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Doctors Say Health Trackers And Fitness Apps Can Boost Care

By monitoring health care applications, doctors can spot signs of disease or poor health earlier.

02/20/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

Volunteers in protective suit carry for burial the body of a person who died from Ebola in Waterloo, some 30 kilometers southeast of Freetown, on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Ebola Virus Still Infectious Week After Death

The Ebola virus may still be be infectious up to a full week after a person infected with it has died, a new study has found.

02/14/2015

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New Research Shows More Genetic Links To Obesity

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) – New research suggests that diet and exercise are not the only leading roles in obesity, as a new study supports the notion that there are more genetic links to obesity than previously […]

02/13/2015

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Study: Drinking More During Midlife Raises Stroke Risk

Drinking more during middle age can increase your risk of a stroke, a new study finds.

02/01/2015

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Company 3-D Print Prosthetic Hands For Kids

A program called E-nabling The Future is manufacturing prosthetic hands using 3-D printing; a process that is much easier and cheaper than more sophisticated prosthetics.

01/25/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Scientists: New Antibiotic Kills Drug-Resistant Germs

A new drug, extracted from soil samples, may help solve the rise in drug-resistant bacteria infections.

01/07/2015

Study warns antibiotic soaps and hand sanitizers. along with an over-prescription of antibiotic medicines,  encourage the growth of drug-resistant strains. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People A Year

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could surpass cancer as a leading cause of death by the year 2050.

12/12/2014

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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