Blood test could predict breast cancer relapse risk

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:07pm
"Liquid biopsy" shows promise in detecting the return of cancer cells before a tumor develops
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You may be damaging your body's ecosystem and not know it

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:42pm
Dr. Robynne Chutkan explains how imbalance in the body's microbiome may contribute to a range of serious diseases
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Aspirin, NSAIDs may reduce risk of colon cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:41pm
Study finds long-term use of low-dose aspirin and other pain relievers may have "unexpected benefit"
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Will FDA food labels change the way you eat?

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:07pm
Updated food labels will reflect more realistic serving sizes, but some warn the overhaul may backfire
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Conjoined twins to be separated; only one may survive

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:05pm
C-section and surgery are scheduled in an effort to save one of the girls
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9/11 "Dust Lady," Marcy Borders, dies of cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:12pm
Woman overed in dust in iconic 9/11 photo wondered if there was a link to her health problems
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Microbiomes and why living too cleanly could harm your health

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:58am
One of the hottest topics in medicine is how a squeaky-clean lifestyle can mess with your health
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Could proposed new food labels encourage overeating?

CBS Health - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:46am
New food labels may change the way you eat
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New advice for parents on peanut allergies

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 8:17pm
Pediatricians say this guidance may help prevent children from developing peanut allergies
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Brain-eating amoeba attacks Texas teen

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 7:15pm
A 14-year-old Houston boy was fighting for his life after contracting the often deadly brain-eating amoeba while swimming
Categories: Health & Fitness

3 generations of Swedish family linked by single womb

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 5:41pm
A groundbreaking procedure has led to a healthy baby being born
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Do fish oil and exercise boost brain power?

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 5:08pm
New study raises doubts about two strategies many seniors hope will help keep them mentally sharp
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School lunch fruits and veggies often tossed in trash

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:45pm
Federal guidelines require healthier school lunch items - but that doesn't mean kids are eating them
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Report: Dementia cases could double in 20 years

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:07pm
Global study warns of the rising cost and devastating human toll
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How to spot a child's vision problem

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:48pm
A third of teens and preteens are nearsighted, and parents don't always know when something's wrong
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Houston teen stricken with brain-eating amoeba

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:24pm
14-year-old is receiving an experimental drug to treat the rare and often fatal condition
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Why children’s vision issues are often overlooked

CBS Health - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:39am
About 40 percent of Americans are nearsighted and more than a third of teens and pre-teens are affected
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Heart disease deaths decline, but not equally

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 7:43pm
Deaths from heart disease have declined dramatically in recent decades, but a new study shows some groups benefited more than others
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Drinking a problem for many older adults, study finds

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 7:20pm
Researchers say heavy drinking can lead to a number of health problems in older people
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Steep decline in heart disease deaths, but not for all

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 4:07pm
Some groups may be more vulnerable to "non-traditional risk factors"
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