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The Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables

Spotlighting the healthiest fruits and vegetables and why you should be eating them.

Health Reform

DC & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
Middle-age and older adults who nap during the daytime are two-and-a-half times more likely to die from respiratory illnesses such as bronchitis and pneumonia due to inflammation in the body.  (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Daytime Naps Increase Risk Of Death By One-Third

Middle-age and older adults who nap during the daytime are two-and-a-half times more likely to die from respiratory illnesses such as bronchitis and pneumonia due to inflammation in the body.

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‘Bionic Eye’ Gives Blind Man Renewed Eyesight

A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.

The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of 50.  (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Childhood Bullying Victims Still Suffer At Age 50

The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of fifty.

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Obamacare Only Chips Away At Core Goal To Sharply Reduce Number Of Uninsured

The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.

Cherry Root flavored kombucha.

Kombucha Craze: Wildly Popular Despite Unproven Health Benefits

Kombucha’s health benefits haven’t been fully proven, but that hasn’t stopped the fermented drink from becoming wildly popular.

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Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks and Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Study Finds Signs of Brain Changes in Pot Smokers

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

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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?