"Urgent need" for blood donors after Orlando massacre

CBS Health - Sun, 06/12/2016 - 7:59pm
Hundreds line up to donate, but gay men -- the massacre's primary victims -- still mostly aren't allowed to give blood under FDA rules
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A mother's crusade to raise awareness among kids about melanoma

CBS Health - Sat, 06/11/2016 - 10:30pm
Doctors report seeing more cases of melanoma that are not sun-related
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How to protect your skin this summer

CBS Health - Sat, 06/11/2016 - 11:15am
A recent study shows 88 percent of Americans have experienced sunburn and 71 percent say they have suffered moderate to severe cases
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Doctor who diagnosed Ali with Parkinson's speaks out

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00pm
To the trained eye, signs of Parkinson's disease were apparent even as Muhammad Ali was at the pinnacle of his career
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WHO: Couples in Zika areas may want to delay pregnancy

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 7:53pm
World Health Organization offers guidance on avoiding the virus that can cause devastating birth defects
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Teen's death from melanoma inspires change

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 7:25pm
After her 17-year-old daughter died from melanoma skin cancer, Marianne Bannister was determined to help other families avoid the same fate
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Grieving mom warns, even teens can be at risk of melanoma

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 7:00pm
A mother who lost her teenage daughter to the deadly skin cancer is urging others to get screened
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Are workaholics more likely to have anxiety, OCD?

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 6:32pm
It's important for people to "manage their workaholic tendencies," experts say
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Dozens sickened at California restaurant

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 3:19pm
The Solano County Department of Health found one common denominator in dozens of cases of food poisoning
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New sleep guidelines for babies, kids and teens

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 3:03pm
Top medical groups say this is how much sleep kids need at different ages to avoid physical and mental health pitfalls
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Pittsburgh researcher infected with Zika in lab accident

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 2:35pm
The scientist accidentally stuck herself with a needle during a Zika experiment
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Internally decapitated boy making remarkable recovery

CBS Health - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 1:19pm
The 4-year-old is walking again just weeks after the accident that resulted in the severing of his skull from his spine
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The FDA is revising recall procedures

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 10:05pm
Investigators are calling out the FDA on cases where recalls were not handled quickly and effectively
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Why more Americans are dying accidental deaths

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 8:38pm
"It's all preventable," yet certain causes of death have become much more common
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Experts warn of teens drinking racing fuel to get drunk

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 7:51pm
Deadly concoction of methanol and Mountain Dew is known as Dewshine
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Sex and drugs? Today's teens a "cautious generation"

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 6:31pm
Survey highlights trends in sexual activity, drug and alcohol use, and smoking among American teens
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Nature Made vitamins recalled over salmonella, staph

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 5:15pm
Consumers are urged not to consume these products
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Are antidepressants ineffective for teens?

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 4:45pm
Dr. Roshini Raj discusses a new study that says many antidepressants don't work on teenagers
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What is internal decapitation and how did child survive?

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:52pm
Find out how this rare injury happens and what helped one little boy survive it
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The weird things kids swallow or stuff go on display

CBS Health - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 2:51pm
Doctors at Boston Children's Hospital hope the exhibit will remind parents about everyday items that are choking hazards to children
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