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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

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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. 438 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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