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A Healthier Burger?
Health & Wellness  (tags: healtheir burger )

- 3441 days ago -
Hoping to give the much maligned burger a better name, Argentine scientists say they've created a beef burger that has only 10% fat versus the usual 30%. The researchers replace the animal fat with unsaturated fat, creating a hamburger that tastes the sam
Boy Survives Decapitation
Health & Wellness  (tags: decapitation, survival, health, medical, miracle )

- 3441 days ago -
A major car accident left a 9-year-old boy with an orthopedic decapitation. His head separated from his spine and the connecting tissue had to be rebuilt. © 2008 CBS News
Deadly Depression After a Heart Attack
Health & Wellness  (tags: depression, heart attack, health )

- 3445 days ago -
We're learning more about the consequences of surviving a heart attack. An Australian study finds people who slip into depression after suffering a heart attack are at an increased risk of suffering more heart problems, even death. © 2008 Cleveland Clini
Cleveland Doctors Discuss Face Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: face transplant, Cleveland )

- 3445 days ago -
The Cleveland Clinic says a woman who had suffered severe facial trauma got essentially a whole new face in a first-of-its-kind operation. © 2008 Associated Press
Does Sugar Make Children Hyperactive? Festive Myths Explored
Health & Wellness  (tags: science, myth, health, holiday )

- 3445 days ago -
Christmas is looming nearer and nearer, and people are talking about holiday foods. Overeating your foods in a holiday can mean something afterward, but don't buy into the myths that can put a damper on your Christmas, OK? There is another myth that chi
'Retail Therapy' Reality
Health & Wellness  (tags: retail therapy, brain, feel good )

- 3447 days ago -
Dr. David Sulzer, author of a new study, suggests that when you shop, the brain emits a chemical that makes the body feel good. He speaks to Julie Chen. © 2008 CBS News
Are Colonoscopies Reliable?
Health & Wellness  (tags: colon cancer, colonoscopies, health )

- 3447 days ago -
Long considered the gold standard in screening for colon and rectal cancer, a new study finds that many colonoscopies only find as little as 60% of cancer cases. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. © 2008 CBS News
New Study Says Aspirin Does Not Prevent First Heart Attack or Stroke
Health & Wellness  (tags: aspirin, study )

- 3453 days ago -
They say an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away, but a new study begs to differ. Researchers in Scotland say aspirin does not reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke for people who are considered high risk because of existing cardiovascular conditions.
Magnets for Migraines
Health & Wellness  (tags: magnets, migraines )

- 3453 days ago -
It's like something you'd see on Star Trek. Placing an electromagnetic device on your head to get rid of Migraine headaches. Doctors at Mayo Clinic are studying such a device and their research shows it works for some patients. © 2008 Mayo Clinic
Do Vitamins Really Work?
Health & Wellness  (tags: vitamins, health )

- 3453 days ago -
A major study has been released showing that Vitamin E and selenium don't prevent prostate cancer, so do vitamins and supplements do us any good? Dr. Jon LaPook reports. © 2008 CBS News
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