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  • The NFL's Drug Testing Policy Is Completely Ridiculous

    Cleveland Brown's wide receiver Josh Gordon...

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  • Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Humana says profit fell on health reform, drug costs

    (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Humana Inc said on Wednesday that second-quarter profit fell due to investments in the exchanges created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law as well as costly new hepatitis C drug treatments. Humana said membership growth and a lower share count due…

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  • Using Technology To Mitigate Cognitive Disabilities

    A 2013 ruling by the Department of Labor established a baseline for federal contractors to have 7% of their workforce be individuals with disabilities. Additionally, passage by the U.S. House and Senate of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) demonstrates a growing emphasis on hiring…

    Forbes
  • AstraZeneca to Pay Almirall Up to $2.1 Billion for Respiratory Drugs

    The British drug maker said it would initially pay $875 million for the rights to the drugs, and up to $1.22 billion more if development and sales milestones are met.

    The New York Times
  • Flight MH17 Victims Left Lasting Contributions to AIDS Advocacy

    These victims were on their way to the 20th International AIDS Conference, which took place last week in Melbourne, Australia, the International AIDS Society (IAS) has confirmed. Those lost include Dutch activists Lucie van Mens, who championed the female condom; Martine de Schutter, who worked on…

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    Surgeon General Issues Skin Care Warning

    The United States surgeon general issued a warning Tuesday, calling skin cancer a major public health problem that requires immediate action.

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  • Fruit and veg: five-a-day is OK, says study

    British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh fruit and vegetables, rather than the recommended five, were the key to health. Every additional daily serving of fruit and vegetables reduced the average risk of premature death…

    AFP
  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

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  • These Wildly Successful People Will Prompt You To Rethink What It Means To Have A Mental Illness

    Approximately one in four American adults suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. This staggering statistic goes to show that mental illness can touch anyone -- from entrepreneurs to presidents to celebrities. Given the stigma attached to mental illness, despite its prevalence,…

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  • Heavy Drinkers Are Prone to Memory Problems in Old Age

    People who have a history of drinking problems by middle age are more than twice as likely to exhibit memory problems in later life as those who don't, according to a study.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • India's meth addiction grows as criminals tap chemical hub

    The teenager sits quietly in a Mumbai rehab clinic, a victim of India's emerging fad for the drug crystal meth, which experts say is spurred by loopholes in the country's giant chemical industry. While meth has long been a scourge across east and southeast Asia, staff at the rehab centre in…

    AFP
  • Reddick shifts over to center with Crisp, Gentry out

    HOUSTON The As temporary plan for center field now involves Josh Reddick seeing time at the position. Reddick made his first start in center since 2012 on Tuesday night against the Houston Astros, a development that came about, at least in part, because of Yoenis Cespedes preference to play left…

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  • Study: Infant rats can sense their mothers' fear using smell

    A new study at the University of Michigan Medical School found that infants may be able to detect their mothers' fear — through smell.

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  • Malaysia tries to parlay appeal to Muslim visitors into medical tourism push

    By Trinna Leong KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Muslim tourists have long chosen Malaysia, its beaches and its malls as a holiday destination thanks to cultural affinity. Now the Southeast Asian country, where Muslims make up about 60 percent of the population, wants to parlay its visitor dividend into a…

    Reuters
  • New Site UnMasks Anyone's Past Online!

    A new website makes it easy for anyone to search through anyone's records online. It's as simple as typing in a name and picking a state.

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    Medical Marvels: Double lung transplant

    Susan Koujak has a rare pulmonary vascular disease that caused both of her lungs to fail, so she turned to a team of doctors and nurses at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital for help.

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  • Werth out but says ankle sprain isn't serious

    MIAMI Jayson Werth was out of the Nationals lineup Tuesday, his sprained right ankle swollen and sore, though still not enough for the veteran right fielder to believe the injury is serious. With the Nationals leading 6-0 at the time, he came out of the game and received treatment on the ankle,…

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  • Role of the HR to Maintain a Safe Environment at the Workplace

    Workers spend a major part of their daily life, at least eight to ten hours of it, at their workplace. So, it is essential for them to get a safe and friendly working environment there. It not only helps the worker to be more committed to his job, but also contributes to the company’s overall...

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  • Unborn baby saved after pregnant woman dies in Gaza

    Shayma al-Sheikh Qanan, 23, was killed when an Israeli tank shell hit her home in the Gaza Strip. Qanan was eight months pregnant, and doctors were able to conduct an emergency Caesarean section to save her child. Qanan lived in Deir al-Balah and died on the way to the hospital.

    The Week (RSS)
  • Americans Favor Low-Fat Diet Over Low-Carb

    However, the percentage of Americans who try to avoid fat has dropped slightly in recent years, by about 8 percentage points since 2004, according to Gallup. This trend may reflect recent research that has called into question the view that fat is the main culprit in weight gain, and instead points…

    LiveScience.com
  • Tools for planning end of life care are varied, untested: study

    By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many tools exist to help introduce people to the subject of advanced care planning, but they vary widely in what they offer and how accessible they are, according to a new research review. “Decision aids” have proliferated in many areas of medicine but…

    Reuters
  • Scary Gains In The Gym

    Are you ready to break the plateau into scary gains in the gym?

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