• John Goodman Shows Off Dramatic Weight Loss

    ‘Roseanne’ star John Goodman was pictured at the premiere of ‘Trumbo’ last night displaying a dramatically thinner figure. The Hollywood legend, renowned as one of the most versatile actors of his generation, has been open about his battles with his weight in the past. He revealed to David…

    Yahoo Movies UK
  • Spider Bite Leaves Man Fighting For His Life As Flesh Starts To Rot

    Orlando Jimenez Jimenez (pictured above, before and after) was using an outside toilet in Islay when the arachnid fell on him and bit his left ear. The 31-year-old, nicknamed Chamo, was rushed to Honorio Delgado Espinoza hospital in Arequipa.

    Lee Morán
  • Can the Global Public Health System Learn From Its Ebola Mistakes?

    With the crisis gone, the time for soul-searching has begun. But real reforms are what’s needed.

    Foreign Policy Magazine
  • Exact Sciences: Make It Stop!

    If it wasn't bad enough that Exact Sciences (EXAS) lost half it's value on Tuesday after an unfavorable designation for its colon-cancer test, its shares have lost almost a quarter more today.  It sure ...
  • California agency ranks Kaiser as best HMO, Anthem and Cigna as best PPOs

    Kaiser Permanente was the highest-rated HMO and Anthem Blue Cross and Cigna the top-rated PPOs in a new state report.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Selena Gomez Opens Up About Heading to Rehab for Lupus

    In Billboard current cover story, Selena Gomez gets candid about a number of issues -- including her health.

  • Health advisory board gets update on business plan changes

    New Hampshire workers will be allowed to choose from a range of health plans, but what constitutes a small business will remain the same when the next enrollment period begins under President Barack Obama's ...

    Associated Press
  • Matt Bai: Guns, Congress and Murphy’s Law

    You probably hadn’t heard of Tim Murphy before last week, even if you follow politics pretty closely. Suddenly, though, Murphy, a Republican congressman from the Pittsburgh area, is on virtually every network all because he has devoted the past few years of his life to writing an arcane, 153-page…

    Yahoo News Digest
  • Eye-tracking devices may help ICU patients communicate

    By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Eye-tracking devices might help some patients communicate even when mechanical ventilators make it impossible for them to speak, a small pilot project suggests. Researchers offered eye-trackers to 12 patients on ventilators in intensive care units (ICUs) at the…

  • The Weeds: Could single-payer health care work in the United States?

    Imagine, for a moment, a world in which Bernie Sanders takes the presidency, Democrats sweep into Congress, and their first action is to bring single-payer health care to America. Also on this episode, we talk about what gun control policies could actually bring American gun deaths down to European…
  • Health groups slam Ukraine for slow polio response

    Global health groups accused Ukraine on Friday of being critically late and ineffective in responding to Europe's first polio outbreak since 2010. The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in late August that two Ukrainian children had been crippled by the virus in the former Soviet state's…

  • How to undo the dreaded Thanksgiving bloat

    As for the yogurt, stock up on the kind that contains bifidobacteria – or the “good bacteria” – and that don’t contain any artificial sweeteners. This kind of yogurt helps settle the stomach and relieve feelings of gas and bloating.

    Caleigh Rykiss
  • Biogen And Four Other Biotech Stocks Worth Watching

    I run a real time trade alert service on SeekingAlpha, which is actually very useful to me because I am forced to keep tabs on the biotech market the entire day. It helps me generate a number of decent trade ideas even in this dull biotech market. I generally don't

  • Federal authorities raid rash of illegal Colorado pot grows

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's high-country chill makes it a tough place to grow marijuana outside. But federal authorities say legalization has emboldened pot growers into planting weed on the state's sparsely populated federal lands, often for shipment to other states.

    Associated Press
  • Exclusive: Thomas Jefferson teams up with former General Electric CEO

    Thomas Jefferson University is teaming up with former General Electric CEO Jack Welch in an initiative to better prepare doctors for the rapidly-evolving changes reshaping medical delivery. The partnership will pair The Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, an executive MBA program…

    American City Business Journals
  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • High-Stress High School

    Kids who go to elite private high schools enjoy lots of advantages. They have access to the most challenging academic classes at reputable institutions, with staffs that are well-equipped to help them prepare for college. Parents pay an average of $10,000 per year to ensure their kids this privilege.

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  • Measles can be a lesser-known risk for travelers

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Measles is still a risk for travelers, regardless of destination, and vaccination remains the best way to prevent it, according to travel health experts. Data from 57 travel and tropical medicine clinics on six continents shows that between 2000 and 2014, there…

  • 7-Year-Old Girl With Autism Writes Heartbreaking Friend Wish List

    Karen Adams, a mother of a 7-year-old girl with autism, showed us just how tough this struggle can be when her daughter’s touching wish list went viral. Adams first posted her daughter Molly-Raine’s letter, written as a homework assignment, on Reddit.