New guidelines for preventing kidney stones

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 9:30pm
New guidelines from the American College of Physicians say people who have had a kidney stone should drink at least 2 liters of fluid a day to prevent future stones. Drinking more fluids could cut the chances of recurring kidney stones in half.
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Ebola and insurance: A complicated mixture

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 8:47pm
Businesses, hospitals and aid organizations are scrambling for coverage, while insurers try to come up with workable policies
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What can we learn from Brittany Maynard's story?

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 8:04pm
The 29-year-old who ended her battle with terminal brain cancer and became the face of the right-to-die movement reignited a passionate debate
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New way to attack antibiotic-resistant bugs

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 7:17pm
New technique could offer hope in the fight against infections that resist treatment with antibiotics
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How much faster can marathon runners get?

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 7:07pm
No one broke the 2-hour mark in this year's New York City Marathon, but some experts say it's only a matter of time
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Google revamps Flu Trends after it overestimated illness

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 4:48pm
Online flu tracking data was off base and Google says media coverage may be part of the reason
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Seniors sway medical marijuana debate in Florida

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 2:20pm
Pot is not just a campaign issue for young voters; in Florida, seniors with serious medical issues could make a difference
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Possible new method to fight lung cancer

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:02am
British researchers say they have identified a drug combination that can reprogram lung cancer cells to destroy themselves. Also, low-weight and premature babies may be more susceptible to osteoarthritis as adults. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Amid Ebola outbreak, Bill Gates pledges more money to fight malaria

CBS Health - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:36am
"I really do believe that malaria can be eradicated in my lifetime," 59-year-old philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder says
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Ebola in the U.S.: How bad can it get?

CBS Health - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 2:35am
Medical experts predict more people in the United States will be diagnosed with Ebola before the end of the year -- but how many?
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NYC Ebola patient Dr. ​Craig Spencer is improving, hospital says

CBS Health - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 12:13am
Nine days after being diagnosed with deadly virus, Spencer upgraded from "serious but stable" to "stable" condition
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Nurse reunites with dog after surviving Ebola

CBS Health - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 5:57pm
Nina Pham, King Charles Spaniel named Bentley together again after nurse recovers from virus
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​Ebola fear causes stigma against West Africans in U.S.

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:42pm
Although only one person has died from Ebola in the U.S., fear of the virus is prompting prejudice against West Africans living here
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​Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:25pm
People from West African countries hard hit by the virus will no longer be granted visas to enter Canada, government says
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Ebola treatment center opens in Liberia

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:34pm
Treatment facility can hold up to 200 patient; some signs illness may be declining
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What the fall time change means for kids' health

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:06pm
This weekend across America, the clocks go back, but a British study says children's health would improve if we didn't lose that extra hour of daylight. Lucy McDonald reports from London.
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Oregon teen develops a way to detect cancer early

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:02pm
A Portland, Oregon, 14-year-old has developed a way to detect cancer sooner, and as a reward he just won a national prize and even had a planet named after him. KOIN's Kohr Harlan reports.
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What changing the clocks back does to your health

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:42pm
The end of Daylight Saving Time could bring health worries, but then again, so does its start every spring
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Medicare pays for dead patients' prescription drugs

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:25pm
A report from an internal government watchdog shows that Medicare's rules allow for its prescription program to pay for drugs after a patient dies
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Surgical gowns fail Ebola test, lawsuit claims

CBS Health - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:41pm
Company defends its gear against claims that it doesn't provide as much protection as promised
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