Cuba fighting highly aggressive strain of HIV

CBS Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:51am
A recent study has found that HIV-infected people in Cuba developed AIDS within three years, much faster than the most common strains of the virus
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Study: Menopause could last up to 14 years

CBS Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:08am
A new study by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals women going through menopause may have symptoms that last over a decade. Dr. Jon Lapook discusses the report's findings.
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Have teachers been overlooked in the measles outbreak?

CBS Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:14am
With no law in most states dictating vaccination requirements for teachers and staff, less attention is paid to their immunization statuses
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One thing to add to your diet to help you lose weight

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 9:36pm
Instead of following a complex diet plan, this one simple change can make a significant difference
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The routine screening tests critical to women's health

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 6:29pm
Many women are unsure about which preventive medical screenings they really need, and how often to get them
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Kate speaks out in PSA for children's mental health

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:41pm
Duchess of Cambridge advocates for childhood mental health awareness and support in a new video released with one of her charities
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Health care registration deadline extended for some

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:26pm
The original deadline to sign up for health insurance for 2015 was Sunday, but a software glitch means a little extra time to enroll for some uninsured Americans
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How long should menopause symptoms last?

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:17pm
New study says women should not be surprised if hot flashes go on for years, and certain groups suffer longer than others
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Medical tests critical for women's health

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:59pm
Medical tests critical for women's health The right medical tests can save lives, so when is the right time for women to get mammograms, pap smears, colonoscopies and more? Susan McGinnis reports.
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New, aggressive strain of HIV discovered in Cuba

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:41pm
Health officials are worried about a new form of HIV that progresses to AIDS three times faster
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Genetically modified apples could hit store shelves by 2016

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 2:31pm
The government approves two varieties of GMO apples that are genetically altered to resist turning brown
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Freak Pilates injury causes brain fluid leak

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 2:06pm
Doctors were stumped by the cause of a woman's mysterious, debilitating headaches
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Why U.S. teens are more sleep deprived than ever

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:48am
Teens are losing hours of sleep each night and electronic devices aren't the only thing to blame
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Teens more sleep deprived than ever

CBS Health - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:08am
A new study found that sleep duration has dropped for all children since 1991. Also, marijuana use may be a factor in excessive daytime sleepiness in teens. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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​Masters & Johnson: They wrote the book on having sex

CBS Health - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 6:34pm
The researchers of human sexuality startled the world with their candid findings - and with their own personal story
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Mysterious bird goo removed

CBS Health - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 12:46pm
The substance coated the feathers of hundreds of birds in San Francisco bay, killing more than 300. State and Federal officials announced they are closing in on the identity of the thick compound. As John Blackstone reports, they have not ruled out the possibility that it was intentionally dumped into the water.
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The latest on heart-health for women

CBS Health - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 12:27pm
Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" with the details, and for Valentine's Day, the "chemistry" of love.
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What the Sandy Hook report says about mental health

CBS Health - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:18pm
The Sandy Hook Commission released a draft copy of its final report on the 2012 shooting that took place in Newtown, Connecticut. As Elaine Quijano reports, the mental health of shooter Adam Lanza - and the state's handling of mental health patients as a whole - was a main issue.
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Hormone replacement therapy raises new cancer concern

CBS Health - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 9:19pm
Drugs millions of women take for menopause symptoms are linked to another serious health risk
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How Ralph the dog helped a heart transplant succeed

CBS Health - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 9:09pm
An 8-year-old New York boy is doing well after a heart transplant, and doctors say a therapy dog played a key role in his recovery. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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