Health

  • Taylor Swift's Workout Buddy Model Karlie Kloss Reveals Her Workout Routine and Tips -- Find Out How She Stays Toned!

    Taylor Swift's BFF and workout buddy Karlie Kloss revealed to Style.com all her favorite workouts and how she keeps in shape -- find out here!

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  • Nigeria fears as man falls ill with Ebola-like symptoms

    A Liberian man has been hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms, but it is not yet clear if he is infected with the killer virus, Nigerian officials said Thursday. The 40-year-old Monrovia resident arrived in Nigeria's mega-city on Sunday and was admitted to hospital on Tuesday suffering…

    AFP
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    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House,' free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

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  • The Pill May Affect Your Perception Of Other Women, Says Study

    By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience Contributing WriterPublished: 07/24/2014 08:01 PM on LiveScienceThe amount of estrogen in women's birth control pills may affect how they perceive other women, a small new study suggests.Among the women in the study, the higher the dose of estrogen in the birth…

    Huffington Post
  • Parents of obese kids may be more ready to tackle diet than exercise

    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents of overweight and obese kids may want to help their kids be healthier, but they’re more often willing to make changes in children’s diets than in their activity levels, according to a new study. Researchers found that addressing parents’ beliefs…

    Reuters
  • W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's license within a decade.

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  • What’s in a Balanced Dog Food?

    To prove they are healthy, foods must either be made from a recipe that meets certain nutrition requirements, or they must be put through a special feeding trial. So, just what makes up a complete and balanced dog food?

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  • Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

    Big data, meet genetic data. Baseline Study, a Google X project, will collect genetic information from volunteers in order to refine the detection and prevention of diseases.

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  • WHO seeks humanitarian corridor to evacuate Gaza wounded

    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Friday for a humanitarian corridor to be set up in Gaza to allow aid workers to evacuate the wounded and bring in life-saving medicines. Yet some sick and injured in Gaza are dying because of a lack of access to…

    Reuters
  • 2014 - Best Way to Cut Your Auto Insurance Bill!

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    Jerry Seib: Obamacare’s Legal Future

    Amid conflicting court rulings over whether the government can provide subsidies in federally run health exchanges, Jerry Seib and health-policy editor Janet Adamy discuss the impact on the Affordable Care Act's legal future and how the rulings impact Americans buying insurance. Photo: AP

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  • Allergan gets EU recommendation on new use of eye drug

    (Reuters) - Allergan Inc, known best for its Botox wrinkle treatment, said on Friday that European Union regulators had recommended use of its eye drug Ozurdex be extended to treat patients with diabetic macular edema. The European Medicines Agency's recommendation for approval of the extension of…

    Reuters
  • Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

    DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hope to learn Friday why a psychiatric patient allegedly killed a caseworker at a hospital complex outside Philadelphia and whether a psychiatrist who shot the patient with his own gun, wounding him, had feared the man.

    Associated Press
  • Roche's 1H14 Earnings & Revenues Up Y/Y, Outlook Reaffirmed

    Roche's (RHHBY) core earnings came in at $1.06 per American Depositary Receipt (ADR) in the first half of 2014 compared with $1.01 per ADR reported in the year-ago period.

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  • Premier Biomedical Gears Up for Two Important Clinical Trials

    Whitefish, MT / July 25, 2014 / Premier Biomedical Inc. (OTC: BIEI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies targeting cancer, traumatic brain injury, ...

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  • Surgeons in India remove 232 teeth from teen

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — Dental surgeons in India's largest city say they have removed 232 small "tooth-like structures" from the mouth of a teenage boy with a rare medical condition.

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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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  • South Africa to host 2016 AIDS conference

    South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. Gathering scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers, the biennial conference is the biggest single get-together on the…

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    Women go under the knife for Cinderella surgery

    After years of painful high heels, many women are turning to surgery to get their pretty feet back

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  • Town 'sealed off' after man dies of plague in China

    A Chinese town has been sealed off and 151 people placed in quarantine since last week after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said Tuesday. The 30,000 people living in Yumen in the northwestern province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and police at roadblocks on its perimeter are…

    AFP
  • Teens speak more openly with doctors in private

    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers are more likely to discuss topics like sexual health and drug use with their doctors if their parents are out of the room for at least part of their check-up, a new study shows. It’s really important for them to be there to foster conversation…

    Reuters
  • States' use of execution drugs varies widely

    The prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages varying widely. A question and answer look at how the disparity came about and why, following…

    Associated Press
  • Chikungunya, and Other Diseases You Now Have to Worry About

    With daily temperatures in many regions of the U.S. expected to exceed 95 degrees Fahrenheit for, in some cases, several months of the year, public health officials have warned state and local health authorities that not only do they need to be prepared for unfamiliar tropical disease, but that…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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