"Designer" immune cells seem to cure baby's leukemia

CBS Health - Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:40pm
For the first time ever, doctors use gene-edited immune cells to treat "incurable" leukemia in little girl
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"Cook for Your Life": Food helps with getting through cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:40pm
Cancer survivor and cookbook author Ann Ogden Gaffney says food can help comfort and heal
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Brand-name vs. generics: Is the difference in your head?

CBS Health - Fri, 11/06/2015 - 2:01pm
Surprising study looks at why some placebos seem to work better than others
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16-year-old develops better Ebola test

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 11:18pm
A 16-year-old Connecticut girl is hoping her new invention will help doctors identify and treat Ebola better
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Adults over 30 may be losing the "happiness advantage"

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 11:08pm
A new study looks at why younger people are happier these days - while other groups see the opposite trend
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Google Science Fair winner: Conn. teen invents new Ebola test

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:43pm
A 16-year-old and her science teacher designed an Ebola test that doesn't need refrigeration
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Cowboys great Tony Dorsett trying controversial stem-cell treatment

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:06pm
Running back diagnosed in 2013 with degenerative brain disease linked to dementia and suicide in NFL players
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Nearly half of pregnant women gain too much weight

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:25pm
Too many extra pounds during pregnancy can be bad for both mom and baby, a new report warns
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March of Dimes rates U.S., cities, states on preterm births

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 6:43pm
Four cities get top grades for keeping preterm births down, but U.S. has lots of room for improvement
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Is junk food to blame for the obesity epidemic?

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 6:35pm
Researchers suggest it's time to stop targeting fast food and focus on improving overall eating habits
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Experimental weight-loss device you swallow like a pill

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 4:51pm
Company tests gastric balloon that expands in the stomach to stop patients from eating too much
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Women finding post-mastectomy comfort

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 4:46pm
Specialty post-mastectomy bras are helping women who have endured the breast removal surgery
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The cosmetic surgery with the most complications

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 4:05pm
Researchers say this popular type of procedure has a higher risk of major complications than other cosmetic surgeries
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Drug addiction becomes major issue in 2016 campaign

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:33pm
Drug addiction has become a key issue in the 2016 presidential campaign with several candidates sharing personal stories
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Shop for breast cancer patients helps customers heal

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:03pm
Comfort and style secrets from a store that sells undergarments specially designed for breast cancer survivors
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Californians to vote on requiring condoms in porn films

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 2:30pm
Trade association fears measure would harm the industry and promote lawsuits against actors, producers and distributors
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Tapeworm may have spread cancer cells in man

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 1:43pm
Health officials say this is the first known case of a parasite involved in cancer
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The biggest drug threats in America today

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 12:29pm
The head of the DEA talks about the latest trends in America's addiction crisis
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Gov. Christie shares emotional story of friend's addiction, death

CBS Health - Thu, 11/05/2015 - 12:21pm
Prescription drugs and heroin are now America's biggest drug threats, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration
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Study: Chemo during pregnancy may not harm baby

CBS Health - Wed, 11/04/2015 - 9:33pm
European researchers followed 129 children whose mothers were treated for cancer while pregnant
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