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Common Sounds Cause Uncontrollable Anger For Misophonia Sufferers

Chewing, sniffling, breathing, they’re just everyday noises, but for some people they can cause uncontrollable anger.

05/26/2015

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New Study Shows Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Help Lower Blood Pressure

Are you or someone you know taking vitamin D to lower blood pressure? Maybe a doctor even prescribed it?

03/17/2015

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Safety Advocate: Powerful Antibiotics Being Overprescribed

Millions of people are being given powerful antibiotics to treat common infections. Now, as Erin Kennedy reports, one safety advocate is warning that this may be overkill and wants the FDA to do something about it.

03/11/2015

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UIC Study Finds Pizza Significantly Increases Kids’ Caloric Intake

It’s a type of food that’s so popular it could almost be considered a staple in the diet of the typical American young person. But as CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports, eating pizza comes with a cost.

01/19/2015

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Woman Speaks Up About Infertility In African American Women

CBS 2 Suzanne Le Mignot explains, one woman is raising her voice about this issue and sharing her struggle, hoping others hear her message.

01/13/2015