Do you really know which diet is best for you?

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 7:14pm
Which works better, picking your own weight-loss plan or following doctor's orders? Researchers are surprised
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Court rejects woman's attempt to bear grandchild

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 5:40pm
Court in Britain rules frozen eggs cannot be used after donor's death
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Teen suffers cardiac arrest during dental procedure

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:39pm
Minnesota girl is clinging to life after something went wrong while having her wisdom teeth pulled
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Life or death battle against flesh-eating bacteria

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 1:44pm
As a Georgia mom fights for her life against flesh-eating bacteria, another woman who survived a similar devastating infection shares her story. Despite multiple amputations, Aimee Copeland is reaching out to helping others. WCGL-TV's Melinda Roeder reports.
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FDA ban on harmful trans fats expected soon

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 1:09pm
Ban could affect many processed foods; medical experts believe it will save thousands of lives
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Georgia mom battles rare flesh-eating bacteria

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 1:02pm
Doctors don't know how the mother of two and former Marine contracted the potentially deadly infection
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Why so many patients end up back in the ER

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:51pm
Repeat visits to the emergency room are more common than they should be, researchers say
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The doctor is in -- on your phone

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:40am
The number of people using their phones and computers to connect with a doctor is skyrocketing. Eight-hundred thousand online patient consultations are expected this year, and that number could double in 2016. Dr. Holly Phillips reports on apps changing the digital diagnosis landscape
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Telemedicine: Medicine gone mobile

CBS Health - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 9:12am
When you're sick, getting out of bed for a doctor's visit can seem near impossible, but now there are apps for that
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FDA panel eyes injections as statin alternative

CBS Health - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 11:32am
An FDA panel is supporting new weapons to fight heart disease. The expert group recommended approval of a new approach to help lower cholesterol. And, in Haiti two baby girls went through a dangerous operation. Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Holly Phillips join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the latest.
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Prescription for change: Investigating overpriced drugs

CBS Health - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 11:26am
CBS News previously reported on a Dallas pharmacy that was billing insurance companies nearly $13,000 for a jar of custom scar cream. And, the U.S. military health care system is paying more than $300 million a month for custom preparations that many doctors say are useless. Now, Jim Axelrod has another expose.
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Woman's tattoos cause false alarm over cancer

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 8:44pm
Doctors in Southern California say a woman's tattoos were to blame for a cancer scare. Her body-imaging scan seemed to show that her cancer had spread, but it turned out to be an unusual false alarm. KCBS-TV's Kristine Lazar reports.
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8 need rabies shots after child brings bat to school

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 8:35pm
Middle school student brought the bat to science class and then released it into the wild
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Mobile app helps save cardiac arrest victims

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 7:45pm
A study shows bystanders are quick to provide CPR when they get mobile alerts
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Tattoos blamed for woman's cancer scare

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 6:12pm
Doctors find an unusual explanation for test results that made them think a woman's cancer had spread
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​Heightened concern for concussions in women's soccer

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 5:59pm
"We've gotten to a point where the game can be quite dangerous," says U.S. player Becky Sauerbrunn
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Eating nuts may protect against major diseases

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 5:08pm
Less than a handful of nuts a day may help you live a longer life (but peanut butter won't do the trick)
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Not drinking enough water can harm kids' health

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 2:22pm
A new study from Harvard finds more than half of U.S. children and teens aren't drinking enough water to stay properly hydrated. Experts say it could lead to a range of health problems and even hurt kids' ability to learn and think clearly. Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Flesh-eating bacteria warning at Florida beaches

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 1:46pm
Though rare, cases of Vibrio vulnificus can cause blistering skin lesions, septic shock, and even death
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New users of sleeping pills have more car crashes

CBS Health - Fri, 06/12/2015 - 1:41pm
Study says car accident risk nearly doubles for new users of certain sedative sleeping pills
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