Health

  • Khloe Kardashian Debuts Cornrows, Explains Her Recent Weight Gain

    Khloe's got a new polarizing 'do. Khloe Kardashian is rocking a new braided 'do! Khloe, 30, stepped out in cornrows on the way to the gym for a morning workout in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday, rocking giant sunglasses and a matching Nike hoodie and sweats.

    ET Online
  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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  • Big Health Expands Its Digital Therapy For Sleep Disorders To The iPhone

    Big Health Expands Its Digital Therapy For Sleep Disorders To The iPhoneIndex Ventures-backed UK health startup Big Health has launched its first app, extending its inaugural web product, Sleepio — a cognitive behavioral therapy program for sleep disorder

    TechCrunch29 mins ago
  • L.A. hospital closes amid falling revenue, earthquake-retrofit tab

    Temple Community Hospital of Los Angeles has closed its doors after more than 70 years in business, citing low revenue and increasing costs of maintaining its aging building. Another factor in the decision was the large pending expense of retrofitting the hospital to meet state earthquake safety…

    Los Angeles Times
  • Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. “Although we could not confirm our original hypothesis, we were surprised by the large influence of sodium intake on smoking…

    Reuters
  • Workout Wednesday: JetSet Pilates is Trailblazing Boutique Fitness in Wynwood

    Welcome to Workout Wednesday, where we shed the limelight on Miami's hottest fitness trends, studios and workouts. The only thing dangerous about the new JetSet Pilates in Wynwood, is that Zak the Baker is located next door. Since its first studio opened in South Beach back in 2011, JetSet has been…

    Racked Miami
  • Intelligence: Nail Salons in NYC Are Way Grosser Than You Thought

    Among the many surprises in NYC Public Advocate Letitia James' report on the state of New York City nail salons is the fact that over half of them (56%) were in violation of health and safety rules between 2008 and 2012, the New York Observer reports.

    Racked New York
  • Doctors: Foul floodwaters sicken people in Kashmir

    Doctors in the flood-ravaged Himalayan region of Kashmir said Wednesday that they were seeing outbreaks of gastroenteritis among people crowded into shelters after their homes were inundated two weeks ago. Patients were also dying due to a lack of basic medical equipment, Dr. Tariq Ahmed Tramboo…

    Associated Press
  • Bionic Pancreas: A Father's Mission To Fight Type 1 Diabetes

    More than 29 million Americans have diabetes — it is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. In most cases, poor diet and lack of exercise are contributing factors to Type 2 diabetes, in which the pancreas doesn't use the hormone insulin properly. The rarer form of diabetes is Type 1, in which…

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Eagles Injury Report: Mychal Kendricks sits out, Matt Tobin returns

    The Philadelphia Eagles have released their first injury report in preparation of their Week 3 game against the Washington Redskins. The most notable injury situation is that of starting inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks. Defensive coordinator Bill Davis noted that Kendricks is "day-to-day" so…

    SB Nation
  • Australia promises $6.4 million to fight Ebola

    Australia announced on Wednesday it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The country had previously committed AU$1 million to the international response to the viral disease…

    Associated Press
  • Food companies' U.S. calorie-cutting pledge could stall: researchers

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - A campaign by 16 of the world's largest food and beverage companies to dramatically cut the number of calories sold in the United States may have stalled after initial success, researchers reported on Wednesday. The companies, including Campbell Soup and…

    Reuters
  • House passes 'no welfare for weed' bill

    The House passed a bill Tuesday that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. The bill would prevent people from using government-issued welfare debit cards to make purchases at stores that sell marijuana. It…

    Associated Press
  • Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear

    * Cervical cancer killed some 266,000 women in 2012 LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday. In a study comparing the…

    Reuters
  • Here's How Much Caregivers Pay Out-Of-Pocket

    A survey released today by Next Avenue partner Caring.com shows that almost half of family caregivers, typically boomers, are shelling out $5,000 a year for medications, medical bills, in-home care, nursing homes and more. “Two-thirds of them are women,” Cohen said.

    Forbes
  • AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly Collaborate for Alzheimer's Drug

    AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly Collaborate for Alzheimer's Drug AstraZeneca (AZN) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) for the development and commercialization of an oral beta secretase cleaving enzyme inhibitor

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  • Giancarlo Stanton shares gruesome before-and-after pictures of his facial injuries

    Giancarlo Stanton shares gruesome before-and-after pictures of his facial injuriesFive days after a fastball to the face sent him to the hospital with multiple facial fractures and dental damage Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton posted a before-and-after

    NBC Sports
  • Yelp Wanted: Researchers Continue to Track Food Poisoning With Yelp

    Yelp Wanted: Researchers Continue to Track Food Poisoning With Yelp [Photo: unnormalized/Flickr] More scientific studies are using Yelp reviews to track foodborne illness: Vox reports that researchers at Boston Children's Hospital recently scanned the

    Eater