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Can You Vaccinate Yourself Against Cancer?Here's a look at the past successes and failures of cancer vaccine research, and where the future of research is heading.
Excessive Alcohol Use Linked To Early-Onset Dementia RiskExcessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.
Cleaning Products Could Cause Lung Damage In Women, Study FindsA new study finds that regularly using cleaning sprays or other cleaning products could put women at risk for lung damage.
Why Heart Attack Symptoms Are Sometimes Missed In WomenAmong adults 55 and younger, women may be more likely than men to experience lesser-known acute heart attack symptoms in addition to chest pain, a new study has found.
Are Gay Men Being Denied Insurance Because Of Medication?California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says companies may be denying coverage because they take Truvada to protect themselves against HIV.
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
Woman Had 14 Worms Pulled From Eye After Rare InfectionIt's a type of eye worm seen in cattle in the northern United States and southern Canada, but never before in humans.
Sneaky New Device Leading To More Teens Vaping At SchoolIn videos all over social media, more teenagers are using a new vaping device at school.
Flu Still On The Rise, Hospitalizations High, CDC SaysFlu-related hospitalizations rose to about 60 people out of every 100,000 in the fifth week of 2018.
Pediatrician: 'Flu Just Spread Like Wildfire'From coast to coast, pediatricians in the United States say this year's flu season ranks among the toughest they've seen.
As Many As 1 In 20 US Kids Harmed By Alcohol In The Womb, Study SaysUp to one in 20 American kids falls somewhere on the spectrum of disorders caused by maternal drinking, according to the study's more conservative estimate.
CDC: 16 More Children Dead From Flu, Peak Still To ComeAccording to the report, influenza activity is now widespread in 48 states and Puerto Rico, down from 49 states during the previous two weeks.

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