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
  • Kate Middleton Goes Casual in a Hoodie to Hang With the Scouts, Recycles Now-Infamous Eye-Roll Face: See the Pics!

    Kate Middleton visited the Beaver Scouts in London on Dec. 16 wearing a super-casual outfit that included a hoodie! See the pictures -- including her infamous eye-roll face -- here

    Us Weekly
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Donors and WHO responded too slowly to West Africa Ebola outbreak: report

    By Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the nations that fund it failed to respond quickly and effectively to the deadly West Africa Ebola outbreak despite repeated warnings by aid agencies, a UK parliamentary committee said on Thursday. Ebola…

    Reuters
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    Concerns Over Flu Outbreak and Vaccine

    Increased flu reports across the US may be due to a vaccine that is not a match for some strains of the flu.

    ABC News Videos
  • Correction: Brain Injury Program-NFL story

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- In a story Dec. 16 about the Eisenhower Center, The Associated Press, based on information from the center, reported erroneously that it will be the primary facility used by the NFL Players Association for treating brain injuries and other neurological issues through the…

    The Associated Press
  • Vitamins and supplements Yahoo users are searching for

    With the cold and flu season upon us, searches for vitamins and supplements on Yahoo see a big surge. Here are 10 of the most-searched, most useful vitamins you'll want in your system.

    Yahoo Shopping
  • Cabrera signs with White Sox

    Former drugs cheat Melky Cabrera, who was slapped with a 50-game ban in 2012 for testing positive for testosterone, officially agreed to a multi-million dollar contract with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Dominican Republic outfielder reportedly signed a three-year deal worth $42…

    AFP
  • #Yoga... The Online Edition of Our Once Beloved Practice

    Yoga has long been a very powerful force in my life. It's something that swooped in and saved me from a deeply dark and deprecating time, and for that I am forever grateful. To this day I use breathing techniques and certain stretches to better my day, my attitude, and myself as a whole. Due to a…

    Huffington Post
  • Super-bacteria' in Rio sailing waters causes concern

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Scientists at a Rio de Janeiro research institute have found what they call a new "super-bacteria" that is resistant to antibiotics in the waters where sailors will compete in the Olympic sailing events in 2016. The bacteria is normally found in hospital waste…

    Reuters
  • The New ADHD Debate Every Woman Should Know About

    In the past few years, the use of ADHD medication among adults has risen more than 50 percent -- and the numbers are even higher for women. Is the suspected overdiagnosis in children now happening to us?By Anna MaltbyRachel was a college freshman when she first tried the amphetamine-based…

    Huffington Post
  • 14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

    BOSTON (AP) — Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called…

    Associated Press
  • South Korea cancer victims bring class action against nuclear operator

    By Ju-min Park and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A group of South Korean thyroid cancer patients living near nuclear plants have filed the country's first class action suit against the operator, after an October court ruling in favor of a plaintiff claiming a link between radiation and the…

    Reuters
  • Cyclacel Falls on Poor Acute Myeloid Leukemia Drug Data - Analyst Blog

    In the SEAMLESS study on sapacitabine, the DSMB found that the planned futility boundary has been crossed.

    Zacks