Astronauts heading to Mars could risk dementia

CBS Health - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 4:39pm
Will astronauts traveling to Mars experience a kind of chronic dementia scientists call "space brain?"
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Coke, Pepsi funded both sides on anti-obesity policies

CBS Health - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 3:59pm
Coke and Pepsi say they're invested in Americans' health, but a new study highlights their efforts to thwart obesity-fighting legislation
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Top 35 countries to be a girl

CBS Health - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 2:50pm
A new report from Save the Children sheds light on what it’s like to be a girl in 144 countries around the world; here are the top 35 countries for girls -- you may be surprised where the U.S. ranks
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As babies stricken by Zika turn 1, health problems mount

CBS Health - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 2:00pm
“It hurts me to see him like this. I didn’t want this for him,” one mother said, breaking into tears
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Alzheimer's animal study hints at gene therapy's potential

CBS Health - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 1:10pm
Alzheimer's researchers used a virus to deliver a gene that they hope could help prevent damaging plaques to brain cells
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Blue Bell widens latest recall over listeria concerns

CBS Health - Tue, 10/11/2016 - 8:28am
Move comes as Aspen Hills, maker of suspect cookie dough used in the Blue Bell ice cream, issues recall of its own
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Drug crisis boosts supply of organ transplants

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 8:43pm
Drug overdose deaths have provided an unexpected increase in lifesaving organ donations, but there are extra risks involved
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Anger and intense workouts may be a dangerous mix

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 8:00pm
Heavy exertion while stressed or angry is tied to a tripled risk of having a heart attack
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Could the patient in hospital bed before you put you at risk?

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 6:46pm
New research looks at another way a serious infection, C. difficile, may spread within hospitals
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Some Lunchables recalled for allergy risk

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 6:18pm
Nearly 1,000 pounds of a popular children's lunch product are being recalled
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Can you trust an online symptom checker's diagnosis?

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 5:05pm
It's quick and easy to get a diagnosis on the computer, but how do the results compare to a real doctor?
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Words of wisdom on World Mental Health Day

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:24pm
Royals, world leaders, health advocates and people online share their stories and words of encouragement to help end stigma surrounding mental illness
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No sex before the big game? Study questions common advice

CBS Health - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:39pm
Researchers look at whether abstaining from sex really makes athletes perform better on the field
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Why do placebos work?

CBS Health - Sun, 10/09/2016 - 1:00pm
Researchers says when patients believe in their medications, those medications just may work better - even if they’re not medications at all
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The placebo effect

CBS Health - Sun, 10/09/2016 - 1:00pm
Can a pill actually cure an ailment, even if that pill contains no cure? Doctors and medical researchers have discovered unexpected results from giving patients pills that aren't medicine at all. Susan Spencer reports.
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Morning Rounds: Prostate cancer, holiday weight gain, and more

CBS Health - Sat, 10/08/2016 - 11:54am
CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula and registered dietitian and nutritionist Frances Largeman-Roth join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the dangers of prostate cancer, after actor Ben Stiller revealed his diagnosis this week. With the holidays fast approaching, they also discuss a new study about the dreaded holiday weight gain, and more.
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10/7 Hurricane Matthew weakens, but still dangerous; Floridians faced hurricane danger with compassion

CBS Health - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 11:44pm
Hurricane Matthew lost some of its punch but the massive storm is still wreaking havoc along the Atlantic Coast from northern Florida to North Carolina; Hurricane Matthew had the makings of Florida's worst-case disaster.
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More and more Americans suffer from this painful condition

CBS Health - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 9:16pm
Nearly 15 million people now live with this discomfort, according to a new report
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Hurricane help: Best ways to lend a hand after the storm

CBS Health - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 8:45pm
From gift cards to blood donations, here's how to help people beset by the ravages of Hurricane Matthew
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Why you should order that hoppy beer

CBS Health - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 2:39pm
A new study in mice suggests a surprising benefit to hoppy beers versus plain alcohol
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