Air pollution linked to risk of having an autistic child

CBS Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:24am
A new study found pregnant women in areas with high pollution face a higher risk of having a child with autism. And, millions of people with asthma and severe allergies may not be getting the full benefit of their medications. Omar Villafranca has some of the day's top health stories.
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After "Survivor": Physical fitness tips from the contestants

CBS Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:05am
Some of this season's favorite contestants from "Survivor: San Juan Del Sur" tell CBS News about their physical fitness regimens after leaving the island.
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"Survivor" contestants talk weight loss and recovery

CBS Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:46am
CBS News caught up with some of this season’s favorite contestants from "Survivor: San Juan Del Sur" to hear how they’ve been recovering since returning from the island.
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"Survivor" contestants talk weight loss and recovery

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:51pm
CBS News caught up with some of this season's favorite contestants to find out how they've been recovering now that they're off the island
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14 people arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:11pm
More than 750 people got sick, most with fungal meningitis, and 64 died after using tainted steroids from Massachusetts compounding pharmacy
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Colorado to fund medical marijuana research

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:40pm
State at the forefront of legalized pot will fund studies to look at marijuana's potential health benefits
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Removing blood clots can help stroke recovery

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:19pm
"Breakthrough" study finds surgical removal of clots, in addition to blood thinners, can help limit long-term disability
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Did cavemen really stick to the Paleo diet?

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:50pm
New research finds our ancestors probably weren't very picky about the ratios of protein, fat and carbs in their diet
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Calorie counts coming to alcoholic drink menus

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:27pm
The FDA wants you to know what booze will do to your diet, but there are some exceptions to the new rule
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U.K. may allow embryos with DNA from 3 parents

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:28pm
In-vitro fertilization using DNA from one man and two women could help families avoid passing on genetic disorders
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Laboratory owners arrested over deadly meningitis outbreak

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:18pm
The owners of New England Compounding Center, a laboratory connected to a deadly meningitis outbreak, have been arrested. CBS News reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN with more on the indictment filed against them and 12 former employees.
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Arrests in compounding pharmacy meningitis outbreak

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:00am
14 people involved with New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass. in 2012 indicted; disease killed 64 patients
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Weight gain common after childbirth

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:06am
If you’re having a hard time losing weight after having a baby, you’re not alone. And, a new CDC report shows about 40 percent of adults eat nuts and seeds every day. Kris Van Cleave takes a look at some of the day’s top health stories.
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​Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola returning to Liberia

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:23am
Dr. Rick Sacra will work for 4 weeks at the hospital where he caught Ebola; doctors say he's now effectively immune to the deadly virus
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E-cigs hot with teens, but ...

CBS Health - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:05am
A new report shows that teens are turning away traditional cigarettes, and e-cigarette usage is at an all time high. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jonathan LaPook explains the trend.
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Why more adults are getting "kids' diseases"

CBS Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:55pm
Chickenpox, mumps and whooping cough seem to keep striking where they're least expected
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Most common STD declines for first time in decades

CBS Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:32pm
Health officials see promising signs but also some reasons to worry about rates of sexually transmitted diseases
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New trends in teen drug, alcohol, tobacco use

CBS Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:30pm
Annual report from the CDC looks at the use of controlled substances and e-cigarettes among young people
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Study finds men get hit harder by the flu than women

CBS Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:39pm
A Standford University School of Medicine study finds that women are more resilient against the flu than men. And with experts forecasting a flu-filled season, men better beware.
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The flu may hit one gender harder than the other

CBS Health - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:08pm
A study finds the flu is not an equal-opportunity virus: some of us get sicker than others
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