Dr. Anthony Fauci: It's a "shame" parents aren't vaccinating children

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:19pm
As the Disneyland-linked measles outbreak continues to spread across Western states, a leading health official is calling parents out
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Football's Barry Sanders warns about brain condition PBA

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:38pm
Football Hall of Famer Barry Sanders is working to raise awareness of a condition affecting many former players who suffered head injuries on the field. PseudoBulbar Affect, or PBA, can result in uncontrollable outbursts of laughing or crying.
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Flu season hits some big states hard

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:03pm
Tips to protect yourself from the flu as the epidemic surges into different parts of the country
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Barry Sanders wants to tackle PBA

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:52pm
Football Hall of Famer hopes to raise awareness about PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA), a condition with odd and misunderstood symptoms
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​Hidden brain damage in vets with blast injuries

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:46pm
Autopsies showed an unusual pattern of brain damage that might help explain "shell shock"
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Dr. Fauci: It's a "shame" children are not being vaccinated for measles

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:38am
The measles outbreak with roots in Disneyland continues to spread, with at least 75 confirmed cases in six states. At least 54 of those cases have been traced back to the resort, and many of those infected were not vaccinated. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the severity of the outbreak.
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New warning for women taking painkillers

CBS Health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:52am
Research shows exposure to opioids during pregnancy can increase the risk of birth defects. Also, a new study indicates Celiac Disease among children in Britain has nearly tripled in the past twenty years. Bigad Shaban reports on the day's top health stories.
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At Davos, talk of the future of cancer care

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:24pm
A leader in oncology says a personalized approach to cancer treatment will help more patients survive
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Just how contagious are the measles anyway?

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:20pm
As more people contract the virus we look at how infectious the disease is in comparison to other viruses
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Warning about opioid painkillers, birth defects

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:47pm
Millions of women in their childbearing years take painkillers that can cause birth defects
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Cheerful tweets may mean a healthier heart

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:07pm
A large-scale analysis of language used on Twitter adds to the evidence that negative emotions are directly linked to heart disease
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Birth control pill may be linked to rare brain tumors

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:04pm
Study looked at a woman's risk of developing a rare but deadly form of brain cancer
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Future of cancer treatment at the World Economic Forum

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 4:12pm
CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus speaks with Dr. Jose Baselga, physician-in-chief and chief medical officer of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, about the future of cancer treatment and genome mapping.
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Deadly superbug infected patients at Seattle hospital

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:43pm
Report says patients and families were not informed that contaminated endoscopes caused illnesses; 11 people died
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Just how little exercise does it take to get healthier?

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:58pm
For people who are sedentary, any activity may be better than none, experts say
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Walnuts may help improve memory

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:54pm
New research suggests walnuts can improve cognitive health and memory
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Food safety rules target pathogens in poultry

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:06pm
UDSA proposes new standards to try to reduce salmonella and other contaminants, but do they go far enough?
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​Keeping up those not-so-great expectations

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:35pm
Researchers say people with low expectations are happier, but Faith Salie remains an optimist
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Coma patients respond to loved ones' voices, study shows

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:58am
Doctors often tell families to constantly talk to their loved ones, even if they're unconscious. But the question always remained: Can they hear? For the first time, science may have an answer. Ben Tracy reports on the milestone in medical research that is being released first on "CBS This Morning."
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Hidden carcinogen found in e-cigarettes, study finds

CBS Health - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:54am
There's a new warning that e-cigs may not be as safe as they seem. The New England Journal of Medicine says e-cigarette users are five to 15 times more likely to get formaldehyde-related cancers than long-term smokers. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the study.
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