Health

  • 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
  • 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
  • Australia promises $6.4 million to fight Ebola

    Australia announced on Wednesday it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The country had previously committed AU$1 million to the international response to the viral disease…

    Associated Press
  • George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

    George the goldfish undergoes a life-saving surgery. A goldfish named George underwent a life-saving operation last week to remove a tumor on its head. "The surgery went swimmingly and George has now returned home with his loving owner," said a statement on the Facebook page of Lort Smith Animal…

    CNET
  • 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
  • Eater IDK: You Can Buy LeSean McCoy's 20-Cent Tip Receipt for Almost $100,000

    Eater IDK: You Can Buy LeSean McCoy's 20-Cent Tip Receipt for Almost $100,000 [Photo]: eBay You can now bid on eBay for the receipt on which Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left a 20-cent tip for a "disrespectful waiter." The bidding

    Eater
  • 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
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    WHY THE U.S. WANTS TO TAKE THE LEAD IN EBOLA FIGHT

    President Obama visited the CDC in Atlanta Tuesday and announced America's plan to try and contain the Ebola outbreak.

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  • 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
  • Yelp Wanted: Researchers Continue to Track Food Poisoning With Yelp

    Yelp Wanted: Researchers Continue to Track Food Poisoning With Yelp [Photo: unnormalized/Flickr] More scientific studies are using Yelp reviews to track foodborne illness: Vox reports that researchers at Boston Children's Hospital recently scanned the

    Eater
  • 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
  • Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear

    * Cervical cancer killed some 266,000 women in 2012 LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday. In a study comparing the…

    Reuters
  • 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
  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

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  • 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
  • New CDC Figures Show Health Coverage Gains in the First Quarter of 2014

    New CDC Figures Show Health Coverage Gains in the First Quarter of 2014Separate from the Census Bureau's release today of official health coverage figures for 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued preliminary data this morning

    Huffington Post
  • 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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  • 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…

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  • DA: Josh Gordon gets probation in DWI case in NC

    A prosecutor said Tuesday that suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina. Acting Wake County district attorney Ned Mangum said Gordon received a 60-day suspended…

    Associated Press