Reduced prostate screening could miss advanced tumors

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 8:19pm
Study suggests the latest guidelines on screening could carry some serious risks as well as benefits
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The hazards of self-diagnosis on the Internet

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 6:23pm
One woman's story demonstrates how hard it can be to sort out good information from frightening exaggeration
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Diagnostic errors put millions of patients at risk

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 3:48pm
Institute of Medicine report says most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime
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Txt msgs may be good for your health

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 3:22pm
Study tests the benefits of weekly text messages to encourage a heart-healthy lifestyle
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Huge price surge for another old drug called off

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:41pm
Tuberculosis drug developed in 1955 was set for a 2,000 percent price increase
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Massive price hike in crucial infection treatment drug

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:52pm
The medical community is outraged by the 5,000-percent price increase in a drug used by AIDS and cancer patients
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People emit a unique "microbial cloud" of bacteria

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:24pm
Each of us walks around in a cloud of microbes as personalized as a fingerprint, study finds
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Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO defends Daraprim price hike

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:04am
The increase drew protests in the medical community from those concerned that many patients will no longer be able to afford the drug
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CEO: 5,000-percent drug price hike "not excessive at all"

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 9:14am
Turing Pharmaceuticals got control of a crucial infection treatment drug called Daraprim in August, and immediately raised the price from $13.50 to $750
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Former hedge fund manager raises drug price 5500%

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:37am
A former hedge fund manager has raised the price of an old prescription drug from $13.50 to $750 per tablet
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Former hedge fund manager raises infant pill price 5500%

CBS Health - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:37am
A former hedge fund manager has raised the price of a pill used to treat infants from $13.50 to $750 per tablet
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Is sex too risky after a heart attack?

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:54pm
New study has some answers for one of heart patients' biggest worries
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Kids' favorite fruit and the best way to serve it

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:52pm
If you're trying to get your child to eat healthier, start with this popular choice
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Whole fruit beats juice for kids, doctors say

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:32pm
To help get kids to eat more fruit, a new study looks at what kinds they like best
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Pregnancy complications may signal future heart trouble

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:24pm
Researchers say the risk is especially high for women who've had more than one health problem during pregnancy
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FDA experts to review safety of birth control implant

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 6:03pm
Medical experts to take a closer look at problems reported with the birth control implant called Essure
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Generic drug price increases 5,000 percent overnight

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:38pm
What's behind latest in a string of major price increases for "standard of care" generic medications?
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Little sign of improvement in U.S. obesity rates

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 4:58pm
New figures show which states have the highest rates of obesity
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Hair-raising explanation for man's fainting spells

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 2:44pm
Extra high doses of a popular medication are blamed for a rare side effect
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Apple Watch a life-saver for teen athlete

CBS Health - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 2:00pm
A 17-year-old high school football player in Massachusetts is recovering from a serious condition that was first spotted by the heart monitor on his Apple Watch
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