Health

  • Older People Sleep Less. Now We Know Why.

    It's long been known that the older you get, the less you sleep. There are many proposed reasons for why this happens, and they include new medications, psychological distress, retirement or simply the theory that the elderly need less sleep. But a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical…

    Huffington Post
  • Increase Sales With Email Marketing

    Get Better Customer Engagement And ROI With Email Marketing. Read This Quick Post To See How It Can Help You.

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  • Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer

    It has laid waste to the tribal chiefdoms of Sierra Leone, leaving hundreds dead, but the Ebola crisis began with just one healer's claims to special powers. Cases from Guinea were crossing into Sierra Leone for treatment," Mohamed Vandi, the top medical official in the hard-hit district of Kenema,…

    AFP
  • Melo Follows LeBron's Lead

    Just like LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony is dropping a bit of weight heading into the 2014-15 NBA season. According to the New York Post, the Knicks forward aims to get his weight

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  • Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #6: Liu Gross

    Welcome to Racked Chicago's search for Chicago's hottest trainer. Over the coming weeks, we'll profile eight smoking locals and fitness experts who not only look hot in spandex, but can make you look amazing, too. Once you've gotten to know...

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  • LeSean McCoy is healthy, so don't worry, fantasy owners

    Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has been dealing with a painful case of turf toe, but it sounds like he's moved past the minor injury. On Tuesday, head coach Chip Kelly joked with reporters, saying that he doesn't think McCoy will "ever play again," per CSN Philly. Kelly went on to…

    SB Nation
  • Health Care Workers Need Security in Northern Nigeria

    Access is already one of Africa's biggest health care provision challenges, and the militant insurgency in the north of Nigeria is adding a layer of difficulty and hampering potential progress. In Nigeria, which is West Africa's economic powerhouse, astonishingly, only 38 percent of births are…

    Huffington Post
  • Ways to Spend Less on Prescription Drugs

    As health insurers shift more of the cost burden to consumers, the average U.S. Prescription drugs are a recurring expense that can really add up throughout the year. Insurers are increasing your share of the tab for certain brand-name drugs, and you'll pay even more if you don't follow strict…

    Kiplinger
  • Get A Natural Boost In Website Visitors

    Read This Quick Post To See How SEO Can Help You Increase The Number Of Organic Search Visitors To Your Site.

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  • LifeApps(R) Digital Media, Inc. Announces Upcoming LifeApps Health Website, Mobilizing Healthcare Initiative and Update of MDWorkout(R)

    LifeApps(r) Digital Media, Inc. announces upcoming LifeApps Health website, Mobilizing Healthcare Initiative and update of MDWorkout(r) SAN DIEGO, CA, United States / ACCESSWIRE / Aug 20, 2014 / LifeApps ...

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    Girl, 3, 'unable To Walk' From Neglect, Report Finds

    A report says, a 3-year-old girl could not walk and had severe nappy rash requiring hospital treatment as agencies underestimated neglect. Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board's serious case review follows her parents being jailed for neglect. The report focuses on the couple's four youngest…

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  • Guru who sparked global yoga craze dies aged 95

    BKS Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru credited with helping to fuel a global explosion in the popularity of the ancient spiritual practice, died on Wednesday aged 95, his website said. Iyengar started his yoga school in 1973 in the western city of Pune, developing a unique form of the practice that he…

    AFP Relax News
  • Yes, Call it a Comeback: Amicus Fabry Drug Posts Big Study Win

    Based on the positive study results, Amicus intends to seek European approval for migalastat early next year.

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  • Novartis licences drugs to non-profit TB group

    Swiss-based pharmaceuticals giant Novartis said Wednesday that it had signed a licensing deal with an international organisation that fights tuberculosis. In a statement, the group said that the exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development covered…

    AFP
  • Medical Device Stocks Report

    Deerfield Beach, FL / Aug 20, 2014 / 2013 was a challenging year for the medical device industry. At the beginning of the year, the industry was levied rather controversially a 2.3% excise tax. The medical ...

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  • County in Liberia runs out of body bags for Ebola victims

    In areas of Liberia and Sierra Leone, there aren't enough body bags for victims of Ebola or protective clothing for the health workers trying to fight the virus. There are "absolutely no body bags" in the northern Liberian county of Lofa, the country's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare said in…

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  • More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers

    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The stress of caring for a family member with dementia may take a toll on health over time, but a new study suggests that even one day off can shift caregivers’ stress levels back toward normal. Based on measurements of the stress hormone cortisol,…

    Reuters
  • Walking, biking and taking public transit tied to lower weight

    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who walk, bike or take public transportation to work tend to be thinner than those who ride in their own cars, according to a new study from the UK. The new findings - including that taking public transportation was just as beneficial as the…

    Reuters
  • Marijuana Financier Sees Profit in Restrictions

    MJ Holdings (MJNE) is aggressively seeking to acquire real estate in Washington state for the purpose of leasing to regulated marijuana related businesses. ...

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  • More Hospitals Use the Healing Powers of Public Art

    With studies showing a direct link between the content of images and the brain's reaction to pain, stress, and anxiety, hospitals are giving artwork a higher priority.

    The Wall Street Journal