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
  • Aussie batsman Hughes critical after surgery

    Australian batsman Phillip Hughes remained in a critical condition Wednesday after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, as players rallied around the bowler who inflicted the damage. The 25-year-old, who was pressing for a Test recall, was knocked out by a Sean Abbott bouncer in a freak…

    AFP
  • 'Silver surfers' more health savvy

    Older people who regularly use the internet and take part in cultural activities may be better equipped to keep on top of their health, research suggests.

    BBC News
  • Google offers high-tech spoon that stays steady in shaky hands

    For a company best known for its search engine, Google is making big investments in the medical field: A contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels; magnetic nano particles to detect signs ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Grand jury testimony suggested marijuana made Michael Brown violent. That's unlikely.

    Michael Brown had marijuana in his system when Darren Wilson shot and killed him on August 9, according to the official and independent autopsies.

    Vox.com
  • 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
  • Great Entrepreneurs, Questionable Health -- 4 Steps to Founder Fitness

    Financial lessons can be reinterpreted for achieving better personal health and in so doing racking up better business outcomes.

    Entrepreneur
  • US orders calorie labeling for chain restaurants

    The United States on Tuesday announced sweeping new rules forcing chain restaurants and pizza parlors to publish calorie counts on menus in an attempt to combat the nation's obesity epidemic. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said chain restaurants and vending machines with 20 or more…

    AFP
  • Blackhawks: Recovering Raanta looking forward to next start

    DENVER Antti Raanta sat in the Blackhawks locker room on both Saturday and Sunday night, officially backing up Corey Crawford against Edmonton and Vancouver, respectively.

    Comcast SportsNet Chicago
  • 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
  • Looking to a New Era for Women's HIV Prevention

    This World AIDS Day, global resolve to end the AIDS epidemic has never been stronger. With its new Fast-Track strategy, UNAIDS has set ambitious goals for accelerated action in the fight against HIV. As Michel Sidibé, executive director of UNAIDS, said in launching the strategy, we have bent the…

    Huffington Post
  • Pele returns to the hospital days after kidney surgery

    A urinary infection has Pele in the hospital just 10 days after being released following surgery.

    NBC Sports
  • 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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    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
  • 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
  • HCA hospitals halt use of uterine fibroid surgical tool

    (Reuters) - HCA Holdings Inc, the largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator, said a procedure for removing uterine fibroids that has been linked to the spread of cancer will no longer be performed at its facilities. The surgical technique involves use of a laparoscopic power morcellator device that…

    Reuters
  • Coca-Cola's New Milk Brand Sounds Like It's on Steroids

    Coca-Cola is attempting to make up for years of loading bodies with sugary soda by launching a milk line. According to the Independent, the line will be called Fairlife and will go on sale in the US next month. Of course this isn't ordinary milk: Coca-Cola specializes in creating drinks not exactly…

    Eater
  • Weight Loss and Exercise, According to Rick Ross

    Photo: Victoria Will/Invision/AP by Jonathan Landrum Jr. ATLANTA (AP) — Rick Ross had two seizures in a single day, sending him to the hospital three years ago. Health didn’t concern the 300-pound rapper then, but he’s shed nearly 100 pounds in the last seven months by eating healthier foods and…

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    1 injured in possible fall from Raleigh balcony

    Police say a person was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after falling from what they believe was a balcony.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham