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CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
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Six Self-Defense Principles Every Woman Should Know
Group Sues Over Navy's Plans For Training In National ForestA new lawsuit is challenging a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to let the Navy use Olympic National Forest for expanded electronic-warfare training exercises.
Warm Waters Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects For SalmonFederal research surveys this summer caught among the lowest numbers of juvenile coho and Chinook salmon in 20 years, suggesting that many fish did not survive their first months at sea.
US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy For Childhood LeukemiaOpening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.
States Ranked By Drug Use: Where Are The Problem Areas?All the states were ranked as far their drug use and law enforcements were concerned.
Eating Full-Fat Cheese Won't Raise Chance Of Heart Attack, Study FindsA long term study found that consuming dairy products does not raise the risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Problems Remain At Troubled Washington HospitalInspectors who visited Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital found that safety problems that thrust the facility into the national spotlight after the escape of two dangerous patients a year ago persist, including neglected patients.
Cancer Comes Down To Luck More Often Than Not, Study FindsAccording to a study published in Science Magazine, two-thirds of cancer is completely random.

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