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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.

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.

CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

HEALTH | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 23
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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'Well Beyond HIV' Exhibit Comes to San Francisco

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
From April 23-25 in San Francisco, Walgreens will host the art exhibit and event, "Well Beyond HIV," celebrating the lives of older adults well beyond their HIV diagnosis.


Health

How Pets Transmit Diseases to Humans

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.

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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.