Health

  • 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…

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  • 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...

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  • 9 Great Foods For Weight Loss

    SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.comForget counting calories or fat grams, or filling your pantry with “diet” foods or drinks. If you want to control your weight, try eating these.Read more from Grandparents.com:8 ways to lose weight without really tryingHow to eat healthy at your favorite restaurants7…

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  • 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
  • NY councilman wants ban on kid toys in high-calorie meals

    A New York city councilman wants to ban toys in fast-food restaurant kid meals that do not meet strict dietary guidelines. Democrat Ben Kallos introduced a bill Thursday that would ban the toys from a child's meal if the food serving contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of…

    AFP
  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.

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    EBOLA OUTBREAK WORSENS

    As two U.S. Ebola patients were released from the hospital, the outbreak of the disease worsens in West Africa.

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  • 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 ...

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  • ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Research Top $41 Million

    Contributions to the A.L.S. Association have surged since the challenge started trending online in late July.

    The New York Times
  • Motivational interviewing may not curb drinking among young adults

    By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Young people may not see meaningful benefits from a counseling approach designed to curb their alcohol use, according to a new analysis of previous research. Teens and young adults who took part in so-called motivational interviewing targeted to their risky…

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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…

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    Neobladder procedure offers alternative to those with bladder cancer

    Treatments for patients with bladder cancer can bring drastic changes, but one procedure is trying to offer a better solution.

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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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    Kourtney Kardashian Gets Leggy For Natural Health Magazine

    A glowing Kourtney Kardashian is featured on the cover of the September/October 2014 issue of Natural Health magazine and reveals that she is secretly a healthy living enthusiast! She told the magazine: "I was not raised this way—people just weren’t as aware of healthy eating as they are today.…

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