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
  • Joan Rivers’ Doctor Snapped Selfie During Throat Procedure (Report)

    Joan Rivers‘ personal ear, nose, and throat doctor allegedly snapped a selfie with the comedienne while she was under general anesthesia for her throat procedure. Also read: Joan Rivers’ Endoscopy Clinic Denies Performing Dangerous Throat Biopsy According to CNN, a Yorkville Endoscopy staff member…

    The Wrap
  • Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

    When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle. Department of Health and Human…

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  • 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
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    Round 2: Measles vs. Cancer

    Scientists at the Mayo Clinic are starting a second round of human clinical trials to test if an engineered strain of measles virus is an effective cancer treatment. The trial follows a successful first round of tests where a woman went into complete remission after a massive dose of the virus…

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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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
  • Matt Shoemaker Update: Angels Pitcher Has a Mild Oblique Strain

    Matt Shoemaker Update: Angels Pitcher Has a Mild Oblique Strain He will be ready for the playoffs but will miss his next start The Angels are being quite cautious with Starting Pitcher Matt Shoemaker. They took him out of the game last night when

    SB Nation
  • Eater IDK: You Can Buy LeSean McCoy's 20-Cent Tip Receipt for Almost $100,000

    Eater IDK: You Can Buy LeSean McCoy's 20-Cent Tip Receipt for Almost $100,000 [Photo]: eBay You can now bid on eBay for the receipt on which Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left a 20-cent tip for a "disrespectful waiter." The bidding

    Eater
  • 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…

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    Maximize your workout

    Rhonda Murphy has a few tips on how you can maximize your workout without spending much time at the gym.

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  • 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
  • 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

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  • 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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  • 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
  • Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers

    Some of the nation's largest cities are ratcheting up their criticism of prescription painkillers, blaming the industry for a wave of addiction and overdoses that have ravaged their communities and busted local budgets. The heightened rhetoric comes as Chicago tries to recover millions in health…

    Associated Press
  • Fewer hospitalizations for diabetic veterans using VA’s home-based care

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was linked to fewer hospitalizations, in a recent study. Patients are cared for “by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and psychologists,” said lead author Dr. Samuel T. Edwards of the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare…

    Reuters