Jury awards millions in case of the "devious defecator"

CBS Health - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 2:16pm
Case raised serious questions about privacy in the age of DNA testing
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"Fitness" label on food may lead to weight gain

CBS Health - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:40am
A new study warns slapping the word "fitness" on food labels may actually cause you to eat more and exercise less. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the hidden power of food labels.
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U.S. falls in world happiness rankings

CBS Health - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:36am
New survey ranks where in the world more people are thriving and where people are suffering the most
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Drivers blame "addiction" for phone use while driving

CBS Health - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:06am
There is new evidence that drivers are ignoring warnings about the risks of distractions behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says distracted driving caused 3,100 deaths in 2013. A new survey shows the problem goes far beyond texting. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Early test for pancreatic cancer may be a step closer

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:02pm
Early detection is the "holy grail" for researchers working on one of the deadliest forms of cancer
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ALS advocate seeks a cure by 2021

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:42pm
Chris Rosati is challenging the ALS Association to find a cure for the disease by 2021
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Kids can drown hours after leaving the pool, experts say

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 8:48pm
Every year dozens of children land in the emergency room hours after swimming -- and sometimes it can be fatal
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Drug arrests connected to Indiana HIV outbreak

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 8:13pm
Prescription painkiller abuse has helped fuel the spread of the virus that causes AIDS
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Meningitis B vaccine wins partial endorsement

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 8:05pm
CDC panel votes on vaccine after deadly "MenB" outbreaks on college campuses
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Meningitis vaccine could save lives, experts say

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 8:02pm
A federal advisory committee has endorsed the meningitis B vaccine for teens and young adults, after several deadly outbreaks on college campuses. But the panel stopped short of recommending the shot for everyone. Kenneth Craig speaks with a New York mother whose daughter died suddenly from the disease.
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Patient sues doctors who mocked him while sedated

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:55pm
The man accidentally recorded the entire procedure, including the medical staff's vicious insults toward him
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Wasted food a bigger problem than people realize

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 5:45pm
Researchers say Americans underestimate how much food they throw away and what it does to the environment
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Teens invent color-changing condoms to warn of STDs

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 5:45pm
Three teenage inventors come up with an unusual way to help protect people's health
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Liquid laundry packets pose health risk to kids

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 2:27pm
New effort is launched to prevent injuries after thousands of calls to poison control centers involving kids and laundry pods
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New study on Viagra and the risk of melanoma

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 1:51pm
Erectile dysfunction drugs have been linked to deadly skin cancer, but are the pills really to blame?
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Iconic Coca-Cola jingle remade into serious warning

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:32am
Advocacy group turns famously sweet "Hilltop" ad into sour, provocative message about sugary drinks
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Health group remakes iconic Coca-Cola jingle to take on soda

CBS Health - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 10:50am
A nonprofit health advocacy group, Center for Science in the Public Interest, is trying to shake up perceptions of soda with a provocative new ad. The ad turns a famously sweet message from Coca-Cola sour. Vladimir Duthiers reports with the grim new take on a classic campaign.
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Arthritis drug treats woman's skin condition

CBS Health - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:23pm
Woman suffering from vitliligo sees vast improvements in her skin after five months of treatment
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Infection from "mud run" leaves woman blind in one eye

CBS Health - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:24pm
A Texas woman taking part in an extreme athletic event was infected with a form of flesh-eating bacteria that left her blind in one eye. KTVT's Andrea Lucia reports.
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Woman loses sight in one eye after mud run

CBS Health - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:23pm
A Texas woman went blind in one eye within 24 hours after contracting flesh-eating bacteria during a race
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