Health officials battle to contain the Zika virus

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:12pm
10 cases of the mosquito-borne infection have turned up in five states this month, and it's spreading rapidly south of the border
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High-frequency ultrasound may ease cancer pain

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:01pm
Researchers in London are testing a new therapy to relieve pain in bone cancer patients
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Small number of doctors behind many malpractice claims

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 9:57pm
New study reveals that some pysicians are much more "claim-prone" than others
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Government: Theranos lab a danger to patient health

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 9:46pm
Blood-testing startup says it's working to fix safety problems identified by the top federal overseer of clinical labs
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How the science of happiness could help you succeed

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 9:32pm
Author of the new book "The Happiness Track" suggests what we've been taught about success is "just plain wrong"
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Male breast cancer survivor empowered, not embarrassed

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 7:59pm
Michael Singer didn't tell friends about his diagnosis for a year; now the Harley-riding Bronx native is an outspoken advocate for male breast cancer awareness
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Zika virus takes heartbreaking toll

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 7:51pm
Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco has been hardest hit by the Zika virus
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Scientists uncover clues to schizophrenia

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 7:29pm
New discovery about how this severe mental illness develops may help lead to prevention, treatments
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The caregivers

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 4:41pm
Raising a family of special-needs children
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Young women with melanoma tanned indoors earlier, more

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 3:10pm
Women were two to six times more likely to develop melanoma if they had tanned indoors
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Consumer Reports: "Natural" food labels misleading consumers

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:52pm
More than 60 percent of Americans buy products labeled "natural," but they may not be buying what they think
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El Nino rain spurring growth of deadly mushrooms

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:45pm
Weather phenomenon's rainfall helping drought-stricken California, but not without health risks
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New depression guidelines: Who should get screened?

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:03pm
Doctors are being urged to cast a much wider net in the search for signs of depression
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Report: Disney still has a big princess problem

CBS Health - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:54pm
Even though the studio has become more progressive with women's roles, researchers found disturbing trends that may negatively influence girls
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Travel alert expands as Zika virus cases spread

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 10:26pm
Two popular winter travel destinations are added to a travel advisory over virus linked to birth defects
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New findings on coffee and heart palpatations

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:49pm
Latest study challenges current medical thinking that caffeinated beverages cause irregular heartbeats
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Doctors warn of heart attack gender gap

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:42pm
"Heart disease in women is under researched, under-diagnosed and under-treated," cardiologist says after American Heart Association warning
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CDC issues new guidelines for infants with possible Zika virus

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:33pm
Zika presents itself with mild symptoms in most people; but in pregnant women, it has been linked to babies born with an abnormally small head
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Solitary confinement takes lasting toll on mental health

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:28pm
The president's move to curtail solitary confinement shines a spotlight on the deep mental scars the punishment can inflict
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To make transplant happen, medics had to beat blizzard

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:21pm
It was a race against time and the elements to get a New York woman to the hospital
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