Health

  • The Next 9 States to Legalize Marijuana

    The United States is slowly reversing course on banning marijuana. Colorado led the way in passing laws that allow recreational use of marijuana and cannabis products, and now the opening of stores to ...

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  • Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

    LONDON (AP) — The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial.

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  • Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic…

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  • A Web Design Entrepreneur Has a Hit with Health Care Consumers

    Every entrepreneur has a story about the moment he conceived his business idea. Mitch Rothschild’s came after he ruptured his Achilles tendon playing basketball. As he lay on the operating room table waiting for anesthesia to take effect, his surgeon said, “I’m excited I get to do this operation. I…

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  • 8 Tips for Staying Healthy in an Open Office

    Working in close quarters without walls can result in more than ease of collaboration. Here's how to ward off the sharing of germs and infections.

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  • Baby thought cleared of HIV has virus again

    A girl who was born HIV-positive but was treated early and showed no signs of the disease for years has seen her infection return, US doctors said Thursday. The girl's story had raised hopes that doctors may have found a way to cure young children who are born HIV-positive, simply by giving them…

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  • Gaza healthcare services on brink of collapse -WHO

    Health services in the occupied Palestinian territory are on the brink of collapse amid severe shortages in medicines and fuel for hospital generators, as the Gaza conflict with Israel deepens, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday. WHO appealed to donors for $40 million for essential…

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    Injured soldiers marry at Kiev's military hospital

    Two injured soldiers marry their blushing brides at Kiev's military hospital. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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  • Reverse Mortgage: How it Works (Age 62 Plus)

    Educate yourself! Understand how a reverse mortgage works. Learn more now.

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  • Justin Bieber Can Help Prevent Skin Cancer

    Photo by camyswaag1.tumblr.com Justin Bieber may have a tumultuous love life and a police record, but the pop star is also doing something right: He’s (inadvertently) helping to prevent skin cancer. Bieber’s infamous banged coif from circa 2009 may influence kids to cover up when they’re in the…

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  • Compounding pharmacy oversight changes signed

    BOSTON (AP) — Two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday signed a law he said would address a "gray area" between state and federal oversight of the pharmacies.

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  • DOJ Thinks Bar Examiners Should Know Less About Mental Health of Would-Be Attorneys. And That's A Good Thing

    As part of this examination for becoming a licensed attorney, states have historically and routinely inquired into the mental health histories of applicants, including asking probing questions about diagnoses, not behavior.

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  • 2014 Summer Training Guide: Basketball

    Program by Alan Stein, strength coach for the DeMatha Catholic High School boy’s basketball team, owner of Stronger Team and former high school strength coach for Kevin Durant. What Matters Now Most

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  • Did anti-ObamaCare ads actually boost health care enrollment?

    ObamaCare enrollments were noticeably higher in states that also saw the most concerted anti-ObamaCare ad campaigns, according to a new Brookings report.Brookings' Niam Yaraghi calculated per capita spending on anti-ObamaCare ads, and then compared it against the percentage of eligible ObamaCare…

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  • Sanofi/Regeneron Announce Encouraging Dupilumab Data

    Sanofi (SNY) and partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) announced positive results from a phase IIb study on dupilumab.

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  • Nine Comments That Could Get You Fired

    Even if you have a good relationship with your manager, there are some things you should never say to your boss. Find different ways to say it.

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    Central High Football Coach with cancer searches for bone marrow donor

    The Valley football community is rallying around a popular coach, currently battling a deadly disease. It's his third time coping with cancer and they're hoping to find him a match for a transplant.

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  • Investors Remain Confident in Sarepta After Shares Fall 20 Percent

    Sarepta Therapeutics suffered a scathing article on it\'s current drug trial. Investors remain confident in its upside.

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  • Climate change may cause more kidney stones

    A warming planet is likely to bring more hot days, more sweaty people and more dehydration -- a key risk factor for a surge in kidney stones, researchers said Thursday. Already, the study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000…

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  • Star Trek 'Tricorder' Provides Vital Nutrition Information

    Traditionally, it has been very difficult for people to find detailed information about the food they eat. Food labels, which are the most immediate source of nutritional data, provide few insights about how food is prepared, harvested, or modified. “Augmented nutrition” refers to the use of…

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  • No, The Weather Probably Isn't Triggering Your Back Pain

    By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 07/10/2014 03:16 AM EDT on LiveScience Some people with joint and muscle pain say that changes in the weather trigger their symptoms, but a new study contradicts this belief, at least for those with low back pain. Researchers analyzed information from…

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  • FDA Places Clinical Hold On Phase 3 Trial Of Novel Anticoagulant

    A highly promising novel anticoagulant system now appears to be in serious difficulty. Regado Biosciences announced today that the FDA had placed a "clinical hold" on patient enrollment and dosing in the REGULATE-PCI trial, which is testing the Revolixys anticoagulation system. Revolixys consists…

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  • The Lipton twist on a lemonade stand.

    The Lipton twist on a lemonade stand. #BeMoreTea

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