Q&A on listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:00pm
What you need to know about the potentially deadly bacteria that prompted a major recall
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Start-up offers low-cost breast cancer genetic test

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:17pm
Inexpensive option could increase access to genetic testing for mutations in breast cancer-related BRAC1 and BRAC2 genes
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Woman dies from toxic diet pills bought online

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:44pm
Police warn about weight loss supplements containing the "highly toxic and very dangerous" chemical DNP
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Concerns of listeria in Blue Bell Creameries recall

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:46pm
Blue Bell Creameries pulled all of its products off the shelves over listeria concerns. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins CBSN with more on the symptoms of listeria and how families can take steps to protect themselves.
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Bird flu outbreak worsens in Iowa

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:43pm
A bird flu outbreak hits a major egg facility in Iowa. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins CBSN with more on whether consumers should be worried about the eggs in their fridge.
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Roseanne Barr reveals she's losing her eyesight

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:42am
The actress says she has macular degeneration and glaucoma, and is slowly going blind
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How pets transmit diseases to humans

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:32am
Americans own more than 150 million pets, but new research from a team led by the Ohio State University shows the importance of choosing the right ones to bring home, based on your family's health and age. Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the risks.
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Dr. Oz battles "quack" claims by doctor peers

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:16am
Television personality Dr. Oz says he will publicly defend himself against allegations that he promotes "quack treatments" on his popular show. Last week, a group of doctors called Oz's faculty position at Columbia University "unacceptable." Oz is vice chair of the university's department of surgery. Vinita Nair reports on the growing controversy.
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Blue Bell recalls all products over Listeria fears

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:20am
Blue Bell Creameries, one of the nation's most popular ice cream makers, issued a sweeping recall overnight over Listeria contamination. The 108-year-old company has voluntarily pulled all of its ice creams and frozen treats, racing to find the source of the potentially deadly bacteria. Elaine Quijano reports.
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Dr. Oz to defend "quack treatments" on air

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:17am
TV host respond on his show to criticism that he has "egregious lack of integrity"
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Can you cure a hangover with an IV?

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:04am
IV nutrient therapy is touted as a quick fix for hangovers, and it is gaining traction across the country. CBS News' Parvati Shallow met with a client of the Hangover Club to see how well the treatment really works.
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Blue Bell recalls products after contamination discovered

CBS Health - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:52am
The company said Monday that samplings of an ice cream flavor contained the food borne bacteria listeriosis
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Bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm; 5.3M chickens to be destroyed

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:39pm
Highly infectious and deadly virus confirmed; experts say it's too early to predict impact on egg prices
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Parent training improves behavior in autistic kids

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:37pm
A new study demonstrates that when families are equipped to handle difficult behavior, autistic children are more likely to thrive
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When to start mammograms? New guidelines reopen debate

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:13pm
Task force says mammograms have little benefit for women in their 40s, but many doctors disagree
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Dietary supplements linked to increased cancer risk

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:47pm
People reach for vitamins and minerals in hopes of getting healthier, but too much of these supplements may do more harm than good
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Sperm bank sued over donor's profile, mental history

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:33pm
Sperm donor who fathered at least 3 dozen children wasn't the healthy, high-IQ catch he claimed to be, mothers allege
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Kraft removing dyes, preservatives from Mac & Cheese

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:47pm
In response to growing consumer demand for natural foods, Kraft is reformulating a childhood favorite
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Pet owners risk getting diseases from their furry friends

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:10pm
Pets of all types can transmit diseases to their owner, and many people aren't aware of the risk, a new Ohio State University study found. Dogs, cats, reptiles and amphibians, and other animals can harbor harmful bacteria and parasites. Seniors, children and people with weak immune systems are most susceptible, but there are precautions you can take. Teri Okita reports.
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FDA investigating safety of homeopathic remedies

CBS Health - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 2:52pm
Health officials begin hearings to evaluate safety claims and consider new guidelines for regulating these "natural" cures
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