Study shows spike in illnesses when sleep suffers

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A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold
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Calif. doctor accused of murder after 3 patients overdose and die

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The unusual murder trial of a Los Angeles doctor enters its second day, as Dr. Lisa Tseng faces a second-degree murder charge after some of her patients died of overdoses from prescriptions she ordered
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How soon should parents talk to kids about alcohol?

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:37pm
Kids need to start learning about it younger than you might think, pediatricians say
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Healthier Happy Meals: Would new law make a difference?

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:27pm
New research looks at the potential impact of a bill that would require healthier kids' menus at fast food restaurants
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Weight in midlife may affect onset of Alzheimer's

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:10pm
Study finds being overweight at age 50 may raise your risk for earlier Alzheimer's symptoms
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"Healthy Happy Meals" bill targets childhood obesity

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:31pm
Researchers say tougher regulations on kids' fast food meals could add up to a big improvement
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Experts hunt origin of new Ebola case in Sierra Leone

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 6:08pm
County declared itself Ebola free last week after battling the rare, deadly disease, only to see a new case pop up
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Not getting enough sleep can make you sick

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 4:54pm
Researchers say people who sleep less than six hours a night quadruple their risk of this common illness
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Heart attack risk may rise right after hip, knee surgery

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:46pm
Researchers finds short-term impact but say it shouldn't deter people who need hip or knee replacements
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Is food addictive? New study adds to the evidence

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 2:04pm
Food cravings may be hard-wired into the brain, researchers say
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Best-selling author helps former teacher get new kidney

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:42am
Thirteen years ago, Ellen Sherman was diagnosed with a disease that would eventually lead to kidney failure
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Food cravings may be hardwired into brain, study shows

CBS Health - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:35am
There is new evidence for the hotly-debated idea you can get hooked on eating, like people get addicted to cocaine or heroine
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Houston boy, 14, dies after battle with brain amoeba

CBS Health - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 6:29pm
Michael Riley Jr. came into contact with rare disease while swimming in a lake with friends
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Oliver Sacks, renowned neurologist and author, dies age 82

CBS Health - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:06pm
Sacks, the author of several books on brain conditions including "Awakenings," said before dying his life was "equally rich in work and love"
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Wireless pacemaker gets cautious endorsement

CBS Health - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:36am
Study says tiny, wireless pacemakers are a possible surgery-free alternative for those with heart conditions, but safety questions linger
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Kenny Gilbert brings southern cuisine to The Dish

CBS Health - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:07pm
Kenny Gilbert’s curiosity in the kitchen started early, as he learned from both his mother and his father and developed a passion for southern food
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Proposed food labels could encourage overeating

CBS Health - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:02pm
The food and drug administration says the changes to serving sizes are more realistic
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"Darth Vader Kid" gets new heart valve

CBS Health - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:05pm
Max Page, who played Darth Vader in a popular car commercial that debuted during the 2011 Super Bowl, underwent surgery to get an artificial heart valve
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Darth Vader kid from Super Bowl ad has heart surgery

CBS Health - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:36pm
Doctors successfully implant a new valve without doing open heart surgery
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Dog with cleft palate gets help from human surgery

CBS Health - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:43pm
Doctors say doing the procedure on the puppy has implications for children and canines alike
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