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Not enough testing on medical devices, studies say

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Researchers criticize the FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approval process
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U.S. troops race to stem Ebola outbreak in Africa

5 hours 28 min ago
Ground broken on new hospital, mobile Ebola labs set to open in Liberia as American military effort gets rolling
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Antibiotics linked to childhood obesity, study finds

6 hours 7 min ago
Resaerchers found that children under 2 who took antibiotics were more likely to be overweight by age 4. Plus, neurologists warn the risk of developing opioid addiction outweighs the therapeutic benefits of taking the drugs. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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Texas patient to be tested for Ebola virus

14 hours 16 min ago
A person who showed symptoms of the disease was admitted to an isolation unit at a Dallas health center
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November Project: More than a fitness movement

14 hours 41 min ago
Drop those iPods and meet someone new -- November Project is a rapidly growing free fitness movement using human contact to motivate people to get in shape.
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Antibiotic use in kids may raise obesity risk

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:21pm
Broad-spectrum antibiotics may change the balance of microbes in the gut, affecting weight years later
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Pediatricians update birth control advice for teens

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:49pm
Doctors' group says sexually active teens should consider certain long-acting forms of birth control which are safe, effective and easier to use
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Five babies in Texas test positive for TB

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Health care worker may have exposed hundreds of infants at El Paso hospital
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Scientists detect early sign of pancreatic cancer

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:30am
New finding could someday lead to a test for disease that's rarely caught before advanced stage, when it's almost always fatal
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New recommendation on birth control for teens

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:15am
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending forms long-acting contraceptives such as IUDs for adolescent girls who are sexually active. Also, researchers say they have discovered an early warning sign for pancreatic cancer. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.
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American doctor exposed to Ebola to be treated by NIH

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 1:41am
The agency, without revealing details about the patient, said it will admit the physician to the special isolation unit near Washington
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Vaccination refusals alarming health officials

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:30pm
Parents turning down immunizations for their children a growing trend, especially in affluent Southern California communities
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What it will take to end the Ebola epidemic

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:12pm
Dr. Paul Farmer specializes in helping developing countries build functioning health care systems, and he just returned from a trip to Liberia to help with the Ebola crisis. He spoke with CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook about how the Ebola epidemic exploded and what can be done to stop it.
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Virus investigated after kids develop paralysis

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:53pm
Doctors are looking into whether cases may be linked to outbreak of a severe respiratory virus, enterovirus D68
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Omaha hospital workers fired for Ebola violation

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:09pm
Two employees at a Nebraska hospital were let go after a breach of federal patient privacy laws
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Spread of Ebola in West Africa outpaces resources

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:02pm
Doctor who worked in Liberia says even if there were enough supplies, more has to be done to help a region with dysfunctional health care
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After-school fitness boosts academic skills

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:54pm
Daily rigorous exercise can help kids earn that A+
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Brainwave test could advance early autism detection

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:28pm
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine are testing how quickly children with autism recognize a tone and a picture of a circle. As Wendy Gillette reports, the results could help classify and diagnose the condition earlier.
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WHO: More doses of Ebola vaccines available soon

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:21pm
World Health Organization expects thousands of health care workers and high-risk patients will be able to get the experimental vaccines
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For obese, stress may be even more deadly

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:20pm
Recurring emotional stress may increase risk of illness in overweight people
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