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Chicago Health Center Sees Rise In Syphilis Cases

CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s an old sexually transmitted disease we don’t talk much about these days.

But one health center with clinics all over Chicago is seeing a dramatic jump in syphilis cases among its patients. 258 more words


New Implant Treatment Helps Recovering Opioid Addicts Stay Clean

FALL RIVER (CBS) – Many people addicted to opioids are desperate to quit, but the drug has such a powerful hold over their bodies, they simply can’t fight the cravings. 443 more words


HealthWatch: How Sweeteners And Sleep Influence Weight Gain

BOSTON (CBS) – A new report shows inadequate sleep could be making you fat.

Researchers in the United Kingdom found that adults who slept an average of 6 hours a night weighed more and had a waist circumference about an inch larger than those getting 9 hours of sleep a night. 185 more words


Health Watch: Sandbox Bacteria Warning

BOSTON (CBS) – It may not be all fun in the sun and sand this summer. That neighborhood sandbox may be a breeding ground for germs. 118 more words


Study: More Millennials In US Having Strokes

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — New research reveals that more millennials in the U.S. are having strokes.

That’s according to an analysis by Scientific American.

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Lyme Disease Due To Be On Rise This Spring

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Another wet spring day following a mild winter. Biologists are predicting an explosion of ticks in Maryland. Denise Koch has more on how those ticks are fueling an epidemic of Lyme disease. 407 more words


Doctors Say There's An Alarming Increase In Oral Cancer Due To HPV

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s a dramatic increase in a cancer that’s preventable with a vaccine for children. Doctors are calling the rate of the increase alarming. 311 more words