Health

  • Man kills self in Colorado after eating pot candies: coroner

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 22-year-old Oklahoma man committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at a Colorado ski resort after witnesses said he ate "a large amount" of marijuana-infused edibles, the local coroner said on Thursday. Luke Gregory Goodman died from a self-inflicted…

    Reuters
  • Grey's Anatomy Recap: Admissions Department

    In this week’s Grey’s Anatomy, Derek told Meredith (not quite all) about “the other woman,” Owen’s mother (reluctantly) came clean about her secret romance, and Jo treated a patient whose nose was home, sweet home to a… On second thought, keep reading. I’ll tell you in due time. DOCTOR, HEEL,…

    TVLine.com
  • Woman ‘Physically Sick’ After Her Anorexia Photo Used In ‘Amazing’ Weight Loss Story

    When Anne Marie Sengillo shared photos of herself while she was sick with anorexia, she wanted them to inspire others recovering from eating disorders — not end up in a story on amazing weight loss transformations.

    Yahoo Health
  • Why Exact Sciences Corporation Is Dropping Today

    Exact Sciences shares were cut to neutral today by Goldman Sachs.

    Motley Fool
  • 5 Human Body Questions the 1-Year Space Station Mission May Answer

    NASA has a lot of questions about what happens to people who live in space for long periods of time, and it's almost time to get some answers. When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russia's Mikhail Kornienko fly up to the International Space Station Friday (March 27) for a yearlong stay on the…

    SPACE.com
  • Employers Boost Wellness Spending 17% From Yoga To Risk Assessments

    The nation’s employers, trying to boost participation in corporate wellness programs to improve the health of their workers, this year have increased spending by 17 percent on everything from biometric screening and yoga classes to incentives to walk more. The National Business Group on Health, a…

    Forbes
  • Britain's 'unhealthiest' high streets revealed

    Fast food outlets, betting shops and payday lenders on the high street are threatening public health, experts warned on Thursday as they named the unhealthiest towns and cities in Britain. Preston, Middlesbrough and Coventry emerged as the top three offenders in a Royal Society for Public Health…

    AFP
  • Arizona Lawmakers Approve Controversial Abortion Bill

    PHOENIX, March 25 (Reuters) - Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday passed a controversial measure blocking women from buying insurance that includes abortion coverage through the federal health care exchange. The fiercely-debated bill also requires doctors to tell women they could possibly reverse the…

    Huffington Post
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    Hawaii Woman Receives Bionic Eye Implant

    The 72-year-old patient lost her eyesight two years ago due to a hereditary disease.

    ABC News Videos
  • ​B. Smith looks to remove the stigma of Alzheimer's

    Former model and TV host and her husband are sharing their experience with her disease to fight the stigma associated with it

    CBS News
  • We May Finally Learn How Many Doctors Are Opting Out Of Medicare

    House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi achieved a rare feat of cooperation on Thursday when they corralled their respective parties to fix an entitlement program. The bill changes how physicians are reimbursed under Medicare, the health insurance program for retirees,…

    FiveThirtyEight
  • 7 Unhealthiest Foods On The Planet

    These seemingly innocent foods should be placed on your personal 'no-eat' list.

    Yahoo Health
  • Olympus issues urgent steps for cleaning device linked to superbugs

    By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Olympus Corp, the largest maker of a medical device at the center of recent U.S. superbug outbreaks, issued new cleaning instructions for its equipment on Thursday, urging health providers to adopt them "as soon as possible." Olympus said in a 13-page letter…

    Reuters
  • Workplace Wellness Tips

    In 2015, you may have heard this phrase "Sitting Is The New Smoking" more that once. Recent studies have indicated that sitting for long periods of time does not have a positive impact on your health. However, with most job functions requiring extensive desk time, we hope there are other ways to…

    Huffington Post
  • Five years in, Obamacare fears haven’t come to pass, study finds

    Five years after the Affordable Care Act passage, and one year after the launch of health insurance exchanges, doctors aren't being overwhelmed by new patients as originally feared, a new study has found....

    Fortune
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    Kelly Osbourne Says She Has 'Cancer Gene'

    On The Talk, they were discussing Angelina Jolie's recent op-ed for the New York Times, in which she wrote that she was having removing her ovaries and fallopian tubes to prevent developing cancer. While filling in for her mother Sharon, Kelly Osbourne revealed that she, like Jolie, also has the…

    TV In No Time
  • Maker of tainted medical scopes issues new cleaning guide

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks at California hospitals has issued new cleaning instructions for the devices amid scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and medical professionals.

    Associated Press
  • Foster kids put on too many psych drugs, report says

    Investigation finds many children are misdiagnosed and over-treated with drugs meant for severe mental illness

    CBS News