High cholesterol may raise breast cancer risk

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 4:26pm
Women with high cholesterol levels may have an increased risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests
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Ecstasy use linked to rare aneurysm in teen

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:48pm
​A teen who took the street drug ecstasy suffered a potentially deadly bulge in his spinal cord artery
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Seniors learn "parkour," sport of daredevil youths

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:52pm
London seniors attend a weekly class in a sport more commonly known for gravity-defying jumps than helping people with arthritis
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Headbanging caused brain bleed in Motorhead fan

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:26pm
Heavy metal may not destroy your soul, but years of headbanging may take its toll
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California chicken producer linked to salmonella issues recall

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:32pm
Foster Farms issues recall for 170 chicken products after being linked to outbreak of antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella
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Drowsy driving an accelerating threat, CDC warns

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:02am
Holiday drivers should be aware of road drowsiness, a phenomenon almost as dangerous as drunk driving, CDC warns
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Cholesterol linked to breast cancer; Molecule tied to metabolic health

CBS Health - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 9:23am
A study out of the United Kingdom, which followed more than 1 million people, found that women with high cholesterol have a significantly higher risk of developing breast cancer. Plus, Austrian researchers have found a molecule that can signal whether someone is metabolically healthy. Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Holiday travelers, beware: There are a lot of drowsy drivers out there

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:12pm
CDC says 1 in 25 reports falling asleep at the wheel; young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy
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ADHD drugs may up risk of heart problems in kids

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:49pm
Researchers say medications such as Ritalin and Concerta make cardiac problems twice as likely, but incidents are still rare
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How strong is that drink? Government calculator breaks it down

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:08pm
Not all drinks are created equal; online tool helps you know the knockouts from the lightweights
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Pain during sex? What women need to know

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:07pm
According to the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University, up to 30 percent of women aged 18 to 59 experience some type of pain during sex in their lifetimes, compared with just 5 percent of men. Post-menopausal women are more likely to suffer from it than young women, but it can happen at any age for a variety of reasons. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook discusses the issue with Dr. Lori Warren, an Ob-Gyn and gynecologic surgeon.
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Ohio conjoined brothers "stoked" to mark longevity milestone

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:07pm
Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek hope to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins
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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 1:32pm
Large population of young, severely disabled combat veterans want to maintain an active lifestyle
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Nearly all Alzheimer's drugs fail, researchers say; Walking may help Parkinson's

CBS Health - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:27am
The Cleveland Clinic released a study which found that 99 percent of all Alzheimer's drugs developed in the past decade have failed. Plus, a simple way to improve Parkinson's symptoms. Danielle Nottingham reports on the day's top health headlines.
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The science behind superhero strength

CBS Health - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:07pm
In dire emergencies humans have been known to lift cars and pry doors open, thanks to a strong adrenal response in the brain
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Glaucoma can affect babies, too

CBS Health - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:54pm
While the serious eye disease typically gets diagnosed in people older than 60, it can sometimes also strike infants and children
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What to do if you can't stand the heat

CBS Health - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:20pm
Experts advise how to cope with summer's soaring temperatures
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Aspiring model strikes pose with colostomy bag, raises awareness about Crohn's

CBS Health - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:05pm
In glamorous pictures, an aspiring model shines a light on the realities of her chronic digestive condition
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Ebola rages through West Africa, with no signs of stopping

CBS Health - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:36pm
As death toll increases, local health ministries say their clinics are not sufficiently equipped to handle the demands of this health crisis
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Unapproved device buys time for new pair of lungs

CBS Health - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:20pm
Doctors gamble on an emergency fix to help a critically ill patient
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