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  • Relatives suspected poisoning in family's deaths

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released Thursday.

    Associated Press
  • Corsets Are Making a Comeback: What You Need to Know

    The method, which requires you to cinch yourself into a corset for four to six hours a day, is popular with celebrities and has been intriguing many other women seeking hourglass shapes.  Both Kim and Khole Kardashian have tried it. Kim posted a picture of herself yesterday in her mom’s foyer…

    Yahoo Style
  • A Virus Found In Lakes May Be Literally Changing The Way People Think

    While conducting a separate experiment, a group...

    Business Insider
  • Todd Chrisley's Younger Brother Randy Diagnosed With Stage Four Cancer

    Todd Chrisley's younger brother Randy has been diagnosed with stage four cancer, the Chrisley family tells Us Weekly in an exclusive statement

    Us Weekly
  • Here's The Crazy Diet That Explains Why Al Sharpton Is Shrinking

    The Reverend Al Sharpton used to weigh 305...

    Business Insider
  • Chip Kelly on injury silence: 'I’m not Dr. Miyagi'

    Chip Kelly has tried to explain in the past why injury information gets the Fort Knox treatment from the media. His refrains are familiar: Hes not a doctor, he doesnt seek detailed information from trainers and he cares only about those who can practice or play.

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  • Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition: family

    PARIS (Reuters) - Injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a critical but stable condition, the Frenchman's family said on Thursday. "It will be four weeks this coming Sunday since Jules’ accident and he remains in the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi," Bianchi's family said in a…

    Reuters
  • Cordarrelle Patterson looking healthy, but isn't a strong fantasy option

    Cordarrelle Patterson's ankle injury seems about healed. We break down the fantasy implications.

    SB Nation
  • New York unveils incentives for workers in West Africa Ebola fight

    By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York officials on Thursday announced a program to encourage healthcare professionals to work in Ebola-hit West Africa, an effort to deflect criticism that the state's mandatory quarantine could hamper the battle against the disease. The program will…

    Reuters
  • Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

    By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body. The study published Wednesday is…

    Reuters
  • Fujifilm cautious on Avigan profitability, eyes Ebola spread

    By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - (This version corrects story to remove word "bio" in the fifth-last paragraph, and corrects disposible cameras to instant cameras in third last paragraph) Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it was difficult to estimate the profitability of its influenza drug…

    Reuters
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    Ancient Remedy Becomes New Treatment for Vets With PTSD

    Instead of prescription drugs, a clinic in Colorado is taking a more holistic approach to helping local veterans with acupuncture, healing touch and Cranio-Sacral therapy.

    Tribune
  • First marijuana planted for medical use in Chile

    A Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana on Wednesday as part of a pilot program aimed to help ease the pain of cancer patients. The 850 seeds were imported from the Netherlands, ...

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  • India's universal healthcare rollout to cost $26 billion: official

    By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world's population will cost an estimated 1.6 trillion rupees ($26 billion) over the next four years, a senior health ministry official said. Under the National Health…

    Reuters
  • 8 ways to save big on your medication

    Chances are you’re paying more than you need to for prescription drugs. But thanks to discounts offered at Costco, CVS, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, and others, hundreds of common generic drugs ca...

    Consumer Reports
  • When disease becomes political: The likely fallout from Ebola

    Could the Ebola scare affect the election? It may seem a bit crass to even address this question, but it's rare we see a national panic over a deadly disease erupt so close to an election, and candidates are already using the disease as a possible campaign issue. Just what effect might this have?

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  • Nintendo's getting into the health business with a device that monitors your sleep

    Nintendo revealed first details about its health-focused QOL platform, which stands for "quality of life," announcing a new sensor that monitors and analyzes you while you sleep. In a presentation, Nintendo described the QOL device as having "five 'non' sensing" features: It will be non-wearable,…

    Polygon
  • Major Poultry Processor Cited For Appalling Labor Practices

    WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's leading poultry processors exposed its line workers to painful musculoskeletal injuries and discouraged them from reporting those injuries to doctors, an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found on Wednesday.Wayne Farms, which bills…

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