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19 States, Including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Impacted By E. Coli Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Health warnings about contaminated romaine lettuce are expanding as officials continue working to determine why this E. coli strain is causing a higher percentage of hospitalizations. 313 more words

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New Drug Guidelines Could Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients Better Manage Symptoms

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Multiple sclerosis a leading cause of disability in the United States but new drug guidelines could help patients better manage symptoms.

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Kids With Rare Rapid-Aging Disease Get Hope From Study Drug

Chicago (AP) – Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients. 119 more words

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South Jersey Twins Paving The Way For Cancer Research

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There are now a variety of new treatments for multiple myeloma and some of the research that created them has gained funding thanks to the work of South Jersey twins. 278 more words

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Study: Regular Morning Meal Could Help You Stay Slim

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — How you start your morning could decide your weight and future health.

This is more evidence about the importance of eating breakfast. 281 more words

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Doctors Warned About Prescribing Sedatives And Opioids

BOSTON (CBS) — Opioids can be risky when taken alone, but when taken with sedatives called benzodiazepines, the combination can be particularly dangerous, even deadly. Yet, according to a recent study in… 101 more words

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Strength-Training Can Help Older Women With Aging

BOSTON (CBS) — Would you like to ward off the effects of aging? Strength-training may do the trick.

Researchers from the University of Buffalo looked at 46 women over the age of sixty and found that older women who engage in a high level of daily physical activity may be able to reverse certain markers of aging, such as slow walking and decreased function. 75 more words

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