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Seen At 11: ‘Shadow Disease’ Symptoms Could Be An Indicator Of A More Serious Illness

Doctors claim these and other chronic illnesses could be an indication that a patient is suffering from an even scarier condition known as “The Shadow Disease”.

09/13/2013

The keyboard of an Apple laptop. (credit: CBS)

Seen At 11: ‘Cyberchondriacs’ Only Think They Are Sick — Thanks To The Internet

Most people have gone to the Internet to find out more about a health problem at some point in their lives. But, that simple search could lead to a growing condition known as ‘cyberchondria’.

01/31/2013

Lauren Alaina (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Lauren Alaina Put On Vocal Rest And Forced To Cancel Sugarland Appearances

Lauren Alaina is very apologetic as she tells fans that she has been put on vocal rest by her doctor and forced to cancel upcoming appearances on Sugarland’s “In Your Hands” tour.

08/02/2012

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Seen At 11: New Study Finds That Adult Sleepwalking Is On The Rise

A new study shows that as many as 1 in 3 adults recalls sleep walking at some point in their lives. One of those adults is Noel Schenck. She told CBS 2′s Chris Wragge that she began sleepwalking when she was 4 years old.

07/31/2012

Thera Sanchez recounts her experiences with the illness (credit: CBS 2)

Mystery Illness Leaves Upstate N.Y. Teens With Twitches, Spasms And No Answers

The debilitating condition has completely changed the lives of many young people in the Genesee County town. Once vital, active teens have been left exhausted and in pain.

01/27/2012

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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund To Accept Applications Starting Monday

The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.

10/02/2011

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Conn. Stops West Nile Testing For Winter

Connecticut’s public health commissioner says researchers have stopped testing for the West Nile virus for the season.

11/13/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Bloomberg: I Don’t Want To Fight 9/11 Responders

The deal would pay first responders anywhere from several thousand to about $2 million, depending on the severity of their illness.

10/06/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Urges Ground Zero Workers To Settle

Lawyers for about 10,000 workers tentatively worked out a settlement last spring. It could be worth $625 million to $712.5 million, depending on how many people take the deal.

10/05/2010

"Memories Live" is a non-profit organization that allows terminally ill patients to record videos for their families.

Seen At 11: ‘Memories Live’

If you’ve ever gone through the pain of losing someone you love, you know the grieving process is heart-wrenching. Now, some families are choosing to face death in a new way, leaving behind a lifetime of memories.

09/24/2010