What's in a handshake?

CBS Health - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:51pm
Faith Salie comments on shaking hands and the germs that come with it.
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Ex-high school quarterback sues over head injuries

CBS Health - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 8:40pm
A former athlete says officials governing high school sports in his state failed to protect him from concussions when he played
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The most dangerous types of toys for kids

CBS Health - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 5:09pm
A new report finds one type of toys responsible for almost half of children's hospital admissions linked to playtime injuries
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​Faith Salie says "get a grip" over spread of germs

CBS Health - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 3:21pm
Waves "bye-bye" to shaking hands, thanks to studies that detail how a courteous handshake can spread discourteous infections
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Morning Rounds: A look back at the top medical stories of 2014

CBS Health - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 1:00pm
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips look back at 2014's medical highlights, including new guidelines for medical exams, and how your gut could be the key to mental health.
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Is your Christmas tree a threat?

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:00pm
Holiday decorating accidents requiring ER visits have been on the rise; how you can protect yourself
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How genetic testing helped one family fight cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 5:25pm
Knowing your family history can be critical when it comes to assessing your cancer risk. CBS News Correspondent Bigad Shaban shows us how one family used that knowledge to make some serious medical choices.
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​Ingenious drone use: Deep-fry a turkey from afar

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 5:13pm
Maryland company demonstrates a novel way to avoid fryer fires and turkey burns
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A family's aggressive measures to prevent breast cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:04pm
After watching their mother fight cancer, three daughters made a drastic move to reduce their own risk for developing the disease
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Read this before you begin that juice fast

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:00pm
A liquid "detox" diet may seem like an effective way to trim down, but it can also cause serious damage to your health
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First U.S. liver transplant patient celebrates 25th anniversary

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 1:37pm
As an infant Alyssa Riggan recieved a portion of her mother's liver, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants
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Cancer drug could fight autism

CBS Health - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 9:50am
A recent discovery may lead to a new treatment for people with autism. Also, new data discoverd in the fight against diabetes. Bigad Shaban has some of the day's top medical stories.
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​Turbo charge your energy for Black Friday shopping

CBS Health - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:06pm
Extreme paleo-inspired snacks to fuel an extreme shopping day
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Adult smoking rate drops to new low in U.S.

CBS Health - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 4:16pm
Although fewer American adults are smoking overall, certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more.
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Teaching kids to cook may make them eat healthier

CBS Health - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 3:47pm
Involving children in food prep classes may get them to eat more fruits, veggies and fiber
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​Some people may be pre-wired to be bilingual

CBS Health - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 3:23pm
For everyone else, research shows that even trying to learn a second language may benefit the brain and stave off dementia
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Whole Foods recalls vegan pies in 4 states

CBS Health - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:10am
Pumpkin pies sold with unintended ingredient which could put some allergy sufferers at risk
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Creating a veggie oasis in the food desert

CBS Health - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:58pm
As the nation prepares its collective Thanksgiving feast, some volunteers are working hard to bring fresh food directly into areas where junk food reigns supreme
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Experimental Ebola vaccine proves successful in human trial

CBS Health - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:39pm
The NIH plans to advance research on an Ebola vaccine after a preliminary study finds it effectively produces an immune response and doesn't cause adverse side effects
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Burn calories before Thanksgiving dinner with these at-home moves

CBS Health - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:16pm
While the turkey is cooking, try some of these strength building moves from Title Boxing Club owner Michael Tosto.
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