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Thousands Of Women Reporting Problems With Essure Birth Control

CHICAGO (CBS) — There is growing concern about a medical device being implanted in women to prevent pregnancy.

The birth control device is known as Essure. 139 more words


Nasty Germs May Be Lurking In Your Hotel Swimming Pool

(CBS) — With summer almost upon us, health officials are warning Americans to take precaution against nasty germs that could be lurking in swimming pools… 531 more words


"Stop The Bleed" Program Teaches How To Give Aid Until Help Arrives

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WALLINGFORD (CBSMiami) – From terrorism to mass shootings to car accidents, victims can die within 5 to 10 minutes from uncontrolled bleeding. 303 more words


New Study: Spouses Can Boost Early Detection For Melanoma Patients

CHICAGO (AP) – There’s an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: New research says they tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced. 87 more words


Study: Liquid Used In E-Cigarettes Could Be Toxic

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new study finds that some of the liquids used in e-cigarettes might be toxic.

Many people believe using e-cigarettes, or vaping, is a healthy alternative to smoking, but researchers say it’s possible e-cigs could be just as harmful. 275 more words


Study Tests Using Stem Cell Therapy To Treat Canine Arthritis

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There’s a new kind of stem cell therapy that is being tested for dogs who suffer with arthritis.

Just like people, dogs can get achy joints, caused by arthritis, and just like with people, treatments don’t always work. 374 more words


Compounds In Red Wine May Promote Good Oral Health

BOSTON (CBS) – Compounds found in red wine may promote good oral health.

When bad bacteria stick to teeth and gums they can cause cavities, dental plaque and gum disease. 67 more words