The flu is less common than you think

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:38pm
Study says adults over the age of 30 only tend to get the flu twice every 10 years, but kids are much more vulnerable
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Why McDonald's is cutting back on antibiotics

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:51pm
Under pressure to boost sales, McDonald's announces that it will no longer buy chicken from suppliers who use human antibiotics
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Pet therapy improves health, study finds

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:35pm
Doctors have long suspected that the bond between people and animals can be healing. Now researchers in New York have scientific proof. Marlie Hall reports.
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Therapy dogs help cancer patients heal

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:18pm
"It takes your mind off the pain," one patient says, and a new study proves that the animals make a difference
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Brain plaque tied to Alzheimer's found in young adults

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:49pm
Puzzling sign in brains of people as young as 20 may provide clues to solving the mystery of Alzheimer's
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FDA issues warning on testosterone-boosting drugs

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:32pm
Drugs widely advertised for men with "Low T" may have serious risks and should not be taken for normal signs of aging, FDA warns
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FDA warns against "keepsake" ultrasounds

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:14am
There may be no greater thrill than seeing your baby for the 1st time, but the government and some doctors say a growing trend could have hidden dangers
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Adults more resistant to the flu, study says

CBS Health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:14am
A new report says that adults over the age of 30 will get the flu twice on average over 10 years, while children will catch the virus every other year. Also, air pollution could impact how well children learn in school. Meg Oliver reports on the day's top health news.
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Heroin deaths take aim at new type of victims

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:01pm
The face of heroin addiction is changing, and the death toll continues to rise
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Boston babies buzzing on coffee

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 9:30pm
Researchers are surprised by the level of coffee consumption among city's infants and toddlers; is it happening nationwide?
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Tips for a smooth transition to daylight saving time

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:49pm
Losing an hour of sleep this weekend could wreak havoc on your health; experts share a few tips to help you handle the time change
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"Am I normal?" New study on penis size has answers

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:47pm
Researchers round up data from more than 15,500 men to answer one of their biggest questions
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Alarming rise in teens reporting dating violence

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:47pm
Teen-age girls reporting abuse from a dating partner has more than doubled previous estimates -- and could be much higher than study's estimate
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What men really think about their performance in bed

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:16pm
Stereotypes don't reflect the statistics says Dr. Abraham Morgentaler; men are more complex when it comes to how they feel about sex
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NYC rats, fleas could carry bubonic plague

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:57pm
Some of the fleas found on urban rats are capable of transmitting the Black Death; fortunately one key element is missing
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​The poor say money issues cause health problems

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:58pm
Two-thirds of Americans worry about their health, but the rich and poor don't see eye to eye
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Family of teen declared brain dead sues hospital

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:08pm
Case that ignited debate over the definition of brain death is heading back to court
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​Love coffee? Your heart may, too

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:48pm
A new study adds to the list of possible health benefits from drinking several cups of coffee a day
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Men and sex: Exploring masculinity and insecurity in the bedroom

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:06pm
Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, associate clinical professor of urology at Harvard Medical School and founder of Men's Health Boston, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "The Truth About Men and Sex: Intimate Secrets from the Doctor's Office."
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Could Silicon Valley dental gel replace toothpaste?

CBS Health - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:39pm
Toothpaste comes in a lot of varieties and flavors, but its effectiveness hasn't changed much in decades. That's why Silicon Valley startup Livionex is trying to redefine the way you care for your mouth. Ben Tracy reports.
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