McCain hospitalized for side effects of cancer treatment, office says

Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 8:08 PM EST Sen. John McCain was admitted Wednesday to Walter Reed Hospital for “normal side effects” of his cancer treatments, his office said in a statement. “As ever, he remains grateful to his physicians for their excellent care, and his friends and supporters for their encouragement and More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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What is “excited delirium” and how should police react?

SACRAMENTO — Concerns about “excited delirium” were addressed during a meeting of the police review commission in Sacramento, California, Monday night. The Sacramento Police Department says it is More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Ban window blinds with cords to prevent kids' deaths: Study

CHICAGO — Children’s injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords. Nearly More...

By admin On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker moved ahead this week with his plans to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps, a move blocked by the federal government More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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DNA is going digital – what could possibly go wrong?

Jenna E. Gallegos is a postdoctoral researcher in Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University; Jean Peccoud is professor and Abell Chair in Synthetic Biology at Colorado State University Biology More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Birth control pills slightly raise risk of breast cancer, study suggests

CHICAGO — Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Nearly everyone grinds their teeth, dentists say

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Social stressors, like work and home responsibilities, mean some people are more likely to grind their teeth. And many aren’t aware they do it Health – CBSNews.com  More...

By admin On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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CVS pushes into insurance with $69 billion Aetna bid

CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $ 69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said More...

By admin On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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HIV prevention drug called a “game changer”

[unable to retrieve full-text content]On World AIDS Day, the focus in the U.S. is on educating people at risk for HIV about prevention. CBS News’ Kenneth Craig has more on how a life-saving drug could turn More...

By admin On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Tips for surviving this cold and flu season

The National Institutes of Health predict this year’s flu season could be a rough one.  Last year, Americans reportedly spent nearly $ 6 billion on remedies for runny noses and sore throats, but some over-the-counter More...