Health

  • Study: Smelling farts is good for your health

    The next time someone at your office lets out a "silent but deadly" emission, maybe you should thank them. A new study at the University of Exeter suggests that exposure to hydrogen sulfide — a.k.a. what your body produces as bacteria breaks down food, causing gas — could prevent mitochondria…

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  • 8 Things Middle-Aged Women Think About Far More Than Whether They're Still F*ckable by Middle-Aged Men

    We think about our friends and how much we love them. If we have children, we care about getting them grown. We care about our parents and how they are aging. We wonder about our partners. If they will live as long as we do. Women don't worry about being f*ckable.

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  • The Smart Way to Pay Off Your Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • Ex-archbishop Carey backs assisted suicide

    The former leader of the Church of England George Carey on Saturday said he had changed his mind and would support a British bill to allow assisted suicide in certain cases. Current Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby later restated his and the Church's opposition to the bill, saying it could…

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  • CDC Closes Labs After Accidents With Flu, Anthrax Samples

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordered a moratorium on shipping samples from its high-security labs and said it would review safety procedures after two accidents with anthrax and flu samples....

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  • Major League Baseball roundup

    (The Sports Xchange) - Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka apologized Friday to the New York Yankees, his teammates and fans for being sidelined by a partially torn ligament in his right elbow. Tanaka, who was placed on the disabled list Wednesday, will initially attempt non-surgical…

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  • 911 tapes depict response to collapse of vet

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Newly released emergency dispatch tapes reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.

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  • FDA weighs cancer risk of fibroid removal devices

    Federal health advisers say there is little to no evidence that a popular technique for removing fibroids can be performed without the risk of spreading undetected cancers to other parts of the body. The ...

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    Lone survivor of deadly attack on Spring family released from hospital

    Hospital officials say 15-year-old Cassidy Stay, the lone survivor of a cold-blooded attack that killed both her parents and her four younger siblings earlier this week, has been released from the hospital, and she's expected to make a full recovery

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  • Brand New Sleep-Aid Takes Walmart by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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  • Roche Collaborates with Merck KGaA

    Roche's (RHHBY) Ventana Medical Systems announced that it has entered into an agreement with Germany-based Merck KGaA.

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  • U.S. senators ask Gilead Sciences to explain high cost of hepatitis C drug

    Two U.S. senators asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to produce documents explaining why its new hepatitis C drug is priced at $84,000, raising renewed concerns over the high costs to taxpayers.

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  • ACLU Seeks To Challenge Law Targeting Pregnant Drug Addicts

    Mallory Loyola, 26, is sitting in a Tennessee jail on charges of assault because her newborn daughter tested positive for methamphetamine. The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee is offering to help with Loyola's criminal defense. But the group is also seeking the right plaintiff -- a…

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  • How UnitedHealth Can Impress Next Quarter

    Will UnitedHealth continue its path to greatness, or will management's over-cautious approach to the healthcare reform derail its future performance?

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  • Ex-Knick Ticky Burden has rare heart disease

    Former New York Knicks guard Luther ''Ticky'' Burden has a rare heart disease and is being treated at a Manhattan hospital. The 61-year-old Burden has ATTR amyloidosis, a disease that causes the body's immune system to produce abnormal forms of antibodies. ''He's been ravaged,'' Dr. Mathew Maurer,…

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  • How Cynicism May Be Costing Your Health

    By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/11/2014 11:37 AM EDT on LiveScience Middle-age and older people who are highly stressed, have depression or who are perhaps even just cynical may be at increased risk of stroke, according to new research. In the study, more than 6,700 healthy adults…

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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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  • Arena Pharmaceuticals-Eisai Boost Obesity Drug Sales Force

    Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA) announced that partner Eisai Inc. (ESALY) has increased the sales force of Belviq.

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    5 Simple Tests Can Help Determine Your Risk For Serious Conditions

     A number of tests you can do at home can signal serious illness, from a risk of dementia to a risk of disability. CBS 2's Alice Gainer reports.

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  • Flashcard: Vegan

    They avoid meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, cheese, and other dairy products. For anyone choosing a vegan diet, that leaves vegetables, fruits, leafy greens, nuts, legumes, grains and seeds, vegetable oils, tofu, and meat substitutes made from soy, wheat gluten, and the like. Many vegans adopt the…

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  • Smith & Nephew Ink Robotic Surgical Deal with Blue Belt Tech

    Smith & Nephew's (SNN) JOURNEY UNI partial implant provides an advanced alternative to total knee replacement for patients who have a portion of their knees damaged due to osteoarthritis.

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  • More than half of rugby tournament players lost time from injuries

    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nearly 55 percent of rugby players were sidelined by injuries during a 2012 international tournament, according to a new report. Researchers at the University of Cape Town studied 152 players from five South African teams competing in the annual…

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  • Depression pushes Badgers’ top 2014 recruit to sit out season

    It’s not a significant injury that will cost Wisconsin one of its top signees in its latest recruiting class. Instead, it’s something that was potentially far, far worse and exponentially more serious. In an absolutely tremendous article by Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal earlier this…

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