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  • Retired Kevin Kolb has concussion symptoms 'every second of every day'

    Kevin Kolb still thinks about football. He has no choice. The lingering symptoms from concussions are with him every waking moment, he said.

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  • Crucial Update: Kate Middleton Just Wiped the Floor With Everyone Else's Pregnancy Gown

    Photo: Getty Longtime Royals Reporter Divulges the Unspoken Rules for Covering Kate & Wills Buckingham Palace's Tinder Problem Has the Queen 'Deeply Concerned' No One Wants To Be Kate Middleton, Not Even For One Day Today marks Kate Middleton's...

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  • Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

    By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday. The plaintiff, who…

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  • Six in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

    By Richard Weizel WEST HAVEN, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut placed six West Africans who recently arrived in the United States under quarantine for possible Ebola exposure, a move that comes as the United States starts new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly…

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  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care.

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    Ebola outbreak in West Africa (108 photos)

    Geneva (AFP) - Top experts on the Ebola virus raised grave concerns Thursday about the worsening epidemic in west Africa as the number of people with the disease neared 10,000. The World Heath Organization said after an emergency meeting on the deadly haemorrhagic fever that the situation in the…

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  • What's Your Definition of Success?

    Success means different things for different people, that’s why we’ve started “The Success Project”.

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  • An Ebola survivor exemplifies how we should all react to the New York case

    Ashoka Mukpo is the NBC cameraman who contracted Ebola while covering the outbreak in Liberia. This evening, Mukpo had some insightful thoughts that he posted on Twitter, about how to think about this newest case in New York City, involving Dr. Craig Spencer. Spencer had been in Guinea, working…

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  • At This Tobacco Company, Smoking at Your Desk Is Finally Off-Limits

    Seven seasons into the hit series Mad Men, it’s still surreal to watch Don Draper lighting a cigarette at the office. Doing so is unthinkable in most modern workplaces, but not on the premises of North Carolina–based tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds. At least until Jan. 1, when the company will finally…

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  • [video] Overweight Women Suffer in Labor Market

    Overweight women tend to earn less than their average-sized colleagues. Vanderbilt professor Jennifer Shinall discusses her recent study with Sara Murray. Photo: Getty

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  • Feeding Livestock Antibiotics May Make Animals Even More Sick

    It has long been understood that feeding animals antibiotics can create resistant bacteria—bacteria that can cause problems for human health. That’s why the Food and Drug Administration has been concerned for decades over the practice of giving livestock subtherapeutic doses to promote growth.…

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    Why Has This Nurse With Ebola Recovered So Quickly?

    Amber Vinson’s blood tested negative for Ebola virus just nine days after she was first diagnosed. Her fellow nurse, Nina Pham, is now in good condition . The two nurses infected when they treated the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, Thomas Eric Duncan , have seemingly fared…

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  • ‘Exposure therapy’ helps patients with prolonged grief

    By Kathryn Doyle Adding one-on-one sessions focused on reliving the experience of losing a loved one to regular group therapy appears to help more patients with prolonged grief, according to a new study. Most people who lose a loved one feel stress, grieve and adapt over time. But seven to 10…

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  • Motor racing-Schumacher has made progress, says doctor

    PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher after his skiing accident has said the seven times Formula One champion has made progress but his recovery could still take years. "I have observed some progress but I would say we have to give him time," Jean-Francois Payen told…

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  • Japanese Ebola-related shares soar as doctor in NYC tests positive for virus

    * Jiji says health minister to convene a medical expert meeting on Fri * Fujifilm says receiving inquiries from overseas govts, hospitals * Other Ebola-related stocks include Azearth, Airtech Japan By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Shares of Fujifilm Holdings Corp and Japanese makers of…

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  • Happenings: Beautycounter's Breast Cancer Prevention Initiative

    October is breast cancer awareness month, but Santa Monica based brand, Beautycounter has created an initiative to focus on awareness and prevention. With scary statistics such as 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S.,...

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  • The Big Future: Can we build a better brain?

    How will the future change the human brain? This week's Big Future takes a look at a new wave of neurological techniques that directly alter the brain's electrical patterns, correcting seizures and movement disorders. Some doctors are even experimenting with using it to treat depression. Could the…

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  • NPS Pharma says FDA extends review of Natpara

    NPS Pharmaceuticals says the Food and Drug Administration won't make a decision on its drug Natpara on Friday and will extend its review by three months. The company said Thursday that the FDA is now scheduled ...

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  • Heavy Partial Reps: When Cheating on Your Reps Actually Pays Off

    One of the rules of training is to perform all exercises through a full range of motion. We frequently preach this because many athletes cheat on exercises simply to lift

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