Breast implant shortage in Venezuela

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:15pm
A shortage of brand-name implants has women seeking out lower quality options that may pose health risks
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Trial begins for doctor who allegedly poisoned ex-lover's coffee

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 3:58pm
Respected oncologist Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo is accused of trying to bring down a fellow cancer researcher with ethylene glycol
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Severe respiratory illness spreads to Northeast

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 3:19pm
After sickening hundreds of children across the Midwest, Enterovirus D68 has now reached the East Coast
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Anti-addiction drugs pose poisoning risk for kids

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 3:11pm
Many children are getting their hands on relatives' buprenorphine prescriptions; will new packaging help?
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Millions of kids prescribed unnecessary antibiotics

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 1:16pm
Ear and throat infections are common in children, but pediatricians are too quick to offer drugs that won't actually be effective
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Walking, biking to work may boost mental health

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:55pm
Active commuters are less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive
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$1,000-a-pill Sovaldi will get cheaper - for some

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:32am
Gilead has taken criticism over the steep price attached to the hepatitis C drug, which has been hailed as a breakthrough treatment
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Millions of antibiotic prescriptions for kids may be unnecessary, study finds

CBS Health - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:29am
Pediatric researchers found that 11 million prescriptions for antibiotics in kids may be unnecessary. Plus, the best way to convince someone to quit smoking. Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health news.
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Wife of Ebola-stricken doctor comments on his progress

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:15pm
Dr. Rick Sacra recuperating in isolation unit in Omaha, Neb.
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Undiagnosed sleep disorders common with MS

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:18pm
Though sleep troubles are linked to multiple sclerosis progression, many doctors still fail to identify the problem in patients
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Spice up your fall diet with Ayurveda

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:55pm
Looking to transition to a healthy, fulfilling fall diet? The ancient Indian system of Ayurveda can help
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Yogic breathing offers hope for vets suffering from PTSD

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:10pm
Sudarshan Kriya Yoga shows effectiveness in treating veterans' PTSD symptoms
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Cuba sending medical teams to fight Ebola

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:10pm
Medical delegation headed to Sierra Leone; more than 2,400 dead in West Africa from disease
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Woman found to be missing cerebellum

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:03pm
Doctors have discovered that a 24-year-old woman has unknowingly lived without this essential part of her brain
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Feds tighten regulations on reporting workplace accidents

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:59pm
New rule follows release of government report that 4,405 workers were killed on the job in the United States in 2013
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Does coddling your anxious kid just make things worse?

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:33pm
Parents trying to reassure their children may be having the opposite effect, small study suggests
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23andMe recovering from health regulation setbacks

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 1:22pm
23andMe hired new executives experienced in health regulation to oversee FDA approval of its genetics diagnostics kit
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Controlling blood sugar may not prevent diabetes, study finds

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:15am
Research from the American Heart Association found that controlling blood sugar levels may not be enough to avoid heart disease and diabetes. Plus, doctors are calling on wealthier countries to help fight the Ebola virus outbreak. Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health news.
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Despite multiple malpractice payouts, doctors often keep practicing

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:14am
CBS News investigates effectiveness of state medical boards at stopping dangerous physicians
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Fight fat this fall with these simple tips

CBS Health - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:02am
Struggling to maintain your summer glow this fall? Crossfit trainer Kenny Santucci, shares three simple tips to beat seasonal weight gain, and gives CBS News's Parvati Shallow a super charged, two-minute, fat-blasting exercise for you to do when you can't make it to the gym.
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