Iowa influenza outbreaks becoming more difficult to fight

CBS Health - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:40am
The disease is increasingly affecting care facilities despite vaccinations and sanitation efforts
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Montana couple welcomes identical triplets

CBS Health - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 10:52pm
A Montana couple is welcoming their newborn identical triplets, which are rare -- roughly one in a million in the medical world.
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Measles outbreak at Disneyland linked to non-vaccinations

CBS Health - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 10:52pm
The contagious disease spread easily among children whose parents chose not to get the measles vaccine
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Morning Rounds: Losing weight in 2015

CBS Health - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:00pm
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on a new diet pill and the best diet plans for 2015.
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How could a woman not know she's pregnant?

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:29pm
Sometimes expectant moms have no idea they're with child; how is this possible?
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Get fit and conquer your fears with parkour

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 8:40pm
You don't have to be an acrobat to learn how parkour can help build strength, agility and confidence
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CDC urges wider use of antivirals to combat flu

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 7:45pm
In the midst of a serious flu outbreak, health officials are encouraging use of drugs like Tamiflu to shorten the illness
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Surprise delivery for mom who didn't know she was pregnant

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:14pm
Katie Kropas of Weymouth, Massachusetts, gave birth to a healthy 10-pound baby girl this week but didn't even realize she was pregnant until she went into labor. WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes reports.
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Surprise delivery: Mom didn't know she was pregnant

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:11pm
"I thought I had put on some Christmas season weight, but I never thought I was pregnant. Never," the new mom said
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Beef, pork products recalled over metal fragments

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:15pm
Frozen, ready-to-eat beef and pork packages may have dangerous pieces of metal inside
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WHO: Ebola vaccines show "acceptable safety"

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:56pm
Tests on healthy volunteers set to begin and could take 6 more months to prove success of drugs
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Teen says she knows she'll die without chemo

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:22pm
17-year-old ordered by court to continue chemotherapy says she's more interested in "the quality of my life, not the quantity"
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Connecticut teen with cancer breaks silence over forced chemotherapy

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:00pm
The teenager known to the public as "Cassandra" blasted the Connecticut Supreme Court Friday, after it ruled she must undergo chemotherapy for her cancer. Cassandra wrote to the Hartford Courant, "I want the right to make my medical decisions." Her mother Jackie Fortin agrees that the 17-year-old should have the final say. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the case.
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Measles outbreak underscores vaccination debate

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:13am
California outbreak linked to Disneyland in Orange County, home to some of the state's highest percentages of unvaccinated children
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Potential breakthrough in regenerative medicine

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:10am
Scientists in Los Angeles found a way to engineer organs that can help babies with intestinal failure. Also, new warnings about HPV infections. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Is it the flu or carbon monoxide poisoning?

CBS Health - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:22am
Beware, these winter season health risks share a few symptoms in common, and mistaking them could be deadly
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Court orders chemo for teen cancer patient

CBS Health - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 9:44pm
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled against a 17-year-old girl who wanted the right to refuse chemotherapy treatment. CBS News' Marlie Hall has the latest on this controversial case.
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Ebola death toll rises while U.S. interest wanes

CBS Health - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 6:02pm
A chart tells the story: U.S. interest peaked and then plummeted, even as the outbreak spiraled out of control overseas
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Court rules on case of teen refusing cancer treatment

CBS Health - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:53pm
17-year-old wanted permission to make her own decision about chemo, even if doctors disagreed
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5 things to know as feds revise dietary guidelines

CBS Health - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 4:04pm
Federal guidelines affect everything from school lunches to food labels, and more changes could be coming soon
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