The technology that gives ALS patients their voices back

CBS Health - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 9:25pm
While ALS patients lose their ability to speak as the disease progresses, they do not have to lose their voices
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Morning Rounds: Zika fight, sex education and impact of reading

CBS Health - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 3:19pm
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the need for funding to fight Zika, as Florida is investigating a second suspected case of the virus transmitted by mosquitoes. Also, pediatricians are urged to talk to young patients about sex and new research finds reading narratives may encourage empathy.
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Helping "satellite babies" thrive in the U.S.

CBS Health - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 2:27pm
Shuttled back and forth between family members in the U.S. and China, immigrant children face emotional challenges
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The Dish: Chef Tanya Holland

CBS Health - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 12:22pm
Chef Tanya Holland's interest in cooking began at a young age, when her parents organized a cooking and dining club with other couples. After earning a Grand Diploma in France and training with some top-ranked chefs, she returned to the U.S. She now has her own restaurant, "Brown Sugar Kitchen" in West Oakland, California, along with numerous awards and honors for her updated, soulful cooking style. Chef Holland joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share her story and signature dishes.
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Alaska strikes down parental notification for abortion

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:21pm
The ACLU hailed the ruling: "A young woman seeking an abortion doesn't need additional hurdles. She needs a doctor"
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What's bad for health insurers may be good for consumers

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:44pm
Justice Department will sue to prevent the latest round of big health insurance mergers. That could be great news for consumers
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Menopause study finds different patterns of hot flashes

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:02pm
New research looks at common symptoms in women and who is most likely to get them
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Drinking alcohol can lead to 7 kinds of cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:35pm
Even moderate drinkers are at greater risk for breast, colon, liver and other cancers, study finds
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Animal shelter uses "Pokemon Go" craze to its advantage

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:57pm
"Pokemon Go" players are walking dogs at an animal shelter to catch a rare specimen.
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Zika fears grow with second possible local case in Florida

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:15pm
Mosquito control officials worry they won't be able to keep up their efforts without more funding
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Pot ingredient THC found in Colorado town's water supply

CBS Health - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:49am
The active ingredient in marijuana may be contaminating an entire Colorado town's water supply. The FBI is helping state investigators in Hugo learn how THC could have ended up in a well. Barry Petersen reports from Denver, southeast of Hugo, as hundreds have been warned not to drink the water.
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When Lyme disease isn't caught early, fallout can be scary

CBS Health - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 8:34pm
Undetected cases of Lyme disease can leave patients with a mysterious and debilitating array of symptoms years later
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L.L. Bean recalls kids' water bottles over lead concerns

CBS Health - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 5:26pm
Consumers are urged not to use the affected items and return them for a refund
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Ringing in your ears? It could be this treatable condition

CBS Health - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 3:11pm
It's called tinnitus and if it's affecting your quality of life, there are some options that can help
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Hundreds sickened by pet chickens and ducks

CBS Health - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 2:55pm
45 states have reported outbreaks of salmonella linked to pet poultry; dozens of people hospitalized
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Hot dogs, corn dogs recalled over possible listeria

CBS Health - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 1:40pm
More than 372,000 pounds of popular summer cookout foods are being recalled
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Knee surgery not always needed for common injury

CBS Health - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 12:27pm
A new study suggests meniscal tears can often be healed just as well with exercise
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How to choose the fitness tracker that's right for you

CBS Health - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:27pm
A look at what you really need in a wearable fitness tracker - and which ones do it best
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Here's how long you can work before your brain shuts down

CBS Health - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:11pm
Research shows working killer hours can make some people stupider, especially as we age. Science searches for the magic number
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Obamacare: What's working and what's not?

CBS Health - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:47pm
With Republican nominee Donald Trump vowing to throw out the Affordable Care Act, the Cleveland Clinic CEO weighs in on steps to improve health care
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