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Seen At 11: Hypnotizing The Pain Away

Now, hypnosis may help relieve pain, including severe headaches and migraines.

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Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, left, and House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller hold a news conference to announce that the two committees have struck a deal to reform the Veterans Affairs Department. (Credit: Getty Images)

Deal To Improve Veterans’ Health Care Costs $17B

A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday.

Firefighters make their way through rubble and debris after the collapse of one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. (Credit: Getty Images)

Report: Number Of Ground Zero Cancer Cases Skyrocketing

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of 9/11 rescuers and responders with cancer in the past year, according to a published report.

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Doctor Raises Red Flag Over Safety Of Lawn Care Spray

Although some homeowners use pesticides to protect their backyards from unwanted invaders like weeds and insects, doctors are raising a red flag about chemical concerns.

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Conn. Officials Say Mosquitoes In East Haven Test Positive For West Nile

Officials in Connecticut are warning residents after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in East Haven.

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Red Cross: Lack Of Blood Donations Could Mean Emergency Situation

The American Red Cross on Tuesday was pleading for blood donors to volunteer, with a serious blood shortage looming.

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

A treatment called Iovera promises to alleviate chronic knee pain by freezing nerves. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Treatment Works To Freeze Away Chronic Knee Pain

Imagine having knee pain for decades, and then having it all disappear with a quick trip to the doctor’s office.

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GMHC Hosting Zumba Fundraiser To Fight HIV, AIDS

The event will be held July 27 at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Experts: Case Of Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears May Shed Light On Munchausen By Proxy

Experts said the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

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

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

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

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.