Pilgrim's Pride orders massive recall of cooked chicken products

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:50pm
Consumers and federal meat inspectors found chicken contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal
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FDA panel rejects drug that could combat rare terminal illness

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:07pm
An advisory committee has recommended the FDA not approve a drug that could help kids suffering from a rare muscle-wasting disease that will often kill them before they're 25
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FDA panel rejects pleas of parents whose children suffer from fatal disease

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 8:51pm
An experimental drug for a rare, always fatal disease, has shown promise; but an FDA panel wasn't convinced
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Nearly a dozen Harvard students isolated amid mumps outbreak

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 8:25pm
Mumps outbreak at Harvard University has affected 40 members of the school community in the last two months
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Are Americans drinking enough water every day?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 8:18pm
A new CDC study may upend popular worries that people aren't properly hydrated
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Norovirus costs billions of dollars globally each year

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 8:15pm
Health care and loss of productivity costs associated with the highly contagious stomach bug add up, new research shows
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5-decade study reveals fallout from spanking kids

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 7:21pm
"Most kids are being spanked," says the author of a new study, and it has long-term effects
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How parents can help kids pay attention

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 5:44pm
Research finds parents have a larger role to play than they might have thought
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Night shift work may harm women's heart health

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 5:18pm
New study adds evidence to the link between rotating night shifts and heart disease
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Drug overdose deaths have increased 70-fold in these places

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 4:05pm
A new study reveals the specific areas where drug overdose deaths are soaring -- and they're not necessarily the areas you might expect
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Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:40pm
Advocates argue marijuana can help ease people off narcotics; others say the science isn't there
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Do you know what you're eating? A "truth" detector has the answers

CBS Health - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 8:54am
Researchers hope to help consumers determine the history, quality and authenticity of the food they're buying, all with a scanner
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A doctor's unique perspective after cancer and a stroke

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 8:50pm
34-year-old Diana Cejas tells her story of learning how to walk and talk again, what it was like to be a patient, and how she's become a better doctor
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Stage 4 cancer was about to cut her life short, but then...

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 8:27pm
Mary Elizabeth Williams recounts battle against cancer in "A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles"
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Babies who eat rice cereal have higher arsenic levels: study

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 7:47pm
Infants frequently fed rice cereal had three times more arsenic in their urine than babies who never ate rice
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Bed bugs drawn to certain colors, study says

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 7:37pm
Researchers have discovered that bed bugs seem to favor some colors -- and avoid others
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Does listening to music help babies learn faster?

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 6:13pm
New study suggests music can influence babies' abilities to process speech sounds
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The surprising cause of one woman's paranoia about husband's fidelity

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 4:00pm
A woman who suddenly became paranoid about her husband decided to seek medical help, which is when doctors took a closer look at her brain
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Crank up the good foods, don't banish the bad?

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 1:31pm
For heart health, a lack of healthy foods is the problem, not so much eating unhealthy foods, research suggests, but some experts reject the notion
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Silenced by autism, a young man finds his voice

CBS Health - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 1:27pm
Benjamin Alexander can't speak, but through his writings, he is determined to be heard
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