Health

  • Man kills self in Colorado after eating pot candies: coroner

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 22-year-old Oklahoma man committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at a Colorado ski resort after witnesses said he ate "a large amount" of marijuana-infused edibles, the local coroner said on Thursday. Luke Gregory Goodman died from a self-inflicted…

    Reuters
  • Is This The ‘Best’ Blood Type?

    Your blood type could have more to do with your risk for certain health conditions than you thought.

    Yahoo Health
  • Grey's Anatomy Recap: Admissions Department

    In this week’s Grey’s Anatomy, Derek told Meredith (not quite all) about “the other woman,” Owen’s mother (reluctantly) came clean about her secret romance, and Jo treated a patient whose nose was home, sweet home to a… On second thought, keep reading. I’ll tell you in due time. DOCTOR, HEEL,…

    TVLine.com
  • Why Exact Sciences Corporation Is Dropping Today

    Exact Sciences shares were cut to neutral today by Goldman Sachs.

    Motley Fool
  • House passes Medicare 'doc fix' deal

    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to revamp Medicare's payment formula for doctors. The bill would end the temporary patches known as the "doc fix" ...

    MarketWatch
  • 5 Human Body Questions the 1-Year Space Station Mission May Answer

    NASA has a lot of questions about what happens to people who live in space for long periods of time, and it's almost time to get some answers. When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russia's Mikhail Kornienko fly up to the International Space Station Friday (March 27) for a yearlong stay on the…

    SPACE.com
  • Employers Boost Wellness Spending 17% From Yoga To Risk Assessments

    The nation’s employers, trying to boost participation in corporate wellness programs to improve the health of their workers, this year have increased spending by 17 percent on everything from biometric screening and yoga classes to incentives to walk more. The National Business Group on Health, a…

    Forbes
  • Britain's 'unhealthiest' high streets revealed

    Fast food outlets, betting shops and payday lenders on the high street are threatening public health, experts warned on Thursday as they named the unhealthiest towns and cities in Britain. Preston, Middlesbrough and Coventry emerged as the top three offenders in a Royal Society for Public Health…

    AFP
  • Gynecologist Calls Abortion Reversal Bill 'Downright Offensive'

    The Arizona State Legislature passed a bill on Wednesday that requires doctors to tell women seeking abortions about an experimental "abortion reversal" procedure that has not been tested or studied by the mainstream medical community.New York City-based OB-GYN Mary Alice Carter, an abortion…

    Huffington Post
  • Woman ‘Physically Sick’ After Her Anorexia Photo Used In ‘Amazing’ Weight Loss Story

    When Anne Marie Sengillo shared photos of herself while she was sick with anorexia, she wanted them to inspire others recovering from eating disorders — not end up in a story on amazing weight loss transformations.

    Yahoo Health
  • Two experimental Ebola vaccines pass safety test in African trial

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two experimental Ebola vaccines, one from GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the other from biotech start-up NewLink Genetics Corp, "appear to be safe" part way through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on…

    Reuters
  • Workplace Wellness Tips

    In 2015, you may have heard this phrase "Sitting Is The New Smoking" more that once. Recent studies have indicated that sitting for long periods of time does not have a positive impact on your health. However, with most job functions requiring extensive desk time, we hope there are other ways to…

    Huffington Post
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    Kelly Osbourne Says She Has 'Cancer Gene'

    On The Talk, they were discussing Angelina Jolie's recent op-ed for the New York Times, in which she wrote that she was having removing her ovaries and fallopian tubes to prevent developing cancer. While filling in for her mother Sharon, Kelly Osbourne revealed that she, like Jolie, also has the…

    TV In No Time
  • Arizona Lawmakers Approve Controversial Abortion Bill

    PHOENIX, March 25 (Reuters) - Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday passed a controversial measure blocking women from buying insurance that includes abortion coverage through the federal health care exchange. The fiercely-debated bill also requires doctors to tell women they could possibly reverse the…

    Huffington Post
  • Five years in, Obamacare fears haven’t come to pass, study finds

    Five years after the Affordable Care Act passage, and one year after the launch of health insurance exchanges, doctors aren't being overwhelmed by new patients as originally feared, a new study has found....

    Fortune
  • For first time in 31 years, there are fewer Americans getting disability benefits

    Here’s more evidence the economy has gotten better in the past few years: The number of Americans collecting disability benefits fell in 2014 - if ever so slightly - for the first time in 31 years.

    MarketWatch
  • 7 Unhealthiest Foods On The Planet

    These seemingly innocent foods should be placed on your personal 'no-eat' list.

    Yahoo Health
  • The Robot Will See You Now -- The Promise of Telemedicine

    In 2001, a team of physicians in New York made history by operating remotely on a patient in Strasbourg, France, via a surgical robot named Zeus. Their success depended on broadband transmission capability with optimized compression that limited the time delay between the doctors' commands and the…

    Forbes