Concerns despite food companies phasing out artificial ingredients

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 12:05pm
The Food and Drug Administration is asking for your thoughts on how to define the term "natural" on food labels
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Women sue birth control drugmaker over pregnancies

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:40am
More than 100 women are suing Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Endo Pharmaceuticals, for a birth control packaging error they say resulted in unplanned pregnancies
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More than 100 women say birth control mix-up led to unplanned pregnancies

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 10:06am
Lawsuit claims defective birth control pills cased 113 accidental pregnancies across 26 states
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Skepticism of "natural" food labels spurs companies to act

CBS Health - Thu, 11/12/2015 - 9:52am
Would you eat your favorite cereal if you knew it contained butylated hydroxytoluene, a product also used in jet fuel?
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Gym helps veterans returning home

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 11:35pm
A gym created by the sister of a fallen soldier is being credited by some vets as a "life-saver"
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Can we be bribed into making smarter health choices?

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 9:50pm
Two new studies look at whether financial rewards can help prompt healthier habits
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The "Simple 7" steps to avoid chronic diseases

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 7:12pm
Experts say taking steps to reduce heart risk will help protect you from other serious illnesses, as well
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Early symptoms of type 2 diabetes can be easy to miss

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 5:55pm
Expert advice to help you spot the warning signs and lower your risk
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How healthy is carbonated water?

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 4:27pm
Fizzy water sales are booming, but experts caution not all varieties are the same when it comes to your diet
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Is carbonated water a healthy option?

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 4:20pm
Carbonated water comes in a growing range of flavors and sweetness options, and some choices are better for you than others
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Why surgery patients may wind up back in the hospital

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 4:20pm
A new study looks at the most common reasons emergency surgery patients need to be readmitted
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E. coli cases highlight foodborne illness problem

CBS Health - Wed, 11/11/2015 - 2:04pm
Health experts say foodborne illnesses are more common than most people realize, sickening millions each year
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Will a ban on headers keep young soccer players safe?

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 9:56pm
Limits are set for older children, too, after U.S. Soccer Federation faced a safety lawsuit from some parents
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Judge: ​Hospital not liable for STD Facebook post

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 9:25pm
Cincinnati hospital not at fault for a worker's Facebook post that included patient's medical records showing she had syphilis
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Sense of humor an early casualty of Alzheimer's

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 8:11pm
A new study finds dementia patients may exhibit a "dark" or "inappropriate" sense of humor
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5 ways to enjoy healthier, happier holidays

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 8:06pm
Festive foods, frenzied shopping and family stress can take their toll on your health this time of year, but expert advice may help
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Long-acting birth control use is on the rise

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 7:19pm
New report looks at the methods American women use most, and how some age groups differ
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IBM's Watson to help combat rare childhood diseases

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 4:41pm
Supercomputer teams up with Boston Children's Hospital, sifting through massive amounts of data to help find the right treatment
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Blood test may help diagnose concussions in kids

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:39pm
Researchers say the simple test could one day help coaches and parents make decisions about children's care on the field
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Obese kids as young as 8 show signs of heart disease

CBS Health - Tue, 11/10/2015 - 3:31pm
"Surprising and alarming" research shows heart trouble could start developing as early as second grade
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