Contact lenses tied to thousands of eye infections

CBS Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:52pm
Nearly a million Americans suffer an eye infection each year, and many leading causes are preventable
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New findings on vitamin supplements, memory loss

CBS Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:23pm
Latest research casts doubt on whether vitamin B12, folic acid really help boost memory
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Breast cancer patients often must undergo many surgeries, study finds

CBS Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:30am
One surgery often isn't enough for many breast cancer patients. And a woman’s weight at the time of her pregnancy could impact the development of her baby. Eboni Williams has a look at the day's top medical stories.
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3D skin printer could revolutionize burn care

CBS Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:48am
A team in Toronto has developed a method for making functional human skin on demand. Alexander Trowbridge reports.
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Tobacco sales ban proposal draws fire in Mass. town

CBS Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:20am
Public hearing got so heated, officials had to take extreme step
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Will Healthcare.gov work when open enrollment begins Saturday?

CBS Health - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:20am
The CEO in charge of the health insurance marketplaces tells CBS National Correspondent Wyatt Andrews that the health care website will be "in good shape beginning Saturday"
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Inside story of the first two U.S. Ebola patients

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:03pm
Case studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal new details of their symptoms and treatment, and may help explain how they survived
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Why some generic drug prices are skyrocketing

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:56pm
With fewer companies competing to make the drugs, the prices of generics are climbing -- some at extraordinary rates
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3D printing and the future of burn treatment

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:54pm
A team in Toronto has developed a method for making functional human skin on demand
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Health and safety tips for snowy, icy weather

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:51pm
The first big Arctic blast of the season is putting millions of people at risk
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Jennifer Hudson fights the "lady killer"

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:20pm
Many people don't realize heart disease is the leading killer of women in the U.S., but a new public awareness campaign is out to change that
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Cancer survivor surprises Garth Brooks on E.T.

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:12pm
Garth Brooks paid special tribute to one fan at his concert in Minneapolis. Teresa Shaw is battling cancer and that night she brought her sign that said, "Chemo this morning. Garth tonight. Enjoying the dance." The two reunited on "Entertainment Tonight." Gayle King reports.
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Egg freezing parties growing in popularity

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:52pm
Fertility parties are attracting more and more women across the country. Christin Ayers of CBS' San Francisco station KPIX reports on how these parties are mixing cocktails and candid conversations.
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Dallas hospital reaches deal with Ebola victim's family

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:36am
The family of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has reached a settlement with Dallas Presbyterian Hospital. Also, the last remaining Ebola patient in the U.S., Dr. Craig Spencer, was released from the hospital. Norah O'Donnell reports.
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New study on T-Dap vaccine during pregnancy

CBS Health - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:40am
New research suggests that giving the T-Dap vaccine to pregnant women does not appear to increase the risk of a premature delivery. Also, new data on hospice care. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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NYC doctor Ebola-free, released from hospital

CBS Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:26pm
Dr. Craig Spencer was declared Ebola-free and released from Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on Dr. Spencer's journey to recovery and the stigma facing those who fight the disease.
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The plea for more health care workers to treat Ebola in Africa

CBS Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:57pm
As states impose quarantines on health care workers returning from West Africa, there's a renewed call for more people to go and help
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What is Lewy body dementia?

CBS Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 9:21pm
Robin Williams reportedly suffered from Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia that is especially challenging to diagnose and treat
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Embryo adoption: An alternative path to parenthood

CBS Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 9:09pm
"We can't imagine not having done embryo adoption and not having her," says mother who used this unusual approach
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Obamacare 2015: Higher costs, higher penalties

CBS Health - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 8:51pm
As the federal health care program enters its second year, some Americans may face higher costs and unwanted surprises
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