Spending time in the sauna may help you live longer

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:06pm
Study finds men who make the sauna a daily habit have fewer heart attacks, longer lives
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Conjoined twins successfully separated

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:26pm
Conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata were separated by doctors at Texas Children's Hospital in 26 hours of surgery
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Arsenic risk from mixing baby formula, well water

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:41pm
Researchers say arsenic levels in water were low, but breastfeeding may be even safer
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Hand-washing dishes may protect kids from allergies

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:00pm
The modern convenience of dishwashers is associated with a higher rate of allergies and asthma in children, study finds
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Conjoined twins successfully separated

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:46pm
After 10 months of living conjoined at the chest, Texas twins Knatalye and Adeline Mata are now sleeping in separate beds. A team of doctors at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston separated the girls during a 26-hour surgery.
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Superbug strikes again, killing two in North Carolina

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:36pm
Hospitals are responding with stricter protocols to stop the spread of this deadly, drug-resistant bacteria
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Work out while you play video games

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:16pm
Gamers may be able to get some exercise while playing. An Australian start-up is building a handheld controller that uses motion sensors to add resistance, so users will expend more energy.
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Experimental food allergy therapy gives new hope to sufferers

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:40pm
Every three minutes in the U.S., someone visits an emergency room with a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to food. One experimental treatment called "oral immunotherapy" is confronting allergy dangers head-on, and it's part of a clinical trial at Stanford University led by immunologist and researcher Dr. Kari Nadeau. Dr. Holly Phillips explores this promising treatment some are calling a cure.
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Drug "Molly" sends 11 Wesleyan students to hospital

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:36pm
Two students are reported in critical condition after overdosing on what police call a bad batch of the illegal party drug
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New benefit to breastfeeding

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:16am
Researchers say that babies who are breastfed have a reduced exposure to arsenic. Also, doctors have developed a patch that can help people with serious peanut allergies. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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Encouraging news for food allergy sufferers

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:10am
One in 13 American kids is affected, but one doctor says results of an ongoing research project suggest a real cure may be just around the corner
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Conjoined Texas twins separated in 26-hour operation

CBS Health - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:28am
10-month old Knatalye and Adeline Mata were joined at chest and abdomen
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New data on peanut allergy patch shows promise

CBS Health - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 11:32pm
There is new data on a skin patch that may be able to protect nearly three million Americans who suffer from peanut allergies. Doctors say, so far, the results show promise. Don Dahler reports.
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Peanut allergy patch showing promise in trials

CBS Health - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 10:19pm
A new trial patch worn by people affected by peanut allergies seems to be working for those who use it
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Anti-vaccine moms speak out amid fierce backlash

CBS Health - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 5:24pm
They've been called dumb, insane, and even criminal for forgoing shots for their kids; some moms, however, insist it is about the science
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Wrong tax information sent to nearly a million health care users

CBS Health - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 11:54am
The government says some of the tax information sent to Americans enrolled in Obamacare is wrong, telling taxpayers to hold off filing their 2014 returns. Julianna Goldman reports from Washington.
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Wrong tax information sent to nearly a million healthcare users

CBS Health - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 11:54am
The government says some of the tax information sent to Americans enrolled in Obamacare is wrong, telling taxpayers to hold off filing their 2014 returns. Julianna Goldman reports from Washington.
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Why #BlackLivesMatter to public health

CBS Health - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:19pm
The New York City health commissioner says there's one widespread chronic condition the U.S. medical system isn't treating: Racism
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New details on mystery virus that killed Kansas man

CBS Health - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:40pm
Medical detective work unravels case of tick-borne Bourbon virus, which had never been seen before last summer
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Don't go to the mall on an empty stomach

CBS Health - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:12pm
New study finds hungry people buy more stuff when they shop -- and not just food
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