Ebola fears don't match reality, survey finds

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:12pm
Misconceptions persist about how the disease is spread; many fear major outbreak in the U.S.
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"Sleep drunkenness" affects 1 in 7 Americans

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Just like sleepwalkers, people who suffer from this condition may be unaware of their actions and can even unconsciously commit violent acts
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3D-printed vertebra used in spine surgery

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:30pm
12-year-old boy with bone cancer is the first to receive a 3D-printed vertebra in spinal surgery
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Sacramento patient tests negative for Ebola, CDC says

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:04pm
Hospital remains tight-lipped about many of the details of the patient, citing privacy laws
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Doctors save patient with 20-pound tumor

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:02pm
The man did not even realize he had the tumor until he happened to get an X-ray after a fall
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U.S. tightens access to some narcotic painkillers

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:59pm
New regulations will make Vicodin and other painkillers containing hydrocodone harder to get
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New York doctors save patient with 20-pound tumor

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:53pm
Doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center saved a man with a liposarcoma, a rare cancer. The patient had a 20-pound tumor and didn’t even know it. Craig Boswell reports this story from Staten Island, New York.
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Dentist surrenders license over HIV, hepatitis scare

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:17pm
Oklahoma oral surgeon whose clinics were closed last year gives up his license permanently; thousands of patients had to be tested
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How real a risk is social media addiction?

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:30pm
Viral blog post on "Why I just quit Facebook" raises questions: Is social media addiction real, and if so, how do you treat it?
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Vision loss a serious threat for elderly

CBS Health - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:24am
When older adults lose eyesight they have trouble with basic daily functions, which puts them at a higher risk for death. Also, surgery may be more effective than chemo-radiation for cancer of the larynx, striking as many as 13,000 people a year. Danielle Nottingham has some of the day's top health stories.
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​Fewer American teens using sunscreen

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:06pm
Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say
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Amy Van Dyken-Rouen takes her first steps

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:11pm
More than two months after a spinal cord injury, the six-time Olympic gold medalist is walking with bionic legs
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Report urges pregnant women to avoid eating tuna

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:56pm
In June, the government released recommendations telling Americans to eat more fish for its health benefits. But a new analysis from Consumer Reports says pregnant women should avoid one of the most popular types of fish. CBS News' Jericka Duncan reports.
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Minnesota mom facing charges after giving son medical marijuana

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:38pm
A Minnesota mother is charged with child endangerment for giving her son medical marijuana to treat his pain. Angela Brown calls the cannabis oil a lifesaver for her 15-year-old son, Trey, who suffered a traumatic brain injury three years ago at a baseball game. WCCO-TV's Liz Collin reports.
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How doctors know an Ebola patient is no longer contagious

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:59pm
Two American patients who survived the deadly virus are discharged from the hospital, and doctors seek to reassure the public there's nothing to fear
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American Ebola patients declared virus-free, released from hospital

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:39pm
Two American Ebola patients have been declared virus free and have been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The aid workers had been getting treatment for the deadly virus in a special isolation unit since returning from West Africa. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Minnesota mom charged for treating son's pain with medical marijuana

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:22pm
Angela Brown calls the cannabis oil a lifesaver for her 15-year-old son who suffered a traumatic brain injury three years ago
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Watch: American doctor who survived Ebola gives statement

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:59pm
Dr. Kent Brantly speaks about his experience surviving Ebola after his release from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. He arrived there nearly three weeks ago for treatment of the disease that's killed hundreds.
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"Miraculous day": American Ebola patients discharged from Atlanta hospital

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:12pm
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were infected with deadly virus, recover after being in hospital's isolation unit for nearly 3 weeks
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Pregnant women should avoid tuna, report says

CBS Health - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:53pm
New report goes further than the federal government in warning about high levels of mercury in tuna, both canned and fresh
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