New findings on coffee and heart palpatations

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:49pm
Latest study challenges current medical thinking that caffeinated beverages cause irregular heartbeats
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Doctors warn of heart attack gender gap

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:42pm
"Heart disease in women is under researched, under-diagnosed and under-treated," cardiologist says after American Heart Association warning
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CDC issues new guidelines for infants with possible Zika virus

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:33pm
Zika presents itself with mild symptoms in most people; but in pregnant women, it has been linked to babies born with an abnormally small head
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Solitary confinement takes lasting toll on mental health

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:28pm
The president's move to curtail solitary confinement shines a spotlight on the deep mental scars the punishment can inflict
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To make transplant happen, medics had to beat blizzard

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:21pm
It was a race against time and the elements to get a New York woman to the hospital
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These preventable conditions kill millions of children

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 3:25pm
A short list of illnesses cause the majority of childhood deaths worldwide
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Can monkeys help unravel the mysteries of autism?

CBS Health - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 1:10pm
Scientists hope to learn from genetically-modified monkeys that gave birth to offspring with the autism-linked human gene
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Study: At-home test for colon cancer a good alternative

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 9:37pm
Annual use of the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is a reliable way to screen for colon cancer, new research shows
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Grand jury indicts activists behind Planned Parenthood attack videos

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 9:14pm
No charges brought against Planned Parenthood; activists' charges relate to setting up and recording undercover videos
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Heart attacks can be different for women

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 9:09pm
The American Heart Association says underlying causes and symptoms of heart attacks are often different for women than men, and many women don't know what to look for
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Heart attack wake-up call for women and their doctors

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 7:13pm
Heart attack symptoms can be different for women than men, and some groups of women face special risks
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Don't make these dangerous mistakes with OTC pain meds

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 4:48pm
Over-the-counter pain medicines can cause harmful side effects if you don't follow this advice
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After blizzard, snow shoveling proves deadly

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 3:05pm
Digging out from the massive snow storm is linked to heart attacks; how to avoid becoming a victim
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Colon cancer rates rising in people under 50

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 2:30pm
Screening doesn't normally start until age 50, but "this study is really a wake-up call"
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Potentially pivotal suit pits smokers vs. Big Tobacco

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:21am
For first time, major cigarette maker could be forced to do something no company in its industry ever has
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Zika virus adding to long list of Brazil Olympics woes

CBS Health - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 5:38pm
Sure, pregnant women now advised to avoid Brazil, but with corruption, crime and pollution rampant, it's just another headache for Olympics organizers
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​Flint hospital suspected river, Legionnaires' link

CBS Health - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 2:49am
At least 87 Legionnaires' cases, including at least nine deaths, confirmed in Genesee County since city switched to Flint River for water
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Flint mother: I'm worried my son will wake up different

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:27pm
Ariana Hawk's two-year-old son drank the water in Flint, Michigan for a year and a half -- she is still waiting for lead test results
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New video game aims to help kids with ADHD

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:18pm
The makers of "Project: EVO" call it "digital medicine in the form of a video game," but will it really work?
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Violence against the world's children is epidemic

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:13pm
"There's absolutely no way we can say it is their problem and not ours"
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