Why Hermine is a double-edge sword in Florida's Zika fight

CBS Health - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 9:51am
There's concern the heavy rainfall and high winds could sideline efforts to control the virus-carrying mosquitoes, which have been discovered for the first time in Miami Beach
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Zika mosquitoes found in Florida

CBS Health - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 9:55pm
For the first time in the U.S., mosquitoes in South Florida have tested positive for the Zika virus. The Florida Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that three mosquito samples taken out of 19 from Miami Beach had the virus.
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Drugmakers may face more legal action over opioid epidemic

CBS Health - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 7:48pm
Group of state attorneys general nationwide have been discussing new ways they can pursue legal action against opioid manufacturers like Purdue Pharma, CBS News has learned
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First Zika-carrying mosquitoes found in Miami Beach

CBS Health - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 6:59pm
Health officials confirmed the presence of the virus in trapped mosquitoes, including some at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden
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Do you live in one of America's fattest states?

CBS Health - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 5:00pm
New research ranks state-by-state obesity rates; see how your home state measures up
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Some Entenmann's Little Bites snacks recalled

CBS Health - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 3:11pm
Popular snacks may have bits of plastic that could be hazardous
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FDA warns mixing these common drugs can be deadly

CBS Health - Thu, 09/01/2016 - 2:25pm
A strong new FDA warning will be placed on close to 400 products to warn of dangerous drug combinations
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Zika funding running on empty

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 10:38pm
Health officials say they are nearing the end of the $222 million that was allocated for domestic Zika control. If Congress doesn't act, it could mean difficult decisions for those fighting the virus. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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Hepatitis A outbreak linked to strawberries, smoothies

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 10:14pm
Imported frozen strawberries served in chain restaurant smoothies are blamed for highly contagious liver disease that's sickened people in 6 states
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Higher than ever? New study tracks U.S. marijuana use

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 9:56pm
The rising numbers come along with a significant shift in perceptions about whether the drug is harmful
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A cocoa study everyone might want to get a piece of

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 6:56pm
Medical researchers are recruiting people to test the health effects of cocoa​, but (alas) not Willy Wonka-style
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Do the benefits of weight-loss surgery really last?

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 5:57pm
A new study compares three types of procedures and looks at the impact on weight loss 10 years later
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Study: Abortion pill law led to worse health outcomes

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 4:47pm
Ohio law may have resulted in more side effects and additional medical treatment for some women, researchers say
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The water workout trend health experts are gushing over

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 2:07pm
Whether you're cross-training, looking for a low-impact workout, or rehabbing from injury or even stroke, this workout is making a splash
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3 things that can lower the risk of preterm birth

CBS Health - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:28pm
More than 11 percent of U.S. babies are born too early, but experts say there are steps women can take to reduce the risk
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How did Listeria get into recalled veggies?

CBS Health - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 8:57pm
Once this bacteria gets into a food processing facility, it can live for years
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A surprising benefit of being a twin

CBS Health - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:46pm
New research shows twins may have a survival advantage over non-twins
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New treatment advice for three common STDs

CBS Health - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:59pm
The World Health Organization warns that these sexually-transmitted diseases are developing greater resistance to antibiotics
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Wasp sting blamed for a man's rare side effect

CBS Health - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 3:42pm
It's very unusual, but not unheard of, for wasp or bee strings to lead to this serious complication
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Wisconsin judge saves colleague's life with kidney donation

CBS Health - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:00am
Judge Derek Mosley now has "a part of my best friend in me" after fellow Judge JoAnn Eiring donated her "huge kidney" to save his life
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