Health

  • Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.

    Associated Press
  • Michael Douglas Reveals What His Cancer Treatment Did to Him

    In 2010, Michael Douglas was devastated to learn that he had stage four cancer. Speaking to a group of doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies 5th World Congress in New York City on Sunday, he opened up about his grueling experience with the disease and how it…

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  • New Site UnMasks Anyone's Past Online!

    A new website makes it easy for anyone to search through anyone's records online. It's as simple as typing in a name and picking a state.

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  • Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns

    The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities said Monday, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history. Since March, there have been 1,201 cases of Ebola and 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Centers…

    AFP
  • APNewsBreak: NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

    CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports, The Associated Press has…

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  • Merck second quarter profit tops estimates on strong consumer sales

    (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday, with sales of consumer products and medicines for arthritis and HIV helping to offset the impact of generic competition on other drug sales. Merck, the No. 2 U.S. drugmaker, earned $2.03 billion, or 68 cents per…

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  • What Makes a Superfood?

    The term superfood made its way into the popular lexicon about 15 years ago but there is no formal definition. So, make sure to eat a variety of healthy, fresh foods.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • $1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

    A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, ...

    Associated Press
  • A Gym's Search for the Next Zumba

    In its hunt for a hit fitness class, Crunch turns to an invention by Dutch speedskaters known as the Disq.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • 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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  • The Upside to Morning Sickness

    A new study finds that women with symptoms of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy had fewer miscarriages and gave birth to bigger, healthier babies than women without symptoms.

    The Wall Street Journal
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    Feeding tube diet: Inside the controversial weight loss method

    Many across the country are paying big bucks to drop pounds fast, and now the KE diet is available in Houston

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  • When Lifting Heavy Objects, Women at Greater Risk of Back Injury Than Men

    Differences between the sexes could increase women's risk for chronic back problems, according to a study published online in the journal Applied Ergonomics.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Employer health insurance mandate a political orphan

    When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its requirement that large employers provide health coverage or pay a penalty seemed to many supporters a key pillar of the effort to guarantee health ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Gaza doctors save baby from her dead mother's womb

    KHAN YUNIS (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - When the doctors gently pulled the tiny newborn from her mother's womb in an emergency Caesarian section, the woman had already been dead for an hour.

    AFP
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    Two Americans With Ebola Fighting for Their Lives

    A doctor and a health worker who were trying to save lives as missionaries are now fighting for their own.

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  • Warren Buffett Reveals How $40 Becomes Millions

    Discover the dead-simple Warren Buffett strategy that could lead to life changing investing profits.

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  • Denver Airport Rental Car Companies Scour Vehicles For Marijuana Left By Tourists

    For months now, Colorado has been reaping the economic fruits of the state's legalization of recreational marijuana use for adults. Denver, Colorado's largest city and home to the majority of the state's ...

    Benzinga
  • Good news and warnings in the Social Security and Medicare reports

    The release of the annual trustees reports for Social Security and Medicare customarily give rise to an outburst of disinformation from the enemies of these social insurance programs -- that comes with ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • 5 Ways to Harness and Maintain Your Determination

    “Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.” ― Lora Leigh, Broken Wings In every success story, the longest chapter is the one on Determination. While success demands many things from us, willpower and…

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  • Targacept discontinues bladder drug, shares plunge

    (Reuters) - Targacept Inc said it was stopping development of a drug to treat overactive bladder after it failed to show significant reduction in incontinence in a mid-stage study. The company's shares fell 32 percent in extended trading after it canceled its third drug development program in eight…

    Reuters
  • Pharmacyclics/Johnson & Johnson Drug Backed for EU Approval

    Pharmacyclics (PCYC) and Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Imbruvica has been recommended for approval in the EU.

    Zacks
  • Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

    By Tim Cocks LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country. Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for Liberia's Finance Ministry…

    Reuters
  • New Prostate Supplement Takes CVS by Storm

    Are you sick and tired of frequent bathrooms trips that wake you up at night and dominate your day? There's a new product that helps.

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