Mystery outbreak: 5 things to know about Elizabethkingia

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 3:38pm
The rare bacteria has infected dozens of people and has been linked with at least 20 deaths, officials say
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A simple asthma blood test may be in the works

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 1:42pm
Scientists report a new discovery that could lead to an easier way of diagnosing asthma
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Does very early breast cancer need surgery?

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:30pm
Some doctors advocate a "wait and watch" approach, but a new study suggests that's not enough
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NIH doctor explains U.S efforts to combat Zika virus

CBS Health - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 3:29pm
Dr. Anthony Fauci said joined "Face the Nation" to talk about vaccine efforts for the virus, as well as working to control mosquito populations
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CBS News reporter shares family miracle story

CBS Health - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:26pm
CBS News' Marlie Hall shares a story about her father Edward, who while in retirement in Haiti, fell into a coma before miraculously surviving it
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Doctors call man's recovery "a miracle"

CBS Health - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 8:57pm
When CBS News reporter Marlie Hall's father went into a coma, doctors told her to prepare for the worst. But they were wrong.
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CDC confirms Zika virus causes birth defects

CBS Health - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:06am
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Holly Phillips discuss the top medical headlines of the week, including the growing Zika threat and recommendations for the daily use of aspirin to help prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer
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The plastic surgery trend that's skyrocketing in the U.S.

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 7:43pm
Both women and men are seeking this procedure, which is up 50 percent since the year 2000
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Group touts pregnancy-ending drug as abortion access tightens

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 5:57pm
Restrictions on clinics have led some abortion rights advocates to remind women of an alternative
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More infections from dirty scopes than estimated: report

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 4:41pm
Hundreds of patients have been sickened by life-threatening infections linked to contaminated medical scopes, federal officials say
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Mother of overdose victim wins praise for blunt obit

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 3:21pm
After her daughter died from a heroin overdose, she hoped the tragedy would help raise awareness of the "merciless" disease of addiction
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​Michigan urges toughest lead rules in U.S. after Flint crisis

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 2:42pm
Following public outcry, Gov. Snyder's administration proposes water regulations that would be even more stringent than the federal government's
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New York teen badly injured by exploding e-cigarette

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:56pm
He now wears sunglasses after the explosion sent shrapnel flying into his eyes
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Study: Many women could benefit from early mammograms

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:08pm
New research suggests women should get a breast cancer risk assessment when they turn 40
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Doctors divided over how to guide women on U.S. Zika threat

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:41am
CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning"
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IMAX takes supersized experience to fitness industry

CBS Health - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 9:49am
IMAXShift is breaking into the crowded fitness industry with an indoor cycling experience that incorporates the technology that has captivated its moviegoers
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The fight for Zika funding

CBS Health - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:13pm
The White House requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding for Zika in February
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Will Congress fully fund the fight against Zika?

CBS Health - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:54pm
The CDC has requested nearly $2 billion to keep Zika at bay in the U.S. -- but Congress has yet to provide the money
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Greener spaces may be a sign of good health

CBS Health - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 8:07pm
Two major causes of death are less likely among women who live amid more grass and lush trees
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Flint residents still hesitant to use water, despite officials' pleas

CBS Health - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 7:37pm
Experts say they need Flint residents to run the water because chemical treatments have been added to help re-line the pipes -- but some residents are still fearful
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