Health

  • Nurse Under Ebola Quarantine Criticizes Her Treatment

    Kaci Hickox, the first nurse to be quarantined under a strict new policy on her return from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, criticized her treatment in a Dallas Morning News op-ed on Saturday.Her words echoed concerns voiced by medical professionals that a mandatory 21-day quarantine for…

    Huffington Post
  • Memories in Color

    Sometimes red is more than just a color.

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  • Newark Passenger Who Worked With Ebola Patients Develops Fever

    A female healthcare worker with Doctors Without Borders who was quarantined because she had contact with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has developed a fever after arriving at Newark Liberty Airport, the New Jersey State Health Department said on Friday.She has been isolated and is being evaluated…

    Huffington Post
  • Forget house calls: What doctors can (and can’t) do remotely with telehealth products

    Laws and regulations differ from state to state, as does insurance coverage and acceptance within and without the medical field, but millions of Americans are now getting some form of care by video.

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  • This Family Doesn't Sweat: Here's Why

    People with a rare disorder called anhidrosis cannot produce sweat, and now a new study finds that the condition may be caused by a mutation in a single gene. Researchers studied a Pakistani family with several children who could not sweat. The researchers' analysis of the family members' genomes…

    LiveScience.com
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    Obama's hands on approach to the ebola crisis (11 photos)

    President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham, part of his personal hands-on approach to convince jittery Americans to trust elite doctors and scientists to keep them safe. Here's a look at some of President Obama's ebola-related meetings... Find more news related pictures in our photo…

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  • Testing kit to spot marijuana in Halloween candy

    Home testing kit addresses concern about kids mistaking marijuana edibles for regular candy

    CBS News
  • Happenings: Beautycounter's Breast Cancer Prevention Initiative

    October is breast cancer awareness month, but Santa Monica based brand, Beautycounter has created an initiative to focus on awareness and prevention. With scary statistics such as 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S.,...

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  • Baxter's blood disorder drug gets FDA approval

    (Reuters) - Drugmaker Baxter International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its drug for treating bleeding episodes in adults with a rare bleeding disorder. The drug, Obizur, has been approved for use in patients with acquired hemophilia A, which usually affects older…

    Reuters
  • Miguel Cabrera had surgery for bone spurs. And for a stress fracture in his foot

    For the second straight year we realize that Miguel Cabrera finished the season in way more pain than the Tigers had let on.

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  • Schumacher’s doctor notes progress, but calls for patience

    Dr. Jean-Francois Payen says that he has noticed some progress in Schumacher's recovery.

    NBC Sports
  • EU regulator backs continued use of Ariad Pharma's leukaemia drug

    European regulators recommended continued use of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc's cancer drug, Iclusig, in its already approved indications to treat certain kinds of leukaemia. The decision follows a positive recommendation from the EMA's Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee, which said earlier…

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    'Duck Dynasty' Star Jep Robertson - SUFFERS SEIZURE ... During Deer Hunting Trip

    TMZ has learned, "Duck Dynasty" star Jep Robertson was rushed to the hospital this week after he suffered a seizure during a deer hunting trip. Jep -- the youngest of Phil Robertson's children -- was in the stand with friends when it happened. Willie immediately rushed to his brother's side. J.R.…

    Wochit
  • What we know about Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer's movements

    Spencer returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa nearly a week before being diagnosed Thursday as New York's first Ebola case

    CBS News
  • Pass or Fail? Energy Management Tips for College Students

    Flipping through the television channels one recent Saturday, I landed on a college rugby match and had a wave of nostalgia. With more than a few years between now and my own university time, it's easy to remember the glowing memories and forget how hard it was to juggle my time and keep healthy…

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  • Iraq says ISIS used chemical weapon against police

    Iraqi officials on Thursday accused ISIS of attacking police with chlorine gas. Eleven police officers were taken to a hospital 50 miles north of Baghdad last month with dizziness, vomiting, and severe breathing trouble. Iraqi defense officials said the attack was the first confirmed case in which…

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  • Uber Riders In NYC Not At Risk Of Ebola, Uber Says

    The Uber driver who drove an Ebola-infected man on Wednesday night in New York is not at risk of contracting the disease, and neither is anyone who rode in his car afterwards, according to Uber. Uber said Thursday on its company blog that it had been told by both the Centers for Disease Control and…

    Huffington Post
  • Ebola stocks mostly higher after virus confirmed in New York

    Ebola stocks are mostly higher Friday, but didn’t exhibit the massive across-the-board gains that have accompanied confirmation of previous new cases of the deadly virus in the U.S.

    MarketWatch
  • DHS Ebola preparedness failings detailed in hearing

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is investigating the U.S. response to Ebola.

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