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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Bacteria in ground beef: How to reduce the risk

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 3:14pm
New research from Consumer Reports highlights the importance of choosing and cooking it safely
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Ebola survivors suffer lingering health problems

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 2:47pm
Health officials see "emergency within an emergency" as survivors struggle with debilitating pain, complications
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Study shines light on what dooms marriages

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 2:27pm
Data shows that one factor is a major source of unhappiness in marriages
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Study finds one secret to better sex lives for parents

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 1:28pm
How parents handle child care responsibilities can have a surprising impact, researchers say
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Study shows women are more likely to choose divorce

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:11pm
A new study shines a light on how romantic relationships break up
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How to pick and cook ground beef

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:53am
New research is out showing the bacterial risks of eating ground beef
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"Second cancer" cases becoming more common

CBS Health - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 8:10am
But more people getting a form of the disease different than they already had is actually a partial medical success story, researchers say
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Performance anxiety: Revamping traditional annual reviews

CBS Health - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 11:49am
Annual performance reviews have been a dreaded part of the corporate world for years, but recently, several companies have reformed their evaluation processes and many more are looking for alternatives to the once-a-year one-on-ones
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FDA makes history by approving sex drug for women

CBS Health - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 11:43am
The newly approved “libido pill” is the first pill to boost women’s sex drives
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FDA makes history after by approving sex drug for women

CBS Health - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 11:43am
The newly approved “libido pill” is the first pill to boost women’s sex drives
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How to stay safe from the brain-eating amoeba

CBS Health - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:39pm
Parasite called Naegleria fowleri has been found in several states and is blamed for 3 deaths in the U.S. this year
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What you need to know about the brain-eating amoeba

CBS Health - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 7:53pm
The deadly parasite Naegleria fowleri has claimed three lives in the U.S. this year and has now been found in two Louisiana water systems
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7 bad habits that could be wrecking your diet

CBS Health - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 4:01pm
If you're having a hard time shedding pounds, try adjusting these common eating habits
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What vaccines does my child need to start school?

CBS Health - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 12:50pm
From kindergarten to college, experts outline which vaccines are recommended at different ages
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