Breast cancer patients shifting treatment choices

CBS Health - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:06am
Vanderbilt University researchers say that more women with early-stage breast cancer are choosing to undergo a mastectomy instead of a lumpectomy. Also, a new study says children learn computer and TV habits from parents. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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Meet Britain's 5-year-old "mini-Monet"

CBS Health - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:14am
Autism has made it hard for Iris Grace Halmshaw to express herself, but all that changed when she picked up a paintbrush
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How the health of America's seniors stacks up

CBS Health - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:10am
U.S. seniors spend more money on doctors and drugs, but are they healthier than those in other countries?
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Massachusetts town snuffs out tobacco ban after outcry

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:47pm
Westminster, Mass. would have been the first town in the nation to ban all tobacco and nicotine sales, but the proposal went up in smoke
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More women getting mastectomies they may not need

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:20pm
Many women are opting for more extreme surgery, and doctors have a few theories about what's behind the trend
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Inside a groundbreaking heart surgery

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:58pm
A non invasive heart surgery could soon save many more lives
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Celebs offer powerful message on Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:14pm
Some big names join forces in a humanitarian campaign to call attention to the Ebola crisis
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Survivors Stand Up to Cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:07pm
This public service announcement for Stand Up to Cancer features Survivor winners Parvati Shallow and Rob Mariano, and contestant Ozzy Lusth.
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What to do if you're trapped in a car in the snow

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:56pm
Blizzards are no time to drive, but here are ways to help you survive if you do get stuck
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Diem Brown's death sheds light on young adult cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:55pm
Some young adults with cancer become advocates and pioneers, on a mission to find a cure
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Big business behind the gluten-free food craze

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:45pm
Americans are spending more than ever on gluten-free foods, and some say it's worth every penny
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Gluten-free craze: Health fad or healthy diet?

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:22pm
Gluten-free products are gaining in popularity. Nearly 30 percent of U.S. adults are avoiding gluten or have it completely removed their diets. Marlie Hall reports on how doctors are questioning whether the new movement is actually healthy or just another fad.
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Woman racks up huge bill giving birth in Hawaii

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:08pm
A Canadian couple is facing sticker shock over an American hospital bill. Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel went into labor nine weeks early, just as she arrived in Hawaii for vacation. She was hospitalized for six weeks and her daughter spent two months in the ICU. Watch to see how much it cost the family.
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Women racks up huge bill giving birth in Hawaii

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:08pm
A Canadian couple is facing sticker shock over an American hospital bill. Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel went into labor nine weeks early, just as she arrived in Hawaii for vacation. She was hospitalized for six weeks and her daughter spent two months in the ICU. Watch to see how much it cost the family.
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Ebola fears surround woman's sudden death

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:51am
A woman who died suddenly in New York City on Tuesday had been in the African nation of Guinea 18 days earlier. Officials are testing her remains for the Ebola virus. Gayle King reports.
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Parkinson's risk lowered by moderate activity

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:12am
Getting at least six hours per week of physical activity can lower the risk of Parkinson's disease. Also, improvements in heart attack treatment. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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Woman who died in NYC to be tested for Ebola

CBS Health - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:49am
Health officials say the woman, who likely suffered a heart attack, arrived from Ebola-stricken Guinea within the last 3 weeks
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More pregnant women on painkillers, heroin

CBS Health - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:24pm
Heroin and opioid painkiller abuse can harm both mother and baby
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New doubts about heart benefits of daily aspirin

CBS Health - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:57pm
While a daily low-dose aspirin may help those at high risk for heart trouble, the benefit for others is not clear
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Calorie-restricted diet may help keep the mind sharp

CBS Health - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:53pm
A new study adds to the growing evidence that food deprivation can lead to a longer, healthier life
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