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  • Joan Rivers’ Doctor Snapped Selfie During Throat Procedure (Report)

    Joan Rivers‘ personal ear, nose, and throat doctor allegedly snapped a selfie with the comedienne while she was under general anesthesia for her throat procedure. Also read: Joan Rivers’ Endoscopy Clinic Denies Performing Dangerous Throat Biopsy According to CNN, a Yorkville Endoscopy staff member…

    The Wrap
  • Khloe Kardashian Debuts Cornrows, Explains Her Recent Weight Gain

    Khloe's got a new polarizing 'do. Khloe Kardashian is rocking a new braided 'do! Khloe, 30, stepped out in cornrows on the way to the gym for a morning workout in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday, rocking giant sunglasses and a matching Nike hoodie and sweats.

    ET Online
  • Matt Shoemaker Update: Angels Pitcher Has a Mild Oblique Strain

    Matt Shoemaker Update: Angels Pitcher Has a Mild Oblique Strain He will be ready for the playoffs but will miss his next start The Angels are being quite cautious with Starting Pitcher Matt Shoemaker. They took him out of the game last night when

    SB Nation
  • Here's How Much Caregivers Pay Out-Of-Pocket

    A survey released today by Next Avenue partner Caring.com shows that almost half of family caregivers, typically boomers, are shelling out $5,000 a year for medications, medical bills, in-home care, nursing homes and more. “Two-thirds of them are women,” Cohen said.

    Forbes
  • Ebola vaccine trial finds 'no red flags': U.S. Senate testimony

    A key safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline has injected 10 healthy volunteers since Sept. 2, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday, and so far "no red flags" indicating serious…

    Reuters
  • Fewer hospitalizations for diabetic veterans using VA’s home-based care

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was linked to fewer hospitalizations, in a recent study. Patients are cared for “by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and psychologists,” said lead author Dr. Samuel T. Edwards of the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare…

    Reuters
  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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  • New research shows obesity rates may not be leveling off

    In recent years, the overall rate of obesity in the US has plateaued. Researchers looked at waist circumference measurements taken from over 32,000 adults in 1999 and 2012. Mexican-American men, aged 20 to 29, added 3.4 inches to their frames;

    Vox.com
  • [video] Analysis: What Will It Take to Contain Ebola Outbreak?

    [video] Analysis: What Will It Take to Contain Ebola Outbreak? ... the US is stepping up its response to the worst of all outbreak in history ... president Obama is in Atlanta today to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... NAB is expected

    MarketWatch
  • Got Health Insurance? It May Depend on Your Age

    Whether Americans had health insurance before Obamacare had a lot to do with when they were born. This chart from the Census Bureau’s new report on health coverage shows the rate at which Americans of different ages were uninsured in 2013: Between 5 percent and 10 percent of kids have no health…

    BusinessWeek
  • How Will AstraZeneca (AZN) Stock React to FDA's Movantik Approval?

    dipped 0.18% to $73.65 in afternoon trading Tuesday despite the FDA's approval of the constipation drug Movantik, developed by AstraZeneca and Nektar Therapeutics The drug is an oral treatment for opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic non-cancer pain. A common side effect of the opioid…

    TheStreet.com
  • Magomed Abdusalamov finally home with his family

    After over 10 months in hospitals and rehabilitation centers, the injured boxer was home with his wife and two daughters Saturday for a celebratory dinner. The photo of Adbusalamov with his family is bittersweet. An ESPN Outside the Lines feature fills in the details of where Mago has been, where…

    SB Nation
  • Medtronic's CoreValve Emerges Cost-Efficient in New Trial

    Medtronic's CoreValve Emerges Cost-Efficient in New Trial Leading medical device major Medtronic Inc.'s (MDT) self-expanding CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve system recently exhibited cost efficiency in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (:TAVR

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    How To Protect Yourself & Your Kids Amid Enterovirus Outbreak

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released some information about the enterovirus outbreak and what you can do to protect yourself and your kids.

    Tribune
  • Medical Labs Make Test Results Easier for Patients to Understand

    As more patients gain direct access to lab reports and test results, health care providers are offering new tools to help them navigate the maze of numbers and use the data to better manage their own care. Individual patients now can see their results on a wide variety of medical tests including…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Ex-congressman resigns from medical pot company

    A former Massachusetts congressman said he is stepping down as president of a medical marijuana company that sued the state after its dispensary application was rejected. Rep. William Delahunt told a meeting of The Patriot Ledger's editorial board on Monday that he resigned from Medical Marijuana…

    Associated Press
  • Doc Offers Glimpse Into Arena Pharma Weight-Loss Combination Therapy

    -- have been burning up the Internet message boards for the past few days with talk of weight-loss results from a combination of Belviq and phentermine. With Belviq sales underwhelming to date and Arena's stock price near two-year lows, the company and its supporters are hoping that combining the…

    TheStreet.com
  • Black Lung Disease Rates Skyrocket To Highest Levels Since 1970s

    Black Lung Disease Rates Skyrocket To Highest Levels Since 1970sThe proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute

    Huffington Post
  • For Dialysis Patients, a Less Clinical Experience

    In a bid to win business and encourage patients to keep up with their treatments, some dialysis centers are upgrading their décor and offering free amenities from aromatherapy to tea service. The goal is to dispel the clinical air of typical dialysis treatment. "We don't want to look like a…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Radiologists Push for Medical Reports Patients Can Understand

    Imagine reading a medical report about yourself that is clear, concise and respectful of your feelings. As more patients gain direct access to their electronic health records, some radiologists are leading a push to demystify the medical mumbo jumbo those patients will find there. Radiologists, who…

    The Wall Street Journal