Colon cancer rates rising in people under 50

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 2:30pm
Screening doesn't normally start until age 50, but "this study is really a wake-up call"
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Potentially pivotal suit pits smokers vs. Big Tobacco

CBS Health - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:21am
For first time, major cigarette maker could be forced to do something no company in its industry ever has
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Zika virus adding to long list of Brazil Olympics woes

CBS Health - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 5:38pm
Sure, pregnant women now advised to avoid Brazil, but with corruption, crime and pollution rampant, it's just another headache for Olympics organizers
Categories: Health & Fitness

​Flint hospital suspected river, Legionnaires' link

CBS Health - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 2:49am
At least 87 Legionnaires' cases, including at least nine deaths, confirmed in Genesee County since city switched to Flint River for water
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Flint mother: I'm worried my son will wake up different

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:27pm
Ariana Hawk's two-year-old son drank the water in Flint, Michigan for a year and a half -- she is still waiting for lead test results
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New video game aims to help kids with ADHD

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:18pm
The makers of "Project: EVO" call it "digital medicine in the form of a video game," but will it really work?
Categories: Health & Fitness

Violence against the world's children is epidemic

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:13pm
"There's absolutely no way we can say it is their problem and not ours"
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1 dead from listeria outbreak linked to Dole salads

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 7:31pm
Packaged salads sold under a number of different brand names sickened at least a dozen people, officials say
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Zika virus raises new worry about paralysis

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 5:29pm
Health officials investigate connection to rare but serious Guillain-Barré syndrome; travel warning expands
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Flexible robot a new advance in surgery

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:53pm
Surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are using a new flexible robot to perform delicate head and neck operations
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Tackling the subject of football's violence

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:34pm
Despite increasing evidence of long-term health effects of concussions, some young children are encouraged to play tackle football
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Flexible robot could make surgery, recovery easier

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 2:54pm
Newly developed robotic system makes head and neck operations less invasive
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Millions get cancer screening tests they don't need

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 1:01pm
Overdiagnosis of older Americans may add $1.2 billion a year in health care costs
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The growing movement to track employee health

CBS Health - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 1:19am
For companies, the link between financial performance and the health of workers is clear -- should investors demand details?
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Frostbite and 5 other winter hazard to avoid

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 11:20pm
When monster storms blow in, don't take chances with your health and safety
Categories: Health & Fitness

100-year-old piano player credits music, martinis for long life

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:45pm
Irving Fields plays piano in NYC lounges, five nights a week; there is one thing he misses ...
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Melinda Gates: One issue key in conquering poverty

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:52pm
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sees health issues as a linchpin in helping poor people overcome their challenges
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Zika virus likely to spread in U.S., experts say

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 7:52pm
"It's not if, it's when," one expert says, as concerns grow about the mosquito-borne virus
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New campaign urges millions to check for prediabetes

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 7:25pm
TV "doctor" uses humor to grab attention, get people to answer screening questions
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FDA warns of danger from "male enhancement" gum

CBS Health - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 4:30pm
Product sold on websites including Amazon.com could pose serious health risk, officials say
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