Sanitation crews target standing water in Zika zones

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:56pm
In Miami Beach, city sanitation crews are vacuuming standing water, which is a breeding ground for Zika-carrying mosquitoes. This comes as officials are now trying to determine if there is a third hot spot in Florida. David Begnaud has more.
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Face transplant recipient: "Normal has become a reality"

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:30pm
One year after getting a face transplant, burn victim Patrick Hardison reflects on how his life has improved since his surgery.
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Obamacare orphan? Here's what you can do

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 8:16pm
With a number of insurers reducing their participation in the federal health program, consumers need to explore their options
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Zika virus spreads across Florida

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 7:58pm
Health officials report five new cases, including one in the Tampa Bay area
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Amazing progress for child with double hand transplant

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 5:18pm
One year after surgery, 9-year-old Zion Harvey is able to make himself lunch, write in his journal and even play ball
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Sepsis: Deadly infection is a "race against time"

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 4:57pm
Knowing the warning signs of this potentially fatal infection could save your life or a loved one's
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Doctors: Florida teen survives brain-eating amoeba

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:49pm
Doctor gets emotional talking about patient who beat the odds to survive an infection that's almost always deadly
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New guidelines on added sugar for kids

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:22pm
The American Heart Association has released its first-ever recommendations on daily added sugar intake for kids, but are they too strict?
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Moldy bagpipe blamed for man's death

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 2:22pm
A British bagpipe player suffered from a fatal lung infection linked to his musical instrument, doctors say
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New guidelines urge less added sugars in kids' diets

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:40am
The American Heart Association Monday issued its first-ever recommendations for added sugar. The guidelines call for a daily limit of less than six teaspoons for children between 2 and 18 years old, and none at all for kids younger than two. Currently, 2 to 19-year-olds in the U.S. consume an average of 19 teaspoons a day. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new push to cut sugar from kids' diets.
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Pregnant women make tough choices as Zika spreads in Florida

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:53am
As Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces criticism for his handling of information about the Zika virus, some pregnant women are scared to leave their homes or have relocated to other states. Two areas in Miami-Dade County are designated Zika zones where the virus is spreading, and there are 37 cases transmitted by local mosquitoes. David Begnaud reports from Miami Beach.
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"Life or death": Pregnant women cope with Zika fears in Florida

CBS Health - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:32am
About 70 pregnant women are infected with the virus in Florida, where two tourist areas are home to at least 37 transmitted Zika cases
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Florida students begin classes amid Zika outbreak

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:50pm
More than 8,000 students in Miami-Dade county started the new school year Monday in the "Zika zone." The students were offered free protective clothing and insect repellant. David Begnaud has more.
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Florida students in Zika zone begin school year amid outbreak

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:31pm
More than 7,000 students in Miami-Dade County started the new school year in a Zika zone​; Zika virus infections in the area up to 37 now
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Job satisfaction in your 20s, 30s may impact health later

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:56pm
"Most people spend almost half of their waking life at work and it’s important that you are able to find some joy," researcher says
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Why you might be less optimistic than you think

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:14pm
Psychologists take a new, critical look at the common belief that humans are inherently optimistic beings
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Talking about grief and death is hard, but not on Twitter

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:21pm
Twitter and other social media are easing a taboo against discussing death and mourning, researchers find
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Family trumps friends in extending seniors' lives

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:21pm
For older adults, close family relationships appear to be more important than friendships when it comes to longevity, research shows
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Your kid's cyberbully is more likely to be a friend

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:09pm
Hurt feelings over breakups and popularity battles can lead to bullying via texts and social media
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Pfizer to acquire cancer drug maker Medivation, and other MoneyWatch headlines

CBS Health - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:03pm
Pfizer buying prostate cancer specialist Medivation for $14B; ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant to launch venture capital fund; and heavy flooding threatens U.S. rice harvest. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.
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