Health

  • 11 Solutions for Your Weight Loss Challenges

    Helping people live healthier lives is my thing. I rounded up the obstacles to weight loss I hear about most often and share my solutions for each below. But let me start with this: You are not fighting this weight loss battle alone. Lots of people share similar struggles, and I am here for you!…

    Huffington Post
  • 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
  • TV star's plastic surgery disaster tests Brazil

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Andressa Urach went from being a single teenage mom nicknamed "Beanpole" to a reality TV bombshell in Brazil thanks to silicone implants, anabolic steroids, a nose job, and gel and botox injections, a fact she wasn't ashamed to share with fans.

    Associated Press
  • Kobe Bryant expected to be ready for start of 2015-16 season after undergoing successful shoulder surgery

    Bryant will miss the remainder of the current season, and is expected to be sidelined for nine months.

    NBC Sports
  • Not losing weight fast enough? Here's why!

    When you're trying to shed pounds, steer clear of the quick fixes and focus on healthy weight-loss strategies. Since it's not always easy to decide which diet tips you should follow, we've rounded up five common weight-loss techniques you should avoid.More from PopSugar:Drink Yourself to a Flat…

    StyleList
  • Family Business

    Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman." As our country celebrates his life and work this week, this quotation makes me think about health and health care through the lens of solidarity, about the ways that we…

    Huffington Post
  • Trial finds GSK Ebola shot is safe and provokes immune response

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - First results from a human trial of an Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline show it is safe and generates an immune response, scientists said on Wednesday, but larger trials are needed to see if it protects and if a booster is needed. The vaccine is being developed…

    Reuters
  • Toss the Luna on your mattress to make your bed smarter

    Wrist-worn sleep trackers are so 2014. The Luna mattress cover tracks your sleep, heats your bed to just the right temperature and has a built-in smart alarm to wake you up at the right time.>

    CNET
  • 5 Reasons Why Second Babies Are The Lucky Ones

    You may be frustrated that your baby won’t sleep in a crib and will only sleep snuggled soundly on your chest, but you know that it won’t be long before he starts to reject hugs because he’s a big boy. With your second baby you can even appreciate diaper changes, because you know that in a couple…

    Yahoo Parenting
  • Dr. Stephen Houldsworth, Pharma-Manufacturing Expert, Joins CTT Pharmaceuticals Advisory Board

    Ottawa, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / The Board of Directors of Mindesta, Inc. (OTCBB:MDST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen Houldsworth to it's advisory board of CTT Pharmaceuticals ...

    Accesswire
  • 6 Reasons Being A Sports Fan Is Good For Your Health

    Your rabid fandom is actually a positive thing.

    Yahoo Health
  • Pharma News: Synthetic Biology Finds Path to Clinic Through Novartis

    Hey Obama, how's this for precision medicine? Novartis will combine CAR-T and CRISPR/Cas9 technologies. Stem cells could get a boost, too.

    Motley Fool
  • Ebola Nurse on Her Experience With the Virus: 'I Almost Went Insane'

    More than 8,500 people have died since the Ebola outbreak began last year. While the pandemic has slowed, it has left lasting scars on many countries, especially in West Africa, and those affected by the disease. Rebecca Johnson worked as a nurse treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone before…

    Wochit
  • Walmart Makes You Fat. No, Seriously, It's Been Proven

    Interesting research about the obesity epidemic that threatens the health of the population, well, according to some of the more excitable observers that is. Obviously, we'd rather like to know what it is that is making everyone fat. It can't be that we're all eating more because we're not. Diets

    Forbes
  • AAPCHO Members Continue Push to Enroll AA&NHOPIs During AAPI Enrollment Week

    Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Week of Action is underway and with the second ACA enrollment period ending in February, we wanted to praise the work of our Community Health Centers (CHCs).AAPCHO's 35-member CHCs, which deliver primary health care…

    Huffington Post
  • How to Be a Supermarket Sleuth: Picking Produce

    Let's face it: We all need to buy food, but sometimes it feels like an overwhelming task to go and get it. Apps and delivery services are booming because we rely on them to bring the food to us when we can't or won't make the time to bring ourselves to the food. Supermarket shopping doesn't have to…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Disney’s Sick History With Measles

    Vaccinations all but ended measles by 1982, when new cases hit Disneyland and elsewhere. Now health officials believe one infected person sparked a new outbreak at the theme park.

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
  • Nigeria H5N1 bird flu spreads to four more states, total 11

    An outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigerian poultry farms has spread to four more states, raising the total of affected areas to 11, the agricultural and rural development minister said on Thursday. Africa's most populous country and biggest economy was the first country on the continent to detect…

    Reuters