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Smartphone App Helps Teens Recover From Concussions, Study SuggestsThe standard advice for recovering from a concussion involves total brain rest, no television, computer or phone, not even a book or homework. But now, doctors say there may be a better way.
Heart Disease Is Preventable, But Many Women Still Don’t Know The Risk FactorsHeart attacks kill five times as many women each year as breast cancer, but many women still don't know the risk factors for heart disease.
Virtual Consultations With Doctors Speed Up Non-Emergency ER Visits At Area HospitalA local hospital is now using telemedicine to make the ER visits faster and less stressful. And the doctor does not even have to be in the room.
With Nearsightedness On The Rise, Experts Provide Advice On Slowing ProgressionNearsightedness is going up at an alarming rate across the country and the world, and many people blame too much touchscreen time for kids on phones, tablets and computers.
Dr. Max Gomez Shares His Experience Of Contracting Lyme DiseaseCBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez has just been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
Number Of Ticks Infected With Lyme, Other Diseases Spikes In CTThe Department of Health and Human Services is now putting together a group to study and strategize.
Young, White Adults At Increased Risk For Dying Of Colorectal Cancer; Study FindsThe American Cancer Society said young adults are dying from colon and rectal cancers at an increasing rate.
Worry Mounts Over Salmonella Infections From Yellow Maradol PapayasDozens of people in the Tri-State Area have fallen sick from salmonella linked to papayas.
Microchip May Fix Damaged Cells And Organs, Scientists SayIt sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel -- a microchip that rescues injured or failing organs.
Company Claims DNA Test Can Predict Dietary ProblemsWhen it comes to finding a perfect meal plan or diet, the answer could be as simple as checking your DNA.
What To Do If You’ve Been Bitten By A TickExperts say this is one of the worst tick seasons ever, which means a greater risk of lyme disease.
Embryonic Gene Editing Could Wipe Out Several Conditions, Researchers SayA major scientific breakthrough was announced this week, and it could wipe out certain diseases.

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