Health

  • Australian couple 'leave disabled baby with Thai surrogate'

    Well-wishers on Friday had raised nearly $100,000 for a baby reportedly left with his surrogate Thai mother after his Australian parents discovered he had Down's Syndrome and returned home with his healthy twin sister. "Surrogacy can be done in Thailand but it has to comply with the laws... A…

    AFP
  • As Ebola Fear Increases, Here's A Map Of America's Quarantine Stations

    As the largest-ever outbreak of Ebola rages on...

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  • Tycoon Worth $62.9 Billion Shares Money Secret

    This billionaire investing wizard has a dead-simple system for making money you can start using today.

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  • Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

    By Julie Steenhuysen and Colleen Jenkins CHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital…

    Reuters
  • Bill O'Reilly took a poll on legalizing weed. You'll never guess what happened next.

    When Bill O'Reilly issued a poll on his site about marijuana legalization, he probably didn't expect users to come out swinging for the pro-weed crowd. And yet, that's exactly what happened.

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  • What happens when a state tries to make Obamacare work--or not work

    There were signs almost from the start that the great unknown about the Affordable Care Act was how effectively individual states would implement the law. The question got more complicated after the Supreme ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

    LONDON (AP) — In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn't changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease.

    Associated Press
  • Taking on the Sweat-Fueled Smack Down That Is the CrossFit Games

    Are Athletes Pushing Themselves Too Far with This Extreme Fitness Test?

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  • French hospital plans wine bar to cheer patients' last days

    Clermont-Ferrand (France) (AFP) - The French have long been famed for their unshakeable belief in the health benefits of a glass of wine. Now, one French hospital plans to take things a step further by opening a wine bar aimed at improving the quality of life of terminally-ill patients. The bar at…

    AFP
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    Ebola: Doctor Quarantined in Tennessee

    Dr. Alan Jamison, who treated Ebola patients in Liberia, was told to stay in home.

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  • Justice Dept seeks appeal in health overhaul case

    The Justice Department asked a full federal appeals court Friday to take up a case that has endangered subsidies helping millions of low- and middle-income people to afford their health care premiums under ...

    Associated Press
  • These Apps Put You to Sleep, in the Good Way

    Insomnia? Bad dreams? Restless nights? Your smartphone may hold the cure.

    Inc
  • Today's Hidden Health Hazard: Caregiving

    Jess finished cleaning the patient's feeding tube. Then she recorded his blood pressure on his chart, checked his blood glucose, and measured out his medication. Seeing his discomfort she assessed his breakthrough pain level at seven and gave him a rescue shot of pain medication. That done, she…

    Huffington Post
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    Battling the Ebola Virus at Home

    Two patients stricken with the virus are coming home to the US and one more US doctor has placed himself in quarantine.

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  • Transparent Bodies: Mice Go See-Through For Science

    "Although the idea of tissue clearing has been around for a century, to our knowledge, this is the first study to perform whole-body clearing, as opposed to first extracting and then clearing organs outside the adult body," study researcher Viviana Gradinaru, a neuroscientist at the California…

    LiveScience.com
  • Elantra Takes On The Competition

    See how Elantra's features measure up to their competitors. Explore all the features and benefits at the Hyundai Official Site.

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  • Crowdsourcing the answers to medical mysteries

    By Daniel Gaitan NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people plagued for years by mysterious illnesses, a new online service aims to help by “crowdsourcing” among medical professionals for a diagnosis. The service, called CrowdMed (www.crowdmed.com), relies on retired doctors, nurses and other “medical…

    Reuters
  • [video] President Obama: Health Agencies Working to Combat Ebola

    In a press conference Friday, President Obama said the CDC and other U.S. health agencies are working with the World Health Organization to send a surge of resources to Africa to contain the Ebola outbreak. ...

    MarketWatch
  • The conservative battle against ObamaCare won't end with Halbig

    No matter how you feel about Halbig vs. Sebelius — the recent decision that said it was illegal for the government to funnel subsidies to the 36 states that declined to build health care exchanges — the odds that this legal challenge to ObamaCare will ultimately prevail in the courts are not that…

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  • Libya hospitals face collapse if Asian staff flee

    Libya has warned of a "total collapse" of its health care system as the chaos plaguing the country threatens to send into flight many of the Filipino and Indian staff on whom its hospitals depend. Fighting between rival militias in Tripoli over the past three weeks and bloody clashes between…

    AFP
  • Weird Delay in Pain from Brown Recluse Spider Bite Explained

    Victims of a brown recluse spider bite might feel perfectly fine — until a burning pain described by most patients as a throbbing "fire" strikes 24 hours later, according to a new study. After analyzing 23 cases of brown recluse spider bites, the researchers concluded that the mechanisms behind…

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  • Biota's lead drug fails mid-stage study, shares slump

    (Reuters) - Biota Pharmaceuticals Inc said its influenza treatment failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study, about two months after the company lost a key government contract supporting the drug's development. Biota's shares fell as much as 29 percent to a record low of $2.29, making the…

    Reuters
  • 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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