Health

  • Doctors remove a 36-year-old baby skeleton from a woman's body

    In 1978, a 24-year-old pregnant woman from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh reportedly received the terrible news that she was suffering an ectopic pregnancy, in which the fetus grows outside the womb. The pregnancy did not go to term, just as doctors predicted, and the woman was told to…

    The Week (RSS)
  • Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #8: Megan Johnson

    Images via Raquel Zaldivar No one struts it down a slackline like Megan Johnson, our final Hottest Trainer contestant. Not only is she the co-founder of Slacroduo, a fitness brand she created with...

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  • Barcelona say Neymar suffers ankle sprain

    Brazilian superstar Neymar has suffered an ankle sprain in training, Barcelona announced Friday, adding to the club's injury woes just two days before opening their new La Liga campaign. Neymar complained of pain in his left ankle at the end of Thursday's training session and tests confirmed he had…

    AFP
  • WHO holding talks next month on Ebola treatments

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday it would convene talks early next month on potential treatments and vaccines to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The infectious disease has killed 1,350 people among 2,473 cases in four countries - Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and…

    Reuters
  • 9 Great Foods For Weight Loss

    SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.comForget counting calories or fat grams, or filling your pantry with “diet” foods or drinks. If you want to control your weight, try eating these.Read more from Grandparents.com:8 ways to lose weight without really tryingHow to eat healthy at your favorite restaurants7…

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  • 7 Ways Debt Is Bad for Your Health

    Regardless of who you are—or why you owe money—science suggests that being in debt could be affecting your physical and mental health. Here are just some of the reasons to get back in the black.

    ABC News
  • Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

    Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. ''I'm like, 'OK, how long do I have to live?''' Cooper recalled. ''Here I was, just going along, having a great time down here in Atlanta with a team that I know can win a…

    The Associated Press
  • Tossing and Turning Over Your Divorce? You May Be Losing More Than ZZZ's

    By Katie Parsons for KnowMore.tv's GalTimeIf you've been tossing and turning at night from the stress of your divorce, your lack of sleep could become a real health issue. In fact, about 10 weeks of consistent sleep loss can lead to a long-term spike in blood pressure, according to a recent study…

    Huffington Post
  • Tossing the First Lady's Lunch

    Affluent school districts shun federal funds so they can stop serving food kids won't eat

    BusinessWeek
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    EBOLA OUTBREAK WORSENS

    As two U.S. Ebola patients were released from the hospital, the outbreak of the disease worsens in West Africa.

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  • Asthma attack rates similar for black and white kids

    Disparities between white and black kids with asthma in rates of emergency department visits or hospitalizations have shrunk and rates of asthma attacks – another sign of poorly managed asthma – are the same, researchers found. “In general, this is good news - once differences in asthma prevalence…

    Reuters
  • ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Research Top $41 Million

    Contributions to the A.L.S. Association have surged since the challenge started trending online in late July.

    The New York Times
  • Why Medical Costs Are So Unpredictable

    Patients at one California hospital can get a standard lipid panel with change leftover from their twenty, while at another state hospital they'll pay more than they ...

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    Melinda Gates on West Africa Ebola Crisis

    Melinda Gates tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric that the short supply of the experimental drug ZMapp "points out inequities around the world."

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  • Actavis Up on Positive Phase III Ceftazidime-Avibactam Data

    Actavis plc's (ACT) shares were up 2.3% with the company announcing positive top-line results from the phase III RECLAIM-1 and -2 studies on ceftazidime-avibactam.

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  • Motivational interviewing may not curb drinking among young adults

    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Young people may not see meaningful benefits from a counseling approach designed to curb their alcohol use, according to a new analysis of previous research. Teens and young adults who took part in so-called motivational interviewing targeted to their risky…

    Reuters
  • Fewer U.S. youth using sunscreen new study finds

    The percentage of high school students using sunscreen dropped from 67.7 percent in 2001 to 56.1 percent in 2011, according to the study by researchers at William Paterson University in New Jersey and published Thursday in the publication Preventing Chronic Disease. The study analyzed survey data…

    Reuters
  • Facial Fitness PAO: Most Bizarre Fitness Product Ever?

    Everyone has at least one fitness device in their home that they don't use, like the Thigh Master and the Shake Weight. Are you ready for one more? The Facial Fitness Pao, is a new product from Japan that claims to overpower the droopy effect of aging and it might be the most ridiculous exercise…

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  • Kindred Bio Goes To The Dogs; Lead Drug Candidate Washes Out

    Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ: KIN ) shares plunged more than 30 percent in Thursday's pre-market action after one of its three lead veterinary drug candidates washed out in a pivotal test. The treatment ...

    Benzinga
  • FDA clears Eliquis for new use against blood clots

    Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer said Thursday that federal regulators have expanded approval of their blood thinner Eliquis to treat two types of dangerous blood clots. The Food and Drug Administration ...

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