Health

  • Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #8: Megan Johnson

    Images via Raquel Zaldivar No one struts it down a slackline like Megan Johnson, our final Hottest Trainer contestant. Not only is she the co-founder of Slacroduo, a fitness brand she created with...

    Racked Miami
  • Doctors remove a 36-year-old baby skeleton from a woman's body

    In 1978, a 24-year-old pregnant woman from the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh reportedly received the terrible news that she was suffering an ectopic pregnancy, in which the fetus grows outside the womb. The pregnancy did not go to term, just as doctors predicted, and the woman was told to…

    The Week (RSS)
  • Bull of the Day: Epizyme (EPZM)

    Profits might be far in the distance, but analysts and investors are focused on big cancer breakthroughs

    Zacks
  • Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

    Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. ''I'm like, 'OK, how long do I have to live?''' Cooper recalled. ''Here I was, just going along, having a great time down here in Atlanta with a team that I know can win a…

    The Associated Press
  • Tossing the First Lady's Lunch

    Affluent school districts shun federal funds so they can stop serving food kids won't eat

    BusinessWeek
  • The Ethics of the Ebola Outbreak: Who Should Receive Experimental Treatment?

    The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has led to at least 1,200 deaths, poses a number of ethical questions that are both pressing and unfamiliar.There are currently no approved drugs to treat Ebola. However, new, untested treatments have been given to a few people during this latest…

    Huffington Post
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    Breakfast May Not Be the Most Important Meal of the Day

    A 16-week study found that eating breakfast "did not have a significant effect on weight loss."

    ABC News Videos
  • Tossing and Turning Over Your Divorce? You May Be Losing More Than ZZZ's

    By Katie Parsons for KnowMore.tv's GalTimeIf you've been tossing and turning at night from the stress of your divorce, your lack of sleep could become a real health issue. In fact, about 10 weeks of consistent sleep loss can lead to a long-term spike in blood pressure, according to a recent study…

    Huffington Post
  • Back to School 101

    OrthoCARE's Dr. Nere Onosode Provides Foot and Ankle Tips to Keep Kids Healthy Irving, TX / ACCESSWIRE / Aug 21, 2014 / With the new school year right around the corner, parents nationwide are busy buying ...

    Accesswire
  • Why Medical Costs Are So Unpredictable

    Patients at one California hospital can get a standard lipid panel with change leftover from their twenty, while at another state hospital they'll pay more than they ...

    TheStreet.com
  • The bio-pharma players that could benefit from ALS dunkings

    Bio-pharmaceutical players may benefit from a good dunking

    MarketWatch
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    PAIN PILL PROBLEMS SPARK CHANGE

    The FDA is reclassifying hydrocodone to cut down on narcotic abuse and addiction. TouchVision looks into how this affects patients.

    TouchVision
  • 3 Reasons Why Marijuana Stock GW Pharmaceuticals Could Fall

    GW Pharma has been one of biotech's big winners thanks to a slate of promising marijuana-based drugs, but investors are right to wonder if the stock's winning ways will continue.

    Motley Fool
  • Fewer U.S. youth using sunscreen new study finds

    The percentage of high school students using sunscreen dropped from 67.7 percent in 2001 to 56.1 percent in 2011, according to the study by researchers at William Paterson University in New Jersey and published Thursday in the publication Preventing Chronic Disease. The study analyzed survey data…

    Reuters
  • Facial Fitness PAO: Most Bizarre Fitness Product Ever?

    Everyone has at least one fitness device in their home that they don't use, like the Thigh Master and the Shake Weight. Are you ready for one more? The Facial Fitness Pao, is a new product from Japan that claims to overpower the droopy effect of aging and it might be the most ridiculous exercise…

    Huffington Post
  • Kentucky Football: Jared Lorenzen Discusses His Weight Issues

    A touching ESPN story about Jared Lorenzen's struggles with his weight. When you have the time, I highly suggest you read the recent ESPN article that covers Jared Lorenzen and his struggles with his weight. Jared Lorenzen and I are in love with the same woman.

    SB Nation
  • Kindred Bio Goes To The Dogs; Lead Drug Candidate Washes Out

    Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ: KIN ) shares plunged more than 30 percent in Thursday's pre-market action after one of its three lead veterinary drug candidates washed out in a pivotal test. The treatment ...

    Benzinga
  • Your ramen habit could be hurting your heart

    Instant ramen is cheap, tasty, and filling. But it could also cause serious health problems.

    The Week (RSS)
  • Teens Who Skimp On Sleep May Face Later Obesity Risk

    Teens who skimp on sleep could be setting themselves up for obesity just a few years later, a new study suggests.Researchers from Columbia University and the University of North Carolina found an association between getting fewer than six hours of shut-eye a night at age 16 and having a 20 percent…

    Huffington Post
  • FDA clears Eliquis for new use against blood clots

    Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer said Thursday that federal regulators have expanded approval of their blood thinner Eliquis to treat two types of dangerous blood clots. The Food and Drug Administration ...

    Associated Press