Health

  • Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

    The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said. The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a "national hero" by the health ministry, was leading the fight to control an outbreak that has killed 206 people in the West…

    Reuters
  • Chinese Officials Seal Off 'Plague' City, Puzzling US Experts

    A city in China has reportedly been sealed off after one resident died from bubonic plague, but this way of trying to contain the disease is puzzling to infectious disease experts, who say the response seems extreme given the information released about the case. Plague is an infectious disease…

    LiveScience.com
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  • Should You (Really) Bribe Your Kids to Eat Healthfully?

    For the second week in a row, I've found inspiration for my column in a favorite radio podcast: This time, it was from a Freakonomics episode entitled "Why You Should Bribe Your Kids." The show features a bunch of economists discussing casual anecdotes and more structured experiments in which…

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  • Eagle Pharma's drug to treat genetic condition gets U.S. approval

    (Reuters) - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its drug to treat an inherited life-threatening condition called malignant hyperthermia (MH). The drug, Ryanodex, along with supportive measures, is indicated for the treatment of MH, a severe reaction to…

    Reuters
  • FEDERAL APPEALS COURT DEALS POTENTIALLY HUGE BLOW TO OBAMACARE

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

    Business Insider
  • RFK Jr.’s Twisted Anti-Vaxx History

    Despite multiple studies showing no link between vaccines and autism, RFK Jr. continues to use his position to spread that lie. What will it take to make him stop?

    The Daily Beast (RSS)
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    Study Compares Potentially More Cost-Effective Diet Programs, Pills

    Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses findings on how to get in shape without spending a lot of money.

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  • Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

    Associated Press
  • Millions "Rattled" by New Site Releasing Records!

    Your past is now easily searchable online! A new site has made browsing the public records of anyone as easy as entering a name and choosing a state!

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  • Encephalitis outbreaks in India kill more than 150

    Recent outbreaks of encephalitis in India have killed more than 150 people, with health officials on alert fearing the death toll could rise further, state government directors said. Some 102 people have died in West Bengal state from the mosquito-borne virus which affects mainly malnourished…

    AFP
  • Athletics-Jamaica sprinter Blake out for season after surgery

    (Adds Blake quotes) * Blake undergoes hamstring surgery in Germany * Sprinter vows to fight on KINGSTON, July 22 (Reuters) - Jamaica's double Olympic sprint silver medallist Yohan Blake has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season after undergoing a surgery on an injured hamstring, coach Glen…

    Reuters
  • Are Wedding Diets Healthy?

    Now, luckily, comes Lauren Conrad, whose refreshing bride-to-be preparation is just business as usual, meaning she’ll avoid both carbs and the gym. A Cornell University study, in fact, found several years ago that the goal of losing 20 pounds was right up there with that of ordering flowers and…

    Yahoo Health
  • [video] In Gaza, a Hospital Hit by an Artillery Strike

    WSJ’s Nick Casey provides this first-hand look at a damaged hospital that was struck in Gaza Tuesday. Israel said fighters from Hamas, the militant group it’s been targeting, were storing anti-tank missiles ...

    MarketWatch
  • Could This 1 Lawsuit Destroy Biogen Idec Stock?

    Sanofi (SNY) and Novartis (NVS) generic units are among those challenging the dosing patent on Biogen's (BIIB) Tecfidera.

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  • Big league batting leader Troy Tulowitzki on DL

    Major league batting leader Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies because of a left hip flexor strain. This is Tulowitzki's first trip to the disabled list this season but he has taken days off to rest his chronically tight legs. ''I didn't know to the…

    The Associated Press
  • Millions 'Stunned' By New Website

    New site posts over 37 billion public records online. Anyone can access this information and see what some may be hiding. You may not like findings!

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  • Puma Bio Rips More Than $100 After-Hours On Trial Results For Breast Cancer

    Puma Biotechnology (NYSE: PBYI ) is trading more than 180 percent higher after-hours as news hit that the company released positive top line results from its Phase 3 PB272 trial in initial treatment for ...

    Benzinga
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    Health: Temple University Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV Virus In Human Cells

    3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the breakthrough.

    CBS Local
  • Using a nicotine patch during pregnancy tied to higher ADHD risk

    By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to a higher chance of the child having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and a new study suggests women who use nicotine replacement products may also have children with an elevated risk. For…

    Reuters
  • Deaf Toddler Has Second Brainstem Device Surgery to Help Him Hear

    A deaf toddler, who underwent surgery to have a radical auditory device implanted into his brainstem to help him hear, is showing vast improvement after undergoing the surgery a second time, giving new hope that the device could one day be a viable treatment option for deaf children.

    ABC News
  • [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
  • NFC East: Giants' McClain injures foot at practice

    One day into training camp, the New York Giants are already losing players at a rapid pace. According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, guard Brandon Mosely, linebacker Spencer Adkins and tight end Xavier Grimble all left practice early because of heat-related issues. The injury that caused the most…

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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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