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Insurance Dep’t Rejects 12.5% Rate Increase For Anthem

The state Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield,...

Health Reform

Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
Researchers say a single-celled parasite commonly found in cat intestines can help train the body's immune system to attack cancer cells. (DANIEL SORABJI/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: Cat Poop Could Help Fight Cancer

A micro-organism found in feline feces might help the body’s immune system destroy cancer cells.

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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

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HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few Months

Australian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.

New research suggests antioxidants do nothing to prevent cancer and, in some cases, may make the disease worse. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Antioxidant Supplements Don’t Fight Cancer

New study suggests antioxidants may make some cancers worse.

WebMD Health News
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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?