19-year-old Lauren Hill dies of rare cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:18pm
Lauren Hill, whose illness didn't derail her dream of playing college basketball, succumbs to rare form of brain cancer.
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​The fastest-growing energy bar, bar none

CBS Health - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:03pm
KIND bars are generating great success in the surging U.S. market for healthy snack bars
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California drought linked to West Nile outbreak

CBS Health - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 12:40pm
State is reporting a spike in mosquito-borne West Nile infections and a record number of deaths last year
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Lauren Hill, basketball player with cancer, dies

CBS Health - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:43am
America cheered when she took to the court despite an inoperable brain tumor
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​Watches that keep a close watch on you

CBS Health - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:11am
Activity trackers record how much you are moving - and nudge you when you're not
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Doctors warn about tick-borne Powassan virus

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:12pm
It's not as well known as Lyme disease, but the Powassan virus is also spread by ticks, and experts say it can be even more severe. WCBS's Tracee Carrasco reports.
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U.S. Ebola patient released from hospital

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:26pm
American healthcare worker who was infected in Sierra Leone managed to survive critical illness
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Like Instagram for doctors, with many second opinions

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 8:57pm
Figure 1, a mobile app for the medical set, helps clinicians all over the world share expertise and solve difficult cases
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Teen recovering after drug overdose story goes viral

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:26pm
A family shares the story of their son to help raise awareness about heroin and prescription drug abuse
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Doctors warn of tick-borne Powassan virus

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:21pm
Another reason to watch out for ticks as you head outdoors this spring and summer
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Crowd protests California's mandatory vaccination bill

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:54pm
At the California state capitol, a crowd of parents and children gathered to speak out as lawmakers considered a bill requiring school children to get vaccinated. KOVR-TV's Kelly Ryan reports.
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Height influences heart attack risk

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:24pm
Coronary heart disease may be closely tied to whether or not you're heads and shoulders above the crowd
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Mandatory vaccine bill sparks protests in California

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:23pm
Protesters rally as state lawmakers consider one of the toughest vaccination laws in the country
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HIV immunotherapy treatment shows promise

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:49pm
Treatment using human antibodies helps fight the AIDS virus in study
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Vaccines law moves forward in California Senate

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:22pm
A California bill could soon require children to be vaccined if they attend school. Protesters of the bill demonstrated at the California State Capitol. The bill was prompted by the recent outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in the region.
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Short people have increased heart disease risk, study finds

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:37am
A large study in the New England Journal of Medicine adds to the growing evidence linking shorter stature to a greater risk of Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the concerns.
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Promising new HIV therapy tested

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:12am
Researchers from Rockefeller University found that a new antibody therapy for HIV patients reduced the amount of the virus in the blood. Also, a new method to combat drug-resistant bacteria. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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Sabra hummus recalled due to listeria concerns

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:57am
Some 30,000 cases being called back nationwide; learn whether any you bought is involved
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Sabra hummas recalled due to listeria concerns

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:57am
Some 30,000 cases being called back nationwide; learn whether any you bought is involved
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Obama calls for end to youth "gay conversion" therapy

CBS Health - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:26am
The White House issued a statement saying the administration supports a ban on the practice for minors
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