Health

  • Russian doctor rebellion causes headache for Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — Dr. Semyon Galperin spent a decade in medical research in Russia and as much time in the United States, working at top hospitals and research companies. Despite his expertise, Galperin was recently given a stark ultimatum from the Moscow hospital where he works: Leave or stay on as a…

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  • MOCAheart Makes Keeping Track Of Your Heart’s Vital Signs Easy

    MOCAheart wants to make keeping track of your cardiovascular health as easy as pressing a button.The device, which is currently on Kickstarter, was developed by a team led by Naama Stauber and Dr. Daniel Hong, who was a physician at National Taiwan University Hospital, one of the country’s top…

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  • Hospital says Pele's condition is improving

    SAO PAULO (AP) -- Pele's condition is improving as he undergoes temporary kidney treatment in an intensive care unit, a Brazilian hospital said Friday.

    The Associated Press
  • Cricket closes ranks to support Sean Abbott

    SYDNEY (AP) — Phillip Hughes' sister has joined in an outpouring of support for young fast bowler Sean Abbott, who unleashed the delivery which felled the Australian cricket star three days ago.

    Associated Press
  • Aetna (AET) Acquires bswift, Focuses on Private Exchanges

    Aetna (AET) acqusition of bswift reflects the company's strategy to expand its business in the private health insurance exchange.

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  • A.J. Foyt still hospitalized but recovering after triple bypass

    A.J. Foyt with post-operative complication, but resolved.

    NBC Sports
  • Canada to deploy military health staff to Sierra Leone in Ebola fight

    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will send up to 40 military staff to Sierra Leone to help battle Ebola, the government said on Thursday as it also launched a campaign to recruit healthcare workers to help operate treatment centers in three West African countries. The death toll in the…

    Reuters
  • 10 things you need to know today: November 27, 2014

    1. Justice Ginsburg undergoes heart procedure Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent heart surgery early Wednesday, the Supreme Court announced. Doctors put a stent in her right coronary artery, a procedure called a coronary catheterization, after she experienced discomfort while exercising the…

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  • Chiefs S Eric Berry has tests on mass in chest, waiting on results

    Chiefs safety Eric Berry is resting with friends and family in Atlanta on Thanksgiving and is awaiting word on results from a battery of tests he underwent this week after a mass was found in his chest.

    CBS Sports
  • Pele transferred to 'special care unit' with urinary tract infection

    The soccer great is being treated, but the hospital clarified that he is not in an intensive care unit. Pele has been transferred to a "special care" unit, according to the Brazilian hospital that he is currently at. The 74-year-old was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday with a urinary tract…

    SB Nation
  • The Scientifically-Proven Workout

    It’s not an over-promise: UCLA research shows this 3-cycle series will increase lean muscle mass. By: Sheila Monaghan, Q by Equinox In fitness, skepticism is healthy. To get in your best shape ever, it’s necessary to develop a keen b.s. radar, identifying artificial intelligence and instead…

    Yahoo Health
  • 49ers WR Michael Crabtree returns after rib injury

    49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree was announced as questionable to return to Thursday's game against the Seahawks with a rib injury, but came back into the game on his team's next drive.

    CBS Sports
  • Hospital adds ambulances to hasten moving patients

    A New Hampshire hospital is expanding its efforts to handle patient transfers more quickly and efficiently by dedicating two specially equipped ambulances to its transfer center. Catholic Medical Center ...

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  • Why Your Relationship With Your Manager Matters

    Here’s something they’ll probably never teach you in business school: The single biggest decision you make in your job – bigger than all of the rest – is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits – nothing. – Gallup…

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  • Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early safety test

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline caused no serious side effects and produced an immune response in all 20 healthy volunteers who received it in an early-stage clinical trial, scientists reported on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The…

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    Teacher finds way to educate cancer-stricken child from home

    When a kindergartner at a San Francisco school was diagnosed with cancer, her teacher went beyond the call of duty to help her learn how to read. It's a story you'll see only on ABC7 News.

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