Health

  • Mom Sacrificed Her Life to Save Her Son

    Karisa Bugal died moments after giving birth and asking her son’s weight. By Jenn Gidman, Newser.com She could have chosen a different route that might have saved her own life, but Karisa Bugal made a choice that ultimately saved her unborn son. The 34-year-old Colorado woman died Nov. 4 shortly…

    Yahoo Parenting
  • Weight loss and exercise, according of Rick Ross

    ATLANTA (AP) — Rick Ross had two seizures in a single day, sending him to the hospital three years ago.

    Associated Press
  • Announcing the GOOD Wellness Project

    The GOOD Wellness Project is an eight-month collaboration with Walgreens and Vitamin Angels, in support of the #100MillionReasons initiative to bring vital micro-nutrients to malnourished children across the globe. Our collective mission is to improve nutrition both across the globe and here at…

    Walgreens Health
  • Suing Cruise Ship Doctors for Medical Malpractice

    Modern mega cruise ships now have urgent care centers on board that are staffed with doctors and nurses who can treat passengers suffering from a wide range of illnesses and injuries ranging from sea sickness, broken bones, and in some instances, even life threatening medical conditions.However,…

    Huffington Post
  • Giving The Gift Of Health To Women And Children

    A couple of months ago, I was invited to a Jeffersonian Dinner by a non-profit organization, Possible Health. While I had heard of Possible, I knew very little about their work and was intrigued at the opportunity to learn more. At the same time, I thought it wise to know what I was getting myself…

    Huffington Post
  • Health-care maze remains for the undocumented

    Up to 5 million undocumented immigrants may find getting affordable health care tough despite a presidential executive order to stop deportations.

    CNBC
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    Home health care nurse charged with ripping off elderly patients in Cary

    Cary police charged a home health care worker with ripping off two elderly women.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • Coca-Cola Switches Gears With a New Line of Protein-Packed Milk

    The once ubiquitous “Got milk?” ads featuring milk-mustached celebrities look tame next to the provocative ads for a new beverage, Fairlife. “Drink what she’s wearing,” proclaim the ads, which show a brunet bombshell wearing a minidress made of dripping dairy.

    Takepart.com
  • Only 3 In 10 Americans Have HIV Under Control

    By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. The report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 840,000 of the 1.2…

    Huffington Post
  • Moving Beyond Botched Sterilizations: Human Rights and Reproductive Health Care

    More than a dozen women died earlier this month in Chhattisgarh state in India after receiving tubal ligations in a government-run "camp." After being promised financial compensation, 83 women received sterilization procedures conducted by one surgeon in six hours. Village "motivators" were paid to…

    Huffington Post
  • Google puts money behind a spoon that stays steady in tremoring hands

    Google’s latest venture could help people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease eat without spilling their food.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Your Credit Rating Might Predict How Likely It Is You'll Have A Heart Attack

    A new study has found that your credit rating may be able to predict how likely you are to have a heart attack or stroke. The multi-decade study, which was published last week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was performed by Duke University psychologists who looked…

    Huffington Post
  • Guidelines for Young Athletes to Reduce Injuries

    Children who specialize in a single sport too early and spend too much time playing it risk overuse injuries, experts say. How to set age-specific time limits.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • The U.N. says it cannot meet its Dec. 1 target date for containing ebola

    "Intense" transmission of the virus in West Africa, especially in Sierra Leone, continues to bedevil efforts

    Fortune
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    Most Americans With HIV Missing Treatment, CDC Says

    Just 30 percent of Americans with HIV have it under control, a new report finds, even though most of them know they are infected. It’s a frightening problem because drugs can control the AIDS virus, keep people healthy and greatly reduce the odds they’ll infect someone else. But people with…

    Wochit
  • Pakistan center to help traumatized journalists, but stigma attached

    By Katharine Houreld and Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Death threats, bombings and getting attacked is part of the job for many Pakistani journalists but they say one of the biggest barriers to seeking counseling to help cope is the stigma that they need it - and others in the…

    Reuters
  • Cricket-Australia's Hughes in intensive care after surgery

    * Hughes injured after being hit on helmet * Hospital says still in critical condition (Adds details, quotes) By Swati Pandey SYDNEY, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is in critical condition in a Sydney hospital after undergoing emergency surgery for a severe head injury…

    Reuters
  • Dr. Vahe Melkonyan Participates in the 5th Annual Glendale Health Festival

    Sherman Oaks, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 25, 2014 / The 5th annual Glendale Health Festival, organized by Armenian American Medical Society, took place on November 15, 2014 at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. ...

    Accesswire
  • 4 Things to Include in Your Long-Term Care Plan

    Most people plan to live a long life, but not everyone has a plan for if they do live a long life. Personal finance experts say that within your retirement budget , money should be allotted for a long-term ...

    U.S.News & World Report LP