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    • 28 FEB 17
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    Colorectal cancer cases in young adults on the rise

    February 28, 2017, 6:50 PM| Younger Americans are now facing a higher risk of getting colon and rectal cancer, according to a new study. New cases are striking adults in their 20s and 30s, while cases among Americans 55 and older are declining. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/rxcN2ZKjrR8/

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    • 28 FEB 17
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    Gene therapy "seems extraordinary" at fighting cancer

    An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient’s own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, its maker said Tuesday.    In all, 82 percent of patients had their cancer shrink at least

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    • 27 FEB 17
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    VA vows more drug tests, inspections amid opioid theft

    WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it would boost employee drug testing and inspections amid rising cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions, acknowledging gaps that had allowed thousands of doctors, nurses and other staff to go unchecked for signs of illicit drug use. Testifying at a House hearing, Carolyn Clancy, a

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    • 27 FEB 17
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    Teen sexual assault screening guidelines updated

    Pediatricians should be comfortable with treating and screening for sexual assault — and they should know where to send their teenage patients for any additional help they might need. Those are some of the major points in updated recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on helping teens who’ve been sexually victimized. The last

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    • 27 FEB 17
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    Morning Rounds: Rare diseases, kids’ healthy eating, trial vaccine

    February 25, 2017, 7:38 AM| In our Morning Rounds, Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula discuss rare diseases that affect an estimated 25 million Americans, healthy eating habits for children, and a trial vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MasOQEruRWk/

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    • 26 FEB 17
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    Morning Rounds: Rare diseases, kids’ healthy eating, trial vaccine

    February 25, 2017, 7:38 AM| In our Morning Rounds, Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula discuss rare diseases that affect an estimated 25 million Americans, healthy eating habits for children, and a trial vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MasOQEruRWk/

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    • 26 FEB 17
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    Morning Rounds: Rare diseases, kids’ healthy eating, trial vaccine

    February 25, 2017, 7:38 AM| In our Morning Rounds, Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula discuss rare diseases that affect an estimated 25 million Americans, healthy eating habits for children, and a trial vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MasOQEruRWk/

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    • 25 FEB 17
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    Morning Rounds: Rare diseases, kids’ healthy eating, trial vaccine

    February 25, 2017, 7:38 AM| In our Morning Rounds, Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula discuss rare diseases that affect an estimated 25 million Americans, healthy eating habits for children, and a trial vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MasOQEruRWk/

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    • 25 FEB 17
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    Morning Rounds: Rare diseases, kids’ healthy eating, trial vaccine

    February 25, 2017, 7:38 AM| In our Morning Rounds, Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula discuss rare diseases that affect an estimated 25 million Americans, healthy eating habits for children, and a trial vaccine for mosquito-borne viruses. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MasOQEruRWk/

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    • 25 FEB 17
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    "Wireless" pacemaker brings new hope for heart failure patients

    LONDON — Frances Rodgers used to get winded just walking up a short flight of stairs. “I’d stop, take a few breaths and then I was all right to go on a bit,” she said. The 70-year-old, who suffered heart failure, said her pacemaker was part of the problem. She had three surgeries to replace the

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    • 24 FEB 17
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    Little Tykes recalls 540,000 toddler swings

    Little Tykes is pulling 540,000 of its “2-in-1 snug and secure pink toddler swings” from shelves due to fall hazards, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced this week. The company says it has received 140 reports of the swing breaking, including 39 injuries to children including abrasions, bruises, cuts and bumps to

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    • 24 FEB 17
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    Belly fat more dangerous than being overweight, study says

    In older women, it’s not excess weight that’s deadly, but where those extra pounds collect that can shorten life, a new study reports. Among women 70 to 79, being overweight or obese didn’t appear to cut years off life — unless the weight was centered around the waist. But being underweight also appeared to shorten

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    • 23 FEB 17
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    For a longer life, eat this many fruits and veggies per day

    It’s no secret that most of us could probably stand to eat more fruits and vegetables. Now, there’s more incentive than ever to do so, as a new analysis finds that eating more than five servings of fruits and veggies per day can reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, and early death. The

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    • 23 FEB 17
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    Heartburn meds could lead to kidney damage, study finds

    February 23, 2017, 8:12 AM| Long-term use of certain heartburn medications could lead to serious kidney damage, a new study shows. It looked at the use of “proton pump inhibitors,” sold under brand names including Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium. An estimated 15 million Americans use these medications regularly. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning”

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