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
  • Bionic Pancreas: A Father's Mission To Fight Type 1 Diabetes

    More than 29 million Americans have diabetes — it is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. In most cases, poor diet and lack of exercise are contributing factors to Type 2 diabetes, in which the pancreas doesn't use the hormone insulin properly. The rarer form of diabetes is Type 1, in which…

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
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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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  • Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

    When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle. Department of Health and Human…

    Associated Press
  • 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
  • Food companies' U.S. calorie-cutting pledge could stall: researchers

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - A campaign by 16 of the world's largest food and beverage companies to dramatically cut the number of calories sold in the United States may have stalled after initial success, researchers reported on Wednesday. The companies, including Campbell Soup and…

    Reuters
  • 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
  • Here's How Much Caregivers Pay Out-Of-Pocket

    A survey released today by Next Avenue partner Caring.com shows that almost half of family caregivers, typically boomers, are shelling out $5,000 a year for medications, medical bills, in-home care, nursing homes and more. “Two-thirds of them are women,” Cohen said.

    Forbes
  • AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly Collaborate for Alzheimer's Drug

    AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly Collaborate for Alzheimer's Drug AstraZeneca (AZN) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) for the development and commercialization of an oral beta secretase cleaving enzyme inhibitor

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    How To Protect Yourself & Your Kids Amid Enterovirus Outbreak

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released some information about the enterovirus outbreak and what you can do to protect yourself and your kids.

    Tribune
  • 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
  • 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
  • Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers

    Some of the nation's largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets. The heightened rhetoric comes as Chicago tries to recover millions in health…

    Associated Press
  • US Waistlines Gained an Inch This Decade

    The average waistline of people in the United States has expanded more than an inch in one decade, a new study finds. The researchers looked at nearly 33,000 adults and the circumference of their waists, which is a measure of abdominal fat. The results showed that in 2012, the average waistline was…

    LiveScience.com
  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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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