2015 Republican debates: What the GOP candidates had to say about vaccines

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 5:20pm
Ben Carson weighed in with a medical opinion on vaccines, while Donald Trump advocated for giving children vaccines over a longer period of time
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Autopsy for Minnesota teen who died after dental work

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 5:05pm
Medical examiner's report leaves some unanswered questions; girl died after getting wisdom teeth pulled
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Businesses aim to be more Alzheimer's-friendly

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 4:50pm
Local pharmacies, restaurants and other businesses are taking steps to be more welcoming to dementia patients and their families
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Dementia-friendly businesses can help ease anxiety

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 4:05pm
Advocates aim to create safer environments for seniors with Alzheimer's and their caregivers
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GOP debate fact check: Claims about vaccines and autism

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 3:52pm
Candidates revived widely disproved claims that vaccines cause autism, prompting harsh words from medical experts
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Which works better, plain soap or antibacterial?

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 3:48pm
Scientists put two hand-washing techniques to the test to see how they handle common bacteria
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Excess weight linked to brain cancer risk

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 1:08pm
Study finds obesity greatly increased risk of a certain type of tumor, while physical activity had the reverse effect
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Startup developing in-vitro human sperm

CBS Health - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 1:05pm
Researchers in France say they've made a breakthrough in infertility treatment
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Jon Stewart lobbies Congress to extend 9/11 healthcare program

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 10:09pm
Comedian Jon Stewart traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby Congress for an extension on healthcare benefits for 70,000 emergency workers involved in the 9/11 cleanup
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Synthetic marijuana ring busted in NYC

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:31pm
Cheap but toxic synthetic drugs blamed for 2,300 emergency room visits in the last two months in New York City alone
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Popular antidepressant found unsafe for teens

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 7:59pm
Scientists reevaluated a study funded by the maker of Paxil, and found troubling contradictions
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What drinking coffee at night does to your body clock

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 7:45pm
A cup of coffee late in the day provides more than just a temporary jolt, researchers say
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Salmonella outbreak in cucumbers spreads

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 7:37pm
More than 400 people, half of them children, have gotten sick from salmonella in cucumbers imported from Mexico
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More people sickened by salmonella in cucumbers

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 4:57pm
Deadly outbreak has been traced to contaminated produce from Mexico
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Author: "Massive reset" needed in approach to autism

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 4:06pm
In best-selling book "NeuroTribes," author Steve Silberman reveals hidden history of autism, and why calling it an epidemic is a "deal with the devil"
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Millions dying around the world due to air pollution

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 3:23pm
Premature deaths caused by air pollution could double by 2050, in part from some surprising factors
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Simple ways to tackle weight loss and anxiety using video games

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 2:05pm
In this week’s edition of “Questions Answered in the Toyota Green Room,” game designer Jane McGonigal shares tips on the power video games and viral videos have on the mind and body
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Proposed law would cut benefits if kids aren't vaccinated

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 1:45pm
Lawmakers in Australia plan to withhold thousands of dollars in tax breaks and other benefits to families who opt out of immunizations
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Why Target is giving its workers Fitbits

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 1:37pm
More than 300,000 employees will get a basic $60 version of the activity tracker
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Jimmy Carter gives update on his cancer treatment

CBS Health - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 1:36pm
The former president spoke about his second round of treatment and shared thoughts on global crises
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