People judge pills' effectiveness by appearance alone

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 7:01pm
Study finds people expect different pills to work or taste a certain way based on how they look
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With Alzheimer's, women decline faster than men

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 7:01pm
As caregivers struggle, researchers try to understand why more women get Alzheimer's and why their progression is worse
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Quaaludes, 1970s party drug, back in the news

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 4:48pm
Bill Cosby's testimony draws new attention to the now-illegal pills that were popular in the disco era
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How to survive a rip current

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 3:15pm
Expert advice for protecting yourself against one of the top dangers in the ocean
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Teenager's nosebleed saves three lives

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:30pm
Incredible chain of events led from a nosebleed to lifesaving treatments for a Texas girl and her parents
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How a teen's nosebleed saved her parents' lives

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:21pm
A Texas teenager's nosebleed led to a diagnosis of kidney disease, which caused both of her parents to get tested as potential organ donors
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Does fatherhood make men fat?

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:15pm
New research looks at how much weight men gain after becoming dads for the first time
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Lyme disease threat in the U.S. has spiked 320 percent

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 1:29pm
The CDC says the high-risk area for lyme disease is spreading
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New report ranks the best hospitals in America

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:41pm
U.S. News & World Report is out with its annual rankings of hospitals that excel in treating life-threatening conditions
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New fathers gain weight after baby's birth, study shows

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 11:33am
Men in the study who did not have kids lost weight
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Criminal justice system grapples with reforms for treatment of the mentally ill

CBS Health - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 8:32am
High cost of housing the mentally ill in prisons has some communities rethinking their approach
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Alzheimer's research aims to diagnose, treat earlier

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 11:10pm
As scientists gain a deeper understanding of Alzheimer's, they're trying to develop new approaches to treatment
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Growing evidence links sleep problems, Alzheimer's

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 10:21pm
At Alzheimer's conference, researchers focus on "vicious cycle" of sleep disruptions, memory problems
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Doctors study teen's rare resistance to AIDS virus

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:16pm
Teenage girl born with HIV has held it in check for an unprecedented 12 years without treatment
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Some sunscreens don't live up to their SPF claims

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 5:44pm
Consumer Reports finds many sunscreens do not offer as much protection as the label says
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Magnetic pulses to the brain may ease ringing in ears

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 5:24pm
Magnetic stimulation could offer hope for condition that currently has no proven treatment
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How much water do you really need to stay healthy?

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 3:57pm
We often hear it takes 8 glasses of water a day to stay healthy and hydrated, but new research has come up with a different recommendation
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How much water do you really need to drink each day?

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 3:36pm
Eight glasses a day is not the magic number, experts say; here's the latest advice
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Melanoma can look like nail fungus, woman warns on Facebook

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 1:41pm
Black mark under the nail could have turned deadly; woman says she was "lucky" and wants to warn others
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Could a saliva test help spot Alzheimer's?

CBS Health - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 9:49am
Experimental test holds promise for quick, easy, early detection
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