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Seen At 11: Thousands Acting As ‘Human Guinea Pigs’ In The Name Of Science

Would you donate your body to science while still alive? Hundreds of thousands of people participate in clinical trials every...

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Study: Tri-State Area Air Quality Could Raise Risk Of Stroke

A new study from NYU Langone Medical Center says those already at high risk need to be careful

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A ‘Face Diet’ Could Be The Key To Younger Looking Skin

Who doesn’t want to look younger? As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported, it may not be in what you do, but rather what you don’t do.

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Seen At 11: Doctors Find Relief From Digestive Issues, Other Health Problems In Probiotics

CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez takes a look at the pros and cons of taking probiotics.

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Moms-To-Be Getting A Sneak Peek At Their Child With Ultrasound Parties

Mothers-to-be are breaking the mold when it comes to getting a sneak peek at their unborn child.

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Experts: Earbuds Could Be Putting Kids At Increased Risk For Hearing Loss

Earbuds are putting a lot of people at risk for hearing loss. There is now a warning for children from the World Health Organization.

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Experts: Certain Foods Can Help Cut Stress

The website KitchenDaily.com compiled a list of foods experts say could help fight anxiety.

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Racers Climb To The Top Of The Rock To Raise Money For MS Research

Tim Oakes was among those who climbed up the 66 flights of stairs before most people had breakfast.

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Facebook To Roll Out New Suicide Prevention Tool

A new Facebook feature has users hitting the “like” button. Because of online bullying and teen suicide, the social network is now using sharing to save lives.

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Nassau County Administering New Drug Aimed At Combating Heroin Addiction

Dr. Jacob Sperber said the medication Vivitrol helps free heroin addicts of their cravings.

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De Blasio, Orthodox Jews Reach Agreement On Circumcision Ritual

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration says it has reached an agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision.

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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.