Scientists develop new classifications for breast cancer

CBS Health - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:24am
Breast cancer researchers in Britain have come up with a new classification system for the disease which could help improve treatment. Also, a drug to fight multiple sclerosis is doing well in clinical trials. Brian Webb reports on the day's to health news.
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Killer amoeba found in Louisiana water system

CBS Health - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:46am
Health officials say the system involved wasn't abiding by state's emergency rule requiring enough disinfectant to keep the amoeba at bay
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School lunch tips from a gourmet chef

CBS Health - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:46am
New York City chef Bill Telepan offers advice on assembling a healthy midday meal your kids will love.
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Mice may light the way to treating PTSD

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:45pm
Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones in lab mice
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School daze: Getting sleep habits back on track

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:15pm
Tired of fighting with your child at bedtime? A sleep expert has some tips for weary parents
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Pets can get back-to-school blues

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 6:26pm
Dogs may suffer separation anxiety when their playmates go back to school; here are tips to help them adjust
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Who's most at risk for color blindness

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:49pm
Screening children early for color vision deficiency is key, since the condition can impact school performance
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Color blindness study finds key differences among young boys

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:01pm
A study among four thousand California preschoolers has revealed new information that can help doctors diagnose color blindness at an earlier age. Marlie Hall reports.
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Are young female drivers any safer than males?

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:19pm
A new study highlights gender differences between young drivers and the type and severity of car accidents they experience
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WHO scientist begins treatment for Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
A lab worker stationed in Sierra Leone was flown overnight to Germany to be put in isolation after testing positive for the deadly virus
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Up to 20 percent of teens go through major depression

CBS Health - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:50am
New research from the American Medical Association shows that up to one in five teens suffers through major depression. Also, researchers found that obesity can raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Brian Webb reports on the day's top health news.
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Man develops rare allergy to red meat

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:25pm
Tulsa, Okla. man tells bizarre story of what happened after his encounter with a Lone Star tick
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Okla. man develops red meat allergy from tick bite

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:11pm
The bite from a lone star tick has the potential to trigger a red meat allergy. KOTV''s Tess Maune speaks to an Oklahoma victim suffering the potentially deadly side-effect.
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Could probiotics help with peanut allergies?

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:20pm
The right balance of gut bacteria may play a key role in treating or preventing dangerous food allergies
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FDA: No diet supplement can treat concussions

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:49pm
Athletes and veterans have been targeted by unregulated products that falsely claim to treat traumatic brain injuries
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Nail polish detects date rape drugs

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:41pm
Undercover Colors, a nail polish with the ability to detect certain date rape drugs, is aiming to help fight the widespread problem of sexual assaults in college communities. WWL’s Jaclyn Kelley reports.
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Mindfulness helps dementia patients, caregivers

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:05pm
Learning to focus on the present may boost quality of life not only for dementia patients but also those who struggle to care for them
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Even normal weight teens can have anorexia

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:07pm
An increasing number of teens with anorexia don't display one of the typical signs, leaving parents and doctors in the dark
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How a video game may help patients with MS

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:24pm
Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain
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Aspirin could help with blood clots, study finds

CBS Health - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:03am
Daily doses of aspirin could help reduce the risk of recurring blood clots, researchers say. Also, a study from Stanford University found that about one in seven people hace what it calls "sleep drunkenness." Brian Webb reports on the day's top health stories.
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