Feds launch criminal probe into Theranos lab

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 4:04pm
The Wall Street Journal reports the DOJ and the SEC are looking into whether the biotech startup misled investors, partners or government officials
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Can magic mushrooms ease the pain of being left out socially?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:56pm
Psilocybin is an illegal drug, but researchers are taking a closer look at it as a potential treatment for psychiatric disorders
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Still many questions about Zika's threat to pregnant women

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 1:31pm
As mosquito season approaches in the U.S., questions loom about the virus's effect on pregnant women and their unborn children
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Bee sting therapy

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 1:28pm
Apitherapy - an alternative medicine - is believed by some to help cure a variety of ills
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Have scientists discovered "virginity genes"?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:54pm
Genetic makeup may help determine when people lose their virginity, a new study suggests
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Pancreas cell transplants pass test for diabetes treatment

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:27pm
Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells helped lower risk of severe drops in blood sugar in patients with type 1 diabetes, study shows
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Best ways to fight bloating and digestive distress

CBS Health - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:58am
Dr. Robynne Chutkan joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss tips from her new book, “The Bloat Cure: 101 Natural Solutions for Real and Lasting Relief”
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Does the full moon make kids hyper?

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 8:20pm
The idea that the moon has an effect on people's behavior goes back to ancient times
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Cookies or chips? Kids' choices may predict weight gain

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 8:11pm
The results of a new study suggest some people may be hard-wired to like sugary foods
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Connecticut teen forced into chemo suffers new health issue

CBS Health - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 4:56pm
Teenage girl who went to court to fight chemo is now old enough to make her own treatment decisions
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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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