Health

  • Arizona man accused of decapitating wife emits howl in court

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done, according to video released Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Kevin White 'making headway' but still out with injury and more from training camp

    There's still no timetable for Kevin White's return from injury, Jason Pierre-Paul won't report until he can pass a physical and more from the NFL on Monday. Head coach John Fox has offered little in the way of updates about White, who has now missed six weeks of action with the team, including the…

    SB Nation
  • The 3 deadliest drugs in America are all totally legal

    As the US debates drug policy reforms and marijuana legalization, there's one aspect of the war on drugs that remains perplexingly contradictory: some of the most dangerous drugs in the US are legal. The available data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows tobacco,…

    Vox.com
  • Better Health, By Design

    By Ravi Sarpatwari, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown UniversityThis post was originally published on Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience.How do bottles of Coca Cola reach even the most remote regions of the world, while essential medicines for…

    Huffington Post
  • Under attack: Planned Parenthood fight hits Congress

    Reproductive health service Planned Parenthood, under attack by anti-abortionists posting hidden-camera videos online, will be the focus of a partisan showdown Monday in the U.S. Senate, with any wider influence on voters from the charge still unclear. Congressional Republicans are trying to cut…

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  • Obamacare reduces maximum out-of-pocket costs, but not enough for some

    A very sick adult or child can be enough to hit the maximum allowable out-of-pocket costs.

    USA TODAY
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    Why Walking And Weight Loss Go Hand In Hand

    Ashley has tips on the proper technique to maximize your walking workout.

    Scripps Ulive
  • Cycling-American Danielson fails doping test

    American Tom Danielson has revealed he failed a doping test for synthetic testosterone but the Cannondale-Garmin rider denies taking a banned substance. "While I was eating dinner with my team the night before Tour of Utah I received a call from USADA notifying me that a out of competition test I…

    Reuters
  • Reddick doubtful for Monday, but not concerned about back

    OAKLAND Josh Reddick is listed as doubtful for Mondays game, but neither he nor As manager Bob Melvin sounded overly concerned about the outfielders back injury. Reddick left Sundays game against Cleveland with tightness in his lower back stemming from a running catch he made in the top of the…

    Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
  • Government plays bigger role for health insurers

    For health insurers, government health programs have become an increasingly important part of their business, and a major source of growth.

    CNBC
  • WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

    Three weeks before the world championships, athletics was thrown into turmoil by new accusations of widespread doping and experts denouncing an anti-doping system compromised by leniency. The World Anti-Doping Agency responded to the ''wild allegations'' made by two European media outlets of…

    The Associated Press
  • Your gut is telling you what to eat — and you're not listening

    The food was usually pretty plain and healthy: lots of vegetables and fruits, grilled or sautéed meats, bean soups. "The food always makes us sick," they'd say, referring to their perception that eating out was usually followed by indigestion and discomfort. This week, I learned there's actually a…

    Vox.com
  • Better Than a Crystal Ball? Health Inspectors Finding Filthy Restaurants Using Analytics

    City officials say it's a way to reduce the safety risk to the public. City officials are being lauded for using stats to predict which restaurants to send health inspectors to in a quest to improve efficiency and make the most of their time in the field. This data from Chicago's restaurants helps…

    Eater Chicago
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    Suspect dead, officer injured in early morning shootout in Oakland

    One person is dead and an Oakland police officer is in the hospital after an early morning shootout near MacArthur BART station in Oakland. The suspect may have been involved in a sexual assault. The officer is stable condition following surgery.

    KGO – San Francisco
  • Trial enrollment drives Durham-based Chimerix stock to all-time high

    Shares of Durham-based drug developer Chimerix, Inc. (CMRX) touched an all-time high Monday, partly on news that the company completed enrollment on a trial testing its drug against adenovirus infection in immunocompromised patients. Adenovirus is a common virus that leads to upper respiratory or…

    American City Business Journals
  • Positive Developments Around Ebola

    Ebola fears have subsided and the development of a vaccine or related drugs has been put on the back burner for most, but one biotech made waves in the market Monday morning.

    24/7 Wall St.
  • Advising FAs: Explaining Disability Insurance to a Client

    Disability is a very critical type of insurance that most individuals should consider carrying. When it comes to your personal finances, long-term disability can have a devastating effect if you are not ...

    Investopedia
  • Chinese Liquor Suppliers Accused Of Putting Viagra In Booze

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police are investigating if two distillers in the southwestern region of Guangxi added impotence treatment drug Viagra to their liquor in the latest food-safety scare in China.The Liuzhou Food and Drug Administration said that it found the Guikun Alcohol Plant and the…

    Huffington Post
  • Shire buying Foresight for $300 million

    Shire PLC is buying privately-held Foresight Biotherapeutics Inc. for $300 million, gaining a developing treatment for conjunctivitis, or pinkeye. The drug candidate, called FST-100, is in late-stage development. ...

    Associated Press