Health

  • Why I Don't Support 'Breast Cancer Awareness'

    Recently, someone approached me and reminded me that October is "breast cancer awareness" month. They asked me to support their efforts to launch a campaign in the fight against breast cancer, and when I politely declined, they were surprised. They had assumed that as a cancer survivor myself, I…

    Huffington Post34 mins ago
  • 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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  • Blue-light blocking glasses may help sleep after screen time

    By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The blue glow from televisions and other screens suppresses natural mechanisms that help us fall asleep at night, but blocking just the blue wavelength may restore normal nighttime sleepiness, according to a new study. Teen boys who used computers and…

    Reuters
  • Schumacher has made progress, says doctor

    PARIS (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 France's…

    Reuters
  • Insurer Epic offers Ebola cover for U.S. health and emergency workers

    By Carolyn Cohn LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. insurer Epic said on Thursday it had launched Ebola indemnity cover for U.S. healthcare and emergency workers. At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, mainly in West Africa. Three cases have been diagnosed inside the…

    Reuters36 mins ago
  • Recent Study Shows Joint Relief Really Works

    Clinical study concluded that natural joint supplement demonstrated a significantly significant reduction in joint issues within 5 days of treatment.

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  • Pot to Lag Alcohol and Cigarette Use Despite Legalization

    Retail marijuana industry sales could reach $21 billion by 2020. But the marijuana boom hasn't yet achieved the high industry insiders had hoped for.

    TheStreet.com
  • Alcobra Applies Revisionist History to ADHD Drug Study Analysis

    Alcobra disclose new details about the phase III study of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug candidate which contradict results announced by the company in an Oct. 6 press release.

    TheStreet.com
  • Egg Freezing: 5 Things You Need to Know

    The announcement that Apple and Facebook will cover the steep cost of egg freezing for their employees has many people talking about the risks and benefits of the procedure. Last week, Facebook said it has already started covering egg freezing, and Apple plans to add the benefit next year. Egg…

    LiveScience.com
  • Why new post-entry screening in the US is unlikely to catch Ebola

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced another initiative to keep Americans safe from Ebola — and like many things Ebola-related, it's more politics than prevention. Starting on October 27, incoming passengers from the Ebola hot zone (Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea) will…

    Vox.com
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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…

    Yahoo News
  • Obama Is Too Cool for Crisis Management

    His presidency is largely about adhering to intellectual rigor—regardless of the public's emotional needs


    BusinessWeek
  • California malpractice cap generates big spending

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003.

    Associated Press
  • Aging at Home? Let's Get Physical

    Pull up your leg warmers and tie a sweatband around your forehead. Let's get physical. Having talked about the things that motivate us to be fit in our later years, I'd like to connect specific exercises that build muscle strength and stamina to the things they support in everyday life, from…

    Huffington Post
  • Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

    Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.

    CNET
  • Pivotal Living hopes you'll pay $12 a year to use its fitness tracker

    Fitness trackers come a dime a dozen and worse, they all seem to do the same thing: monitor your step count, calorie burn and sleep quality. As it happens, the Life Tracker 1, the first device from a startup ...

    Engadget
  • APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths

    NEW YORK (AP) — These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines — prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."

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  • CannLabs Expands Testing Capacity To Meet Additional Colorado Marijuana Testing Mandates And Growing Demand

    Denver, CO / ACCESSWIRE / October 23, 2014 / CannLabs, Inc. (OTCQB: CANL), the leading provider of proprietary cloud based analytics, and scientific testing methodologies relating to cannabis, today announced ...

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