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  • 5 NBA Players Who Found Their Game After Losing Weight

    When you see a guy like LeBron James streaking down the court for a one-handed tomahawk slam in the waning moments of the fourth quarter, it looks easy. In reality,

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  • Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

    The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train. Since March, there have been 1,201 cases of Ebola and 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and…

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  • Tycoon Worth $62.9 Billion Shares Money Secret

    This billionaire investing wizard has a dead-simple system for making money you can start using today.

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  • Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A doctor and nurses went to the aid of a 2-month-old baby girl after a Florida mom left the infant in a hot minivan outside a pediatrician's office for about an hour, authorities say.

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  • Otzi 'The Iceman' Had Heart Disease Genes

    Ötzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests. The new finding may explain why the man — who lived 5,300 years ago, stayed active and certainly didn't smoke or wolf down processed food in front of the TV…

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  • U.S. doctor, missionary with Ebola show improvement

    By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Two American aid workers infected with Ebola in Africa while responding to an outbreak of the deadly virus have shown slight improvement but remain in serious condition, a relief organization said on Wednesday. Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy…

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  • The NFL's Drug Testing Policy Is Completely Ridiculous

    Cleveland Brown's wide receiver Josh Gordon...

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    Ebola Alert: 2 More Americans Fighting for Their Lives in Quarantine

    Global alert in the race to contain the largest outbreak of this deadly virus in history.

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  • Cigna To Expand On Obamacare Exchanges In 2015

    Cigna Corp. (CI) this morning disclosed plans to expand its private health insurance products on government exchanges under the Affordable Care Act next year to three more states as the company successfully manages costs in the first year on the marketplaces. During Cigna’s second-quarter earnings…

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  • Your History is Available Online, Take a Look!

    A new website reveals everyone's past online. Looking through someone's records is as easy as searching a Name and State!

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  • How menus trick you into spending more

    Restaurant menus are carefully designed to encourage diners to spend more.

    MarketWatch
  • Whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women

    By Madeline Kennedy NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women in their third trimester can safely receive the whooping cough vaccine to prevent infections in newborns, a recent study from the UK suggests. Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a highly contagious disease. Recent increases in whooping…

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  • Unwilling To Face Serious Health Consequences, Kodi Seaton Lost 175 Pounds

    Name: Kodi Seaton
Age: 32
Height: 6'0"
Before Weight: 350 poundsHow I Gained It: A childhood trauma led me to binge on food to cope with my feelings. I became addicted to food; it became my emotional crutch. Coupled with zero physical activity, my weight continued to balloon well into my teens. My…

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  • Which states will legalize pot next?

    Residents in Alaska and Oregon will vote on legalization measures in November.

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  • Japan's smoking rate drops to record low

    Japan's smoking rate has dropped below 20 percent for the first time, according to a new survey, as a recent rise in cigarette prices helped to further discourage the habit. The proportion of adult smokers stood at 19.7 percent as of May, down 1.2 percentage points from a year earlier and the…

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  • Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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    Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Expecting Baby Number Two

    The stork is on its way to Alicia Keys and her husband, Swizz Beatz. The singer announced that she is expecting baby number two on Thursday, posting a sweet anniversary tribute to her hubby on Instagram along with a photo showing off their love, affection, and her baby bump. "Happy Anniversary to…

    The Insider
  • Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients' mobiles

    HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient - digitally?     On Wednesday, the Palo Alto-based startup, which is backed by investor Vinod Khosla, introduced a virtual-consult service…

    Reuters
  • [video] Surgeon General: Stop Tanning, Prevent Skin Cancer

    With more than five million people getting treated for skin cancer each year, acting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Boris Lushniak is sounding an alarm over tanning beds and safe sun practices. Dr. Lushniak ...

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  • Skype Your Doctor For Your Next Checkup With This App

    Visit the HealthTap website and you’ll learn the real reason why we have doctors: to make us “feel good.”

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  • Study Adds Weight to Screening Newborns for Immune Disorder

    Children born with severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, can be successfully treated with stem-cell transplants within a few months of birth, according to a new study that could put pressure on states ...

    The Wall Street Journal
  • House approves VA health care overhaul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years.

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  • Reverse Mortgage: How it Works (Age 62 Plus)

    Educate yourself! Understand how a reverse mortgage works. Learn more now.

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