Study: Abortion rate all-time low in developed world

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:39pm
In poorer countries, the abortion rate has remained virtually unchanged, researchers say in a new study
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Breaking down study on possible folic acid-autism link

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:06pm
A study is suggesting a link between folic acid, which is commonly recommended for pregnant women to cut down on birth defects, and the development of autism in children
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5 foods that aren't quite as healthy as they sound

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 9:44pm
A registered dietitian says you might want to think twice about these popular supermarket items
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What you need to know about study on folic acid and autism

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 9:03pm
A new study suggests a link between high levels of folic acid in pregnant women and children developing autism spectrum disorder; CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook explains what it really means
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Brain scans find a marker of Alzheimer's decline

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 8:18pm
Researchers hope the small new study could one day lead to treatments to help healthy, at-risk people stave off the earliest symptoms of the disease
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This common pain reliever may reduce empathy, study says

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 7:12pm
A widely used pain medication may come with an unexpected side effect, new research suggests
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Study asks: Is too much folic acid a cause of autism?

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 5:44pm
Folic acid can help prevent birth defects, but new research suggests a possible risk of taking too much
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"I need to have a life": New ways to fight painkiller addiction

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 4:59pm
As opioid-related overdose deaths continue to climb, CBS News examines the pathway from pain to prescription painkillers and addiction
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Think you're allergic to penicillin? You may be wrong

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 2:31pm
A real allergic reaction to the antibiotic may include hives, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and swelling
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Clues to how popular heartburn drug may damage arteries

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 1:24pm
A new study raises concern over a commonly used over-the-counter heartburn medication and its long-term effects on heart health
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New findings on NFL players and suicide risk

CBS Health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 1:22pm
Researchers say many assumptions about football-related head injuries and suicides are mistaken
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Report: Fatal marijuana-related crashes up where drug is legal

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:40pm
New study found the number fatal accidents involving drivers who'd recently used pot more than doubled in Washington, where the drug is legal, between 2013 and 2014
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CDC labs cited for mishandled bioterror germs

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 8:52pm
According to report, in recent years, handful of CDC facilities secretly had permits suspended for serious safety violations
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​Utah law requiring fetal pain relief perplexes doctors

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 8:48pm
"The pain doesn't exist, so I can't make it go away," said David Turok of the University of Utah's obstetrics and gynecology department
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Pacifiers recalled for choking risk

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:11pm
Company announces recall of 180,000 pacifiers that could pose choking hazard
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Urine test could simplify Zika virus detection

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:08pm
New test could make it easier to test for the virus, which is likely to spread in the U.S. in coming months
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Grim turn for boy who donated his hair to cancer patients

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 4:55pm
The 7-year-old from California is now battling the deadly disease himself
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You might have eye mites and not know it

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:23pm
Eye mites affect millions of people; here's how they spread and what to do about them
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How to define "healthy"? FDA reconsiders food labels

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 2:02pm
An overhaul of FDA labeling rules could impact food marketing in a big way
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Blood pressure patterns may predict stroke risk

CBS Health - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 1:30pm
Overall patterns may be a more reliable predictor than individual blood pressure readings, new research suggests
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