Pets can transmit infections to people

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:02pm
Animal companions do come with health risks, and experts say certain people need to be especially careful
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Does IV therapy really cure hangovers?

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:21pm
Drank too much and have work to do? Some companies like the Hangover Club claim they have the answer, for a price
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How to protect your dog from the flu

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:10pm
Researchers say the dog flu strain that is rapidly spreading across the Midwest has been identified as a new strain from Asia. Veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward explains what dog owners should do if they think their dog has the flu.
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Why dogs and people thrive on eye contact

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:09pm
Scientists have found that the connections between humans and their dogs have the same biochemical basis as the mother-child bond, and it's strengthened by the same thing: a loving gaze.
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New approach to treating migraines focuses on neck

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:40pm
Migraine pain may not be all in your head, doctors say; in some cases it starts in the neck
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Doctors try treating neck for migraine pain

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:22pm
Migraines can be debilitating for many people, especially those who suffer from what are known as neck migraines. But a new treatment approach may help. Dr. Max Gomez reports from New York.
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Two dozen new cases in Indiana HIV outbreak

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 4:59pm
AIDS virus continues to spread as state tries emergency measures to stop it
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Maple syrup could cut use of antibiotics

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:26pm
That delicious stuff you pour on your pancakes could be a weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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Bronx office manager accused of impersonating dentist

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:08pm
Prosecutors say New York dental office manager Valbona Yzeiraj treated unsuspecting patients when the real dentist was out of the office. Some patients suffered serious complications. CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
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NY woman posed as dentist, prosecutors allege

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:55pm
Several patients developed serious complications after procedures done by office manager, investigators say
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Doggie day care centers help dog flu spread

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:53pm
Virus never before seen in the U.S. is spreading rapidly through doggie day cares and kennels
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E-cigarette use triples among teens

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:18am
New research found that electronic cigarettes became three times as popular with middle and high school students between 2013 and 2014. Plus, e-cigarettes are less likely to help smokers kick the habit. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Group of doctors call on Columbia to oust Dr. Oz

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:24am
Critics claim the popular TV doctor displays what they call an "egregious lack of integrity" by promoting "quack treatments"
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​1985: CBS News discovers Ecstasy for the first time

CBS Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:18am
The little-known drug was legal, described as "wonderful," and even prescribed by psychiatrists
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CDC reveals "alarming" news about teen e-cigarette use

CBS Health - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:10pm
Although adolescent use of traditional cigarettes have dropped noticeably, electronic cigarettes have made up for any decline
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Many U.S. moms have babies too close together

CBS Health - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:48pm
Nearly a third of women get pregnant again sooner than experts recommend; some say the "second kid suffers"
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Teen smoking, e-cigarette trends see rapid shift

CBS Health - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:34pm
E-cigarette use triples among teens, and experts worry it may be more than just a fad
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Adorable video: Baby hears mom for the first time

CBS Health - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 5:55pm
With new hearing aids, little Elijah can now respond to the sounds all around him, including his mother's voice
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"Spice" synthetic marijuana sends dozens to hospital

CBS Health - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:46pm
Officials in Alabama are alarmed by a drug with unknown, dangerous ingredients
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FDA approves first heart drug in almost a decade

CBS Health - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:21pm
Doctors now have a new tool in the fight against chronic heart failure, and one cardiologist says she would "absolutely" prescribe this drug to her patients
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