Health

  • Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.

    Associated Press
  • Michael Douglas Reveals What His Cancer Treatment Did to Him

    In 2010, Michael Douglas was devastated to learn that he had stage four cancer. Speaking to a group of doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies 5th World Congress in New York City on Sunday, he opened up about his grueling experience with the disease and how it…

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  • 5 Questions That Will Not Get You Hired

    The wrong questions can tank even the best interview. Here are five questions you should never ask in a job interview.

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  • Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns

    The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities said Monday, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history. Since March, there have been 1,201 cases of Ebola and 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Centers…

    AFP
  • Targacept discontinues bladder drug, shares plunge

    (Reuters) - Targacept Inc said it was stopping development of a drug to treat overactive bladder after it failed to show significant reduction in incontinence in a mid-stage study. The company's shares fell 32 percent in extended trading after it canceled its third drug development program in eight…

    Reuters
  • Gaza doctors save baby from her dead mother's womb

    KHAN YUNIS (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - When the doctors gently pulled the tiny newborn from her mother's womb in an emergency Caesarian section, the woman had already been dead for an hour.

    AFP
  • 5 Ways to Harness and Maintain Your Determination

    “Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.” ― Lora Leigh, Broken Wings In every success story, the longest chapter is the one on Determination. While success demands many things from us, willpower and…

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  • How health care has swallowed U.S. economy, in one map

    New map shows how health care has become the predominant employer in most U.S. states.

    MarketWatch
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    Two Americans With Ebola Fighting for Their Lives

    A doctor and a health worker who were trying to save lives as missionaries are now fighting for their own.

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  • Pharmacyclics/Johnson & Johnson Drug Backed for EU Approval

    Pharmacyclics (PCYC) and Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Imbruvica has been recommended for approval in the EU.

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  • Are You Getting the Right Anesthetic?

    According to a survey by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 98 percent of anesthesiologists in the U.S. experienced a drug shortage in 2012. The causes, says Jeff Jacobs, an anesthesiologist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and chair of the committee on ethics for the ASA, "are myriad." Some…

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  • Google's 'perfect human' project isn't evil, it's business

    This past Friday, Google unveiled the latest in a line of ambitious and somewhat confounding health programs. After building a glucose-measuring contact lens and a mysterious skunkworks program to cure death, the company will employ a team of as many as 100 doctors and scientists in a project…

    The Verge
  • 'American Ninja Warrior' princess packs mental and physical punch

    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - When gymnast Kacy Catanzaro, the first woman to reach the finals of the “American Ninja Warrior” fitness TV competition show, faces an unfamiliar challenge she closes her eyes and pictures herself conquering it. The 5-foot (1.5-meter), 100-pound (45-kg)…

    Reuters
  • Medicare's own health looking better, report says

    Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement. Getting relief from a slowdown in health care spending, the program's giant hospital trust fund ...

    Associated Press
  • Rockies' Tulowitzki to have hip procedure Monday

    Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will undergo a dry needling procedure on his left hip Monday in Philadelphia in an effort to recover from a left hip Before the Rockies 7-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Colorado head trainer Keith Dugger said the procedure would be done in Philadelphia by Dr. William…

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    Save big on appliances, apparel, lawn and garden, tools and more. For fun in the sun or a project in the shade, start your search at Sears.

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  • U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens. Republicans from the House Energy and…

    Reuters
  • [video] Opinion: Gruber's Regrets

    Competitive Enterprise Institute Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia on an ObamaCare architect’s damning admission about tax subsidies for state exchanges. Photo credit: Associated Press....

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    Women go under the knife for Cinderella surgery

    After years of painful high heels, many women are turning to surgery to get their pretty feet back

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  • Sierra Leone president visits Ebola center

    FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's president visited the center of an Ebola outbreak on Monday as West African leaders stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus. It was Ernest Bai Koroma's first visit to the northeastern district of Kenema since the start of the epidemic that…

    Reuters
  • AcelRx stock plunges after FDA rejects pain drug device

    (Reuters) - Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc plunged almost 40 percent after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected its pain treatment late on Friday. The rejection also reduces the lead the drug device, Zalviso, was likely to have over a rival from Medicines Company, which was…

    Reuters
  • Jaime King Reveals Fertility Struggles on Instagram

    The "Hart of Dixie" star spoke candidly about the challenges she faced while being pregnant.

    The Hollywood Reporter