John Grisham seeks to advance disease fight with free book

CBS Health - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:11pm
“The Tumor,” explores the promise of modern healthcare and the tool that could change how we battle dozens of disease
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Americans are living longer but more disabled

CBS Health - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:44am
The average lifespan has increased in the last few decades, but there's a health price to pay
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John Grisham on why his new book is important - and free

CBS Health - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 9:07am
Known for his legal thrillers, the best-selling author believes "The Turf" could advance new technology that could potentially revolutionize the way we fight diseases
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Marijuana use and support for legal marijuana continue to climb

CBS Health - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 4:46am
A slight majority of Americans now say they have tried marijuana, up from 43 percent just last year
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​Maine could be first to OK medical pot to treat addicts

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 9:43pm
Nearly 30 medical marijuana caregivers and patients told state regulators at a hearing on Tuesday that marijuana eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal
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President Obama signs Zika virus bill

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:33pm
The legislation is aimed at helping to encourage pharmaceutical companies to help incentivize pharmaceutical companies to aid in combating the virus
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Loneliness can harm your heart, study finds

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:08pm
Social isolation can take a toll on health in a number of surprising ways
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The mouth may hold clues to pancreatic cancer risk

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:32pm
Bacteria in the mouth may show who's most at risk for a deadly form of cancer, early research suggests
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Top strategies to keep bloating at bay

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 5:22pm
An expert offers advice on how to fight digestive distress
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Feds launch criminal probe into Theranos lab

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04pm
The Wall Street Journal reports the DOJ and the SEC are looking into whether the biotech startup misled investors, partners or government officials
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Can magic mushrooms ease the pain of being left out socially?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:56pm
Psilocybin is an illegal drug, but researchers are taking a closer look at it as a potential treatment for psychiatric disorders
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Still many questions about Zika's threat to pregnant women

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 1:31pm
As mosquito season approaches in the U.S., questions loom about the virus's effect on pregnant women and their unborn children
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Bee sting therapy

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 1:28pm
Apitherapy - an alternative medicine - is believed by some to help cure a variety of ills
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Have scientists discovered "virginity genes"?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:54pm
Genetic makeup may help determine when people lose their virginity, a new study suggests
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Pancreas cell transplants pass test for diabetes treatment

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:27pm
Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells helped lower risk of severe drops in blood sugar in patients with type 1 diabetes, study shows
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Best ways to fight bloating and digestive distress

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:58am
Dr. Robynne Chutkan joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss tips from her new book, “The Bloat Cure: 101 Natural Solutions for Real and Lasting Relief”
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Does the full moon make kids hyper?

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 8:20pm
The idea that the moon has an effect on people's behavior goes back to ancient times
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Cookies or chips? Kids' choices may predict weight gain

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 8:11pm
The results of a new study suggest some people may be hard-wired to like sugary foods
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Connecticut teen forced into chemo suffers new health issue

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 4:56pm
Teenage girl who went to court to fight chemo is now old enough to make her own treatment decisions
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Mystery outbreak: 5 things to know about Elizabethkingia

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 3:38pm
The rare bacteria has infected dozens of people and has been linked with at least 20 deaths, officials say
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