• France detects first bird flu outbreak in eight years

    By Sybille de La Hamaide and Gus Trompiz PARIS (Reuters) - France, the European Union's biggest agricultural producer, reported its first outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in eight years after detecting it in a backyard in a southwestern region home to many foie gras and poultry producers.…

  • Running Through Holiday Travel

    Between social engagements, shopping and cooking -- in addition to year-round daily activities -- runners and other athletes have to work hard during the holidays to keep exercise from falling off the calendar. Add holiday travel to the list and many runners miss their workouts.

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  • Adding seaweed to processed food could lower the risk of cardiovascular disease

    What if manufacturers or even consumers added a little seaweed extract to processed food such as pizzas and hot dogs? Now scientists have shown that adding it to processed food is good for our health. Certain substances contained in seaweed help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, says…

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  • Music + Meditation: How Sound Baths Wash Away Stress

    The sound bath setup: Gongs, singing bowls, tuning forks, and other instruments.  (Photo:

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  • Company at center of drug pricing storm cuts cost of medicine

    (Reuters) - Turing Pharmaceuticals, the company that became a lightning rod for criticism over excessive price increases for older medicines, on Tuesday said it would cut the cost of its anti-infection drug to hospitals. Privately-held Turing and its Chief Executive Martin Shkreli sparked outrage…

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    Utah Family Discovers 8-Year-Old Daughter Has Rare Form of Breast Cancer

    The third-grader discovered a lump on her chest that led doctors to discover she had a rare condition called secretory carcinoma.

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  • Runners storm Athletics Kenya offices in graft protest

    Over 60 Kenyan athletes on Monday stormed the offices of Athletics Kenya (AK) offices to demand officials accused of corruption be sacked and for doping allegations to be properly investigated. The athletes, chanting and carrying placards, took over AK offices in Nairobi, barricading themselves…

  • How to Care for 2 Parents at Once Without Going Broke

    "The biggest challenge of all is holding onto your patience."

  • 6 Food Rules to Follow if You’re Pregnant During the Holidays

    Watch the temp Follow this basic rule: If a dish is generally eaten hot, be sure you’re eating it hot. And if it should be served cold, eat it cold. Steer clear of anything that’s been sitting out long enough to waver toward room temperature, says Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN, owner of RMW…

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  • 4 Times You Should Stay Home For The Holidays

    Thanksgiving kicks off the season of holiday get-togethers, but for vulnerable guests, visits with family can pose an unhealthy risk. Whether it's severe food allergies or fragile sobriety, toxic relatives or family food pushers, experts sort out whether staying put is your best option and how to…

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  • Charitable Acts Can Lead to Bad Behavior

    After donating to a major fundraiser in the Netherlands, participants in a new study became less interested in behaving in an environmentally friendly manner. People may feel good about themselves after acting charitably, feeling like they have a license to behave a little worse later, said study…
  • How Big Could This Drug Be for Opko Health?

    The approval of Varubi could generate meaningful royalty revenue over time.

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  • Gerber LIfe Grow-Up Plan

    Insurance coverage for your child? It is affordable and simple to set up! Just click here to find out more from Gerber Life!

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  • Pfizer's Lyrica shows no relief from post-traumatic nerve pain

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said its blockbuster pain drug, Lyrica, had failed to show benefit in patients suffering from a type of post-traumatic nerve pain, in a late-stage study. Currently, there is no approved treatment in the United States for post-traumatic neuropathic pain. Lyrica, which…

  • Kids With Dogs Are Less Likely To Suffer From Anxiety

    Here's one more talking point for your kids as they try to convince you to get them a four-legged friend: A new study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease found that having a pet dog at home is associated with a decreased likelihood of developing childhood anxiety.Over 18 months,…

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  • How States Are Using Medicaid Funds to Help the Homeless

    One of the most important developments in Medicaid’s 50-year history has been the Obamacare provision that allows states, if they choose, to greatly expand their health insurance coverage to virtually all low-income families and individuals below retirement age. With strong backing from the federal…

    The Fiscal Times
  • DietSensor food-scanning app wins CES 2016 Innovation Award Honors

    Ever look at a plate placed in front of you and think, “What the hell is that?” Or more often, “How many calories is that?” DietSensor can tell you. This app tells people what they need to know in the absence of a nutritional label, and is perfect for people that have to monitor their diet. The…

    Digital Trends
  • Martin O'Malley is finally talking about his best idea: health care

    At the recent Democratic debate, there was a moment — actually two moments — when Martin O'Malley was perfectly positioned to steal the spotlight. "Governor, you're breaking the rules," moderator John Dickerson chided him the first time, as O'Malley tried to squeeze in his health care comments…