Health

  • Zoe Saldana Shares Photo of Flat Post-Baby Abs—to Mixed Reviews

    There’s no denying that celebrity moms are pressured to get back to their thin frames almost immediately after they give birth. From Kim Kardashian to Kelly Clarkson, moms in the spotlight are under immense media scrutiny regarding the weight they gained while creating a human being or—gasp—the…

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  • Newborn girl found alive in dumpster in Kentucky; 1 charged

    A newborn baby girl who was found alive in a dumpster in western Kentucky remained in a hospital Friday, and a teenager was charged with attempted murder, a law enforcement officer said.

    Associated Press
  • Katie Hopkins Reveals Doctors Offered To Abort Her Autistic Daughter

    Katie Hopkins today revealed that she was offered an abortion during her eighth month of pregnancy – because of doubts surrounding her daughter’s future quality of life. The former Celebrity Big Brother contestant also admitted that she couldn’t go through with the procedure because she didn’t have…

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  • SoulCycle, gearing up for expansion, files for initial public offering

    Los Angeles may have created the indoor cycling phenomenon, but it’s a New York company that’s taken advantage of the trend’s peaking popularity and going public.

    Los Angeles Times
  • 3 Things to Watch as Genomic Health Reports Earnings

    Test usage, reimbursement, and the move into liquid biopsy are all important for the cancer-test company.

    Motley Fool
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    Ebola virus facts (7 photos)

    Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a case fatality rate of up to 90%. It is one of the world’s most virulent diseases. The infection is transmitted by direct contact with the blood, body fluids and tissues of infected animals or…

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  • Does Coffee Dehydrate You?

    "Coffee dehydrates you"—it's a statement we've all heard at some point from a friend or family member. Given the popularity of coffee and the serious effects of dehydration, knowing whether this

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  • Male caregivers may be less likely to ask for help

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Among unpaid, informal caregivers of older people with illness or disability, male caregivers in particular can be ambivalent about asking for help, according to a new review. Caregivers are often family or close friends. In the U.K., for example, 58% of informal…

    Reuters
  • Yoga: How We Bridge Linguistic and Socio-Economic Borders

    This is an interview with Paige Reeves, who launched YogaVida in October 2013 as a non-profit initiative to bring the mental and physical benefits of yoga to the Latino immigrant community in Phoenix, Arizona. She teaches a free weekly general class in Spanish at a partnering non-profit health care…

    Huffington Post
  • Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public

    Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition," two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures from ...

    Associated Press
  • These 2 big states saw big changes from Obamacare

    There were sharp decreases in the numbers of uninsured in Texas and California, but the rate among Hispanics continues to be relatively high.

    CNBC
  • Providence and St. Joseph hospital chains are in talks to merge

    Two major Catholic hospital systems with a big presence across the Southland — Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health — want to join forces amid an industrywide consolidation drive.

    Los Angeles Times
  • ImmunoGen: Back to a Development-Stage Biotech

    With the biotech no longer collecting Kadcyla royalties, the pipeline becomes the focus of the release of quarterly earnings.

    Motley Fool
  • The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 60s

    Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook community to tell us what they worried about most and then conferred with experts. Here's what we learned. (Find them all here.)We asked: What is your…

    Huffington Post
  • Mark Zuckerberg and pregnant wife shed light on miscarriages

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on the social media site Friday that his wife, Priscilla Chan, is pregnant with a baby girl after having three miscarriages. By publicly sharing their personal experience ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Flavoring, other additives increase cigarettes’ addictiveness

    By Lisa Rapaport and Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Ingredients that help enhance the appeal of “light” and “low-tar” cigarettes may contribute to the addictiveness of smoking, a study suggests. Researchers scoured more than 7 million tobacco industry documents to see how additives known as…

    Reuters
  • Merck: Study shows potential Ebola vaccine has '100 percent efficacy'

    Merck said interim data from late-stage testing of its experimental Ebola vaccine showed it was 100 percent effective in preventing virus infection. The interim data was reviewed by an independent panel that recommended continuing the study. Vaccinated individuals have been shown to develop…

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  • Citing hacking risk, FDA says Hospira pump shouldn't be used

    The federal government says health care facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because of its vulnerability to hacking. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's ...

    Associated Press