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CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
First Blood Test To Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets U.S. OKU.S. health regulators have approved the first blood test to help diagnose traumatic brain injuries.
Hot Tea Linked To Esophageal Cancer In Smokers, DrinkersIf you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol daily, you may want to consider letting your tea cool before you enjoy it.
1st Flu-Related Pediatric Death Recorded In Maryland This YearThe Maryland Department of Health has recorded the first influenza-associated pediatric death in the state for this flu season.
Cancer 'Vaccine' Wiped Out Tumors In Mice, Scientists SayThe new treatment, which was directly injected into the tumor sites of 90 mice, cured 87 mice of the disease.
FDA: To Help Prevent Opioid Overdoses, Over-The-Counter Anti-diarrheal Drugs Need RepackagingAs part of the fight against the nation's opioid epidemic, the FDA says a common antidiarrheal drug should be given new packaging.
CDC Director Who Owned Stocks In Beer, Soda, Tobacco, ResignsU.S. officials have announced that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has resigned because of financial conflicts of interest.
'Many More Weeks' To Come In Fierce, Deadly Flu Season, CDC SaysThis year's seemingly unyielding flu season continues to ravage the entire continental United States.
Pizza Is A Better Breakfast Than Most Cereals, Nutritionist ClaimsNutritionist Chelsey Amer explained that many cereals lack the protein and healthy fats your body needs as fuel for the day ahead.
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Creating Health Care CompanyAmazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are banding together to create health care company.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
Researchers Claim To Have Developed A Universal Flu Vaccineresearchers at Georgia State University claim they've developed a way to produce a "universal flu vaccine" that could protect patients for several years with just one shot.

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