Most Legionnaire's disease deaths tied to plumbing systems

CBS Health - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 1:35pm
Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs and decorative fountains, officials say
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Low-fat diet slightly better than low-carb for losing body fat

CBS Health - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 11:43am
A new study pits the two diets head-to-head, as more than a third of American adults are battling obesity
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Carly Fiorina: "Always the parent's choice" to vaccinate kids

CBS Health - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 11:40am
The GOP 2016 candidate says parents shouldn't be forced into vaccinating their children, but school districts have the right to make it required in some cases
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Beware: Counterfeit tourniquets could cost lives

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:31pm
CBS News has learned fake tourniquets that easily break are showing up around the country, which could leave an accident victim bleeding to death
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Facebook photo ban sparks #SclerodermaSelfies movement

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:17pm
Campaign for awareness of this rare condition gets a boost after Facebook photo controversy
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Does one diet really burn more fat?

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:47pm
New study weighed the impact of two popular diet strategies, low-fat and low-carb
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Does one diet really burn more fat?

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:47pm
New study weighed the impact of two popular diet strategies, low-fat and low-carb
Categories: Health & Fitness

Hidden drowning risks to kids at home

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:24pm
Drowning is a leading cause of death in children, and it doesn't only happen at the pool or beach
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Swimmer contracts brain-eating amoeba in Oklahoma

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:44pm
Health officials report on a rare case of deadly disease spread through lakes, ponds and rivers
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EPA: High levels of toxic metal in Animas River water after mine spill

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:32pm
Colorado mine spill has caused untold millions in economic disruptions and damages impacting everyone from the Navajo Nation to municipal water systems
Categories: Health & Fitness

11 things you should know about caffeine

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 4:31pm
Pros, cons and little-known facts about the world's most popular stimulant
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What too much screen time does to your eyes

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 4:03pm
Eye strain from staring at digial screens is a growing problem, but there are ways to reduce the risk
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How to avoid strained eyes from staring at digital screens

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:37am
Nearly a third of adults spend more than half their waking hours using a digital device
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Many factors may affect Jimmy Carter cancer treatment

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:21am
"Cancer in a 90-year-old is a serious problem, but that does not mean a 90-year-old cannot benefit from treatment," one doctor says
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Cancer doctor explains Jimmy Carter's fight ahead

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:39am
CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus is the head of the Westside Cancer Center at the University of Southern California
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IOC will not run viral tests of polluted Rio waters

CBS Health - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:15am
The International Olympic Committee decides not to test the city's waterways for viruses ahead of the 2016 games, despite AP report
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​Family history of cancer eyed in Jimmy Carter diagnosis

CBS Health - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:29pm
The former president discovered spread of cancer after undergoing surgery for mass on his liver
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The simple habit that can reduce heart failure risk

CBS Health - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 8:44pm
It doesn't take hours of vigorous exercise to make a big difference in health, study finds
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What men can do to protect their hearts

CBS Health - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 8:30pm
A new study finds walking or biking just 20 minutes a day is enough to help men ward off the risk of heart failure
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Jimmy Carter says he has cancer

CBS Health - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 7:46pm
The former president had surgery earlier this month to remove a small mass in his liver
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