Binge drinking youth a "major concern"

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:44pm
While alcohol consumption is down in many places, report finds dangerous binge drinking is on the rise
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New app brings healthcare to your home

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:32pm
If you don't want to trudge to a doctor, there are new house call apps that bring healthcare professionals to your door. One provides doctor house calls, another has a nurse come to your home and lets you talk to a doctor online over a tablet. Alison Harmelin reports.
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"House call" apps bring doctor or nurse to your door

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:04pm
New medical apps make house calls widely available at the touch of a button
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How to maximize the health benefits of coffee

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:52pm
Experts say coffee comes with a number of health perks, but only if you drink the right amount
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Woman who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth on plane

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:33pm
Special delivery at 36,000 feet: woman delivers baby girl on flight to Japan
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Conjoined twins separated in 12-hour operation

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:30pm
5-month-old twin boys in Florida begin separate lives after marathon surgery
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TV food star Sandra Lee says she has breast cancer

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:04pm
Popular lifestyle personality and live-in girlfriend of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo divulged the news on Tuesday
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Health perks of drinking coffee

CBS Health - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:50am
The brewing debate over the health benefits of coffee goes back centuries, but it could finally be reaching a turning point. A clear picture is emerging that java could keep a range of illnesses at bay, but only if you drink the right amount. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the “magic number” of cups.
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Adjusting your diet to boost an aging brain

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:45pm
A few additions to a popular diet plan can help people stay mentally sharper as they age, study finds
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Oh waiter, there's soup in my bowl of flies

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 8:22pm
As edible insects work their way into more mainstream diets, U.S. businesses cater to a growing appetite for products like cricket flour
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Are edible insects the future of nutrition?

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 8:06pm
The idea of eating insects may be catching on in the U.S., with more and more businesses catering to appetites for insect protein.
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How a dog can improve your health

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:41pm
A report from Harvard Medical School finds that dogs can help people's mental and physical well-being
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Antibiotic-resistant typhoid reaches epidemic level

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:02pm
Drug-resistant strain is spreading rapidly in parts of Africa and Asia, health officials warn
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Pittsburgh mom delivers hospital's biggest baby ever

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:44pm
Unusually big baby boy arrived in time for Mother's Day
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Dogs can be good for your health

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:38pm
Experts say having a dog as a pet can benefit humans both physically and emotionally. As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, dogs can provide companionship, boost activity levels and make kids more active while improving the lives of older adults.
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Nasty germs may be lurking in your coffee maker

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:14pm
Loyola University microbiologist found bacteria like staphylococcus and e. coli in coffee machines
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Is there bacteria in your coffee maker?

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 1:42pm
Germs love to lurk in coffee machines. Ten Chicago-area families let CBS2 swab their one-cup coffee makers, and reporter Mary Kay Kleist took the samples to Loyola where experts tested them for germs.
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New blood tests may transform cancer care

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 1:38pm
Liquid biopsies are less invasive than surgical and needle tests for spotting cancer
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Big names bring streaming workouts to the living room

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:44am
Nearly 83 million Americans say they were not active last year, the highest number since 2009. Streaming workout classes could turn things around. You can get online training for a fraction of the price of gyms or boutique sessions. Vinita Nair reports on how big names in fitness are finding a virtual following.
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"Pollen tsunami" behind allergy misery this spring

CBS Health - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:42am
Allergy experts are warning of a "pollen tsunami," adding to the downside of spring for the roughly 50 million Americans with nasal allergies. One of the biggest pollen hot zones in the country spans the Northeast. Jericka Duncan reports from New York City's Central Park.
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