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VIDEO: 40-Pound Woman Suffering From Anorexia Stands For The First Time In Months

Rachel Farrokh, a woman suffering from a severe case of anorexia made a video asking people to help her get to a hospital in...

Health Reform

California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News

Study: Fishy Smells Make People More Skeptical

Researchers found that a fishy smell may trigger parts of the brain that control critical thinking.

U.S. Awaits Supreme Court Decision On Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

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Model Claims She Lost Her Leg From Toxic Shock Syndrome Due To Tampon

Kotex is being sued after a model claims she got TSS after using the Kotex Natural Balance Tampon.

child psychology

Researcher: Virtual Reality Can Change How Kids Play In The Real World

Researchers at Stanford University are testing how children react to Virtual Reality simulations and whether they can separate those experiences from real life.

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Study Of ER Visits Suggests Lack Of Follow-Up Care

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint. But new research suggests it’s more common than previously thought — and people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.

driver stealing

UPS Employee Accused Of Stealing Veterans’ Pain Medication

Nathaniel Kirschman, 20, was arrested at his home off of Oxbow Court after Calaveras County sheriff’s deputies and Veterans Affairs investigators say they found several UPS packages addressed to local vets at his home.

brain memory

Study: Colors You Remember May Not Be The Colors You Saw

Researchers say the brain is unable to store in memory all the shades of colors that our eyes can distinguish.

WebMD Health News

Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?