Health

  • Man kills self in Colorado after eating pot candies: coroner

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 22-year-old Oklahoma man committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at a Colorado ski resort after witnesses said he ate "a large amount" of marijuana-infused edibles, the local coroner said on Thursday. Luke Gregory Goodman died from a self-inflicted…

    Reuters
  • Can an Abortion Be Undone?

    Women who opt to get an abortion in Arizona within their first two months of pregnancy may soon find themselves on the receiving end of some unusual advice from their doctors. A medical abortion, which works within the first nine weeks or so of gestation, involves taking two pills within a few days…

    The Atlantic
  • Is This The ‘Best’ Blood Type?

    Your blood type could have more to do with your risk for certain health conditions than you thought.

    Yahoo Health
  • Why Exact Sciences Corporation Is Dropping Today

    Exact Sciences shares were cut to neutral today by Goldman Sachs.

    Motley Fool
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    Report: Companies cutting employee hours due to Obamacare

    Steve Moore of The Heritage Foundation discusses the survey that revealed employers are cutting worker hours due to Obamacare.

    Fox Business Videos
  • Exclusive: Modi govt puts brakes on India's universal health plan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years, several government sources said, delaying a promise made in his election manifesto. The health ministry developed a draft policy on universal…

    Reuters
  • House passes Medicare 'doc fix' deal

    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to revamp Medicare's payment formula for doctors. The bill would end the temporary patches known as the "doc fix" ...

    MarketWatch
  • 5 Human Body Questions the 1-Year Space Station Mission May Answer

    NASA has a lot of questions about what happens to people who live in space for long periods of time, and it's almost time to get some answers. When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russia's Mikhail Kornienko fly up to the International Space Station Friday (March 27) for a yearlong stay on the…

    SPACE.com
  • Employers Boost Wellness Spending 17% From Yoga To Risk Assessments

    The nation’s employers, trying to boost participation in corporate wellness programs to improve the health of their workers, this year have increased spending by 17 percent on everything from biometric screening and yoga classes to incentives to walk more. The National Business Group on Health, a…

    Forbes
  • Britain's 'unhealthiest' high streets revealed

    Fast food outlets, betting shops and payday lenders on the high street are threatening public health, experts warned on Thursday as they named the unhealthiest towns and cities in Britain. Preston, Middlesbrough and Coventry emerged as the top three offenders in a Royal Society for Public Health…

    AFP
  • CAS defends its position in Claudia Pechstein doping case

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • ​B. Smith looks to remove the stigma of Alzheimer's

    Former model and TV host and her husband are sharing their experience with her disease to fight the stigma associated with it

    CBS News
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    1 dead, 2 injured in Bridesburg stabbing

    Police say one person is dead and two are injured after a stabbing in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section Friday morning.

    WPVI – Philadelphia
  • Ohr's eye drug fails mid-stage study, shares plunge 44 pct

    Ohr Pharmaceutical's treatment for an eye condition that can lead to blindness failed to meet a key goal in a mid-stage study, sending shares down 44 percent before the opening bell Friday. The study focused ...

    Associated Press
  • Arizona Lawmakers Approve Controversial Abortion Bill

    PHOENIX, March 25 (Reuters) - Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday passed a controversial measure blocking women from buying insurance that includes abortion coverage through the federal health care exchange. The fiercely-debated bill also requires doctors to tell women they could possibly reverse the…

    Huffington Post
  • Two experimental Ebola vaccines pass safety test in African trial

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two experimental Ebola vaccines, one from GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the other from biotech start-up NewLink Genetics Corp, "appear to be safe" part way through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on…

    Reuters
  • Gingrich says GOP doesn’t really want to repeal Obamacare

    Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich says the GOP doesn’t really want to repeal Obamacare because there are parts of the law that have proven to be popular.

    MarketWatch
  • Olympus says new steps needed to clean medical scopes of dangerous bugs

    Olympus Corp., the maker of medical scopes linked to recent deadly superbug outbreaks, reversed course Thursday and said it was issuing an urgent update on how the device should be cleaned.Under fire from ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Grey's Anatomy Recap: Admissions Department

    In this week’s Grey’s Anatomy, Derek told Meredith (not quite all) about “the other woman,” Owen’s mother (reluctantly) came clean about her secret romance, and Jo treated a patient whose nose was home, sweet home to a… On second thought, keep reading. I’ll tell you in due time. DOCTOR, HEEL,…

    TVLine.com