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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Joan Rivers’ Selfie-Snapping Doctor Revealed as Throat Specialist to the Stars (Report)

    The ear, nose, and throat specialist who performed a procedure on late comedienne Joan Rivers has been revealed as her personal physician, Dr. Gwen Korovin, according to reports. Pictures posted on Korovin's Facebook show the New York-based specialist has a slew of celebrity clientele, including…

    The Wrap
  • Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

    Toronto's embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford's dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election campaign. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Ford has…

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  • GSK melanoma pill backed by UK cost watchdog with price cut

    Britain's healthcare cost agency NICE has recommended a third new drug for melanoma, this time from GlaxoSmithKline, after the drugmaker offered to supply it at a discount to the state-run National Health Service. GSK currently markets Tafinlar but the product will soon transfer to Novartis under a…

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    Pregnant Mila Kunis Flaunts Baby Bump In Super-Short Shorts As Countdown To Due Date Continues

    Ready-to-pop Mila Kunis is trying to beat the heat! The 31-year-old mama-to-be—who is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with fiancé Ashton Kutcher—was spotted out and about in Los Angeles on Tuesday, where she was snapped rocking a pair of short black biker shorts and a fitted tank as she…

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  • Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

    Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. The nation's biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor's office to protect…

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  • New York nurses press for higher staffing levels

    About 700 nurses and supporters rallied Wednesday outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association to press for higher staffing levels at hospitals. The demonstration by the New York State Nurses Association was intended to rally support for a bill in the state legislature that…

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  • 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…

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  • Adrian Peterson didn't just "go too far" — research shows it's never okay to hit a child

    Adrian Peterson didn't just "go too far" — research shows it's never okay to hit a child Last week, NFL running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse, and has been indefinitely barred from playing for his team, the Minnesota Vikings. It's since emerged that Peterson is accused of…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • Experts: Chopin's heart shows signs of TB

    Experts: Chopin's heart shows signs of TB WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The preserved heart of composer Frederic Chopin contains signs of tuberculosis and possibly some other lung disease, medical experts said Wednesday. The findings seem to corroborate Chopin's 1849 death certificate, which said the…

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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…

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    Study Raises Questions About Artificial Sweeteners

    The artificial sweeteners in diet sodas, yogurt and other foods consumed every day by millions can raise the blood-sugar level instead of reducing it, according to experiments done in mice and people. WSJ’s Gautam Naik reports on the latest findings. Photo: iStock

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  • Life Just Got A Whole Lot Better For Vet, Cancer Survivor Who Got Home Makeover

    Life Just Got A Whole Lot Better For Vet, Cancer Survivor Who Got Home MakeoverThis army veteran and cancer survivor's life is going to get easier because of a team of Home Depot employees. Veteran Debbie Coleman of Gilbert, Arizona, is a single mom whose

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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…

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  • Endo's $2.2 bln offer could complicate Auxilium Pharma's QLT deal

    Endo International Plc made an unsolicited offer to buy Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc for about $2.2 billion, which analysts said could complicate Auxilium's buyout of Canadian eye drug maker QLT Inc . Endo Chief Executive Rajiv De Silva said the specialty healthcare company sent its offer to…

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    Enterovirus D68 cases reported in Long Island, New York City, NJ and Conn.

    Health officials in Nassau County, New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut are reporting their first cases of entervirus D68, a potentially serious respiratory illness more likely found in infants and children, sometimes resulting in hospitalization.

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