African yellow fever epidemic could go global, experts warn

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 5:20pm
As the global vaccine stockpile wanes, fears are growing that the virus could spread internationally
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Aetna slashes Obamacare exchange participation

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 3:00pm
The Affordable Care Act has lost the help of Aetna--one of the largest U.S. insurance companies--after a huge financial deficit of $430 million. CBS News' Jan Crawford explains.
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Zika case in Texas linked to Miami travel

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 1:47pm
This is the first Texas case to be linked to travel within the continental United States, officials say
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Even if you exercise, sitting all day is bad for health

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 1:28pm
"Regardless of how much physical activity someone gets, prolonged sedentary time could negatively impact the health of your heart and blood vessels," expert says
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Price of life-saving EpiPen is soaring

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 11:04am
Families with severe allergies often rely on EpiPens to deliver a dose of potentially life-saving medicine if a child has a bad reaction. But the cost of the EpiPen is surging, having risen by more than 480 percent since 2009, putting the pinch on many families. Vinita Nair reports.
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Aetna opts out of most Obamacare exchanges

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:36am
Aetna, one of America's largest insurance companies, is scaling back on its participation of Obamacare. The company says it will only sell health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act in four states. Aetna reported more than $430 million in losses since the exchanges opened in January of 2014. Jan Crawford reports.
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Dozens infected in Hepatitis A outbreak likely linked to sushi

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:45am
Numerous restaurants on 2 Hawaiian islands closed; many customers complain they weren't told why
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Rising costs of potentially life-saving EpiPens put pinch on families

CBS Health - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:55am
Filled with epinephrine, the auto-injector's price has risen by more than 480 percent since 2009
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Study: Many parents put infants to sleep in dangerous positions

CBS Health - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 10:16pm
It's a tragedy that happens 3,500 times a year -- a parent puts an infant to sleep, and the child never wakes up. Most often, the cause is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. A new study finds many parents are not doing all they could to reduce the risk. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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What does beer have to do with mosquito bites?

CBS Health - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 8:10pm
A mosquito expert discusses what may draw the disease-spreading pests to their human prey
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Could Tylenol during pregnancy up risk of ADHD in kids?

CBS Health - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 5:33pm
A new study looks at the potential link between the common pain reliever and behavioral issues in children
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Too many parents put babies to sleep in unsafe positions

CBS Health - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:13pm
Despite decades of warnings, many parents are still putting their children at risk for sudden infant death syndrome, a new study finds
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Organ network mapping path to fairer liver transplants

CBS Health - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 2:04pm
A major organ transplant group is working to end geographic disparities that affect which patients get a new liver
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Inside an Olympic athlete's testosterone ordeal

CBS Health - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:56pm
Doping tests revealed a deeper health issue for a female Olympic athlete now competing in Rio
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New school in Georgia joins battle for transgender rights in U.S.

CBS Health - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 11:47pm
Pride School Atlanta is the first LGBTQ+ affirming school in the South. Spearheaded by Christian Zsilavets, an openly transgender educator, it will join just a handful of such schools in the U.S. specifically designed as safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth. CBS News' Ines Novacic was at the school as trans youth began their first day.
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Extreme heat and wildfires a dangerous combination

CBS Health - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 9:24pm
In the West, extreme heat combined with thick smoke from wildfires, and air pollution from millions of cars, is making the air in some parts of California dangerous to breathe. While the air quality in Los Angeles County has improved over the years, health officials say it still ranks as the most deadliest in America. Mireya Villareal has more.
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Pollution makes air in parts of California dangerous to breathe

CBS Health - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 8:22pm
While Los Angeles County's air quality has improved, health officials say pollution kills 1,300 people a year, making it the deadliest air in the country
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More Zika cases reported in Florida

CBS Health - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 9:55pm
Health officials say three more people in Florida have tested positive for locally transmitted Zika bringing the total to at least 28. One of the new patients does not live in the so called "Zika zone" and that has residents and authorities concerned the outbreak area could be expanding. Marlie Hall has the latest.
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New Jersey could ban eating, drinking while driving

CBS Health - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 1:28pm
A proposed law could force drivers in New Jersey to give up eating and drinking behind the wheel. Vinita Nair reports.
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The Dish: Celebrity chef Jeff Mauro

CBS Health - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 12:14pm
Growing up in Chicago, Jeff Mauro had a natural gift for entertaining, keeping his family laughing while exploring his love for food. During the day, he worked in a sandwich shop and at night, he took the stage as Tony in the Chicago production of the hit comedy, "Tony and Tina's Wedding." Along with his thriving TV career -- hosting "Sandwich King" and "The Kitchen -- he launched "Pork & Mindy's," a growing Chicago-area fast casual barbecue chain. Mauro joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share his story and signature dishes.
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