Getting more sleep can cut junk food cravings in half

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:46pm
Study finds sleeping enough each night could be the secret to getting your diet back on track
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American missionaries quarantined in North Carolina over Ebola fears

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:03pm
Three U.S. aid workers, including the husband of American Ebola patient Nancy Writebol, returned from Liberia Sunday night and were immediately put into quarantine in Charlotte, North Carolina. County health director Dr. Stephen Keener says all three appear healthy but will stay in quarantine until the 21-day incubation period is over.
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Ebola drugs raise ethical dilemmas

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:14pm
Is it wise to offer unproven treatments to desperate people? And if so, which patients should get the drugs first?
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The most dangerous hits in high-school football

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:35pm
Improper tackling techniques may raise the risk of concussions, and certain parts of the head are more vulnerable than others
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Evidence may connect antibacterial soaps to fetal development

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:58pm
Researchers are concerned about growing evidence that hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in antibacterial soaps can lead to developmental and reproductive problems in animals and potentially people. Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Husband of U.S. Ebola patient returns, quarantined

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:54pm
David Writebol and two fellow missionaries returned from Liberia and will be monitored to make sure they don't develop disease
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Patient tells story of New York Ebola scare

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:42pm
The man who was hospitalized for Ebola-like symptoms last week talks about his "surreal" quarantine experience
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Common antibacterials may affect unborn babies

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:33pm
Triclosan, triclocarban used in antibacterial products get into mothers' systems and may disrupt hormones in fetus, researchers say
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Patient at the center of New York Ebola scare tells his story

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:57pm
27-year-old Eric Silverman is feeling better after spending 72 hours in isolation at Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was quarantined with Ebola-like symptoms. Silverman, whose conditioned improved, was released when the Centers for Disease Control's test results came back negative. WCBS's Omar Rodriguez reports.
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Computer bot gave early warning of Ebola outbreak

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:46pm
HealthMap algorithm spotted "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in Guinea last March
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Teen pot smokers can suffer memory problems, study says

CBS Health - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:19am
Researchers say teens who smoke marijuana once a week are in danger of suffering memory problems and decreased IQ. Plus, new concerns about antibacterial compounds affecting pregnant women and their fetuses. Craig Boswell reports on some of the day's top health news.
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Woman's spontaneous orgasms triggered by Parkinson's drug

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:10pm
Common medication had a very uncommon side effect
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Husband of Ebola patient says she is improving

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:04pm
David Writebol, speaking by phone from Liberia, said his wife Nancy is in good spirits while being treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
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Husband of Ebola patient watching for signs of disease

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:11pm
David Writebol: "I am taking my temperature every day" during incubation period
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Frustration, suspicion over lack of Ebola drugs

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:54pm
In region hardest hit by Ebola outbreak, people may have to wait months for experimental serum given to two Americans
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Medical apps let doctors diagnose by smartphone

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 2:49pm
One million people had virtual appointments last year on medical consultation apps; but there are concerns about replacing in-person doctor visitors
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Distracted teen drivers often on cellphone with parent

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:54pm
Talking or texting while driving is a major concern, and parents may be setting a bad example
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FDA lifts hold on experimental Ebola drug

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 12:12pm
Action could clear the way for patients to get unproven drug TKM-Ebola
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Pancreatic cancer survival rates stagnate since 1970's

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:19am
Long-term survival rates of pancreatic cancer have barely improved in forty years. Also, physical fitness can help battle depression in adolescents, especially girls. Craig Boswell reports on some of the day's top medical headlines.
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Witness to worst Ebola outbreak in history

CBS Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:03am
Doctors Without Borders nurse Monia Sayah recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa. She tells CBS News’ Naomi Choy Smith fear is palpable in Guinea, which has been ground zero of the deadly Ebola outbreak.
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