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    • 11 MAY 17
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    ​Common leg cramp remedy linked to deadly risk

    Patients often tell Dr. Kiran V. Patel they’ve been sipping on quinine water to help ease leg cramps. Well-meaning relatives and even some doctors recommend it, said Patel, who’s the director of neurosurgical pain at Lenox Hill Hospital, in New York. “But it’s an old wives’ tale,” she told CBS News. Last year, the U.S.

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    • 11 MAY 17
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    New warning for commonly used NSAID painkillers

    May 10, 2017, 6:48 PM| A new study warns that the risk for heart attacks while taking painkillers known as NSAIDs can appear just days after use. These medications include common over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/1ub6Xqoas_8/

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    • 10 MAY 17
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    Why some women are ditching breast implants

    May 10, 2017, 2:22 PM| Doctors say they’re seeing more women who are deciding to reduce or get rid of their breast implants. CBS News’ Danielle Nottingham reports from Beverly Hills on the trend in so-called “explant” surgery. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/sF5v–NKyXU/

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    • 09 MAY 17
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    NSAID painkillers linked to higher risk of heart attack

    Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used over-the-counter drugs to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests people who take them routinely could face a higher risk of a heart attack. The study, published in The BMJ, found that all commonly used NSAIDs – ibuprofen and naproxen, which are available over the counter;

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    • 09 MAY 17
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    Behind Minnesota’s worst measles outbreak in nearly 30 years

    May 9, 2017, 8:12 AM| Health officials in Minnesota are facing the worst measles outbreak in the state in nearly 30 years. Most of those with the disease are unvaccinated Somali-American children. The state’s health commissioner says the Somali community has been targeted with misinformation about vaccine risks. Jamie Yuccas reports. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/P5yF9fn-msU/

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    • 08 MAY 17
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    4 out of 5 physician moms report discrimination

    It’s common for doctors who are moms to experience discrimination at work, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco were inspired to look into how common the problem is after reading online conversations among female doctors who belong to the Physicians Moms Group, a community of almost 70,000 members,

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    • 08 MAY 17
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    New study sheds light on teen dating abuse

    Girls who go through puberty earlier than their peers may be more vulnerable to abuse from a boyfriend, new research suggests. These girls were more likely to say a boyfriend had verbally or physically abused them: 32 percent did, versus 28 percent of their peers who went through puberty “on time.” It’s a small difference,

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    • 07 MAY 17
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    Aunt Jemima frozen breakfast food recalled

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. — A New Jersey-based food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast because they might be contaminated with Listeria.  Pinnacle Foods Inc. said Friday the safety of its customers is its top priority and no illnesses have been reported. It says it initiated the recall when testing indicated the

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    • 06 MAY 17
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    FDA denies issuing order to turn TVs to Fox

    May 6, 2017, 1:14 PM| The Food and Drug Administration is denying issuing an order that office TVs must show Fox News. An internal email referenced a White House mandate that allegedly prompted the FDA to have TVs tuned to the conservative news channel. CBSN’s Demarco Morgan has the latest. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/d7Ldg2_vGFk/

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    • 06 MAY 17
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    Breaking down the House GOP health care bill

    May 6, 2017, 8:03 AM| Vox senior editor Sarah Kliff joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from Washington to discuss why the health care bill is not quite what President Trump has been describing and the effect the bill might have on Americans who hold private health insurance. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/Wbegw7DCuv8/

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    • 06 MAY 17
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    Doctors warn measles outbreak still "early" as cases increase

    MINNEAPOLIS — New numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health show the measles outbreak in the state is growing, CBS Minnesota reports. There are now 44 cases reported in Minnesota, which is up from 41 on Thursday. The outbreak is primarily in the state’s large Somali-American community, where many parents avoid the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine because of unfounded fears

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    • 05 MAY 17
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    Experts warn of deadly tick-borne Powassan virus

    Though Lyme disease is the most prevalent — and most well-known — tick-borne virus, it isn’t the only reason to take extra precautions when walking in the woods. Tick season is upon us and experts say this could be a “particularly bad year,” as they’re seeing greater numbers of ticks in more areas of the

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    • 04 MAY 17
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    What you need to know about Lyme disease in dogs

    The arrival of springtime means Lyme disease is again resurfacing as a concern on the radar screens of people across the country. So, if you go for a hike or take a walk through long grass, chances are that you’ll check yourself for ticks afterward.  But our pets are constantly lounging and playing in conditions

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    • 04 MAY 17
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    American Airlines employees say uniforms are making them sick

    May 4, 2017, 7:42 AM| More than 3,000 flight attendants and about 200 pilots from American Airlines have filed reports complaining that their new uniforms have caused rashes, hives and breathing problems. Kris Van Cleave reports. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/CMuRe_xNKMg/

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