Health

  • 8 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

    SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.comWe’ve all ignored medical symptoms from time to time, usually without dire consequences. Let’s face it: It’s much easier to avoid the doctor than to go and be told that what you’re secretly worrying about is nothing. But there are some symptoms that should send you to…

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  • First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run

    By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease. Radio stations in Freetown, a city of around…

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  • Taylor Swift's Workout Buddy Model Karlie Kloss Reveals Her Workout Routine and Tips -- Find Out How She Stays Toned!

    Taylor Swift's BFF and workout buddy Karlie Kloss revealed to Style.com all her favorite workouts and how she keeps in shape -- find out here!

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  • Colts' Ballard out for season due to torn Achilles

    Colts running back Vick Ballard spent 10 months working his way back from serious injury. On Saturday, coach Chuck Pagano confirmed Indianapolis' worst fear -- that Ballard tore his left Achilles' tendon and will need season-ending surgery. Vick's a brother to me,'' running back Ahmad Bradshaw…

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    Pa. Doctor Stops Hospital Shooter: Police

    Police say patient started shooting while talking to his psychiatrist.

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  • APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by…

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  • At Gaza's Shifa hospital, patients and medics struggle with war

    As Ahmed Bulbul's body is brought into the emergency room at Gaza's Shifa hospital, a father standing nearby clamps his hand over his little boy's eyes. Bulbul's leg has been ripped open by shrapnel, and the exposed flesh wobbles as he is taken into the chaotic emergency room at the Gaza City…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Politicizing Gilead's Research And Development Costs For Sovaldi Is A Reckless And Dangerous Misadventure

    Gilead has become the whipping boy du jour for the forthcoming Obamacare-driven cost explosion in health spending. Politicians and the health-insurance industry have embarked on a high-profile campaign to shame Gilead for the price of its new wonder-drug, Sovaldi. If successful, this campaign will…

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  • Survey: Teens experimenting with HGH on the rise

    Michael Guerreri wanted to try human growth hormones so he could look like a pro wrestler. Joe Badalanato hoped HGH would help him become a better football player. James O'Brien figured the drug would improve his fastball. The three 18-year-olds from suburban Philadelphia told The Associated Press…

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  • What’s in a Balanced Dog Food?

    To prove they are healthy, foods must either be made from a recipe that meets certain nutrition requirements, or they must be put through a special feeding trial. So, just what makes up a complete and balanced dog food?

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  • Plan B may still be effective for overweight women

    Last fall, a European drug "identical" to Plan B One-Step, Norlevo, was found to be less effective in heavier women. Naturally, Americans wondered if the same was true for Plan B, since 23 percent of American women aged 20 to 44 are obese. A new report, however, states that emergency contraceptives…

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    Parkinson's: stop the shaking

    One of the most effective ways to treat Parkinson's disease works for only some patients. Now there's a new technique that's helping many more people get the treatment they need.

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  • Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death

    Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa's biggest city and the country's financial capital. The health ministry said Friday that a 40-year-old Liberian man died at a private hospital in Lagos from…

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  • New Prostate Supplement Takes CVS by Storm

    Are you sick and tired of frequent bathrooms trips that wake you up at night and dominate your day? There's a new product that helps.

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  • Next big moonshot project puts Google inside your body

    Google is far from being done searching for answers for some of your most pressing questions, including many surrounding health and the human body, The Wall Street Journal reveals. Baseline Study is a new Google X “moonshot” project that wants to look into the human body and find out exactly what…

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  • Campus security policies for citing drinkers vary widely: study

    By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At most colleges, campus police refer students involved in alcohol-related incidents to school officials for discipline rather than taking legal action, according to a study of 343 U.S. schools. After such an incident, students are generally not referred…

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  • WHO seeks humanitarian corridor to evacuate Gaza wounded

    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Friday for a humanitarian corridor to be set up in Gaza to allow aid workers to evacuate the wounded and bring in life-saving medicines. Yet some sick and injured in Gaza are dying because of a lack of access to…

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  • Bayer/Amgen's Nexavar Does Not Show Resilience in Study

    Bayer (BAYRY) and Amgen's (AMGN) Nexavar performed disppointingly in a late stage study.

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  • Gronk's back: Star tight end practices with Pats

    Rob Gronkowski ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage. The oft-injured tight end for the New England Patriots is practicing at training camp but not ready for full activity as he continues his recovery from knee surgery. ''I'm preparing myself to my max ability…

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    Jerry Seib: Obamacare’s Legal Future

    Amid conflicting court rulings over whether the government can provide subsidies in federally run health exchanges, Jerry Seib and health-policy editor Janet Adamy discuss the impact on the Affordable Care Act's legal future and how the rulings impact Americans buying insurance. Photo: AP

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  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

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