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  • Khloe Kardashian Debuts Cornrows, Explains Her Recent Weight Gain

    Khloe's got a new polarizing 'do. Khloe Kardashian is rocking a new braided 'do! Khloe, 30, stepped out in cornrows on the way to the gym for a morning workout in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday, rocking giant sunglasses and a matching Nike hoodie and sweats.

    ET Online
  • Joan Rivers’ Selfie-Snapping Doctor Revealed as Throat Specialist to the Stars (Report)

    The ear, nose, and throat specialist who performed a procedure on late comedienne Joan Rivers has been revealed as her personal physician, Dr. Gwen Korovin, according to reports. Pictures posted on Korovin's Facebook show the New York-based specialist has a slew of celebrity clientele, including…

    The Wrap
  • Mystery illness plagues girls in Colombia

    A mystery illness is plaguing girls in this town in northern Colombia, and locals say a vaccine against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, is to blame. In El Carmen de Bolivar, near the port of Cartagena, dozens of teenagers have experienced similar symptoms.

    AFP
  • NFL Injury Report

    NFL Injury ReportNEW YORK (AP) -- INDIANAPOLIS COLTS at JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS - COLTS: DNP: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (not injury related), CB Darius Butler (neck), LB Jerrell Freeman (hamstring), LB D'Qwell Jackson (not injury related), DT Ricky Jean Francois

    The Associated Press
  • Nebraska health insurance cost dispute unresolved

    A major Nebraska health insurer has been unable to come to terms with one of the state's biggest medical networks, so thousands of people are either facing significantly higher costs or changing doctors. No talks have been held since the contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and…

    Associated Press
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    Pregnant Mila Kunis Flaunts Baby Bump In Super-Short Shorts As Countdown To Due Date Continues

    Ready-to-pop Mila Kunis is trying to beat the heat! The 31-year-old mama-to-be—who is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with fiancé Ashton Kutcher—was spotted out and about in Los Angeles on Tuesday, where she was snapped rocking a pair of short black biker shorts and a fitted tank as she…

    Wochit
  • GSK melanoma pill backed by UK cost watchdog with price cut

    Britain's healthcare cost agency NICE has recommended a third new drug for melanoma, this time from GlaxoSmithKline, after the drugmaker offered to supply it at a discount to the state-run National Health Service. GSK currently markets Tafinlar but the product will soon transfer to Novartis under a…

    Reuters
  • Life Just Got A Whole Lot Better For Vet, Cancer Survivor Who Got Home Makeover

    Life Just Got A Whole Lot Better For Vet, Cancer Survivor Who Got Home MakeoverThis army veteran and cancer survivor's life is going to get easier because of a team of Home Depot employees. Veteran Debbie Coleman of Gilbert, Arizona, is a single mom whose

    Huffington Post
  • Bug Delays Apple's HealthKit

    Bug Delays Apple's HealthKit Apple said it discovered a bug in HealthKit, one of the new features of its latest iPhone operating system, delaying the introduction of new fitness and health apps. The company had prepared to launch HealthKit on Wednesday

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

    A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital. Dr. Samuel Foote, a former clinic director for the VA in…

    Associated Press
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    Washington Hospital blames Affordable Care Act for 31 layoffs

    A Washington Hospital official blames the Affordable Care Act and significant reductions in Medicare for these layoffs.

    KGO – San Francisco
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  • Workout Wednesday: JetSet Pilates is Trailblazing Boutique Fitness in Wynwood

    Welcome to Workout Wednesday, where we shed the limelight on Miami's hottest fitness trends, studios and workouts. The only thing dangerous about the new JetSet Pilates in Wynwood, is that Zak the Baker is located next door. Since its first studio opened in South Beach back in 2011, JetSet has been…

    Racked Miami
  • Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

    Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. The nation's biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor's office to protect…

    Associated Press
  • Adrian Peterson didn't just "go too far" — research shows it's never okay to hit a child

    Adrian Peterson didn't just "go too far" — research shows it's never okay to hit a child Last week, NFL running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse, and has been indefinitely barred from playing for his team, the Minnesota Vikings. It's since emerged that Peterson is accused of…

    Vox.com
  • Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death

    Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by "perverse incentives" for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday. Most people do not document…

    Associated Press
  • Intelligence: Nail Salons in NYC Are Way Grosser Than You Thought

    Among the many surprises in NYC Public Advocate Letitia James' report on the state of New York City nail salons is the fact that over half of them (56%) were in violation of health and safety rules between 2008 and 2012, the New York Observer reports.

    Racked New York
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  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with malignant tumor

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with liposarcoma, a type of malignant tumor of the fatty tissues, his doctor announced at a press conference on Wednesday. Doctors so far have an optimistic outlook. "We have experts sitting in house that treat, manage, and research on sarcoma," said Dr.…

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