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The importance of a good night's sleep
Fri, 26 May 2017 01:03:20 -0400
A new study underscores how important it is to get a good night's sleep, especially if you have several common health problems. Dr. Tara Narula has more.
Mom's video of child paralyzed after tick bite goes viral
Thu, 25 May 2017 22:12:08 -0400
The viral video of the Oregon 3-year-old who suffered tick paralysis has been viewed 21 million times
A service dog in the dugout at UNC baseball
Mon, 22 May 2017 20:56:36 -0400
He's the rookie of the year on UNC's baseball team and he's never hit a baseball
Less than 6 hours of sleep could raise serious risk
Thu, 25 May 2017 19:48:57 -0400
Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula discusses how this can impact more than a third of the U.S. adult population
Study: Compound in pot helps kids with epilepsy
Thu, 25 May 2017 20:32:51 -0400
Study shows cannabidiol, chemical found in pot, can ease life-threatening seizures in children with rare and devastating form of epilepsy
Alzheimer's deaths are skyrocketing
Thu, 25 May 2017 17:15:59 -0400
"This is a tidal wave of Alzheimer's disease that is now upon us," and experts say caregivers need more support than ever
Differences seen in how dads treat sons, daughters
Thu, 25 May 2017 16:01:45 -0400
New research "raises interesting questions" about the ways fathers interact with boys and girls
Mitch McConnell says he's unsure how to get a majority to pass GOP health bill
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:29:34 -0400
Under a special budget procedure, Senate Republicans would only need a majority to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare rather than a supermajority
Sextuplets born to couple trying to conceive for 17 years
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:51:34 -0400
A Virginia hospital says its staff has successfully delivered sextuplets and the three boys and three girls are thriving
CBO: 23 million more without health insurance over next decade under House-passed bill
Wed, 24 May 2017 21:42:00 -0400
This estimate of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) projects that 1 million fewer people would lose their health insurance over the next 10 years than had been previously estimated
One cancer is linked to highest suicide risk
Wed, 24 May 2017 17:04:53 -0400
The disease is serious but "what's not out there is that patients with early stage disease are highly curable"
"We can't live in fear": Helping kids cope with terrorism
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:56:18 -0400
After the deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, many children and teens -- and their parents -- are struggling to deal with fear. Pat Anderson, the clinical director of Families First, offered some guidance to CBS Indianapolis station WTTV.
Helping ease kids' fears after Manchester attack
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:28:24 -0400
Mental health experts say it's important for parents to encourage teens to follow through with their plans
Chocolate linked to lower risk for heart condition
Wed, 24 May 2017 21:34:29 -0400
People who ate chocolate a few times a week had significantly lower risk, according to a large new study
Report finds link between daily glass of alcohol and breast cancer
Wed, 24 May 2017 18:12:15 -0400
The report reviewed data on more than 12 million women from dozens of studies conducted around the world and found that just one small glass of wine, beer or other alcohol daily was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Best and worst states for kids' car safety
Tue, 23 May 2017 19:52:30 -0400
Two factors are linked to more motor vehicle fatalities among children
This social media site ranked worst for mental health
Tue, 23 May 2017 18:53:19 -0400
New research looks at the positive and negative effects of major social media platforms on young people's health
Why one Ohio coroner ran out of room for bodies
Tue, 23 May 2017 19:14:43 -0400
Last year, a record 3,050 Ohio residents died from fatal drug overdoses -- most of them were heroin or painkiller-related deaths
Man's death tied to California botulism outbreak
Fri, 26 May 2017 00:22:38 -0400
Outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip​ sold at Northern Calif. gas station left at least nine others hospitalized
At tech companies, egg freezing benefits are all the rage
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:22:39 -0400
Facebook started the trend; now more than a dozen tech firms offer benefits that pay for female staff to put their eggs on ice