Rare brain-eating amoeba kills Ohio teen

CBS Health - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 3:01pm
Officials say the woman died in Ohio but did not come in contact with the amoeba in the state
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Texas mom wakes up from surgery with a British accent

CBS Health - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 2:41pm
Rare speech disorder leaves a Houston-area mother of three sounding like she belongs on "Downton Abbey"
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DOJ touts $900M Medicare fraud takedown, the largest ever

CBS Health - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 2:02pm
Some 300 defendants nationwide charged in health care fraud sweeps across the country, including physicians, clinic owners and others
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Kansas dad gets head tattoo to match son's cancer scar

CBS Health - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 1:02pm
Gabriel Marshall, 8, "felt like a monster" after surgery to remove a brain tumor, so his dad went out of the way to help him feel otherwise
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For transgender patients, health care system falls short

CBS Health - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 7:25pm
Annual screenings like mammograms, a sore throat check, even dental care can be difficult and humiliating for transgender patients
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Google plays doctor by identifying your medical symptoms

CBS Health - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 6:00pm
Google is looking to be your new go-to source for mobile medical tips and information
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Study linking education, brain tumors raises questions

CBS Health - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:46pm
Scientists explore a number of possible explanations for the surprising findings
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Can memory loss in Alzheimer's patients be reversed?

CBS Health - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:30pm
A study offers hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease
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Blame the parents? Child tragedies reveal empathy decline

CBS Health - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:14pm
Recent tragedies like the death of a 2-year-old attacked by an alligator in Florida reveal a rise in "parenting shame"
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Calif. man helps save trapped family, gets $143 bill

CBS Health - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:25pm
Derrick Deanda pulled up just as a rollover crash trapped a man and his kids in a car, so he leapt into action, apparently at a cost
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Sweet! Electrical trick may lead to less fat in chocolate

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 6:48pm
Some taste-testers of the "electrified" chocolate said it even tastes better than the higher-fat version
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More American men diagnosed with Parkinson's

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 5:28pm
Experts say that a surprising health trend may be linked with rising rates of the disease
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Game over for sleep when video games are on the line

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 3:08pm
Research looks at how long gamers will delay sleep in favor of playing video games
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Nearly 56,000 pounds of chicken recalled due to black sand, soil

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 2:20pm
Poultry distributor blames product tampering at processing plant for products contaminated with "extraneous foreign matter"
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Health officials worry about Zika threat from neighbors

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 2:03pm
Debris in yards and vacant lots could be breeding grounds for mosquitoes, allowing Zika to proliferate in communities
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Concussions in kids, teens underestimated for years

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 1:26pm
A new report estimates that more than half a million head injuries in youth under age 18 aren't seen by doctors or ERs
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Debating the science of legal medical marijuana

CBS Health - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 11:40am
A new survey from Prevention magazine found that 75 percent of Americans think medical marijuana should be legal
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Lumber Liquidators agrees to "recall to test" contaminated floors

CBS Health - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 8:27pm
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is now requiring Lumber Liquidators to use a more stringent measure to test the flooring
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As many as 1 in 5 trauma victims may die needlessly

CBS Health - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 6:56pm
Where you live may determine whether or not you survive a car crash, gunshot wound, or other traumatic injuries
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Sonogram shows couple is having a... baby car?

CBS Health - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 4:10pm
More importantly, is it a Bugatti or a PT cruiser?
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