Health

  • Melo Follows LeBron's Lead

    Just like LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony is dropping a bit of weight heading into the 2014-15 NBA season. According to the New York Post, the Knicks forward aims to get his weight

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  • Patient isolated in California hospital for Ebola testing

    A patient who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus has been put in isolation at a hospital in Sacramento, California, health group Kaiser Permanente announced Tuesday. "We are working with the Sacramento County Division of Public Health regarding a patient admitted to the Kaiser Permanente…

    AFP
  • Three Fitness Secrets Of Hollywood Moms

    Kim Kardashian recently went on a Twitter tear, revealing that she’s not happy with her post-baby body. “After the baby, my body's just changed,” she told us afterwards when we asked her about her Twitter rant. I appreciate Kim’s candor because it seems that most Hollywood moms get their bodies…

    Access Hollywood
  • Walking, biking and taking public transit tied to lower weight

    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who walk, bike or take public transportation to work tend to be thinner than those who ride in their own cars, according to a new study from the UK. The new findings - including that taking public transportation was just as beneficial as the…

    Reuters
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    JWoww Explains How She Lost All Her Baby Weight In Less Than Three Weeks

    Jenni "JWoww" Farley had a super speedy return to her pre-pregnancy weight. The Jersey Shore alum gave birth to daughter Meilani Alexandra Mathews back in July, and reveals to E! News' Alicia Quarles that it only took her a matter of weeks to drop the 30 pounds she gained while pregnant.



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  • FDA approves new drug for rare genetic disease

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new capsule-based drug to treat Gaucher's disease.

    Associated Press
  • LatAm losing fear of legalizing drugs: Ecuador president

    Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa said Tuesday that Latin America is "losing fear" of legalizing drugs after decades of fighting traffickers with ample US prodding but limited success. The region's governments have opened talks toward developing a shared stance on legalization, and the topic is no…

    AFP
  • Grass-Fed Waste: Thousands of Pounds of Gourmet Beef Trashed in Recall Fallout

    Owner Bill Niman, a leader in the slow-food movement and the movement for humanely raised livestock, finally gave in to a recall USDA issued in January that disallowed him from distributing the frozen meat grown on his small ranch in Northern California. After the recall of 8.7 million pounds in…

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  • ProFootballTalk: LeSean McCoy suffering from turf toe

    The PFT crew discuss LeSean McCoy’s injury, which he describes as a “small version of turf toe.” Mike Ryan, former NFL athletic trainer, explains what turf toe is and says it is up to the Philadelphia training staff to limit the amount of stress put on McCoy’s big toe.

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
  • More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers

    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The stress of caring for a family member with dementia may take a toll on health over time, but a new study suggests that even one day off can shift caregivers’ stress levels back toward normal. Based on measurements of the stress hormone cortisol,…

    Reuters
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    Playground helps autistic children socialize, research says

    For the 1 in 68 kids with autism, playgrounds can cause stress. Autism can hinder a child's ability to socialize. New research is showing how we can change that.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Marijuana Financier Sees Profit in Restrictions

    MJ Holdings (MJNE) is aggressively seeking to acquire real estate in Washington state for the purpose of leasing to regulated marijuana related businesses. ...

    TheStreet.com
  • Buy It Now: Keep Your Hands at Heart Center With This Yoga Mat Strap

    Bull Horn Designs Blanket Roll/Yoga Mat Strap, $82 Yogis from across the city flock to Grace Cathedral on Tuesday nights for Yoga on the Labyrinth, an all-levels class in aisles of one of SF's most notable landmarks. Whether you're...

    Racked San Francisco
  • Mikel Arteta subbed off with injury

    The Arsenal captain was hurt in the first leg of Arsenal's Champions League playoff. Arsenal have been dealt an early injury scare to captain Mikel Arteta. The Spaniard was subbed off in the first leg of the Gunners' UEFA Champions League qualifier on Tuesday with an apparent ankle injury.

    SB Nation
  • The Promise and Conundrum of Improved Diagnostic Tests

    Better diagnostic tests for Alzheimer's and other incurable neurological disorders are in the works.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • How Two Women Survived Major Health Challenges

    By Elisa Zied As Ella Fitzgerald has sung, “Into each life some rain must fall.” But sometimes, seemingly out of nowhere, people experience a downpour that rocks their world like nothing else. Like my mother, they’ve worked hard to turn what they’ve been through into experiences that have helped…

    Yahoo Health
  • The Worst Gay Conversion Therapy Defense

    Peter Sprigg blogged that Robin Williams’s mental health issues, as well as his struggles with alcohol and drugs, conclusively prove that gay conversion therapy is a good thing.

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
  • Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #13: Lamar Gordon

    Welcome to Racked LA's search for our city's Hottest Trainer 2014. Over the last few days, we've been profiling our sixteen smoking locals—fitness experts who not only look hot in spandex, but can make you look amazing, too. Once you've...

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