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    • 23 JUN 17
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    3 steps that may help guard against dementia

    Simple changes to your lifestyle might delay the start of dementia or slow its progression, a new report suggests. Some scientific evidence indicates that keeping your mind active through “cognitive training,” controlling your blood pressure and exercising more may pay dividends in terms of brain health, researchers determined. Although not yet proven to thwart the

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    • 23 JUN 17
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    Woman speaks out about suffering heart attack at 40

    NEW YORK — Heart disease kills more American women than all types of cancer combined, yet many don’t discuss the dangers with their doctor. A new study found that 74 percent of women reported having at least one risk factor for heart disease, but only 16 percent were told by their doctor that they were

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    • 22 JUN 17
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    Many women don’t recognize common, fatal ailment

    Heart disease is the leading killer of U.S. women, but many women and their doctors don’t recognize the danger. A survey of more than 1,000 women between 25 and 60 years of age found 45 percent were unaware that heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for women in America. Most respondents said

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    • 22 JUN 17
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    GOP Senate health bill would cut Medicaid, end ACA tax increases

    Top Senate Republicans plan to release a health care bill Thursday that would do away with the individual mandate, Obamacare’s taxes and cut back the expansion of Medicaid, although at a slower rate than the House-passed bill, CBS News’ John Nolen reports. The Senate’s proposal for dismantling President Obama’s signature health care law would also

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    • 21 JUN 17
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    Dad bikes 1,400 miles to hear daughter’s heartbeat on Father’s Day

    It had been five months since Bill Conner suddenly lost his 20-year-old daughter, Abbey, and he felt like he had to do something to honor her short life. So, on May 22, a day after his son, Austin, graduated from college, Conner hopped on a bike and began riding across the country. “This is what

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    • 21 JUN 17
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    Older dads produce "geekier" sons, study finds

    In a finding that might bring older dads some peace of mind about their sons’ future job prospects, a new study shows these kids are more likely to be “geeks.” Previous research has shown children of older fathers have higher odds of autism and schizophrenia, but this study highlights the benefits of being the son

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    • 20 JUN 17
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    Fresh Food Pharmacy offers food instead of pills

    Many health care providers nationwide are prescribing food instead of medicine to tackle the obesity epidemic. Doctors in more than a dozen states are moving away from recommending surgery or pills, and participating in programs that offer healthy food to patients struggling with medical issues related to their weight. One hospital in central Pennsylvania is

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    • 19 JUN 17
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    New study shows promise of yoga in treating back pain

    Jonathan LaPook Dr. Jonathan LaPook is the chief medical correspondent for the CBS Evening News. Follow him on Twitter at @DrLaPook Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/97_AE1JdRMc/

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    • 19 JUN 17
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    Study reveals "staggering" toll of guns on U.S. kids

    The tragic headlines are all too common: A toddler got his hands on his mother’s gun and fatally shot his 2-year-old brother in Colorado earlier this month. Two girls caught in the crossfire were wounded in a shooting during a picnic at a Chicago elementary school on Friday. And out of the glare of the headlines, more

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    • 19 JUN 17
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    Daughter gives lifesaving gift to dad

    June 18, 2017, 6:22 PM| This Father’s Day is extra special for a family in New York. They’re together after a daughter gave a lifesaving gift to her dad. Meg Oliver shares their story. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/klZPtn8R6iM/

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    • 17 JUN 17
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    Morning Rounds: Global impact of obesity

    June 17, 2017, 7:43 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the medical news of the week, including a large-scale study examining the impact of obesity across the planet, gender differences in the use and prescription of cardiovascular drugs, and the use of drones in transporting defibrillators. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/x7zGsubAnH8/

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    • 17 JUN 17
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    Sunless tanning chemical

    June 16, 2017, 6:19 PM| Scientists are looking at a new way for sunless tanning. A new chemical treatment could give your skin the sun-kissed color without having to go outside. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Candello joins CBSN to discuss Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/UVP6mCCFxPY/

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    • 16 JUN 17
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    Sunless tanning chemicial

    June 16, 2017, 6:19 PM| Scientists are looking at a new way for sunless tanning. A new chemical treatment could give your skin the sun-kissed color without having to go outside. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Candello joins CBSN to discuss Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/MK8VlO2XGcQ/

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    • 16 JUN 17
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    Replacing saturated fat with healthier fat for your heart

    June 16, 2017, 8:16 AM| A recent New York Times survey found 72 percent of Americans think coconut oil is healthy, but only 37 percent of nutritionists agree. The American Heart Association says replacing saturated fat found in coconut oil or butter with corn or peanut oil can lower cardiovascular disease by about 30 percent.

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