Health

  • Crucial Update: Kate Middleton Just Wiped the Floor With Everyone Else's Pregnancy Gown

    Photo: Getty Longtime Royals Reporter Divulges the Unspoken Rules for Covering Kate & Wills Buckingham Palace's Tinder Problem Has the Queen 'Deeply Concerned' No One Wants To Be Kate Middleton, Not Even For One Day Today marks Kate Middleton's...

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  • A Glowing Kate Middleton Steps Out for the First Time Since Announcing Second Pregnancy

    Kate Middleton reveals a tiny baby bump. Stunning as usual! Kate Middleton, 32, made her highly anticipated first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy in September, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Kate and Prince William were there to welcome the President of Singapore, Tony Tan…

    ETonline
  • Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.

    Associated Press
  • NYC Health Workers Undergo Mass Ebola Training

    Thousands gathered at New York’s Javits Center Tuesday morning to receive step-by-step demonstration from CDC officials on new protocols for properly putting on and taking off protective gear.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Jeremy Lane returns to practice from injured reserve for Seahawks

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was designated Tuesday as having returned to practice after spending the last six weeks on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Lane nursed a groin injury into Seattle’s season opener against the Green Bay Packers. He further aggravated the injury…

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
  • Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found.

    Associated Press
  • DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

    MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

    The Associated Press
  • Feel The Burn: Exhale Introduces Core Fusion Extreme with Free Classes

    Photo: exhale Core Fusion Extreme In a couple weeks, Exhale Chicago will be launching their newest class, Core Fusion Extreme. The high intensity workout promises to build metabolism and strength with gliders, heavy hand weights, a plyo box, suspension...

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    Tough job: How hospital workers are trained for Ebola (13 photos)

    With hospital workers increasingly in the spotlight of concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, a Chicago hospital held a training session Thursday for a team of medical professionals with expertise in intensive care and infection control. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has assembled…

    Associated Press
  • Meet The Breast Cancer Survivor Who's Raised A Record Amount Of Money For Research

    When Cathy Jolly was only 35 years old, a breast cancer diagnosis threatened to turn her life upside down. After surviving her battle and empathizing with other women with stories just like hers, she set out to raise as much money as possible for research toward better treatments and cures for…

    Huffington Post
  • Rwanda requires US, Spain visitor health reports

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones to help Ebola fight

    The company says that the phones, worth about $1 million, will be used in 60 Ebola medical clinics in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

    CNET
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  • Ebola galvanizes workers battling to join unions, improve safety

    By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anthony Reynolds works on what he calls "the SWAT team of airplane cleaners," scrubbing the seats, carpets and toilets of planes parked overnight at the Philadelphia airport. About a year ago, he joined a drive to organize a union, and Ebola, he says, may help…

    Reuters
  • Ebola: Obamacare’s Ultimate Pre-Existing Condition

    With the new Obamacare enrollment period scheduled to begin on November 15, here’s an intriguing question: If you’re one of the rare Americans to have the misfortune of contracting Ebola, can you apply for a new insurance policy on one of the government-run health exchanges without being rejected? …

    The Fiscal Times
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    Officials: 2 patients being monitored at Chicago hospitals for Ebola-like symptoms

    Two patients showing Ebola-like symptoms are being monitored at Chicago hospitals. The Chicago Department of Public Health says no case of Ebola has been confirmed and there is no public health risk.

    WLS – Chicago
  • Viagra Protects The Heart -- Now What?

    Despite the interesting results, it remains to be seen whether a study of sufficient size and robustness necessary for the regulatory approval of a PDE-5 inhibitor for use in heart failure patients will ever be done. It is possible that an entity like the NIH would take this on. However, the cost…

    Forbes
  • Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response

    (Reuters) - Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. (Graphics: http://graphics.thomsonreuters.com/14/ebola/index.html) Here is a timeline of the outbreak: March 22:…

    Reuters
  • Pill Injectors at Higher Risk for Hepatitis C Than Heroin Injectors

    This month the American Journal of Public Health published an article with surprising new findings: People who inject prescription opioid analgesics (pain pills) are five times more likely to be Hepatitis C infected than people who inject other drugs like heroin or cocaine.The study also reports…

    Huffington Post