Health

  • One Map Shows Exactly What Obamacare Has Done To The Country

    The number of Americans without health...

    Business Insider
  • Corsets Are Making a Comeback: What You Need to Know

    The method, which requires you to cinch yourself into a corset for four to six hours a day, is popular with celebrities and has been intriguing many other women seeking hourglass shapes.  Both Kim and Khole Kardashian have tried it. Kim posted a picture of herself yesterday in her mom’s foyer…

    Yahoo Style
  • To stop Ebola's spread in West Africa, target funerals: study

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the global health community ramps up its efforts to treat Ebola patients and curb its spread in West Africa, a new analysis finds that the greatest impact would come from insuring safe burials for victims, scientists reported on Thursday. The need for safe…

    Reuters
  • FDA panel backs Daiichi's blood thinner

    By Natalie Grover (Reuters) - A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 9-1 in favor of approving Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co's blood thinner for use in some patients with atrial fibrillation. The drug, edoxaban, is a once-daily anticoagulant that inhibits Factor…

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    Ebola outbreak in West Africa (106 photos)

    A U.S. Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in West Africa to help with the Ebola fight. The general and his staff were met by Italian security officials wearing full hazardous materials suits when they arrived in Vicenza,…

    Yahoo News
  • In Depth : Sleep Tech Might Be Messing Up the Very Thing It's Trying to Help

    Illustration by Brian McGovern for Racked Remember when bedtime prep meant a little tooth brushing, some face washing, and then lights out? That routine has gotten more complicated in recent years. Now there's a whole lot to do before...

    Racked
  • Influenza, a Familiar Virus, Requires Attention, Too

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots for everyone 6 months old and older.

    The New York Times
  • Chip Kelly on injury silence: 'I'm not Dr. Miyagi'

    Chip Kelly has tried to explain in the past why injury information gets the Fort Knox treatment from the media. His refrains are familiar: Hes not a doctor, he doesnt seek detailed information from trainers and he cares only about those who can practice or play.

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  • Ebola Fears Infect Louisiana Medical Conference

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact…

    Huffington Post
  • Five-state study finds high levels of airborne chemicals near oil and gas sites

    A study of air emissions near oil and gas wells found strikingly high levels of benzene and other dangerous chemicals in some locations.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition: family

    PARIS (Reuters) - Injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a critical but stable condition, the Frenchman's family said on Thursday. "It will be four weeks this coming Sunday since Jules’ accident and he remains in the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi," Bianchi's family said in a…

    Reuters
  • Decorative contact lenses are more trick than treat, FDA warns

    Buying decorative contact lenses without a prescription can have ghoulish health effects.

    MarketWatch
  • United Cannabis Corp. Signs Exclusive Licensing and Distribution Agreement With DNA Genetics

    Agreement Launches World Renowned Cannabis Brand In US Market Denver, CO / ACCESSWIRE / October 30, 2014 / United Cannabis Corp. (OTCBB: CNAB) (the "Company" or "United Cannabis") today ...

    Accesswire
  • 3 Pharma Companies Fighting Obesity

    According to the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , one-third of American adults are obese. In addition to that, the CDC also says that about 17 percent of American children and teens are obese. ...

    Benzinga
  • Fujifilm cautious on Avigan profitability, eyes Ebola spread

    By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - (This version corrects story to remove word "bio" in the fifth-last paragraph, and corrects disposible cameras to instant cameras in third last paragraph) Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it was difficult to estimate the profitability of its influenza drug…

    Reuters
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    Ebola in America (71 photos)

    State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission. State officials were seeking a court order to detain Kaci Hickox…

    Yahoo News
  • Nurse Kaci Hickox defies Ebola quarantine, goes for a bike ride

    Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was placed under quarantine in New Jersey and then in her native Maine after she returned to the U.S. from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, challenged her confinement Thursday morning by going for a bike ride with her boyfriend.Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is…

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    Russell Westbrook Injury

    Russell Westbrook misses on the drive, attempts to rebound the ball, and sustains an injury to his hand.

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