New device a breakthrough for teen with epilepsy

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 7:20pm
17-year-old Johnny Escolero is the first patient on the West Coast to receive a new implantable device to reduce epileptic seizures. The AspireSR can help protect patients from dying in their sleep. KCBS-TV's Kristine Lazar reports.
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Teen gets device to prevent sudden death from epilepsy

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 5:59pm
After suffering hundreds of seizures a day, teen is one of the first to get implant that can reduce symptoms, prevent sudden death
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U.S. kids aren't drinking enough water

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 5:23pm
Study says inadequate hydration can lead to many health problems; how can parents encourage better habits?
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Sticker shock: $44,000 for a nutritional supplemental

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 5:01pm
CBS News investigates why a one-month supply of nutritional supplement resveratrol cost so much
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C-section births linked to long-term child health issues

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 4:57pm
Researchers say babies delivered by C-section are more likely to develop a number of chronic diseases
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Calif. mom sucks venom, saves son from rattlesnake bite

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 3:49pm
Four-year-old boy is recovering, but experts say sucking a snakebite is the wrong thing to do
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Change in underage drinking rates over the past decade

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 2:11pm
Report also show declines in binge drinking rates, but alcohol use remains a problem among young people
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Why popular antacids may boost heart attack risk

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 11:50am
Twenty-one million Americans take drugs for heartburn that may harm your heart. A large new study by Stanford researchers shows a link between some popular antacids and your risk for heart attack. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, joins “CBS This Morning” to explain the findings.
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Exercise, puzzles may not stop signs of Alzheimer's

CBS Health - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:16am
Activities benefit mental and physical health, but a new study finds a certain brain issue may develop anyway
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New York City mulls salt warnings on menus

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 10:16pm
From the city that wanted to ban large sugary drinks, comes a new plan: to force chain restaurants to identify meals with high-sodium. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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New York City mulls high-sodium warnings on menus

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 9:02pm
Any meal that includes more than a teaspoon of salt would be flagged
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Some heartburn drugs may increase heart attack risk

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 8:08pm
Certain acid reflux medications may carry more risk than others, a new study finds
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Common heartburn drugs could raise risk of heart attacks

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 7:43pm
Millions of people take drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat heartburn and acid reflux. Popular brands include Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium. But now a new study raises concern that they may increase the risk of heart attacks. Brian Webb reports.
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Just 1 shot of HPV vaccine may prevent cervical cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 5:56pm
Three doses are currently recommended, but girls may only need one to be protected, study finds
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Senator discloses he's battling Parkinson's disease

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 5:42pm
The Republican from Georgia says his diagnosis won't slow him down in the Senate or impede his 2016 re-election bid
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WH official: If court upends Obamacare, it's on Congress to fix it

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 4:22pm
It'll be up to Congress and the states to respond if the Supreme Court annuls the system of subsidies that makes Obamacare affordable for many
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Baby born to brain-dead mom leaves Omaha hospital

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:42pm
Karla Perez was kept on life support by a team of 100 after collapsing with a brain bleed so her son Angel could develop properly
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Healthy birth after transplant from woman's own ovaries

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:24pm
"Revolutionary" treatment offers fertility hope for cancer patients and others who could freeze ovarian tissue
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San Francisco officials vote on sugary drink warnings

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 2:44pm
Legislation would require warnings about obesity, diabetes and tooth decay on ads for sugar-sweetened beverages
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Baby born after first-of-its-kind ovarian procedure

CBS Health - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 2:36pm
A woman in Belgium made medical history by giving birth to a healthy baby boy -- despite having her ovary removed and frozen when she was undergoing medical treatment at the age of 13. Doctors say the fertility-restoring technique could offer hope to thousands of young cancer patients in the future.
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