​Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision

CBS Health - 3 hours 22 sec ago
City's former public works director was concerned anti-corrosive chemicals could be "food" for bacteria if added to water from Flint River
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The 7 things you need to know about the Zika virus

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:40pm
It's spreading fast; watch this to protect yourself
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Involuntary manslaughter charges possible in Flint water crisis

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 9:26pm
A special counsel appointed to investigate the lead contamination of Flint's water says criminal charges are possible
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Homemade "Dewshine" can be deadly, experts warn

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 9:19pm
Several teens have died from drinking toxic brew made with racing fuel
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Three things that keep Americans from living longer

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:18pm
Adults in the U.S. have shorter life expectancy than other developed nations, and new research sheds light on the reasons why
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Teen girls' transitions into adulthood "Untangled"

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:02pm
Psychologist says girls' erratic behavior during adolescence is "normal" and walks parents through important developmental stages in her new book
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Father helping son in wheelchair at skate park goes viral

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:57pm
The 8-year-old's parents say they hope the heartwarming video will bring attention to cerebral palsy
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Woman's Fitbit fitness tracker detects her pregnancy

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:42pm
When a husband thought his wife's Fitbit was faulty, he turned to Reddit for answers - and got life-changing advice
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Blood test giving false sense of security about cancer risk?

CBS Health - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 9:59am
Pathway Genomics claims its liquid biopsy can detect cancer before patient shows symptoms - but expert says that promise is "years away"
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Hawaii mayor declares state of emergency to address dengue fever outbreak

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:45pm
So far, the state Health Department has confirmed 251 cases of dengue fever on Hawaii Island
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Lyme disease just got nastier

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 9:57pm
Until now, scientists thought only one species of bacteria was responsible for the tick-borne Lyme disease
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Answering your questions about Zika virus

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 9:01pm
Americans have many questions about the emerging threat from Zika virus, which has been sweeping across Latin America and the Caribbean
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Sleep deprivation may lead to false confessions

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:46pm
Researchers say the findings may have implications for police interrogation tactics
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Brazilian doctor on connecting dots between Zika, birth defects

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:12pm
Dr. Vanessa van der Linden started seeing cases of microcephaly last August, right around the same time her mother -- also a doctor -- was seeing the same defect
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Concussion linked to higher risk of suicide

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 7:23pm
Years after a head injury, people may be at higher risk of taking their own life
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Zika Q&A: Dr. LaPook answers your questions

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 5:38pm
As alarm over Zika virus rises, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook says arming yourself with the facts may help ease anxiety
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Don't fall off the "fitness cliff"

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 5:35pm
Some research shows today is a turning point when many people's New Year's resolutions fall by the wayside
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17 alarming facts about the Zika virus

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:23pm
It's spreading fast and igniting fears among pregnant women the world over, but there's still a lot about Zika you don't know
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Hugh Jackman tweets selfie warning about skin cancer

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:52pm
Appearing in a photo with a bandage on his nose, the actor urges everyone to wear sunscreen
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Whooping cough makes a comeback as vaccine wanes

CBS Health - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:10pm
New study finds booster shot protection wears off in older kids; "Basically, we traded effectiveness for safety"
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