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    • 25 JUL 17
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    "Anti-statin" trend puts lives at risk, experts warn

    A wave of anti-science skepticism may put people with high cholesterol at risk if they’re convinced to quit life-saving statin medications, heart experts warn. An “internet-driven cult” is attacking the safety and effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering statins, despite mounds of clinical trial data showing the drugs work and produce minimal side effects, said Dr. Steven Nissen,

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    • 25 JUL 17
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    McCain to return to Senate for key health care vote

    Rebecca Shabad Rebecca Shabad is a video reporter for CBS News Digital. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/Lbmdn04qijY/

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    • 24 JUL 17
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    Salmonella outbreak tied to yellow papayas

    Health officials have issued a warning about a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a tropical fruit. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says Caribena brand yellow Maradol papayas have sickened 47 people nationwide, CBS New York reports. Twelve patients have been hospitalized, including one in New York City who later died.

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    • 24 JUL 17
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    Glioblastoma: John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis

    July 23, 2017, 10:14 AM| The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM – so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest form of brain cancer. That’s what doctors are trying with some patients with glioblastoma, the same cancer Arizona Senator John McCain is now grappling

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    • 23 JUL 17
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    Glioblastoma: John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis

    July 23, 2017, 10:14 AM| The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first DO NO HARM – so imagine intentionally using a virus that causes paralysis in hopes of treating the deadliest form of brain cancer. That’s what doctors are trying with some patients with glioblastoma, the same cancer Arizona Senator John McCain is now grappling

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    • 22 JUL 17
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    Morning Rounds: Forecasting migraines, advance healthcare directives

    July 22, 2017, 7:37 AM| CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new model to forecast migraine attacks, how many Americans have advance directives regarding their medical care and a new way scientists are manufacturing a silk-like substance that

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    • 22 JUL 17
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    New report outlines lifestyle changes to prevent dementia

    July 21, 2017, 6:42 PM| A new report shows that preventing dementia can start early in life. Certain lifestyle changes such as maximizing education, aggressively treating hypertension and managing depression can have a dramatic impact in preventing the disease. Dr. Jon LaPook has more. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/bW7pmc_LdyE/

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    • 21 JUL 17
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    Nurse who was stabbed at hospital speaks out

    July 21, 2017, 2:57 PM| Massachusetts nurse Elise Wilson is pushing for new legal protections for health care workers after she was attacked on the job. Beth Germano of CBS Boston station WBZ reports. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/ZKww3nUhBUk/

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    • 20 JUL 17
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    Official sounds alarm over possible lead in tap water

    NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans inspector general says the city hasn’t adequately warned residents that ongoing street repairs and water system improvements could result in temporarily high lead levels in some buildings’ tap water. Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux’s latest report says some old city water lines – and lines on private properties – are

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    • 20 JUL 17
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    Sen. Thune on McCain’s cancer diagnosis, health care bill

    July 20, 2017, 8:05 AM| Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota joins “CBS This Morning” to talk about Senator John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis, the steps that should be taken in response to the GOP health care bill failure and the president’s conversations with Russia. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/4R6JV3VOplE/

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    • 20 JUL 17
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    What is glioblastoma, the brain cancer John McCain has been diagnosed with?

    As the news traveled quickly about Senator John McCain’s brain tumor diagnosis, CBS News chief medical correspondent joined CBSN’s “Red & Blue” to explain what it means for the 80-year-old politician. LaPook said that this is “a primary brain tumor” which started in McCain’s brain and that it didn’t spread there from somewhere else. The

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    • 19 JUL 17
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    House Republican says "the Senate has failed the American people"

    A senior member of the House Republican whip team on Wednesday blasted Senate Republicans for their failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. “The Senate has failed the American people and abandoned voters who were promised that they would repeal and replace the disastrous Obamacare,” said Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Florida, in a statement. Ross, senior deputy

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    • 19 JUL 17
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    10-year-old becomes one of youngest casualties of opioid crisis

    July 18, 2017, 6:46 PM| Investigators say Alton Banks died on June 23 after a visit to a community pool in Miami. He started vomiting after going home, and later that evening, his mother found him unresponsive. Omar Villafranca reports from Miami. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/2ewLBj1jebY/

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    • 18 JUL 17
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    Mediterranean-style diet linked to lower risk of dementia

    Eating right may help protect your brain health in old age, according to four new studies. In particular, the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet lowered people’s risk of dementia, two studies concluded. The MIND diet is a hybrid of the Mediterranean diet and the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diets, both of

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