Health

  • Doctors remove a 36-year-old baby skeleton from a woman's body

    In 1978, a 24-year-old pregnant woman from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh reportedly received the terrible news that she was suffering an ectopic pregnancy, in which the fetus grows outside the womb. The pregnancy did not go to term, just as doctors predicted, and the woman was told to…

    The Week (RSS)
  • Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #8: Megan Johnson

    Images via Raquel Zaldivar No one struts it down a slackline like Megan Johnson, our final Hottest Trainer contestant. Not only is she the co-founder of Slacroduo, a fitness brand she created with...

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  • WHO holding talks next month on Ebola treatments

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday it would convene talks early next month on potential treatments and vaccines to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The infectious disease has killed 1,350 people among 2,473 cases in four countries - Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and…

    Reuters
  • 9 Great Foods For Weight Loss

    SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.comForget counting calories or fat grams, or filling your pantry with “diet” foods or drinks. If you want to control your weight, try eating these.Read more from Grandparents.com:8 ways to lose weight without really tryingHow to eat healthy at your favorite restaurants7…

    Huffington Post
  • Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

    Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. ''I'm like, 'OK, how long do I have to live?''' Cooper recalled. ''Here I was, just going along, having a great time down here in Atlanta with a team that I know can win a…

    The Associated Press
  • NY councilman wants ban on kid toys in high-calorie meals

    A New York city councilman wants to ban toys in fast-food restaurant kid meals that do not meet strict dietary guidelines. Democrat Ben Kallos introduced a bill Thursday that would ban the toys from a child's meal if the food serving contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of…

    AFP
  • Tossing and Turning Over Your Divorce? You May Be Losing More Than ZZZ's

    By Katie Parsons for KnowMore.tv's GalTimeIf you've been tossing and turning at night from the stress of your divorce, your lack of sleep could become a real health issue. In fact, about 10 weeks of consistent sleep loss can lead to a long-term spike in blood pressure, according to a recent study…

    Huffington Post
  • 3 Reasons Why Marijuana Stock GW Pharmaceuticals Could Fall

    GW Pharma has been one of biotech's big winners thanks to a slate of promising marijuana-based drugs, but investors are right to wonder if the stock's winning ways will continue.

    Motley Fool
  • Tossing the First Lady's Lunch

    Affluent school districts shun federal funds so they can stop serving food kids won't eat

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    EBOLA OUTBREAK WORSENS

    As two U.S. Ebola patients were released from the hospital, the outbreak of the disease worsens in West Africa.

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  • Back to School 101

    OrthoCARE's Dr. Nere Onosode Provides Foot and Ankle Tips to Keep Kids Healthy Irving, TX / ACCESSWIRE / Aug 21, 2014 / With the new school year right around the corner, parents nationwide are busy buying ...

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  • ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Research Top $41 Million

    Contributions to the A.L.S. Association have surged since the challenge started trending online in late July.

    The New York Times
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    Neobladder procedure offers alternative to those with bladder cancer

    Treatments for patients with bladder cancer can bring drastic changes, but one procedure is trying to offer a better solution.

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  • AA can help young adults, but mechanisms unclear: study

    By Krystnell Storr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Alcoholics Anonymous can help people, young and old, recover from drinking problems, but young adults seem to benefit mainly - and only - from certain aspects of the program, according to a small U.S. The results may help to better tailor AA for a new…

    Reuters
  • Why Medical Costs Are So Unpredictable

    Patients at one California hospital can get a standard lipid panel with change leftover from their twenty, while at another state hospital they'll pay more than they ...

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  • Fewer U.S. youth using sunscreen new study finds

    The percentage of high school students using sunscreen dropped from 67.7 percent in 2001 to 56.1 percent in 2011, according to the study by researchers at William Paterson University in New Jersey and published Thursday in the publication Preventing Chronic Disease. The study analyzed survey data…

    Reuters
  • Kindred Bio Goes To The Dogs; Lead Drug Candidate Washes Out

    Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ: KIN ) shares plunged more than 30 percent in Thursday's pre-market action after one of its three lead veterinary drug candidates washed out in a pivotal test. The treatment ...

    Benzinga
  • FDA clears Eliquis for new use against blood clots

    Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer said Thursday that federal regulators have expanded approval of their blood thinner Eliquis to treat two types of dangerous blood clots. The Food and Drug Administration ...

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  • GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) Arnuity Ellipta Approved by FDA

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) received positive news when the FDA approved its asthma treatment Arnuity Ellipta.

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    Kourtney Kardashian Gets Leggy For Natural Health Magazine

    A glowing Kourtney Kardashian is featured on the cover of the September/October 2014 issue of Natural Health magazine and reveals that she is secretly a healthy living enthusiast! She told the magazine: "I was not raised this way—people just weren’t as aware of healthy eating as they are today.…

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