Scope in "superbug" cases redesigned without FDA's OK

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:51pm
New questions are raised about the medical device linked to several outbreaks of a deadly drug-resistant bacteria
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Results are in from FDA tests for antibiotics in milk

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:13pm
Officials tested samples from almost 2,000 dairy farms to address concerns about drugs seeping into the milk supply
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Put down the popcorn, hop on the treadmill at "cardio theater"

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 7:13pm
Health clubs are offering a fun new way to work out by playing Hollywood movies in theaters equipped with treadmills and other exercise gear. Susan McGinnis reports.
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Cardio theater: New gym feature keeps movie lovers buff

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:53pm
A gym with a build-in movie theater encourages members to put down the popcorn and hop on a treadmill
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Major milestone in Ebola battle

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:03pm
"I am one of the happiest human beings today on earth" says patient who could be her country's last
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Tracking the impact of smog on California kids

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:58pm
Los Angeles-area study finds efforts to reduce air pollution have helped children breathe easier
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Exercise is not enough to protect heart from stress

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:40pm
Developing skills to cope with stress may be as important as physical fitness for keeping your heart healthy
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One woman's gift kicks off 12-patient, 6-way kidney transplant

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:02pm
An extraordinary two-day chain of operations is getting underway at a San Francisco hospital to provide kidney transplants for 6 people in need. KPIX reporter Allen Martin reports.
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Amazing story behind a 6-way kidney transplant chain

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:28pm
One woman's act of generosity set off a chain reaction that could save numerous lives
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McDonald's to limit antibiotics in chicken supply

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:26pm
America's most iconic fast-food chain announced it will stop buying chickens that are fed certain antibiotics. They are also introducing milk that's free of growth hormones. The move comes amid concerns over antibiotic-resistant superbugs and could set the table for big changes across the food industry. Consumer Reports' Jean Halloran joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss this move.
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Protocols questioned as scopes blamed for new superbug outbreak in L.A. hospital

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:58am
Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have the drug-resistant superbug known as CRE. The hospital blames the spread on a contaminated medical scope. The same type of device led to an outbreak infecting at least seven people at UCLA Medical Center. Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the latest outbreak.
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Mediterranean diet cuts heart disease nearly in half

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:53am
Study finds diet full of fresh fruit, vegetables and whole grains could have even greater health benefits than exercising
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Benefits of the Mediterranean diet

CBS Health - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:19am
Researchers found that the Mediterranean diet decreased the likelihood of developing heart disease. And the World Health Organization wants us to eat less sugar. Danielle Nottingham has some of the day’s top medical stories.
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Marijuana allergies a growing problem, study says

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:10pm
Pot doesn't just make you high -- it can make you sneeze, wheeze and break out in hives, allergy specialists warn
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Superbug infects patients at another L.A. hospital

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 9:07pm
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center says four patients were infected by the same type of medical scope blamed for other outbreaks
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Now, an app that tracks medication shortages

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:33pm
The FDA has released a new smartphone app that lets consumers and health care pros know when supply problems arise
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The flu is less common than you think

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:38pm
Study says adults over the age of 30 only tend to get the flu twice every 10 years, but kids are much more vulnerable
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Why McDonald's is cutting back on antibiotics

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:51pm
Under pressure to boost sales, McDonald's announces that it will no longer buy chicken from suppliers who use human antibiotics
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Pet therapy improves health, study finds

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:35pm
Doctors have long suspected that the bond between people and animals can be healing. Now researchers in New York have scientific proof. Marlie Hall reports.
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Therapy dogs help cancer patients heal

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:18pm
"It takes your mind off the pain," one patient says, and a new study proves that the animals make a difference
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