New cancer drug could be on the horizon

CBS Health - 0 sec ago
Researchers in Chicago say that an experimental cancer drug is showing promise. Also, a new risk for bariatric surgery recipients. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Cameraman cleared of Ebola leaves hospital

CBS Health - 4 hours 56 min ago
"I'm walking out of the hospital on my own power, free from Ebola," said Ashoka Mukpo as he left the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit
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Dallas hospital had poor emergency room performance before Ebola case

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:09pm
Records show the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas failed to meet national patient safety and quality standards
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Worrisome chemical found in cash register receipts

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:25pm
Study says BPA, a controversial chemical found in many plastics, has been linked to a range of health concerns
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Spaniel belonging to Ebola-infected nurse cleared

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:25pm
The pooch was moved from the home of Nina Pham to a decommissioned naval air base, where he's under monitoring
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Yoga for kids helps little ones de-stress

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:20pm
Across the country, children and teens are learning how to focus their minds and develop self awareness through yoga. Experts at The National Kids Yoga Conference suggest it may even benefit kids with ADHD and other behavioral problems. CBS News' Paula Reid reports.
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Yoga for kids brings stress-relief to preschool set

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:21pm
Toddlers tackle downward dog at the first National Kids Yoga Conference in Washington, D.C.
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How to talk to your kids about Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:27pm
Experts have some advice to help you explain this scary disease to children
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The latest on the Ebola crisis

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:30pm
Up-to-date news on the Ebola outbreak in the U.S. and overseas
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Ebola plush toys for kids "selling like hot cakes"

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:14pm
Connecticut company says they struggle to keep up with demand for toy designed to "take some of the scariness away" from the disease
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Unsafe, recalled supplements still being sold

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:20pm
Years after safety recalls, many supplements still contain potentially dangerous ingredients
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Surgery uses nose cells to help man reverse paralysis

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:40am
Darek Fidyka, a Bulgarian man paralyzed years ago from a knife attack, is walking again. Doctors used cells responsible for his sense of smell to repair the man's spinal cord. Vinita Nair reports on the breakthrough that doctors say is the first of its kind.
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Trick-or-treat: Concern over children getting pot-infused candy

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:04am
Colorado and Washington state will soon celebrate Halloween for the first time since marijuana became widely available in stores. Police are warning parents to check their kids' bags for pot-laced candy. Barry Petersen reports.
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Doctors say NBC cameraman is Ebola-free

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:31am
Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman working for NBC in Liberia, is free of Ebola. Also, infected nurse Nina Pham's condition is improving. Charlie Rose reports.
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Newark passenger being monitored for Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:26am
A passenger who arrived at Newark Liberty Airport Tuesday night is undergoing Ebola testing at an area hospital. This comes as the U.S. government is mandating all passengers from countries affected by Ebola will start flying exclusively to five airports performing Ebola screening. Charlie Rose reports.
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New warning for dietary supplement users

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:58am
Researchers at Harvard found that two-thirds of dietary supplements that have previously been recalled still contain banned ingredients. Also, smoking may get in the way of recovering alcoholics. Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health stories.
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What to know about Ron Klain's job as Ebola czar

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:04am
Major Garrett on what Klain will and won't be doing as Ebola response coordinator
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​Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:24am
"Ebola free and feeling so blessed. I fought and won, with lots of help. Amazing feeling," Ashoka Mukpo tweeted
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Gearing up for the Ebola fight

CBS Health - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:55pm
The CDC stages a massive demonstration for health care workers about how to protect themselves and stop the spread of Ebola
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Doctors: Spanish woman free of Ebola

CBS Health - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:24pm
"She's recovering well, her spirits are high ... The recovery is going great," hospital spokeswoman says
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