Poll shows growing fear of Ebola in U.S.

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 4:53pm
More Americans consider the virus a "major threat" to the U.S., and some say they'll change their holiday travel plans
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Barbara Walters reveals breast cancer scare

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 3:30pm
The anchorwoman and television personality shared her own story to shed light on the importance of funding breast cancer research
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U.S. Ebola patient raised red flags on initial ER visit

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 3:25pm
Medical records show Thomas Eric Duncan's initial visit to emergency room triggered exclamation point in hospital's records system
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How simple changes may help you avoid bad food

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:01pm
Food psychologist offers tips from what to do at the grocery store to where to put cereal boxes in the kitchen
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#14Days: Gabrielle Bernstein talks miracles and recovery

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:52pm
Best-selling author of "Miracles Now," Gabrielle Bernstein, joins the #14Days challenge to talk addiction, recovery, spirituality, and miracles
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U.S. troops deploy to aid with Ebola

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:11pm
U.S. military ramps up its response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, where it has already killed more than 3,400 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea
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Major step toward diabetes cure

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:47am
Researchers at Harvard say they were able to produce cells that make insulin from embryonic stem cells, which could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of diabetes. Also, why men who have had prostate cancer surgery need to watch their cholesterol and triglycerides. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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#14Days: Dying for pain relief, the opioid epidemic

CBS Health - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:02am
For day five of the CBS News series #14Days on the Wagon, Dr. Chinazo Cunningham of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City explains how America's prescription painkiller epidemic originated and what we can do to stop it.
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Ebola vaccine human trials begin

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:06pm
Trials of a new medicine to prevent Ebola are being tested on dozens of volunteers worldwide and shows promise
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Could diabetics produce their own insulin?

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:05pm
Researchers discover stem cell process that could become major breakthrough for millions of type 1 diabetes patients
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U.S. military planes arrive in Liberia, epicenter of Ebola outbreak

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:56pm
American troops are building medical centers in Liberia, where health care workers and beds for Ebola patients are urgently needed
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Dallas sheriff's deputy does not have Ebola, health officials say

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:48pm
Deputy who went inside Ebola victim's apartment hospitalized Wednesday after falling ill
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Scientists developing lab-grown penis for transplant

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:03pm
Researchers hope they can someday use a patient's own cells to grow replacement organ
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Study warns about stimulants in diet supplements

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:34pm
Researchers say potentially dangerous stimulant is a chemical cousin to ingredient banned by Food and Drug Administration
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"Our people are dying": West African leaders plead for Ebola aid at World Bank

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:39pm
Sierra Leone president says world responding too slowly to "tragedy unforeseen in modern times"; U.S. military ramps up efforts in Liberia
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Do-it-yourself flu vaccine could be safe, easy

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:27pm
In the future, preventing influenza could be easy as a squirt up the nose in the comfort of your own home
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Doctor: No evidence of life in brain-dead girl

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:28pm
Family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath seeking unprecedented order declaring her to be alive after being declared brain dead
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2 docs isolated over Ebola fears in Spain

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:34am
As Spanish nurse takes turn for worse, doctor who treated her admits himself with concerns about protective suit he was provided
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Men at greater risk after hip fractures

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:18am
New statistics show that the death rate in men with hip breaks is twice that of women. Plus, researchers in Sweden found that women who lead a healthy lifestyle can cut their stroke risk in half. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Ebola virus lives in bodily fluids

CBS Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:34am
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains where the Ebola virus lurks in the body and the fluids that may spread infection.
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