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Ingredients To Watch Out For In Your Cosmetics

Americans, in general, spend almost $40 billion a year trying to look good. The cosmetic market represents about 15 percent of the beauty industry and includes anything from lipstick to nail polish. But what’s in this stuff and how is it made?

05/22/2014

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Study: Chemicals In Soaps, Toys, Sunscreens May Inhibit Sperm

They’re chemicals found in everyday products — but new research says they may have a harmful effect on fertility.

05/16/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Wash. State Officials: Man Faked Being Doctor To Conduct Faith-Based, Herbal Cancer Treatment

Washington State investigators allege that a man treating pain and cancer was actually a fraud – and that several patients died under his unlicensed care.

02/19/2014

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Study: Hormone Can Eliminate Effect Of Feeling High From Cannabis

According to a recent study conducted on rodents, a steroid hormone can eliminate the effect of feeling high from marijuana.

01/05/2014

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Study: Main Ingredient In Beer Can Be Used To Form New Medicine

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington, hops could be used to help create new medicine.

02/04/2013

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July 4 Is The Deadliest Day For Teen Drivers

July 4 is one of the worst days for traffic fatalities for all drivers. For teen drivers, it’s the single most deadliest day.

06/29/2012

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Check Out The CBS HealthWatch Colorectal Webcast

Watch Dr. Travis Stork from The Doctors and a panel of renowned medical experts discuss colorectal cancer and digestive health.

03/29/2012

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