breast cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 8:52pm
Experts from three leading cancer organizations suggest more patients should consider this treatment option
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Why the teen years may not be lean years

CBS Health - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 8:28pm
New research sheds light on what might help explain the current teen obesity problem
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Unraveling a rare disease that alters sense of touch

CBS Health - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 8:13pm
Two young patients help scientists pinpoint a gene that plays a role in our sense of touch and physical awareness
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Kitten lovers beware: CDC warns of cat-scratch disease risk

CBS Health - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 7:50pm
Though extremely rare, experts say the condition can make humans sick and may even turn fatal
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