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  • 9 Great Foods For Weight Loss

    SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.comForget counting calories or fat grams, or filling your pantry with “diet” foods or drinks. If you want to control your weight, try eating these.Read more from Grandparents.com:8 ways to lose weight without really tryingHow to eat healthy at your favorite restaurants7…

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  • Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #8: Megan Johnson

    Images via Raquel Zaldivar No one struts it down a slackline like Megan Johnson, our final Hottest Trainer contestant. Not only is she the co-founder of Slackroduo, a fitness brand she created with...

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  • Older People Sleep Less. Now We Know Why.

    It's long been known that the older you get, the less you sleep. There are many proposed reasons for why this happens, and they include new medications, psychological distress, retirement or simply the theory that the elderly need less sleep. But a new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical…

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  • Kindred Bio Goes To The Dogs; Lead Drug Candidate Washes Out

    Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ: KIN ) shares plunged more than 30 percent in Thursday's pre-market action after one of its three lead veterinary drug candidates washed out in a pivotal test. The treatment ...

    Benzinga
  • Epizyme First Look at Blood Cancer Drug Encourages

    Epizyme's technology platform focuses on developing drugs to regulate a class of cancer-causing enzymes.

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  • How Toxic Fumes on Airplanes Can Impact Your Health

    After more than 50 years of knowing that the air you breathe on an airplane can be contaminated with hazardous oil fumes, only one type of aircraft, the Boeing 787, has been designed to provide clean air to passengers and crews.  “You could be exposed to oil fumes on a flight tomorrow,” said Judith…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Leprosy: Myanmar struggles with ancient scourge

    High in the hills of Myanmar's war-torn borderlands, a clutch of new leprosy cases among communities virtually cut off from medical help is a sign that the country's battle with the ancient disease is far from over. It took six days by plane, boat, motorcycle, bus -- and an arduous mountain trek --…

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  • Lilly psoriasis drug fares well in late-stage test

    Drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. said its potential psoriasis treatment fared better than both a fake drug and a competitor's product during late-stage testing on patients with the most common form of the skin ...

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  • Auxilium drug found effective against cellulite in mid-stage study

    (Reuters) - Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc said two doses of its drug to smoothen cellulite were statistically significant in a mid-stage study, sending its shares up 4.7 percent in premarket trading. Auxilium said 68 percent of the patients given a mid and high dose of CCH, already marketed as…

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    Study: Ramen Noodles Can Be Bad For Your Heart

    This may be the worst news for college students since the invention of Sally Mae. A new study found that instant noodles are bad for your heart. Diets that revolve around Ramen noodles could lead tometabolic syndrome, which includes symptoms like heart disease, diabetes and abdominal obesity.

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  • How Planet Fitness Aims to Become the McDonald's of Gym Franchises

    Affordable, streamlined and closing in on 1,000 locations – can Chris Rondeau turn Planet Fitness into a mega-chain of McGyms?

    Entrepreneur
  • Drug czar promotes treatment, tells personal story

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — As the nation's drug czar continues to warn people about the potential death and destruction from substance abuse, he's also encouraging them to tell their stories about treatment and recovery. Usually he starts with himself.

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  • How One Man Helps Others Suffering From Mental Illness

    One man's struggles with bipolar disorder inspired him to help others suffering from mental illness -- by finding a way to connect with them directly. Gary Hudspeth, a volunteer at the National Alliance of Mental Illness Helpline, joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to discuss his role and the…

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  • Alcobra Starts Patient Enrollment for Mid-Stage Study on MDX

    Alcobra (ADHD) announced that it has started patient enrolment in a phase IIb study on MDX.

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  • Democrat Runs on Obamacare Without Mentioning Obamacare

    A new ad from Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor boasts about his support for the law without mentioning its name

    BusinessWeek
  • Novartis to Invest $35M in Gamida Cell for 15% Equity

    Novartis (NVS) recently entered into an investment and option agreement with Israel-based Gamida Cell.

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  • Medicare 3-Day Hospital Stay To Qualify for SNF Rehab Waived In Pioneer Program

    The requirement by Medicare that beneficiaries must be hospitalized as inpatients for at least three days before it will pay for rehabilitation at a skilled nursing ...

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