Surgeon General tells Americans to "step it up"

CBS Health - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 2:11pm
New campaign says walking should be a national health priority; more pedestrian-friendly communities needed
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NYC to require salt warnings on restaurant menus

CBS Health - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 12:59pm
Chain restaurants will be required to alert consumers when a dish contains more than the recommended daily amount of sodium
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NYC to require menus to label high-sodium dishes

CBS Health - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:36am
The measure will require a salt shaker symbol for food that goes over the recommended daily limit
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Second death linked to salmonella in cucumbers

CBS Health - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 11:01am
More than 340 people in 30 states have gotten sick from contaminated cucumbers
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Heroin epidemic hits Vermont community hard

CBS Health - Thu, 09/10/2015 - 12:04am
Rutland, Vermont, struggles to make progress against a dangerous foe
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Low resting heart rate tied to criminal behavior in men

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 7:45pm
Researchers say a low resting heart rate may be one of many predictors of violence
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California lawmakers OK new right to die legislation

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 6:55pm
The latest measure now moves from the Assembly to the state Senate, but Gov. Jerry Brown has not said if he would sign it
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The 10 best countries to live in for people over 60

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 4:31pm
The Global AgeWatch Index analyzed data from around the world to rank the best places for older adults
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Heroin epidemic puts more newborns at risk

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 3:28pm
Children born to heroin-addicted mothers can face a range of problems, leaving families and health officials struggling to help
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Littlest victims of America's heroin epidemic

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 3:07pm
One mother describes struggling with an addiction that seemed "more important to me than my children"
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School's Facebook post on kids' bedtimes goes viral

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 1:50pm
Parents argue over whether or not the early-to-bed guidelines are realisitic
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Psychedelic drugs as treatment for anxiety, addiction

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 1:25pm
In controlled settings, researchers say hallucinatory drugs could benefit patients with hard-to-treat mental health conditions
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Half of U.S. adults have diabetes or prediabetes

CBS Health - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 12:28pm
Rates of type 2 diabetes are rising, and an even larger group has condition that puts them at high risk of developing it
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Surviving sudden cardiac arrest: A teen athlete's story

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 7:38pm
What parents and coaches should know about screening and prevention of sudden cardiac arrest in kids
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Doctors get ready for massive medical coding expansion

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 6:46pm
Thousands of new, more precise billing codes will be implemented on October 1; here's what it all means
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Boy suffers brain damage after termite fumigation

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 6:16pm
Family says Florida boy is struggling to recover from brain damage after family's home was treated for termites
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The new face of heroin addiction

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 6:02pm
Families are opening up about the impact of heroin abuse, which has more than doubled among young people, including women, in recent years
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Mom shares first photos of surviving conjoined twin

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 3:30pm
Amber McCullough thanked all those who have supported her family; last month she gave birth to conjoined twin girls, only one of whom survived
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Heroin addiction strikes in unexpected places

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 3:15pm
Use among 18- to 25-year-olds has more than doubled, leaving families and communities struggling to cope
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"Being black can be bad for your health"

CBS Health - Tue, 09/08/2015 - 2:41pm
Dr. Damon Tweedy explores his experience as one of the nation's few black doctors in a new book, and calls Ben Carson a "role model"
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