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More than 700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

TB At Texas HospitalCNN

TB At Texas Hospital

(CNN)-- More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health. Health officials are not yet saying if any of the people ...

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing

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Americans Waistlines

Researchers did not collect gather on certain Hispanic groups and had no prior information on Asian-Americans before 2011. It still remains unclear as to why waistlines are expanding faster than body mass index, which is the standard measure of overall ...

Ebola toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria : WHO

EbolaReuters

Ebola

FREETOWN (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, but the disease is still spreading elsewhere and has now killed over 2,811 people in the region.

First Case of Enterovirus D-68 Confirmed in North Dakota

Enterovirus 68Valley News Live

Enterovirus 68

A confirmed case of Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) has been identified in a child from Stutsman County, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. She was hospitalized with a respiratory illness that caused difficulty breathing, cough and wheezing.

Bill Gates Says There Is Progress On Super-Thin Condom

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Bill Gates Condom

Bill Gates stated that progress was being made on developing an ultra-thin condom at a press conference on Thursday in New Delhi. The new "next-generation," ultra thin, skin-like condom aims to provide more sexual pleasure as well as help population control.

Mother fears hyper-vigilance

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Dear Abby

Dear Abby: I had an awful childhood. After I was finally taken into state custody, I cycled through six different foster homes. Because of it I have struggled with mental health issues for as long as I can remember. I'm 28 now and have a 4-year-old ...

Will the ‘Angelina Effect’ Spread Far and Wide?

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Angelina Jolie Effect

There were 1,981 requests for the same time period in 2012. “The study of the so-called ‘Angelina effect’, published in the journal Breast Cancer Research, credited Jolie’s glamorous appearance and relationship with Hollywood actor Brad Pitt for ...

Michael Schumacher Condition Latest News: Gets Personal Medical Team of 15 Expert Doctors, Nurses, Aids, Therapist Continues Treatment

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Michael Schumacher

ReutersOut of harm's way. Michael Schumacher has been released from a hospital in Grenoble, France and is now on his way to rehabilitation. Michael Schumacher is being treated by a team composed of 15 medical experts at a clinic specially-built inside his ...

New study shows that the savings from 'tort reform' are mythical

'Tort Reform'Los Angeles Times

'Tort Reform'

"Tort reform," which is usually billed as the answer to "frivolous malpractice lawsuits," has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades. The notion has lived on despite copious evidence that that the so-called ...

Plastic In Toothpaste Alarms Dentists, Crest Agrees To Remove Microbeads

Plastic In ToothpasteThe Inquisitr

Plastic In Toothpaste

Plastic in toothpaste has alarmed dentists so much that the makers of Crest toothpaste agreed to remove the controversial microbeads. A number of years ago, the discovery of polyethylene plastic beads in body scrubs and face washes caused an uproar in the ...

Ebola outbreak "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria

Ebola Outbreak 2014Reuters

Ebola Outbreak 2014

GENEVA (Reuters) - Two of the five countries affected by the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are managing to halt the spread of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Monday, although the overall death toll has risen to 2,811 out of 5,864 cases.

Cerner and Athenahealth announce Apple HealthKit partnership

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Apple’s HealthKit

Major electronic health vendors Cerner and Athenahealth announced on Thursday that they are working with Apple to develop integrated applications that will work with Apple's HealthKit platform. Athenahealth intends to use HealthKit to improve care for ...

Last King of Nepal Suffers Heart Attack

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Kking Of Nepal Heart-Attack

The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday. Gyanendra Shah was brought to the hospital Saturday night, and was recovering in the intensive care unit and was out of danger, said Dr. Bharat ...

Alaska reporter quits on live TV after a segment about the medical marijuana club she runs

Alaska Reporter Quits On Live TV After A Segment About The Medical Marijuana Club She RunsWashington Post

Alaska Reporter Quits On Live TV After A Segment About The Medical Marijuana Club She Runs

Viewers of KTVA's Sunday night newscast learned all about the Alaska Cannabis Club, a medical marijuana group. And then, they learned something else: The reporter who presented the story to the station's viewers is also the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club.

Texas Newborns Potentially Exposed to TB Awaiting Test Results

Texas Newborns Potentially Exposed To TB Awaiting Test ResultsABC News

Texas Newborns Potentially Exposed To TB Awaiting Test Results

Health officials began screening more than 700 infants who may potentially have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee recently diagnosed with the illness, officials said today. Jessica Martinez, whose son ...

Obesity and Stress Packs Doubly Difficult Health Issues

Obesity And Stress Packs Doubly Difficult Health IssuesScience World Report

Obesity And Stress Packs Doubly Difficult Health Issues

If you're overweight, you may also be at an increased risk for certain stress-related health issues, such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even certain types of cancer, according to recent findings published in the journal Brain, Behavior and ...

Blood Test May Determine Risk of Psychosis

Blood Test May Determine Risk Of PsychosisScience World Report

Blood Test May Determine Risk Of Psychosis

Psychosis, which includes hallucinations or delusions that define the development of various mental issues, often develop in late adolescence and early adulthood, affecting around 1 in every 100 individuals. However, in more severe cases, it can affect ...

Rauner avoids nursing home questions as trial starts

Rauner Avoids Nursing Home Questions As Trial StartsChicago Tribune

Rauner Avoids Nursing Home Questions As Trial Starts

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday avoided direct response to new revelations about ties to a troubled nursing home chain, while a federal trial in Florida began hearing evidence on claims that Rauner’s old private equity firm ...

E-cigarettes not a solution for cancer patients

E-cigarettes Not A Solution For Cancer PatientsCBS News

E-cigarettes Not A Solution For Cancer Patients

New research raises doubts about the possible benefits of e-cigarettes for people with cancer. Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine than those who didn't use the devices, a Memorial ...

Dr. Oz: Dangerous new GMO pesticide; alcoholism after weight loss surgery

Dr  Oz: Dangerous New GMO Pesticide; Alcoholism After Weight Loss SurgeryExaminer

Dr Oz: Dangerous New GMO Pesticide; Alcoholism After Weight Loss Surgery

Dr. Mehmet Oz discussed a dangerous new GMO pesticide and warned against alcoholism among people who get gastric bypass weight loss surgery on the Sept. 22 episode of the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz said the Environmental Protection Agency is on the verge of ...

Arizona joins National Violent Death Reporting System

Arizona Joins National Violent Death Reporting Systemazcentral.com

Arizona Joins National Violent Death Reporting System

The world is a violent place. Together, homicides and suicides claimed the lives of more than 56,000 Americans in 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's nearly the equivalent of the population of Flagstaff, based on the ...

Tackling Climate Change Presents A 'Golden Opportunity' For Public Health

Tackling Climate Change Presents A 'Golden Opportunity' For Public HealthThe Huffington Post

Tackling Climate Change Presents A 'Golden Opportunity' For Public Health

For Carol Kelly, biking to and from work is a no-brainer: She doesn't have to deal with the notorious Seattle traffic, she can exercise without visiting the dreary gym and she saves money on gas. And, of course, she acknowledges that her swap of a tailpipe ...

AAAASF finds deficiencies in investigation of Yorkville Endoscopy clinic

AAAASF Finds Deficiencies In Investigation Of Yorkville Endoscopy ClinicExaminer

AAAASF Finds Deficiencies In Investigation Of Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) is investigating the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic. They discovered two deficiencies during their surprise investigation. On a surprise visit, representatives from the ...

New chip promising for tumor-targeting research

New Chip Promising For Tumor-targeting ResearchScience Daily

New Chip Promising For Tumor-targeting Research

Researchers have developed a chip capable of simulating a tumor's "microenvironment" and plan to use the new system to test the effectiveness of nanoparticles and drugs that target cancer. The new system, called a tumor-microenvironment-on-chip (T-MOC ...

This Man Has 100 Orgasms A Day (And Isn’t Happy About It)

This Man Has 100 Orgasms A Day (And Isn’t Happy About It)MTV

This Man Has 100 Orgasms A Day (And Isn’t Happy About It)

All guys know their number. No, not the amount of women they’ve slept with " that all becomes a blur after awhile (is what I’ve heard) " but the maximum number of orgasms they’ve had within 24 hours, usually not long after discovering masturbation.

Duke provides extra support for often-misdiagnosed vision problem

Duke Provides Extra Support For Often-misdiagnosed Vision ProblemWRAL

Duke Provides Extra Support For Often-misdiagnosed Vision Problem

Durham, N.C. " Most vision problems can be corrected with glasses or standard contact lenses, but those remedies don't work for keratoconus, which affects one of every 2,000 people. Keratoconus changes the shape of the cornea, the transparent covering of ...

Here Are More Ways Obamacare Could Cancel Your Insurance [VIDEO]

Here Are More Ways Obamacare Could Cancel Your Insurance [VIDEO]The Daily Caller

Here Are More Ways Obamacare Could Cancel Your Insurance [VIDEO]

Under Obamacare, millions of health insurance plans may be deemed “subpar” and cancelled because they fall into gaps between the four tiers of coverage considered acceptable by the law, according to a video released Monday by the Mercatus Center.

VIDEO: Mysterious, worm-like creature found in NJ high school lunch

VIDEO: Mysterious  Worm-like Creature Found In NJ High School LunchPIX11

VIDEO: Mysterious Worm-like Creature Found In NJ High School Lunch

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (PIX11) " New Jersey high school students found a worm-like creature moving around a plate of cafeteria food Thursday. Video of the disgusting discovery, which appeared to be some kind of maggot or larva, was posted on Instagram with ...

Planned Parenthood tests app that lets you order birth control on smart phone

Planned Parenthood Tests App That Lets You Order Birth Control On Smart PhoneWPTV

Planned Parenthood Tests App That Lets You Order Birth Control On Smart Phone

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Planned Parenthood is currently testing an app that lets the user purchase birth control over their smart phone. The app can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or through the Google Play Store. It's called "Planned Parenthood ...

When flu is toxic: Nurse lands in hospital for three months

When Flu Is Toxic: Nurse Lands In Hospital For Three MonthsBangor Daily News

When Flu Is Toxic: Nurse Lands In Hospital For Three Months

PITTSBURGH " It started with a simple cough for Terri Thieret. She dismissed it as just another seasonal cold on Jan. 2. Two days later she had a 104-degree temperature prompting her to go to the Allegheny General Hospital emergency room, where she was ...

New cases of West Nile Virus found in 3 Utah counties

New Cases Of West Nile Virus Found In 3 Utah CountiesFox 13 Now - Salt Lake City

New Cases Of West Nile Virus Found In 3 Utah Counties

New cases of the West Nile Virus have been reported in three different Utah counties. Authorities said three horses have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus. Experts said that number is down significantly from years past. The cases were in Box Elder ...

Federal inspection at Providence Memorial Hospital reveals several violations; federal funding could be in jeopardy

Federal Inspection At Providence Memorial Hospital Reveals Several Violations; Federal Funding Could Be In JeopardyKVIA TV ABC-7

Federal Inspection At Providence Memorial Hospital Reveals Several Violations; Federal Funding Could Be In Jeopardy

The El Paso hospital where more than 700 infants were exposed to tuberculosis over the past year says it will work with federal authorities to show its procedures were adequate. A Providence Memorial Hospital nursery employee tested positive for TB in ...

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