"Nurse Nicole" wants men on Tinder to see a doctor

CBS Health - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:31pm
The goal is to encourage men to check in with their doctors and avoid preventable health issues
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Study: High blood pressure may impact memory

CBS Health - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:32pm
Why middle age people need to watch their blood pressure, how obesity is impacting Americans -- and more. David Begnaud reports on the day's top health headlines.
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One-dose antibiotic may cure serious skin infections

CBS Health - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:03am
Treating stubborn skin infections can require days of antibiotics. But a new drug is showing promise, curing serious infections with just a single dose. David Begnaud reports.
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New single-dose antibiotic may cure superbug MRSA

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 8:16pm
In the future, one treatment could be enough to cure dangerous, drug-resistant MRSA infections
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Truvia sweetener is toxic to fruit flies

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 8:15pm
A sixth grade science fair project inspires university research that confirms sweetener's unexpected effect on insects
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Dog or cat could keep you from a good night's sleep

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 6:03pm
Mayo Clinic says the number of people reporting sleep problems related to their pets is on the rise
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Viagra may increase melanoma risk

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:55pm
Study finds men who take the drug for erectile dysfunction may be much more likely to develop potentially deadly skin cancer
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Over 100? Don't worry about cancer, heart disease

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:46pm
Two leading causes of death in younger people are much less of a concern for the very old, study finds
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Does skipping breakfast help or hurt your diet?

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:17pm
New study looks at whether eating or skipping breakfast has an impact on weight loss
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CDC: Eating out more dangerous than eating at home

CBS Health - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:19pm
Why women should spread out pregnancies, a new report about contaminated food -- and more. Alexis Cristoforous reports on the day's top health headlines.
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Study pinpoints when people are most likely to commit suicide

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 8:38pm
Findings contradict earlier studies and suggest a way to reduce suicide risk
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"Godfather of ecstasy" dies at 88

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 6:21pm
The biochemist was responsible for bringing MDMA into the mainstream and helped spark craze for psychedelic drugs
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Most norovirus spread by food prep workers

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 4:02pm
CDC report says at least 1 in 5 food service employees admits coming to work with a stomach bug
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Drug diversion in hospitals spreads infections

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:54pm
30,000 patients may have been at risk over past decade by health care workers tampering with medications, report finds
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Egg titan, son plead guilty in food safety case

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:35pm
Austin "Jack" DeCoster and his son, Peter DeCoster, face up to one year in jail, fines of $100,000 apiece and additional restitution for victims of salmonella outbreak
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Panera will dump all food additives by 2016

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:38pm
The bakery chain is swearing off artificial colors and other additives, amid growing concern about safety
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Who feels more pain after surgery, men or women?

CBS Health - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:01am
New research suggests gender plays a role in how much pain a patient experiences after surgery. Men reported more pain after major operations, while women suffered more pain after minor procedures. Dr. M. Fahad Khan, assistant professor of anesthesiology at NYU Langone Medical Center, tells CBS News some of the findings are surprising.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Learning another language may help the aging brain

CBS Health - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:47pm
Speaking two or more languages may help older brains stay sharp, even if you learn them as an adult
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Boston bombings prompted PTSD symptoms in kids

CBS Health - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:45pm
11 percent of Boston parents surveyed months later described symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in their children
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Gender may affect the way people feel pain

CBS Health - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:44pm
Do men and women feel pain differently? New study finds an unexpected gender divide
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