Health

  • One Map Shows Exactly What Obamacare Has Done To The Country

    The number of Americans without health...

    Business Insider
  • Amanda Bynes Leaves Psychiatric Treatment Facility, Is Spotted Wandering Around L.A.

    Just days after a judge ruled to extend her involuntary commitment for at least another month, the troubled 28-year-old was photographed walking around Los Angeles by herself on Thursday night.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • In Liberia, Ebola Survivors Find They Have Superpowers

    A doctor’s first week in Ebola-ravaged Liberia

    BusinessWeek
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    Ebola in America (71 photos)

    State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission. State officials were seeking a court order to detain Kaci Hickox…

    Yahoo News
  • Corsets Are Making a Comeback: What You Need to Know

    The method, which requires you to cinch yourself into a corset for four to six hours a day, is popular with celebrities and has been intriguing many other women seeking hourglass shapes.  Both Kim and Khole Kardashian have tried it. Kim posted a picture of herself yesterday in her mom’s foyer…

    Yahoo Style
  • 6 Smart Ways to Reduce Startup Stress

    You'll need to tap your determination, persistence and trust to reach success, but there will be many barriers in the way.

    Entrepreneur
  • U.S. envoy to report temperature twice daily after West Africa visit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power returned to New York on Thursday after a brief visit to Ebola-stricken West Africa and will report her temperature twice daily to the New York state health department for the next 20 days. Traveling on a U.S. government…

    Reuters
  • FDA panel backs Daiichi's blood thinner

    By Natalie Grover (Reuters) - A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 9-1 in favor of approving Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co's blood thinner for use in some patients with atrial fibrillation. The drug, edoxaban, is a once-daily anticoagulant that inhibits Factor…

    Reuters
  • Influenza, a Familiar Virus, Requires Attention, Too

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots for everyone 6 months old and older.

    The New York Times
  • How Sick Chickens and Rice Led Scientists to Vitamin B1

    The discovery of vitamin B1 began with a search for microbes. In the late 1800s, microbes were the hot new idea in medical science: Louis Pasteur had recently linked disease to germs, and doctors were ...

    The Atlantic
  • Does a Body Good? New Study Adds to Milk’s Growing Image Problem

    Long a staple of weekly grocery lists, the snow-white picture of purity, the unassailable go-to drink for good health, milk—yes, milk—is experiencing something of an image problem. The dairy identity crisis is no doubt thanks to a growing number of studies like the one released this week out of…

    Takepart.com
  • The Renegade Nurse

    Kaci Hickox will not be caged.

    The Atlantic
  • In Depth : Sleep Tech Might Be Messing Up the Very Thing It's Trying to Help

    Illustration by Brian McGovern for Racked Remember when bedtime prep meant a little tooth brushing, some face washing, and then lights out? That routine has gotten more complicated in recent years. Now there's a whole lot to do before...

    Racked
  • Chip Kelly on injury silence: 'I'm not Dr. Miyagi'

    Chip Kelly has tried to explain in the past why injury information gets the Fort Knox treatment from the media. His refrains are familiar: Hes not a doctor, he doesnt seek detailed information from trainers and he cares only about those who can practice or play.

    Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
  • Purpose Prize Winner Helps The Blind Get Hired

    In her encore career, Kate Williams aids others with her disability.

    Forbes
  • Ebola Fears Infect Louisiana Medical Conference

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact…

    Huffington Post
  • Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition: family

    PARIS (Reuters) - Injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a critical but stable condition, the Frenchman's family said on Thursday. "It will be four weeks this coming Sunday since Jules’ accident and he remains in the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi," Bianchi's family said in a…

    Reuters
  • Cordarrelle Patterson looking healthy, but isn't a strong fantasy option

    Cordarrelle Patterson's ankle injury seems about healed. We break down the fantasy implications.

    SB Nation