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Vitamin D Could Affect Female Fertility

August 15, 2014 | Videos | Comments

In vitro fertilization could be affected by the Vitamin D level of the mother. Also, the newly developed Chikungunya vaccine is doing well in trials.                 

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Heart Disease & Stroke On The Decline

August 19, 2014 9:42 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

New research shows that major strides are being made in the battle against heart disease and stroke. A recent study shows that patients are going to greater lengths to prevent the onset of these deadly health issues.               

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Researchers Test "Bionic Pancreas" at Camp for Diabetic Kids

August 14, 2014 8:51 am Videos Comments

For the past few weeks, young diabetic children have attended a summer camp in Massachusetts and researchers are testing a device called the "bionic pancreas" on some of them. The device checks blood sugar every five minutes and transmits the information to a smartphone app, which figures out if the user needs insulin to lower blood sugar levels, or glucagon to raise it.

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Evidence May Connect Antibacterial Soaps to Fetal Development

August 13, 2014 8:54 am Videos Comments

Researchers are concerned about growing evidence that hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in antibacterial soaps can lead to developmental and reproductive problems in animals and potentially people.       

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New Study on Osteoporosis Drugs, Breast Cancer

August 12, 2014 8:49 am Videos Comments

The most-widely used osteoporosis drugs may not protect women from breast cancer after all. Also, a new look at the science of sleep medication shows there may be little evidence the drugs provide much benefits.       

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Is Aloe Vera Water Trend Beneficial to Your Health?

August 11, 2014 9:10 am Videos Comments

Some say there are things you should know about one of the hottest trends among some celebrities.                          

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Low Vitamin D Level Could Double Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds

August 8, 2014 9:03 am Videos Comments

Older adults with too little vitamin D in their blood may have twice the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as seniors with sufficient levels of the "sunshine vitamin," a new study finds.          

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Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rates Stagnate Since 1970's

August 8, 2014 8:55 am Videos Comments

Long-term survival rates of pancreatic cancer have barely improved in forty years.                            

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Ebola Outbreak: CDC on Highest Alert

August 7, 2014 8:58 am Videos Comments

The CDC's emergency operations center is watching the outbreak around the clock.                             

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New Evidence Aspirin Prevents Certain Cancers

August 6, 2014 9:03 am Videos Comments

New research from London shows taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of digestive cancers.                         

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Experimental Drug Used in Treatment of US Ebola Victims

August 6, 2014 9:00 am Videos Comments

Health officials are unsure whether the drug is working but friends of the infected are hopeful.                          

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Investigators Say Doctor Prescribed Painkillers for Profit

August 4, 2014 9:09 am Videos Comments

Federal investigators warn of the growing problem of "dirty doctors," who prescribe highly-addictive painkillers for cash.                      

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The Facts about Ebola

July 31, 2014 11:15 am Videos Comments

Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the symptoms and origins of the virus that is claiming hundreds of lives in Africa.                       

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Former Virgina Governor Back in Court

July 31, 2014 11:07 am Videos Comments

Bob McDonnell headed back to court Thursday over federal corruption charges alleging that he and his wife accepted more than $165,000 in gifts, lavish trips, and cash in exchange for promoting dietary supplements.                 

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E-cigarette Benefits Outweigh Risks, Study Says

July 31, 2014 10:46 am Videos Comments

A study in the journal "Addiction" found that the benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh their potential health risks.                       

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Twenty-Five New Cases of Chikungunya in New Jersey

July 31, 2014 8:42 am Videos Comments

New Jersey residents who just returned from travel in the Caribbean reportedly have brought back the mosquito-carried virus.                     

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