Health

  • Blake Lively Poses With Her "Fit Dude" Trainer: "Cellulite Is So Much Cuter on Babies"

    Blake Lively joked about her seemingly nonexistent cellulite while working out with fitness trainer Don Saladino on Wednesday, Sept. 2 -- see the photo!

    Us Weekly
  • If I Knew My Daughter Had Down Syndrome, I Would Have Aborted Her – All Women Should Have That Right

    STORY: Mom’s Emotional Facebook Post About Baby With Down Syndrome Goes Viral Studies vary, but anywhere from 67 percent to 85 percent of women who learn their baby has Down Syndrome terminate their pregnancies, according to a 2012 University of South Carolina review published in the medical…

    Yahoo Canada Style
  • This is what market volatility does to your health

    In six of the last eight trading days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has moved up or down more than 200 points. The broader stock market entered correction territory – down 10% - for the first time in four years. August delivered the worst monthly performance since May 2012. Yahoo Finance…

    Yahoo Finance
  • How to lose the 'Dad bod'

    As many have long suspected, becoming a dad is associated with putting on pounds, according to recent research. Already a biological inevitability for most moms during pregnancy, post-baby weight gain is a struggle for dads, too, according to a widely publicized study published in the American…

    StyleList
  • Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.

    Associated Press
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    Regeneron’s Stock Still Has Room To Run

    Regeneron Pharmaceutical shares have risen more than 2,400% over the past five years. Healthcare analyst Kristine Harjes shares why she believes a strong pipeline of drugs is just one reason the stock still has room to run.

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  • Laboring to Shatter Entitlement Mindset

    freedesign.comIt's flu season and the lack of available vaccines is raising concerns, especially among the elderly and those people in the category of "high risk." Influenza is not joke, but there is another bug flitting around that is just as insidious to our well being.Affluenza -- the term grabs…

    Huffington Post
  • British doctor in northern Yemen unfazed by 'crazy warfare'

    By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Windows shattered next to Natalie Roberts as air strikes rained down around a hospital in northwest Yemen, but the British doctor focused only on keeping her war-wounded patients alive while the warplanes circled overhead. "You feel totally…

    Reuters
  • Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse

    A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing ...

    Associated Press
  • 'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Amanda Peterson Died of Accidental Drug Overdose

    Amanda Peterson, who starred alongside Patrick Dempsey in the 1987 romantic comedy Can't Buy Me Love, died of an accidental drug overdose, according to pathology reports obtained by ET. The actress, who was 43 at the time of her death, had marijuana in her system, as well as prescription drugs,…

    ETonline
  • Did CVS's tobacco ban really cut smoking?

    A year after cutting tobacco sales, pharmacy chain CVS says the move has resulted in a national reduction in cigarette purchases over the last year. A study conducted by the company's own CVS Health Research Institute shows a one percent drop in cigarette pack sales in the 13 states that have a CVS…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Walk, Don't Ride: How Many Calories Can You Burn Between NYC Subway Stops?

    New Yorkers are far from the most sedentary of city dwellers, given all of the schlepping that comes along with taking public transit as opposed to hoping into a car, but a website wants to promote paring down subway...

    Curbed New York
  • Nationals activate Uggla off DL, add 2 others

    The Washington Nationals have activated second baseman Dan Uggla from the 15-day disabled list. The Nationals also purchased the contract of catcher Pedro Severino from Double-A Harrisburg and recalled left-hander Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse before Tuesday night's game at St. Louis. The…

    The Associated Press
  • Health care costs in Massachusetts surged 4.8 percent in '14

    The cost of health care soared nearly 5 percent in Massachusetts last year despite efforts to hold down expenditures, according to a state report released Wednesday. The Center for Health Information and ...

    Associated Press
  • How The FDA Could Change The Way It Approves Drugs

    A pancreatic cancer diagnosis is basically a death sentence. The five-year survival rate is 6 percent. A prostate cancer diagnosis, on the other hand, offers patients more room for hope — its five-year survival rate is nearly 100 percent. But despite the difference in the severity and prevalence of…

    FiveThirtyEight
  • Report: Julius Thomas to have surgery on injured finger Wednesday

    On Monday, Jaguars General Manager David Caldwell said that tight end Julius Thomas was headed for a second opinion on the finger he broke in the team’s preseason opener and that surgery was a possibility depending on the evaluation. It looks like Thomas is headed for the operating room. Ian…

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
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    Health care mergers and acquisitions set to continue

    Fred Hassan, managing director of healthcare and consumer for Warburg Pincus, says we will see more M&A in the health care sector.

    CNBC Videos
  • Number of California inmates observed for Legionnaires' disease jumps

    The number of inmates being observed for possible infection with Legionnaires' disease at San Quentin State Prison near San Francisco has jumped from 71 to 85, but the number of confirmed diagnoses held steady at six, authorities said Tuesday. Prison authorities said they have begun restoring some…

    Reuters
  • Giants' Tim Lincecum flies to see noted hip doctor; surgery possible

    Giants great Tim Lincecum will travel to visit noted hip doctor Marc Philippon Wednesday in Vail, Colo., where a final determination will be made as to whether Lincecum needs hip surgery, people familiar with the situation say. Lincecum has already seen multiple doctors regarding his hip issue, and…

    CBS Sports
  • High school athletes are trading cigarettes for chewing tobacco, snuff, and dip

    High school athletes don't smoke as many cigarettes as non-athletes — but they do use chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip a lot more. The findings suggests that teen athletes may think smokeless tobacco is less harmful than other tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…

    The Verge