Blood test may help diagnose concussions in kids

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:39pm
Researchers say the simple test could one day help coaches and parents make decisions about children's care on the field
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Obese kids as young as 8 show signs of heart disease

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:31pm
"Surprising and alarming" research shows heart trouble could start developing as early as second grade
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Can vitamin C thwart a cold?

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 1:52pm
The science of vitamin C explained
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Lower blood pressure numbers may save lives, study shows

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 1:47pm
A major new study on blood pressure is the talk of the medical world
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Will doping report keep Russia out of 2016 Olympics?

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 1:46pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency suspended the accreditation of Moscow's main drug-testing lab
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Chipotle could reopen as E. coli outbreak remains unsolved

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 1:09am
All tests of food from Chipotle stores in Washington and Oregon came back negative for E. coli, health official says; restaurants could reopen this week
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Study: People who used meds to lower blood pressure living longer

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 11:22pm
A new report released Monday showed that people who had taken medication to lower their blood pressure were living longer lives, but how low is too low?
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First day of medical marijuana sales in Illinois

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 11:10pm
Medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Illinois for the first time Monday, selling pot to patients with special ID cards
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Does brisk walking beat the gym for weight control?

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 10:05pm
Walking workouts may be easier to stick with, and other findings from a new study on exercise and weight loss
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Medical marijuana sales begin in Illinois

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 8:42pm
Patients need to get a doctor's permission and special ID card to buy marijuana from a dispensary
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Health benefits from lowering blood pressure

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 8:37pm
New details are out from a landmark study that found patients benefit from lowering blood pressure more than previously recommended
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Reducing blood pressure can save lives, study shows

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 8:31pm
New data confirm the health benefits of lowering blood pressure more than previously recommended
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Being normal weight with belly fat more deadly than obesity

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 8:27pm
A new study suggests it's not just how much fat you carry, but where it's located, that matters
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Wealth boosts chances of getting an organ transplant

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 6:11pm
It's illegal to buy a kidney or other organ for transplant - but a new study finds patients with money have some advantages
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Should the FDA regulate caffeinated snacks?

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 4:52pm
Sen. Charles Schumer says a new caffeinated peanut butter product raises health concerns and the FDA should take action
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Caffeinated peanut butter raises health concerns

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 3:46pm
Sen. Charles Schumer calls on the FDA to regulate caffeinated food products
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Pamela Anderson: I am cured of Hepatitis C

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 2:41pm
The former "Baywatch" star is celebrating about the big news
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Google, Heart Association team up on new research venture

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 2:30pm
Google Life Sciences exec said it's time to "shake up" research on heart disease, the world's top killer
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Barbecued, fried meat may increase cancer risk

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 1:53pm
Researchers warn of the potential health risks of cooking meats at very high temperatures
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Home cooking may help lower type 2 diabetes risk

CBS Health - Mon, 11/09/2015 - 12:52pm
Americans eat out much more than we used to, and changing those habits could make a difference in health
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