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  • Rob Kardashian shows off weight loss in first selfie in years

    While his sister Kim Kardashian and brother-in-law Kanye West were making a major appearance at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, Rob Kardashian made a rare appearance of his own. Rob has been slowly returning to social media. After removing past tweets and Instagram posts back in 2014, his pages…

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  • We've called autism a disease for decades. We were wrong.

    Most people think of autism as a disease, a major impediment of which an increasing number of children are "victims." But over the past two decades, a growing number of adults on the autism spectrum, myself included, have rejected this frame and called for non-autistic "neurotypicals" to respect…

    Vox.com
  • With Life Expectancy Up Globally, Octogenarians Could Be New Norm in Developed World

    The plight of Afghan women has made global headlines in recent decades—from mistreatment by the Taliban to struggling to build peace in their war-torn country. The trend for longer life expectancy is true all over the world, and outside Afghanistan lives are much longer. For the first time, women…

    TakePart.com
  • 5 Tips for Great Public Speaking

    I very publicly share how public speaking has been a massive challenge for me. I've spent many years telling myself that I couldn't do it, and it was only relatively recently that I realized this simply wasn't true.I chose to overcome my fear and started the process of learning how to present in…

    Huffington Post
  • ‘Heart in a box’ keeps beating until transplanted

    A device that reanimates organs taken from dead patients has shown promise in heart transplant surgeries, though it's raising some ethical concerns, as well. As MIT Technology Review reports, the so-called "heart in a box" uses tubing and oxygen to pump blood and electrolytes into hearts from…

    The Verge
  • Development Update-o-Rama: NYU Medical Center Coming to Essex Crossing

    NYU Langone Medical Center has announced that it will establish a new facility at the huge Essex Crossing megaproject currently taking shape on the Lower East Side. The Lo-Down reports that the new facility will be the Joan H....

    Curbed New York
  • Medtronic says trials find gene linked to sudden cardiac death

    Two studies have identified a gene associated with potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythms, device maker Medtronic Plc said on Monday. The studies evaluated genetic information to identify gene abnormalities that may be associated with heart rhythms that could cause sudden cardiac death, the…

    Reuters
  • Doping in spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

    A thrilling world athletics championships in Beijing failed to silence growing questions about doping, giving the sport's new boss Sebastian Coe much to ponder as he heads towards an Olympic year. While sprinter Usain Bolt led a barrage of superstar performances at the Bird's Nest stadium,…

    AFP
  • Rob Kardashian Appears Thinner In First New Selfie Shared in Years

    Get ready for Rob Kardashian's comeback! The reclusive reality star and his famous family have been tweeting that he's been getting back in shape, and from the looks of this selfie, Rob's hard work is paying off! WATCH: Rob Kardashian Steps Out for First Time in Months -- See the Pics! "Gnight,"…

    ETonline
  • "Healthy Happy Meals" bill targets childhood obesity

    Researchers say tougher regulations on kids' fast food meals could add up to a big improvement

    CBS News
  • Five More Inmates In California Diagnosed With Legionnaires' Disease

    Aug 30 (Reuters) - Five more California inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease at San Quentin State Prison, as officials work to determine the source of the outbreak and minimize its spread, the state corrections department said on Sunday.Five of the inmates are being treated at…

    Huffington Post
  • Soccer-Sherwood hopes Villa's injured trio return for Leicester clash

    (Repeats to fix headline, no change to text) Aug 31 (Reuters) - Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood hopes injured trio Adama Traore, Jack Grealish and club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor will return from injury in time to face high-flying Leicester City after the international break. All three missed…

    Reuters
  • Protect Your Home From Medicaid Liens

    Plan ahead for long-term care needs to protect your home and your estate.

    Investopedia
  • Trevena Soars on Positive Phase 2 Results

    Trevena watched its shares soar in Monday’s after-hours session on news of a positive Phase 2 trial.

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  • Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.

    Associated Press
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    Why Walking And Weight Loss Go Hand In Hand

    Ashley has tips on the proper technique to maximize your walking workout.

    Scripps Ulive
  • Mommy Amenities: Get an Inside Look at Nationals Park's New Nursing Lounge

    Nursing lounges are the biggest, newest thing that's sweeping stadiums around the nation. Just this past season, the Cincinnati Reds unveiled a deluxe nursing suite at Ohio's Great American Ball Park. Now, Nationals Park has joined the pack with...

    Curbed DC
  • Trevena shares jump on study of 'tummy tuck' pain treatment

    Shares of Trevena Inc. jumped in the extended session Monday after the drug developer announced positive results for its post-surgery pain treatment. Trevena shares surged 33% to $8. The company said a ...

    MarketWatch
  • CVS Health Inks Deals to Boost Digital Healthcare Prospects

    CVS Health (CVS) frequently partners with leading healthcare providers across the U.S. to expand its customer base and thus capture increased market share.

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