New research on sex addicts' brains

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:57pm
Brains of sex addicts may be wired in similar ways to those of drug addicts, study finds
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How to stay stress-free on your summer vacation

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:58pm
In our busy, connected world it can be challenging to decompress, but there are ways to optimize the health benefits of a getaway
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After donating son's organs, man will receive kidney from recipient's mother

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:56pm
S.F. man who donated his deceased son's organs in 2005 is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient
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CDC shuts labs over anthrax, other safety lapses

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:00pm
Citing recent anthrax scare and recurring problems with safety, the CDC shuts two research labs and announces other changes
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Even minimal alcohol drinking may damage heart

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:22pm
A new study challenges the belief that light to moderate drinking may have heart benefits
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Vasectomy linked to aggressive prostate cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:36am
Doctors aren't sure why the procedure may be associated with more advanced and deadly prostate cancers
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Drinking less alcohol may lower risk of obesity, heart disease

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:11am
A new study finds reducing alcohol consumption can lower the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity. And how effective are calorie counts on menus? Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health stories.
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Who needs to worry about West Nile virus

CBS Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:03am
Summer is West Nile virus season, and cases of of the mosquito-borne disease have been reported in numerous states in recent weeks. For most people, infection is not serious, but some patients can get very sick or even die. Dr. Steven Gordon, chairman of the department of infectious disease at the Cleveland Clinic, tells CBS News who's most at risk and how to prevent it.
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West Nile virus is making a comeback

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:23pm
Disease spread by mosquitoes reemerges in numerous states, but there are ways to protect yourself
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To prevent veteran suicides, wounded warrior presses for holistic care

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:57pm
Retired Army Sgt. Josh Renschler considered suicide after suffering severe injuries in Iraq, but now he's advocating for his fellow veterans
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Child once thought "cured" of HIV tests positive

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:03pm
Girl is said to be responding to treatment, but hopes of a cure suffer major setback
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Earliest case of Down syndrome found in medieval cemetery

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 4:46pm
The 5- to 7-year-old child, who died 1,500 years ago, is the earliest example of the condition in the archaeological record
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Obesity a big problem for U.S. firefighters

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:37pm
A surprising number of firefighters are overweight or obese, increasing risks of injury and death
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Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:54pm
Dogs also face a risk from e-cigarette cartridges unlike anything humans are likely to encounter
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MERS warning for millions making Hajj pilgrimage

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:53pm
Saudi Arabia is epicenter of deadly camel-borne virus and health officials fear it could spread
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"Toilet to tap" water recycling begins in Texas city

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:40pm
Faced with one of the worst droughts Texas has ever seen, a city's dwindling water supply forced it to take action
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Weather not linked to body aches, study says

CBS Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:55am
Researchers at the University of Sydney found no association between body aches and temperature, humidity or precipitation. Plus, a Penn State study gives new hope for women struggling with infertility. Wendy Gillette reports on the day's top health stories.
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Smallpox vials suspected to contain live virus

CBS Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 8:52pm
The CDC is currently testing the long-forgotten samples of the virus discovered last week to determine if they are potentially lethal
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8 health risks that could get worse with climate change

CBS Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:25pm
Not just heat stroke, but kidney stones, salmonella and other health issues may become far more prevalent as our planet gets warmer
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UCLA opens landmark cancer care center for teens

CBS Health - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:43pm
The UCLA Medical Center has launched one of the first cancer care programs in the country targeted towards young adults and teens. As Bigad Shaban reports, young cancer patients at the center can also consult fertility experts since some cancer treatments can interfere with fertility later in life.
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