Zika virus raises new worry about paralysis

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 5:29pm
Health officials investigate connection to rare but serious Guillain-Barré syndrome; travel warning expands
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Flexible robot a new advance in surgery

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:53pm
Surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are using a new flexible robot to perform delicate head and neck operations
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Tackling the subject of football's violence

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:34pm
Despite increasing evidence of long-term health effects of concussions, some young children are encouraged to play tackle football
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Flexible robot could make surgery, recovery easier

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 2:54pm
Newly developed robotic system makes head and neck operations less invasive
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Millions get cancer screening tests they don't need

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 1:01pm
Overdiagnosis of older Americans may add $1.2 billion a year in health care costs
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The growing movement to track employee health

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 1:19am
For companies, the link between financial performance and the health of workers is clear -- should investors demand details?
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Frostbite and 5 other winter hazard to avoid

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 11:20pm
When monster storms blow in, don't take chances with your health and safety
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100-year-old piano player credits music, martinis for long life

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:45pm
Irving Fields plays piano in NYC lounges, five nights a week; there is one thing he misses ...
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Melinda Gates: One issue key in conquering poverty

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:52pm
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sees health issues as a linchpin in helping poor people overcome their challenges
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Zika virus likely to spread in U.S., experts say

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 7:52pm
"It's not if, it's when," one expert says, as concerns grow about the mosquito-borne virus
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New campaign urges millions to check for prediabetes

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 7:25pm
TV "doctor" uses humor to grab attention, get people to answer screening questions
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FDA warns of danger from "male enhancement" gum

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 4:30pm
Product sold on websites including Amazon.com could pose serious health risk, officials say
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Serious birth defect is on the rise, says CDC

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 4:26pm
Young mothers, especially black women, are most at risk for delivering babies born with an increasingly common intestinal birth defect
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Algae bloom toxin linked to Alzheimer's, other diseases

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 3:53pm
Long-term exposure to the environmental toxin in monkeys caused brain tangles and plaques similar to those found in Alzheimer's, study finds
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Cough syrup recalled for morphine

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 2:12pm
The liquid cough syrup was sold at Chinese grocery stores in six states
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Mass. doctors get lesson in art to improve patient care

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:31am
Hospital uses art as catalyst to strengthen interpersonal skills, softening the hard science of medicine with creative expression
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More people are living past their 100th birthdays

CBS Health - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:25pm
Older Americans are living longer than ever, but is quality of life keeping up?
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Michigan gov.: We don't want people to assume Flint water is safe

CBS Health - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 9:24pm
In interview with CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, Gov. Rick Snyder declines to reveal current lead levels for Flint water
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California methane leak impact zone doubles in size

CBS Health - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 8:50pm
Southern California Gas hopes to have the leak plugged by February, but if their plan fails the leak could last up to a year
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Price-hiking pharma exec subpoenaed by House

CBS Health - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 8:45pm
Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, reviled for price-gouging, forced to appear at a congressional hearing next Tuesday
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