Syphilis rates rise, and these men are most at risk

In this 1944 file photo, the organism treponema pallidum, which causes syphilis, is seen through an electron microscope. A new CDC report says the disease is on the rise in gay and bisexual men. AP Syphilis — an illness that’s been around for centuries, afflicting monarchs, artists and regular folk alike — is on the rise in the U.S. Rates More...

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By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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School to pay $100,000 after “drunk goggles” injury

KAYSVILLE, Utah — A Utah school district agreed to pay $ 100,000 to the family of a teenage girl who was injured while wearing goggles to simulate drunkenness in a 2014 health class experiment.    The More...

By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Teen model beats ovarian cancer, inspires others

16-year-old Peyton Linafelter beat ovarian cancer, which usually strikes much older women, and now wants to inspire others. CBS Denver Colorado teen Peyton Linafelter recently worked out at CrossFit South More...

By admin On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Morning Rounds: Zika and pregnancy in the U.S.

April 8, 2017, 7:39 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new report about zika and pregnancy within the United States; dietary supplements and heart health; More...

By admin On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Girl with alopecia makes her baldness beautiful

Since losing her hair in January, little Gianessa has embraced her baldness as beautiful and, in doing so, inspired the world. Daniella Wride via Instagram Alopecia can be a difficult diagnosis for any person More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Spring allergy season started early, getting worse

Sneezing, sniffling, coughing, snorting… ahh, the sounds of spring. This time of year, millions of children and adults across the U.S. are starting to feel their seasonal allergy symptoms kick up. In recent years, More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Woman says Fitbit helped save her life

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count her steps and help her lose weight. But now, the 73-year-old credits the fitness tracker with saving her life. A few months ago, she wasn’t feeling well and thought her More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Sex abuse could accelerate puberty in girls

For countless victims, the experience of sexual abuse during the formative years of childhood never fades away. Studies show that such abuse casts a shadow over children’s physical and mental health for decades, More...

By admin On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Fish oil supplements might not help everyone

March 13, 2017, 5:52 PM| Millions of people take fish oil supplements for heart health, but a new report from the American Heart Association shows only certain patients actually benefit. More...

By admin On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Trump compares Obamacare's popularity to Obama

President Trump is continuing to make a push for the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, dismissing positive reports on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health care coverage by comparing it to the More...