1 in 45 kids may have autism spectrum disorders, study shows

CBS Health - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 11:49am
A new report suggests autism may be more common than we thought
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Latest autism numbers may not add up

CBS Health - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 9:59am
CDC issues another estimate of number of kids with the disorder, but it differs significantly with that of a leading advocacy group
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Cleveland Clinic doctors hope to perform first uterine transplant

CBS Health - Fri, 11/13/2015 - 1:48am
Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic are expecting to perform the first-ever uterine transplant
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How to avoid colds and flu when you fly

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 10:35pm
Before you get on a plane for the holidays, heed this advice to reduce your risk of getting sick
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Kids in day care need more outdoor play time

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:56pm
For young children, running around is "just as important as learning their letters," researchers say
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Don't get burned by these Thanksgiving cooking hazards

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:50pm
Thanksgiving is a peak day for home cooking fires; here's how to help prevent injuries while preparing your holiday feast
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Woman finds black widow spider in a pack of grapes

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 7:28pm
Pennsylvania mom says she was washing the grapes to give to one of her children when the poisonous spider crawled out
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Smoking ban targets U.S. public housing

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 6:28pm
Federal government could ban millions of public housing residents from smoking at home
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Over 100 women claim birth control was defective

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 5:17pm
More than 100 women are seeking millions in damages after using birth control that they say was defective and led to unintended pregnancies
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Case raises fears about drug-resistant TB

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 4:43pm
Patient's tuberculosis infection was resistant to seven different antibiotics, and such cases could become more common
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VA opens first health clinic for transgender veterans

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 4:19pm
Medical center in Cleveland establishes clinic tailored to the needs of transgender veterans
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Women overtake men in U.S. obesity rates

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 12:36pm
Health officials thought obesity rates might be leveling off, but a new report has bad news
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Concerns despite food companies phasing out artificial ingredients

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 12:05pm
The Food and Drug Administration is asking for your thoughts on how to define the term "natural" on food labels
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Women sue birth control drugmaker over pregnancies

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:40am
More than 100 women are suing Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Endo Pharmaceuticals, for a birth control packaging error they say resulted in unplanned pregnancies
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More than 100 women say birth control mix-up led to unplanned pregnancies

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 10:06am
Lawsuit claims defective birth control pills cased 113 accidental pregnancies across 26 states
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Skepticism of "natural" food labels spurs companies to act

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 9:52am
Would you eat your favorite cereal if you knew it contained butylated hydroxytoluene, a product also used in jet fuel?
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Gym helps veterans returning home

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 11:35pm
A gym created by the sister of a fallen soldier is being credited by some vets as a "life-saver"
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Can we be bribed into making smarter health choices?

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 9:50pm
Two new studies look at whether financial rewards can help prompt healthier habits
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The "Simple 7" steps to avoid chronic diseases

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 7:12pm
Experts say taking steps to reduce heart risk will help protect you from other serious illnesses, as well
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Early symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be easy to miss

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 5:55pm
Expert advice to help you spot the warning signs and lower your risk
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