Florida triples Zika transmission area as new cases reported

CBS Health - Sat, 09/17/2016 - 1:01am
Zone that had limited primarily to South Beach has expanded north, bringing total affected area to around 4.5 square miles
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Looking twice at tattoos and related problems

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:41pm
The FDA has seen a spike in complaints about tattoos. The agency has issued a warning about the possible risks that come with getting inked. Anna Werner has more.
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Signs of progress against childhood cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:53pm
Advances in treating leukemia mean it is no longer the most deadly cancer in children. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham has one little boy's story of recovery and hope.
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What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 5:17pm
The viral infection has recently hit a Florida college campus
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What we know about drug studies is about to change

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 5:09pm
New policies aim to hold researchers more accountable and make clinical trial information accessible to the public
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Miami neighborhood may see end to Zika travel advisory

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:53pm
An announcement may come as early as next week on whether it's safe for pregnant women to visit the artsy Florida neighborhood
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What's really going under your skin when getting a tattoo?

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:05pm
FDA has issued a new warning to "think before you ink" following reports of infections and allergic reactions associated with tattoo ink, but it has never approved any ink for use
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Prevent eye strain from digital screens with this 20-20-20 rule

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:38am
Nearly 60 percent of Americans are in front of some type of screen for five hours or more a day. Dr. Christopher Starr, an ophthalmologist at Weill Cornell Medical Center, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the health impacts of digital devices.
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Leukemia no longer the leading childhood cancer killer: CDC

CBS Health - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:15am
It falls to second on list of deadliest childhood cancers due to improved treatment and lack of progress vs. the new leader
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9/15: Hillary Clinton returns to campaign trail; Morley Safer celebrated at NYC service

CBS Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:34pm
Hillary Clinton is campaigning again after battling pneumonia.; The life of Morley Safer was celebrated by his CBS News co-workers, friends, and family on Thursday.
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10 million U.S. adults seriously considered suicide last year

CBS Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 5:48pm
One age group faced a much higher risk than others, and only about half got counseling or treatment
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Startling number of U.S. adults not exercising regularly

CBS Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 5:30pm
New government data shows many adults age 50 and older do not move beyond basic everyday activities
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Many kids spend time in homes with guns, but safety lags

CBS Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 3:58pm
A new survey looks at how often firearm safety falls short, and what role pediatricians should play reducing the risk
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Brains of "super-agers" look decades younger

CBS Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 3:02pm
New research looks at what's different about the brains of mentally sharp older adults, compared to their peers with memory loss
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7 kids leave Calif. dentist with potentially life-threatening infection

CBS Health - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:33am
Hundreds more children could also be at risk of a bacterial infection, after undergoing a pulpotomy procedure, also known as a "baby root canal"
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Teen hears mom's voice clearly for first time

CBS Health - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:39pm
A 14-year-old Houston girl who has had hearing loss since she was a baby recently received a cochlear implant. She broke into tears when she heard her mother speak clearly for the first time.
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Sober people make drinkers feel drunker

CBS Health - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:08pm
Some surprising factors may influence how people perceive their own level of intoxication
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Study: No evidence that treating early prostate cancer makes a difference

CBS Health - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 8:46pm
Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, finds a major study
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Hearing-impaired teen in tears after hearing mom's voice clearly for first time

CBS Health - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:59pm
After 14 years of hearing nothing but muffled sounds, girl finally hears something loud and clear
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Squirt of antibiotic gel holds promise for ear infections

CBS Health - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:33pm
Just one dose of an experimental antibiotic gel might one day do the trick when it comes to common ear infections
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