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Cell phones believed to cause serious sleep problems


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Warning signs and how to prevent a drowning


FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt


Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines


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CBS News Health Headlines

The sandwiches Americans eat tend to be high in calories, sodium and fat; here's how to make them healthier
Mental health experts say patients' symptoms often get worse while they wait for proper treatment
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WebMD Health News

Don’t be fooled by the health halo that hangs over seemingly good-for-you foods. Many of them are anything but.

Large study should allay fears that procedure might play a role, researchers say

Researcher calls delay a 'lost opportunity' for treatment

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Any sex partner, male or female, has potential to pass the virus on, agency says

AP Top Health Stories

The General Mills logo is seen on a box of cereal in Evanston(Reuters) - General Mills Inc said it was expanding its flour recall to more batches after the detection of E. coli in its flour samples that led to four new cases of illnesses. One of the four persons developed a type of kidney failure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. (http://bit.ly/1sqaiw2) General Mills had recalled about 10 million pounds of flour in May and added two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix in the United States and one in Canada to the recall in July. Monday's recall includes select production dates through Feb. 10. The previous recalls ranged from Nov. ...


(Reuters) - The National Football League said on Monday that teams could be fined heavily and forfeit future draft picks if they violate the concussion protocol. According to the joint agreement of the NFL and NFL Players Association, each side will designate someone to monitor the implementation of the protocol and investigate any potential violations. If the parties are unable to agree, the matter will be brought to a third party arbitrator that would conduct a review and issue a report to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and the involved parties.
The National Football League said on Monday that teams could be fined heavily and forfeit future draft picks if they violate the concussion protocol. According to the joint agreement of the NFL and NFL Players Association, each side will designate someone to monitor the implementation of the protocol and investigate any potential violations. If the parties are unable to agree, the matter will be brought to a third party arbitrator that would conduct a review and issue a report to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and the involved parties.
(Reuters) - Celgene Corp said on Monday that its flagship drug Revlimid failed to extend survival as a maintenance therapy for a type of blood cancer after patients had responded to prior treatment. As a result, the U.S. biotechnology company said it would not seek an additional approval for Revlimid for that use, and its shares fell more than 2 percent. Revlimid, a multiple myeloma treatment with annual sales of about $6 billion, was being tested versus a placebo in patients whose diffuse large B-cell lymphoma had responded to initial treatment with Roche's Rituxan and chemotherapy.
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - A majority of U.S. adults say it’s at least sometimes appropriate for doctors to discuss guns with patients during check-ups, a nationwide survey finds. While just 23 percent of people surveyed thought it was always OK for doctors to ask about guns, another 14 percent said this was usually appropriate and an additional 30 percent considered it reasonable in some situations. Overall, people who didn’t own firearms were more supportive of doctors bringing up the topic, compared to gun owners.