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How Pets Transmit Diseases to Humans

Apr 22
Americans own more than 150 million pets, but new research from a team led by the Ohio State University shows the importance of choosing the right ones to bring home, based on your family's health and age.

Dramatic Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses

HEALTH | Apr 28
Public health officials are struggling to respond to a surge in overdoses from a designer drug known as "Spice." The man-made alternative to pot is sold online or in convenience stores. Jericka Duncan reports.

amfAR Highlights Critical Need for Increase In PEPFAR Funds

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 28
A new infographic from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, highlights the critical need to maintain funds for The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), one of the most successful global public health programs in US history.

New Genetic Test Helps Gauge Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

HEALTH | Apr 24
A California startup is offering a cheaper and easier way to determine a woman's risk of getting the diseases. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the potentially life-saving genetic test that is now on the market.

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

HEALTH | By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.

Dr. Oz Mounts Spirited Defense Against Critical Letter

HEALTH | Apr 24
Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods - a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose.

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Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra Host Subaru's Dining Out for Life

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On April 30, you can help fight AIDS, just by eating your vegetables. That's when more than 3,000 restaurants across the U.S. will participate in the 25th Annual Dining Out For Life.


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CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.

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Back to Fitness Basics

In our fast-paced, easy access to everything, high-demand for instant gratification lives, it is easy to lose sight that fitness is a journey.