Health

  • FEDERAL APPEALS COURT DEALS POTENTIALLY HUGE BLOW TO OBAMACARE

    A federal appeals court has thrown out an IRS...

    Business Insider
  • China 'seals off' town after man dies of bubonic plague

    The 30,000 people living in Yumen in the northwestern province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and police at roadblocks on its perimeter are telling motorists to find alternative routes, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) said. "The city has enough rice, flour and oil to…

    AFP
  • 7 Signs You're About to be Fired

    Did your mistake cost you your job? How can you tell? Here are some signs youre about to get the boot.

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  • Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

    DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull — to keep her alive.

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  • U.S. judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin had challenged the…

    Reuters
  • India's new government vows clampdown on healthcare graft

    By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's health minister called for tougher laws on Tuesday after a media report alleged that laboratories had offered kickbacks to doctors who referred patients to their diagnostic centers. Harsh Vardhan has lashed out several times in recent days against…

    Reuters
  • Can Apple Health Change Behavior? (Op-Ed)

    As an early adopter of medical technology, I wanted to cheer when I heard Apple had announced its new Health app, which is designed to collect and organize health-related information from other apps on an iPhone. It's "an easy-to-read dashboard" of health and fitness data, such as heart rate, blood…

    LiveScience.com
  • China seals off 30,000 people after bubonic plague death

    Parts of Yumen, a city in northwestern China, have been sealed off after a local died of bubonic plague last week, reports Reuters. The 38-year-old man is said to have contracted the bacterial disease, also known as "the black death," after coming into contact with a type of rodent called a marmot.…

    The Verge
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    The Recipe That Helped Jessica Simpson Torch 60 Pounds

    When you're rushing to get out the door in the morning, don't just grab a breakfast bar - indulge in an easy meal that fuels weight loss without sacrificing taste (or time). The recipe comes from Jessica Simpson, who lost 60 pounds eating delicious meals like hearty baked eggs with the help of…

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  • Capitol Citizen Living Portraits: Peeta Mellark

    Capitol Couture has been waiting eagerly for the next wave of incredible images of our cherished elite, and here they are!

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  • [video] Are You Sleeping Enough?

    It’s the holy grail of questions: how many hours of sleep should we ideally get per night? We’ve heard the magic number eight, but experts are working to come up with a more refined, evidence-based number. ...

    MarketWatch
  • German court allows patients to grow medical marijuana

    A German court ruled for the first time Tuesday that seriously ill patients may grow their own marijuana for medical purposes in certain cases. The administrative court in the western city of Cologne said that while cannabis remained illegal for general use in Germany, it may be cultivated at home…

    AFP
  • How A Giant Act Of Philanthropy May Kickstart Psychiatry

          If scientists ever decipher the complex biology behind diseases like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression, a lot of the credit may go to a few deep-pocketed philanthropists and the money they’ve poured into the tiny stretch along the Charles River in Cambridge between Harvard and…

    Forbes
  • The latest ObamaCare decision makes it official: We need more liberal judges

    After the passage of ObamaCare in 2010, dozens of conservative wonks, activists, and lawyers began poring over the text of the law, trying to find some legal foothold to overthrow as much of it as possible. First they argued that the law's individual mandate was unconstitutional in NFIB vs.…

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  • Roenis Elias leaves game with arm issues

    He's not at the top of the M's rotation, but no contender wants to lose a pitcher.

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    Cristiano Ronaldo says his knee injury has healed

    Cristiano Ronaldo says during a press conference in Tokyo that his knee injury has healed. Duration: 00:56

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  • Summer means sizzling savings at Sears.com

    Save big on appliances, apparel, lawn and garden, tools and more. For fun in the sun or a project in the shade, start your search at Sears.

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  • You're Paying $1,500 in Higher Health Insurance Premiums for a $1,000 Pill You Don't Take

    High-priced specialty medications impact the cost of healthcare for all Americans.

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  • Heart Attacks Strike Young Women Harder Than Men

    Women make up one-quarter of heart attack patients among people who are relatively young, but fare worse afterward than their male counterparts — women have longer hospital stays on average, and they are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack, according to a new study. The…

    LiveScience.com
  • Health dept.: West Virginia clinic reused needles

    Health officials on Monday advised patients of a West Virginia pain management clinic to be tested for blood-borne infectious diseases after an investigation found that needles had been reused. The investigation ...

    Associated Press
  • Taller, Fatter, Older: How Humans Have Changed in 100 Years

    Humans are getting taller; Most of the transformations that occur within such a short time period "are simply the developmental responses of organisms to changed conditions," such as differences in nutrition, food distribution, health care and hygiene practices, said Stephen Stearns, a professor of…

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  • Galena Gives Sales Team Another Useless Product to Promote

    Galena stands little chance of delivering higher sales of Zuplenz than its previous marketer.

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  • California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

    CUTLER, Calif. (AP) — A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

    Associated Press
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    Get the coverage that protects you when the unexpected happens. Get a quote from Farmers today.

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