Health

  • Britney Spears Flaunts Bikini Body for 'Women's Health,' Shares Workout Secrets

    Las Vegas does a body good if you're Britney Spears! The "Work Bitc*" singer flaunts her rock-hard abs on the January/February 2015 cover of Women's Health magazine, and the 33-year-old pop princess has never looked better posing in a teeny peach bikini and velvet blazer. PHOTOS: Hollywood's…

    ETonline
  • Mob of Irate Staff Has Been Protesting Outside of Midtown's Sparks Steak House for Nearly 2 Weeks

    They are demanding better healthcare, and neighbors say it's getting intense.

    Eater New York
  • Relief for Rural Health Workers in Malawi

    By Andrew Hauli, Health Center Manager, VillageReach Pharmacy Assistant ProgramVillageReach is a global health innovator that develops, tests, implements and scales new solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the "last mile" of…

    Huffington Post
  • New York bans fracking because of uncertain health effects

    New York state officially banned fracking today, following a six-year-long moratorium on the practice. The ban means that New York is the largest region in the US to reject the economically advantageous practice for fear of increasing its inhabitants' exposure to various health risks.

    The Verge
  • 3 tips to help use remaining health account funds

    Sunscreen may not top many shopping lists this time of year, but stocking up now can keep you from wasting money. December is the final month for many people with employer-sponsored health coverage to ...

    Associated Press
  • Teen contraband cigarette use linked to other drugs

    By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health - Compared to those who don’t smoke illicit tobacco, kids who do are more likely to try other illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin and amphetamines, according to a recent Canadian study. The researchers used survey data from one point in time, so they can’t say that…

    Reuters
  • Trent Cole having hand surgery, out for Saturday

    Earlier this week, Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray had surgery on a broken bone in his hand after suffering the injury in Sunday night’s game against the Eagles. It turned out to be a popular sequence of events. Eagles linebacker Trent Cole also broke a bone in his hand in that game and coach…

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
  • EU court says obesity can be disability

    Luxembourg (AFP) - The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person's performance at work.

    AFP
  • Can People Get Hurt Playing Wii Games?

    The Nintendo Wii may be on your Christmas list, but all that arm swinging and jumping has been tied to certain injuries, including muscle injuries, and cuts and black eyes, according to a new review study.

    LiveScience.com
  • McDonald’s Japan Fried by Potato Shortage

    The fast-food chain has started limiting the serving size of french fries as potato stocks run low because of labor disruptions in the U.S. Photo: AP.

    MarketWatch
  • 85% of LL Bean Call Center Workers Are Overweight

    Obesity is such a problem in America that some...

    Business Insider
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    Anna Kaiser - Happy Hour

    This video features a warmup plus four segments of Anna’s signature blend of dance cardio, sports training, Pilates, yoga, and strength – exactly what you’d get if you took one of her sold-out classes. No more guessing whether you need to incorporate toning, cardio or flexibility into your routine,…

    Yahoo Health
  • Get Smart: Prevent or Manage Diabetes With Your Smartphone

    Ronald Tamler, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical Director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital A man with diabetes approaches the dinner table, clutching the shirt pocket over his heart. Is he reaching for a business card? Fishing for a photo of his kids to show his companions? Pulling…

    Huffington Post
  • UK proposes rules for embryos made from 3 people

    LONDON (AP) — New rules proposed in Britain would make it the first country to allow embryos to be made from the DNA of three people in order to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their babies.

    Associated Press
  • Pedometers, Buddies and Your Road to Better Health

    Earlier this week, I helped Jolyn Bennett start her do-over. She's overweight and has trouble controlling her food intake at happy hours -- check out DrOz.com to hear her describe these issues.

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Heart experts warn of air pollution dangers

    By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Air pollution should be one of the avoidable heart risk factors - just like smoking and excess fat - that doctors warn patients to steer clear of, according to a new statement from 20 heart experts. Citing pollution’s heavy toll on cardiovascular health, the…

    Reuters
  • The Neuroscience Of Being A Good Leader

    Neuroscience has gained so much popularity in the last few years, because of advancements made by scientists in human nature and behavior change. I find neuroscience so interesting, and have been spending a lot of my free time learning more about it. All of this research is especially relevant for…

    Business 2 Community
  • Scientists identify 53 drug compounds that could treat Ebola

    New research published in the journal Emerging Microbes and Infections gives hope to the idea that existing drug compounds could be used to treat Ebola.

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