Health

  • EXCLUSIVE: Valerie Harper In a Coma, Source Says

    After Valerie Harper was rushed by ambulance to the hospital Wednesday night, a source close to the family tells ET that her family says she is now in a coma. The 75-year-old actress was found unconscious backstage at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, where she was performing in the musical, Nice…

    ETonline
  • A 10-year study points to something disturbing that happens to a lot of kids who are cool in high school

    Teenagers are notoriously rebellious by nature, but most of us eventually grow out of that naive...

    Business Insider
  • The Best Protein You Can Eat

    First of all, every source of protein -- from chicken to peanuts -- contains a different array of amino acids, the building blocks of protein. Of the 20 various amino acids, nine are "essential," meaning you can only get them from food. Animal-based sources (meat, eggs, dairy) pack them all in one…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • In a Yemen hospital, malnutrition menaces young lives

    By Khaled Abdullah SANAA (Reuters) - Born just before the outbreak of Yemen's devastating war, Ali Mohammed al-Tawaari may well not survive it. Ali suffers malnourishment and complications from a botched circumcision performed by an unqualified practitioner. When the war began in March, between the…

    Reuters
  • Women Need Equal Pay ... and This

    Women get painful periods. Men don't. So why shouldn't female employees get menstrual leave?

    Ozy
  • Ebola: The epidemic's timeline

    According to the latest toll given by the World Health Organization (WHO), the epidemic has left 11,279 dead, mainly in the west African states of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, out of around 27,748 cases. - December 6, 2013: A two-year-old child dies in southern Guinea and is later identified…

    AFP
  • Intra-Cellular Keeps Investors in Dark About Schizophrenia Drug Study

    Investors asking Intra-Cellular for a copy of the scientific poster needed to conduct proper due diligence on ITI-007 are told they can't have it.

    TheStreet.com
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    Ebola virus facts (7 photos)

    Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a case fatality rate of up to 90%. It is one of the world’s most virulent diseases. The infection is transmitted by direct contact with the blood, body fluids and tissues of infected animals or…

    Yahoo News
  • The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 60s

    Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook community to tell us what they worried about most and then conferred with experts. Here's what we learned. (Find them all here.)We asked: What is your…

    Huffington Post
  • Valerie Harper Discharged After Hospitalization 

    Valerie Harper has been discharged from the hospital.

    Access Hollywood
  • Watch out for this pricy Medicare misstep

    Smart planning before you turn 65 could help reduce Medicare out-of-pocket health-care costs.

    CNBC
  • Anthem's good intentions get lost in aggressive telemarketing

    Joseph Goldstein received a call the other day at his West Los Angeles home from someone claiming to represent his insurer, Anthem Blue Cross.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Heavy Rope Workout for Big Gains

    We have a wide variety of training techniques and tools at our disposal to enhance our workouts and maximize their training effects. The heavy rope is one such tool, which,

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  • Illinois college to drop health coverage over contraception mandate

    An evangelical Christian college in Illinois will stop providing health insurance to students on Friday because of its objection to the Obamacare mandate to provide contraceptive coverage, a legal group representing the school said on Thursday. The decision affects about 500 of 3,000 students at…

    Reuters
  • Food4Patriots Warns Picnic and Cookout Hosts to Keep Food Safe

    One in six Americans becomes ill from foodborne diseases annually. Food4Patriots encourages Americans to stock up on nutritious and affordable food for an emergency NASHVILLE, TN / ACCESSWIRE / July 30, ...

    Accesswire
  • Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

    By Kate Kelland and Tom Miles LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - The world is on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as a trial in Guinea found a vaccine to have been 100 percent effective.     Initial results from the trial, which tested…

    Reuters
  • Should You Take a Multivitamin?

    Part 1 of 2Up to two-thirds of adults use supplements on a regular basis despite the fact that many authorities say they should not:"Vitamins are correlated with an increased risk of diseases such as cancer... stop taking vitamins." Dr. David Agus does a good job summing up the conventional stance…

    Huffington Post
  • Biogen: Positive 2Q15 Results for Multiple Sclerosis Pipeline Drugs

    In 2Q15, Biogen (BIIB) posted mixed results for its pipeline drugs. Investor sentiment remained favorable for its innovative multiple sclerosis (or MS) drugs.

    Market Realist