Health

  • Crucial Update: Kate Middleton Just Wiped the Floor With Everyone Else's Pregnancy Gown

    Photo: Getty Longtime Royals Reporter Divulges the Unspoken Rules for Covering Kate & Wills Buckingham Palace's Tinder Problem Has the Queen 'Deeply Concerned' No One Wants To Be Kate Middleton, Not Even For One Day Today marks Kate Middleton's...

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  • A Glowing Kate Middleton Steps Out for the First Time Since Announcing Second Pregnancy

    Kate Middleton reveals a tiny baby bump. Stunning as usual! Kate Middleton, 32, made her highly anticipated first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy in September, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Kate and Prince William were there to welcome the President of Singapore, Tony Tan…

    ETonline
  • Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.

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  • Will Obamacare Cover That? Depends on Where You Live

    Obamacare health plans' benefits are all over the map when it comes to covering autism services, infertility treatment, or hearing aids

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  • NYC Health Workers Undergo Mass Ebola Training

    Thousands gathered at New York’s Javits Center Tuesday morning to receive step-by-step demonstration from CDC officials on new protocols for properly putting on and taking off protective gear.

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    Tough job: How hospital workers are trained for Ebola (13 photos)

    With hospital workers increasingly in the spotlight of concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, a Chicago hospital held a training session Thursday for a team of medical professionals with expertise in intensive care and infection control. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has assembled…

    Associated Press
  • Jeremy Lane returns to practice from injured reserve for Seahawks

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was designated Tuesday as having returned to practice after spending the last six weeks on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Lane nursed a groin injury into Seattle’s season opener against the Green Bay Packers. He further aggravated the injury…

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  • FDA panel votes to expand use of Vertex cystic fibrosis drug

    Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Tuesday voted 13-2 to recommend expanding approval of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco to include a wider range of patients with the rare lung disease, the company said. The panel of experts said Kalydeco should be approved…

    Reuters
  • Happenings: Beautycounter's Breast Cancer Prevention Initiative

    October is breast cancer awareness month, but Santa Monica based brand, Beautycounter has created an initiative to focus on awareness and prevention. With scary statistics such as 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S.,...

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  • Feel The Burn: Exhale Introduces Core Fusion Extreme with Free Classes

    Photo: exhale Core Fusion Extreme In a couple weeks, Exhale Chicago will be launching their newest class, Core Fusion Extreme. The high intensity workout promises to build metabolism and strength with gliders, heavy hand weights, a plyo box, suspension...

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  • Prevent ACL Injuries With This Hamstring-Focused Workout

    An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee, or ACL, used to be career-ending. Thankfully, we now see instances where athletes recover from ACL injuries in record time

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  • Rwanda requires US, Spain visitor health reports

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Recent Study Shows Joint Relief Really Works

    Clinical study concluded that natural joint supplement demonstrated a significantly significant reduction in joint issues within 5 days of treatment.

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  • Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response

    (Reuters) - Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. (Graphics: http://graphics.thomsonreuters.com/14/ebola/index.html) Here is a timeline of the outbreak: March 22:…

    Reuters
  • Cullen Jenkins expected to miss some time with calf injury

    The center of the Giants defense is hurting at the moment. Linebacker Jon Beason is headed for a meeting with foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson after leaving last Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys with a problem in the same foot that he originally injured in the offseason and then re-injured earlier…

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
  • Ebola galvanizes workers battling to join unions, improve safety

    By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anthony Reynolds works on what he calls "the SWAT team of airplane cleaners," scrubbing the seats, carpets and toilets of planes parked overnight at the Philadelphia airport. About a year ago, he joined a drive to organize a union, and Ebola, he says, may help…

    Reuters
  • UK minister, troops fly to Sierra Leone in Ebola effort

    London (AFP) - International Development Secretary Justine Greening joined around 100 soldiers on a flight to Sierra Leone early Tuesday as part of Britain's response to the deadly Ebola virus.

    AFP
  • Viagra Protects The Heart -- Now What?

    Despite the interesting results, it remains to be seen whether a study of sufficient size and robustness necessary for the regulatory approval of a PDE-5 inhibitor for use in heart failure patients will ever be done. It is possible that an entity like the NIH would take this on. However, the cost…

    Forbes
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  • Pill Injectors at Higher Risk for Hepatitis C Than Heroin Injectors

    This month the American Journal of Public Health published an article with surprising new findings: People who inject prescription opioid analgesics (pain pills) are five times more likely to be Hepatitis C infected than people who inject other drugs like heroin or cocaine.The study also reports…

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