Health

  • Kate Middleton Gives Touching Speech at Children's Hospice, Prince William Fights Back Tears

    Kate Middleton and Prince William were moved to tears when they met a dying baby close in age to their son, Prince George, on a trip to Bear Cottage Hospice in Australia -- find out more about their visit

    Us Weekly
  • This Map Shows Just How Quickly America Has Embraced Marijuana

    Earlier this week, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law a bill that revamps the state's previously-stalled medical marijuana program. Even though officials say patients may not be able to legally buy the drug for more than a year, the legislation makes Maryland the nation's 21st state to…

    Huffington Post
  • Revealed: 10 Best Credit Cards of 2014

    What card offers up to 5% cash back? And which one offers 24/7 concierge service? See the best credit cards of 2014. Apply online, quickly & securely.

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  • What the GOP Talks About When It Talks About Obamacare Now

    During a live debate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday, Nevada's Republican Sen. Dean Heller was asked which part of Obamacare he would repeal now that the law has enrolled 8 million people. "No one talks about tort reform," he said on News 3's What's Your Point? A pet health care…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Royals place Lorenzo Cain on DL with groin strain

    A groin strain will sideline the outfielder for the next two weeks. The Kansas City Royals have placed outfielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list, as he deals with a groin strain, reports Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. Cain's injury does not appear to be severe, and he could be…

    SB Nation
  • Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously 'Allergic' to Her Own Sweat

    Player Gets Anaphylactic Shock From Overheating

    Good Morning America
  • Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes suspended 20 games for violating NBA’s anti-drug policy

    Grizzlies' guard will definitely be missed in the rotation.

    NBC Sports
  • Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics Gives Perspective on High Cholesterol in Children

    In response to an article posted by Medical News Today, Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Brooklyn Pediatric Center, says that high cholesterol in children is worrisome and should not be overlooked ...

    Accesswire
  • Can Your Pet's Food Stand-up to BLUE?

    Is your pet food made with real meat first? Take BLUE’s True BLUE Test & see for yourself.

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  • Newton in a boot, still recovering from ankle surgery

    It’s been a month since the surprise announcement that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton needs ankle surgery.  So how’s he doing four-plus weeks after having the procedure? Darin Gantt of PFT, who covered the Panthers 14 years before joining this establishment nearly two years ago, reported during…

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa
  • 3 High-Tech Diets That Work

    Experts say that dieters who include apps in their weight-loss efforts score greater success than those who don't. We asked three Health readers to each test a leading digital diet and report back.

    ABC News
  • No, Really: Getting a Free Soda Refill Can Be a Federal Offense

    Is Harry Potter nemesis and rule-loving Hogwarts headmistress Dolores Umbridge’s doppelgänger running things at the VA hospital in Charleston, S.C.? This week a thirsty construction worker found out the hard way that if the facility’s cafeteria says refills cost 89 cents, it means business. On…

    Takepart.com
  • Pot of Gold: Innovation Helps Cannabis Industry Flourish

    DENVER — The legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado is turning an underground industry into a big business — and ushering in innovations in everything from genetics to growing methods. "Every single day, someone is reinventing the wheel, so to speak," said Scott Reach, a cannabis…

    LiveScience.com
  • Big Data and the Flu: How Wikipedia Can Track Influenza

    By monitoring the number of times people look for flu information on Wikipedia, researchers may be better able to estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study. Researchers created a new data-analysis system that looks at visits to Wikipedia articles, and found the system was able…

    LiveScience.com
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    Hospital Reveals Patients Were Exposed to Rare Fungal Infection

    A hospital in New Orleans says five children who died in 2008 and 2009 were exposed to an outbreak of a rare fungal infection through the linens they slept on.

    Tribune
  • Mortgage Rates Hit 2.6%

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  • Free dermatology drug samples come at a cost

    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dermatologists tend to prescribe more expensive medications when they also give their patients drug samples, according to a new U.S. study. "If you're a patient who receives a sample, you may perceive that doctor is giving you better care because they…

    Reuters
  • Paralyzed UK Veteran Walks Again With Exo-Skeleton

    Kevin Ogilvie thought he would never walk again after he was left paralyzed from the chest-down in an explosion while serving in Afghanistan in 2012. Ogilvie, a member of the Royal Air Force Regiment, was injured when the vehicle he was driving hit an improvised...

    ABC News
  • Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

    NEW YORK (AP) — The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. The report counts cases in only 10 states for some of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good…

    Associated Press
  • Uranium miners at Rio Tinto Namibia mine sick

    Rio Tinto workers in Namibia who mined uranium to supply the British and American militaries in the 1970s are suffering from cancer and other illnesses, a study has found. A joint study by charity Earthlife Namibia and activists at the Labour Resources and Research Institute showed that workers who…

    AFP
  • The Pothead Stereotype Lives, Even Among Americans Ready To Legalize Marijuana

    Americans may be ready to let people smoke marijuana legally, but they still take a rather dim view of those who do, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. A definite stigma remains -- though Americans don't think every stereotype holds true. First, the better news: By a 43 percent to 37 percent margin,…

    Huffington Post
  • Dangers of Vaccine Hesitancy Explained in 10 Tweets

    By Dr. Alok Patel, ABC News Medical Unit Parental decisions are the bedrock of childhood vaccination rates. While most parents turn to their pediatricians for help making decisions about immunization there’s also a lot of conflicting information for them to sift through. Worry over whether...

    ABC News
  • How Old is Your Body?

    Prepare to be shocked. Your body may be older than you think. Take this amazing age quiz to find out now! As seen on NBC's Today Show.

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