Health

  • ‘World’s Heaviest Teenager’ Finally Walks After Dropping 700 Lbs.

    At his highest weight, Khaled Mohsen Al Shaeri weighed 1,345 lbs. and hadn’t left his bed for three years. In 2013, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ordered that he be hospitalized for treatment. Since then, Shaeri — now in his early 20s — has lost 700 lbs., and anew video, posted to YouTube Tuesday…

    Melissa Walker
  • A new drug that could save the US billions of dollars just got one step closer to approval

    A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee just gave a critical recommendation for a version of Remicade, a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis. The drug is called a “biosimilar,” which is like a generic version of a biologic…

    Business Insider
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor Rushed To Hospital Two Days After Her 99th Birthday

    The US actress was taken to the medical facility in Los Angeles yesterday due to breathing difficulties, her husband Frederic von Anhalt has confirmed. According to gossip site TMZ, Zsa Zsa diagnosed with a feeding tube-related lung infection. Doctors are said to have initially tried to cure the…

    Yahoo Celebrity UK
  • Colorado Marijuana Sales Reached Nearly $1 Billion Last Year

    Legal marijuana is an almost $1 billion industry in Colorado.The state's recreational and medical marijuana sales totaled $996,184,788, according to calculations The Denver Post did after Colarado's Department of Revenue released its final monthly marijuana tax report for 2015 on Tuesday.That's an…

    Huffington Post
  • Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Must Read This

    If you drive less than 50 miles per day, there is a way to pay less for auto insurance that few people realize. Are you overpaying?

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  • Theranos is on thin ice with Walgreens

    Theranos may be about to lose its partnership with the largest drug-retailing chain in the US...

    Business Insider
  • Zika no threat to Rio Games, German Olympic doctor says

    The spread of the Zika virus in Brazil needs to be monitored but is not a threat to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Germany's chief Olympic doctor said on Wednesday. The German Olympic Sports Confederation's leading doctor, Bernd Wolfarth, told Reuters, however, it was up to the athletes…

    Reuters
  • Fidelity, Biogen, Sanofi Join $45M Bet On Alzheimer's Startup

    The drug industry is pouring billions into R&D against Alzheimer’s disease. Yet many people in the business will tell you not nearly enough is known about the underlying biology—what causes Alzheimer’s, what combination of factors drives it and how to slow it down or halt its relentless…

    Forbes
  • DMX Released from Hospital After Parking Lot Collapse

    It's been a scary 24 hours for DMX. The rapper, born Earl Simmons, was found unconscious and not breathing in a Ramada Inn parking lot in Westchester, N.Y. on Monday night. The Daily News reports that police found DMX and then performed CPR and were able to get him breathing again after ... Read…

    TV Guide
  • Brother: Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dies

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47.

    Associated Press
  • Biden Seeks Input for Cancer 'Moonshot' at Duke University

    With the bulk of his ambitious funding request pending, Vice President Joe Biden sought Wednesday to fill out the White House's cancer "moonshot" with input from doctors and researchers gathered at a hub for medical innovation

    ABC News
  • Do Juice Cleanses Make You Lose Weight? Yes — But Here's Why You May Want to Avoid Them

    A juice cleanse is probably not the answer to proper weight loss.

    Mic
  • This mom creates jewelry out of... breast milk?

    Bridgette Boudreaux, a breastfeeding mom from Lake Jackson, Texas, is the founder of JoBri Milk Charms Breastmilk Jewelry—wearable jewelry created from a mother’s breast milk. “After now two years of research and trials I mastered the art of breast milk jewelry,” Boudreaux proudly states on her…

    Nisean Lorde
  • What This Group Fitness Instructor Eats in a Day

    Photo: Daily Burn 365By Amanda Woerner for Life by Daily Burn If you thought being a group fitness instructor looked easy, prepare yourself. On any given day, Becca Pace, a Daily Burn 365 and group fitness instructor, could be teaching up to six classes at different locations! "The class styles…

    Huffington Post
  • Kenya planning on track for Rio Olympics; No Zika boycott

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is preparing as planned for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics while also monitoring the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, the official in charge of the country's team said Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Doctors stage second strike in English hospitals

    Thousands of junior doctors at English hospitals staged a second strike into Thursday against proposed new conditions and pay rates for working unsociable hours. Junior doctors -- all medics below consultant level -- were providing only emergency care during the 24-hour strike, which runs from…

    AFP
  • Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

    Martin Shkreli faces a new legal headache, a lawsuit claiming that his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album contains illustrations ripped off from a New York artist, who now wants the former drug executive to pay for them. In a complaint filed on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Jason Koza said he…

    Reuters
  • Strongest evidence yet found for Zika’s role in birth defects

    Zika virus was found in the brain of a fetus, the strongest evidence yet that the virus causes abnormally small heads and incomplete brain development, according to an article in The New England Journal of Medicine. This is the first documented case of virus transmission from mother to child,…

    The Verge