CDC: Half of black gay men will be diagnosed with HIV

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 7:53pm
For the first time ever, health officials release alarming projections of lifetime risk of HIV infection in the U.S.
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Baby gorilla born after a rare C-section at British zoo

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 7:21pm
An adorable baby gorilla was delivered through a rare operation
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Identical twin sisters give birth to twins - twice

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 7:14pm
Utah sisters and their growing brood defy the odds
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Could air pollution be making us fat?

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 5:12pm
A study looks at whether extreme air pollution in Beijing could have an impact on weight gain
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Snickers, Milky Way and other Mars candy bars recalled

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 2:55pm
Chocolate maker Mars recalls chocolate bars in 55 countries after problem is found
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The biggest distractions that cause car crashes

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 12:37pm
Video shot inside cars reveals what was distracting drivers seconds before an accident; some distractions more dangerous than others
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In Texas, a race to find a vaccine for Zika

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 10:20am
One doctor says scientists have learned more about the virus in the last two months than they have in almost 70 years
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How artificial hearts could one day make transplants history

CBS Health - Tue, 02/23/2016 - 9:58am
Companies are working on creating a permanent artificial heart that could last for decades and one day make donor hearts unnecessary
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Racial disparities persist in some types of cancer

CBS Health - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 8:46pm
Three decades since a government report called health disparities an affront to American ideals, care for many still lags
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How to cut hospital infections and save lives

CBS Health - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 8:23pm
Infections picked up at the hospital kill tens of thousands of Americans each year, but some basic steps can help reduce the risk
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How to protect yourself from hospital-acquired infections

CBS Health - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 7:08pm
Tens of thousands of people die each year as a result of infections they caught in the hospital
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A little weight loss equals big health benefits

CBS Health - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 4:27pm
Obese people who lose five percent of body weight may not look better on the outside, but it makes a difference on the inside
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The "Charlie Sheen effect" on HIV prevention

CBS Health - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 3:37pm
The actor's disclosure could have a significant impact on public health, researchers say
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HPV vaccine is having a big impact, study shows

CBS Health - Mon, 02/22/2016 - 1:29pm
Fewer infections now will mean less cancer in the future, health experts say, urging more girls and boys get vaccinated
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​Dying wish: Arguing the right to die

CBS Health - Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:10pm
Advocates for physician-assisted dying say it can end needless suffering, but some who have survived terminal illness say making suicide a legal option would destroy hope for many
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Can scientists prove Zika causes birth defects?

CBS Health - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 6:45pm
Health officials say there is strong evidence linking the virus to microcephaly, but what will it take to know for sure?
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Simple steps to lower your risk of stroke

CBS Health - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 5:03pm
New research suggests you have more control over your risk for stroke than you might think
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Fatal overdoses from common sedatives on the rise

CBS Health - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 4:59pm
A new study finds deaths from widely used drugs like Xanax and Valium have surged in recent years
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Do you know how much sugar is in your Starbucks drink?

CBS Health - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 4:03pm
A nutrition advocacy group is bringing awareness to the "shocking" amount of sugar in many popular beverages
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Texas health official steps down after Planned Parenthood study

CBS Health - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 12:51am
Top Texas health official co-authored a study that drew strong backlash from Republican leaders
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