U.S. death rate rises for first time in a decade

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 6:32pm
Researchers aren't exactly sure what prompted the increase but think it's due to a combination of factors
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Kids' concussion rates may be vastly underreported

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 3:51pm
Since most children who suffer a concussion aren't first seen in the ER, many cases don't get counted, researchers say
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Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 2:11pm
The two sisters from Utah are facing cancer like they have nearly every other aspect of their lives - as a team
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Woman drags casket 80 miles for mental health awareness

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 1:57pm
Casket's lid bears the names of about 70 people to whom the woman had a personal connection who have killed themselves
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Nightmare antibiotic-resistant superbug: What's the risk?

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 1:25pm
After a Pennsylvania woman was infected with bacteria resistant to "last resort" antibiotics, officials weigh in on how much people should worry
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The FDA's new push to make foods less salty

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 1:19pm
The proposed guidelines, released today, have a catch
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Top distraction for teens in crashes may surprise you

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 8:42am
Startling new AAA research reveals the disturbing behaviors behind distracted driving among young drivers
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Baby with microcephaly from Zika born at N.J. hospital

CBS Health - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 12:24am
Hospital officials confirm a woman who contracted the Zika virus internationally gave birth to a baby with the birth defect
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Alleged illegal drug use on "The Biggest Loser" investigated

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 11:47pm
L.A. County Sheriff's investigators confirm they are probing possible illegal drug use on the set of the popular weight loss reality show
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General Mills recalls 10M pounds of flour over possible E. coli link

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 8:47pm
Recall is for several varieties of Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour; check if your product is affected
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Debate rages over parental role in gorilla incident

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 7:19pm
Bloggers, celebrities, even presidential candidates weigh in on the zoo tragedy and parental responsibility
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The science of parenting: What makes good moms, dads?

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 7:03pm
A new study looks at valuable insights that can be gleaned from family members' differing opinions on what makes a good parent
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WHO issues stricter sex guidelines for Zika virus

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 6:33pm
Officials are urging women who have been in areas hit by the virus to wait longer to conceive
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Teen dies during illegal female circumcision

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 4:17pm
Egyptian girl and her twin sister underwent the surgery on Saturday; her twin lived
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Could a change to the packaging help stop tobacco use?

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:23pm
Plain packaging "kills the glamour, which is appropriate for a product that kills people," officials say
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Health officials confirm measles outbreak in Arizona

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 1:04pm
The outbreak began with an inmate at a federal detention center for immigrants and has since grown
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Health officials confirm 11 cases of measles in Arizona

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 1:04pm
The outbreak began with an inmate at a federal detention center for immigrants and has since grown
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Meditation helps retiree find her "next chapter"

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 8:33am
Rochelle Udell spent almost 50 years working in the hard-charging worlds of advertising and magazine publishing, and needed help finding her focus and purpose when it was time to retire
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Famed "Tiger Temple" will have to find a new trick

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 8:10am
Government officials have deemed Buddhist monks' temple an unfit home for the 137 big cats who've drawn tourists for years
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School reopens after girls' dorm fire, but few return

CBS Health - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 6:15am
Many parents to worried about safety at school where dormitory fire left 17 dead to send their kids back
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