Pediatricians urged to talk to young patients about sex

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 9:47pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics said pediatricians should take a much more active role in educating young patients about sex
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How to help kids cope with violence in the media

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 8:29pm
A physicians' group has new recommendations for parents and kids in a world full of virtual violence
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UN chief says gains made against AIDS "inadequate and fragile"

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 7:40pm
Researchers, activists and policy makers are at a global AIDS conference in South Africa to debate ways to better treat and prevent the disease
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Many seniors are taking their medicines in risky ways

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 6:17pm
Medical experts are especially concerned about one major finding
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In medical mystery, caregiver gets Zika from man who died

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 4:31pm
Zika normally spreads through mosquitoes or sexual contact - but not in this case
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Do we know enough about the candidates' health?

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 1:51pm
The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and some questions linger about Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's health disclosures
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How 9 out of 10 strokes could be prevented

CBS Health - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:02am
Controlling one health factor in particular could make a big difference
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Bill aims to ban synthetic drugs after mass K2 overdose in N.Y.

CBS Health - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 11:25pm
Sen. Charles Schumer is pushing legislation to add 22 substances to the federal list of banned drugs following a mass overdose in Brooklyn
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Parrots and veterans heal together

CBS Health - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 1:23pm
There is place in Los Angeles that's become a sanctuary for both military veterans suffering from PTSD and neglected birds. Tracy Smith has a report on the remarkable connections made at Serenity Park.
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Physical cause partly to blame for Mary Todd Lincoln's mental struggles?

CBS Health - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 10:17pm
Abraham Lincoln's wife saw a lot of tragedy in her years. That contributed to years of depression for Mary Todd Lincoln, but there may have been a physical cause for her mental anguish as well. Dr. Jon LaPook has more.
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Famously fiery first lady gets modern-day medical diagnosis

CBS Health - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 8:37pm
Dr. John Sotos, a physician and medical historian, says Mary Todd Lincoln was not only misunderstood - but misdiagnosed
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The Dish: Chef Missy Robbins

CBS Health - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 12:25pm
Chef Missy Robbins is one of just 10 American women to lay claim to a coveted Michelin star. A native of New Haven, Connecticut, Robbins got her culinary start in Washington, D.C. She later spent extensive time in Italy, learning that country's exquisite cooking styles before returning to the U.S. Her new Brooklyn restaurant, "Lilia," is already drawing critical acclaim, earning three stars from the New York Times. More importantly, it's achieving her primary goal of making people happy. Robbins joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share her story and signature recipes.
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Drugs that worsen heart failure; what's behind Mary Todd Lincoln's depression

CBS Health - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 11:05am
In today's Morning Rounds, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula weigh in on a new warning by the American Heart Association that many commonly used medications could cause or worsen heart failure. Also, Dr. LaPook reports on a new study that examines how a physical cause may have driven former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln's mental struggles and erratic behaviors.
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Drugs that worsen heart failure, what's behind Marry Todd Lincoln's depression

CBS Health - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 11:05am
In this Morning Rounds series, CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula weigh in on a new warning by the American Heart Association that many commonly used medications could cause or worsen heart failure. Also, Dr. LaPook reports on a new study that examines how a physical cause may have driven former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln's mental struggles and erratic behaviors.
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City to test new way of treating gunshot victims

CBS Health - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 6:58pm
Controversial study looks at some common emergency treatment techniques that may do more harm than good
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​How parrots help veterans with PTSD

CBS Health - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:03pm
At Serenity Park Sanctuary in Los Angeles, neglected or abandoned birds forge connections with troubled humans
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Doctors warn about "Pokemon Go" injuries

CBS Health - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:55pm
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers advice about how to avoid getting hurt while playing the game
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Woman found to spread Zika through sex for first time

CBS Health - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:38pm
Health officials udpate their guidance on how to stay safe after a New York woman infected her partner
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Heroin spiked with elephant sedative linked to overdoses

CBS Health - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 1:38pm
Ohio city has seen least 90 overdoses and eight deaths the last 10 days
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Cases of drug-resistant gonorrhea skyrocket

CBS Health - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:47am
Health officials fear a "perfect storm" of problems could put patients at risk
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