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Deadly listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:36pm
Health officials are investigating a deadly listeria outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples. WCCO-TV's Rachel Slavik reports on more about the outbreak.
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2-year-old hears mother's voice for the first time

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:34pm
When Ryan Aprea's cochlear implant was turned on, he reacted in a fit of giggles. The joy was so overwhelming that his mother, Jennifer, and her husband from Huntington Beach, California, shared the video online, and it went viral. CBS Los Angeles' Lisa Sigell reports.
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Flu infections widespread in 29 states

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 1:58am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread flu activity in 29 states. So far this season, the virus has led to the deaths of 11 children. CBS News' Kris Van Cleave looks at which parts of the country are getting hit the hardest.
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Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S.

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:14pm
The CDC says flu is widespread in more than half the country, and this year's vaccine isn't providing enough protection
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Heart drug shows potential for Ebola patients

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:09pm
A doctor who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa recovered after receiving "aggressive treatment" with a new experimental drug
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Tips for easing kids' colds and coughs

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:16pm
When a child starts coughing and sniffling, which home remedies help, and when do you need to call the doctor?
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How to kick kids’ colds and coughs

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:04pm
It’s that time of year again where many children are suffering from sore throats and the sniffles. CBS News’ Alison Harmelin has tips on what you can do to keep your kids comfortable.
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Listeria in caramel apples kills 2 in Minnesota

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:58pm
State health officials warn people to avoid eating pre-packaged caramel apples while the investigation continues
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Scratch from pet rat kills California boy

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
CDC warns "rat-bite fever" is a rare but real threat when rodents are kept as pets
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Exercise could help reduce the risk of death from prostate cancer

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:18am
Researchers found patients who walked or cycled at least 20 minutes a day had a 39-percent lower risk of dying from prostate cancer. And, your blood type could affect your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Eboni Williams has a look at the day’s top health stories.
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Weekly weigh-ins help dieters trim down

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:31pm
While most people trying to lose weight dread the scale, keeping track of that number may help you reach your goal
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Over-the-counter painkillers may cut skin cancer risk

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:13pm
Drugs like Advil, Motrin and Aleve could offer protection but also come with some risks of their own
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Heartbreaking case revives Ireland abortion furor

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:50pm
Judge must rule on whether to keep brain-dead pregnant woman on life support
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Does a holiday binge really stretch your stomach?

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:27pm
The abundance of food this time of year keeps us eating and still wanting more; how does the belly keep up?
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Life expectancy rises in every region but one

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:02pm
Women have slightly greater gains than men worldwide, study finds
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Court rules on whether obesity is a disability

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:40pm
Ruling by the European Court of Justice could have far-reaching consequences for businesses
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Air pollution linked to risk of having an autistic child

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:24am
A new study found pregnant women in areas with high pollution face a higher risk of having a child with autism. And, millions of people with asthma and severe allergies may not be getting the full benefit of their medications. Omar Villafranca has some of the day's top health stories.
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After "Survivor": Physical fitness tips from the contestants

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:05am
Some of this season's favorite contestants from "Survivor: San Juan Del Sur" tell CBS News about their physical fitness regimens after leaving the island.
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"Survivor" contestants talk weight loss and recovery

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:46am
CBS News caught up with some of this season’s favorite contestants from "Survivor: San Juan Del Sur" to hear how they’ve been recovering since returning from the island.
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"Survivor" contestants talk weight loss and recovery

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:51pm
CBS News caught up with some of this season's favorite contestants to find out how they've been recovering now that they're off the island
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