The hottest trend in plastic surgery

CBS Health - Mon, 02/29/2016 - 11:15am
A new report looks at the fastest-growing cosmetic procedures in the U.S.
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Zika virus forces female athletes to consider sitting out Olympics

CBS Health - Sat, 02/27/2016 - 11:35pm
With Brazil being the epicenter of the Zika virus, some female athletes are saying they may not compete at the Olympics there this summer
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CDC investigates sexual transmission cases of Zika

CBS Health - Sat, 02/27/2016 - 12:13pm
The CDC is investigating over a dozen cases of Zika virus that may have been spread through sex
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Red flags in emails months before Flint water crisis

CBS Health - Sat, 02/27/2016 - 11:38am
Red flags were popping up in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s inbox for months about the polluted drinking water in Flint, long before the lead contamination problems became public
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Baby born with microcephaly in U.S. after mother's travels

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 11:18pm
On Friday, the CDC reported that a woman who contracted the Zika virus abroad gave birth to a baby with microcephaly in the U.S.
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Emails reveal governor's officials flagged early on Flint water

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 11:01pm
Problems began to surface in Flint, Michigan when the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the polluted Flint River
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Baby born in U.S. with brain damage linked to Zika

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 10:52pm
Officials update on pregnant women in the U.S. who have had the Zika virus liked to microcephaly
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Skinny asthma inhaler fits in a wallet

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 10:08pm
Bloom, a super-thin, credit-card-size asthma inhaler, will be submitted for FDA approval later this year
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Newlywed dies after mistaking cancer pain for pulled muscle

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:42pm
Friends and family of the U.K. woman have set up a foundation in her name to fight skin cancer
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Baby thrives after heart procedure before birth

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 8:07pm
A California baby's rare heart condition could have been fatal, but doctors were able to intervene before little Grayson was even born
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Rare heart procedure saves tiny newborn's life

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 6:59pm
Twenty-two weeks into his mother's pregnancy, doctors discovered baby Grayson Davila had a rare heart condition
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Is there a sleeping pill, car crash connection?

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 4:04pm
A new study looks at what happens in older Americans who took Ambien
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"Truly stunning" findings on transgender kids' health

CBS Health - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 1:49pm
Small study looks at how transgender children who are allowed to live openly compare to other kids when it comes to mental health
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​Cleveland Clinic performs first U.S. uterus transplant

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:46pm
Experimental treatment might be an option for thousands of women unable to have children because they were born without a uterus or lost it to disease
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The promise of precision medicine

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:44pm
Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, is leading efforts to gather a one-million-person database of health and genetic information which could lead to more targeted, personalized treatments
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New study examines hearts of NBA players

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:10pm
Heart problems account for three-quarters of sports-related deaths in young athletes
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New study of NBA player's hearts could save lives of athletes

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 9:53pm
Heart problems account for three-quarters of sports-related deaths in young athletes; but new study could change that
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Could too much exercise be toxic?

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 8:41pm
Exercising too hard for too long may cause structural changes to the heart, new research suggests
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Precision medicine aims to revolutionize health care

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 6:48pm
Ambitious plan for a one-million-person health database could help unravel secrets of cancer and other diseases
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San Francisco officials vote to give condoms to middle schoolers

CBS Health - Thu, 02/25/2016 - 6:26pm
Health official said in a letter that San Francisco has among the highest rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis of any city in the U.S.
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