Whole milk vs. skim: What's best for your diet?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 7:19pm
The conventional wisdom says lower-fat dairy is better for your health, but a growing number of experts disagree
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How risky is drinking water contaminated with lead?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 5:47pm
About 100 children in Flint, Michigan, have been found to have high levels of lead in their blood
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​Here's one upside to an economic downturn

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 5:22pm
A financial slump appears to improve peoples' health, thanks to less indulgence in bad habits
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One in 8 children in the U.S. at risk for measles

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 4:37pm
Researchers warn if vaccination rates drop, outbreaks may become more common
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Selena Gomez says she has lupus, went through chemo

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 1:31pm
The pop star also has a message for her haters
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Study finds higher cancer rates in kids near Fukushima

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 1:26pm
"This is 20 times to 50 times what would be normally expected," researcher says
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Blood test may help ER docs rule out heart attack

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 12:59pm
Researchers hope findings could lead to cuts in hospital admissions, health care costs
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Whole milk may have surprising benefits, study says

CBS Health - Thu, 10/08/2015 - 12:08am
After years of warning against it, the U.S. government is now recommending whole milk for your diet
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Study: Women charged varying amounts for same procedures

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 10:04pm
CBS News' chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports on a new study that shows that women are often charged varying amounts for the same medical procedures
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Vaccine combo is safe in pregnancy, study finds

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 9:25pm
Doctors say the flu and whooping cough vaccines can be safely given together during pregnancy, protecting mother and baby
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Flu, whooping cough vaccine combo safe in pregnancy

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 9:17pm
Study of more than 36,000 pregnant women is reassuring, say experts
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It pays to shop around for health care, study finds

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 8:25pm
Researchers found that women are being charged drastically different prices for the same medical procedures -- even within the same city
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Shark attack leads to lucky discovery

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 6:51pm
Massachusetts man says if it wasn't for his terrifying encounter with a shark at a California beach, he might not be alive
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Nurse giving flu shots in New Jersey reused syringes

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 6:18pm
Rsk of infection is said to be low, but officials are recommending that dozens of people get tested for hepatitis and HIV
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Skull and spine reconnected in 16-month-old boy

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:51pm
After a 6-hour surgery, Australian toddler Jaxon Taylor is walking and smiling again
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Best and worst places to die

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:32pm
The 2015 Quality of Death Index rates 80 countries on how well people live till the very end
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The costliest cities for women's health

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:14pm
A new report ranks American cities on the prices of standard medical procedures - and there are a big differences
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Administration drops sustainability from upcoming dietary guidelines

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:03pm
Updated dietary guidelines out at the end of the year won't factor in environmental sustainability
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Weight-loss surgery may raise suicide risk for some

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 3:45pm
Researchers have a number of theories about why the risk may rise after dramatic weight loss
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Ovarian tissue transplant may help women get pregnant

CBS Health - Wed, 10/07/2015 - 2:00pm
Results of small study offer hope for cancer survivors who want to have children
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