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How the 80/20 rule helped this woman lose weight
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:51:00 GMT
Try this mental shift to eat better and lose weight.
Doc About Matchmaking for HIV Patients Explores 'Human Cost of Loneliness'
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:40:00 GMT
"Lovesick," a documentary that follows a matchmaking doctor and two of her patients with HIV, is scheduled to premiere at DOC NYC on Nov. 15
CTE transformed ex-NFL star into 'other person'
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:20:35 GMT
Brain scan technology offers hope deadly CTE can be diagnosed in time to help living NFL veterans, and their families, cope with the diagnosis.
'Biological Big Brother'? This Pill Will Track Your Meds
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:25:30 GMT
The FDA approved a new pill that tells whether patients took their Abilify pills, but some people are calling it a "biological big brother".
Baby died from marijuana overdose, doctors claim
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:55:56 GMT
Two poison control doctors from Colorado claim that a patient they treated, an 11-month-old baby boy, died from an overdose of marijuana.
Are you switching up your workouts too much?
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:33:01 GMT
If you want to make headway towards a fitness goal, consistency is key.
Scan showed CTE in NFL player while still alive
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:13:06 GMT
A brain scan showed CTE in ex-NFL player Fred McNeill before he died
'We're Failing Patients': Doctor Calls for Changes
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:20:40 GMT
Doctors can indeed save a life, but can also leave patients emotionally battered.
The Health Risks of Vaping
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:50:00 GMT
If you think your vaping habit is harmless, think again.
Millions of kids at risk of losing health insurance
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:23:00 GMT
The deadline for renewing CHIP, the federal health insurance program for low-income children, passed while legislators were busy squabbling over Obamacare.
What makes a good apology? These four things.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:05:00 GMT
First rule: The apology isn't about you.
8 things dogs can teach us about worrying so much
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:08:00 GMT
Tom Baker was a chronic worrier until his dog Mango taught him to live in the moment.
3 simple ways to go on a Facebook diet — starting today
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:54:00 GMT
According to research, the average time spent on Facebook is 55 minutes. How much time are you spending?
Gates Offers $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:28:07 GMT
Bill Gates has promised to invest $100 million to fight Alzheimer's disease.
FDA Cracks Down on Kratom, Angering Fans
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:49:11 GMT
Kratom can kill you and doesn't belong on the market, the FDA says.
7 steps for getting through a panic attack
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:49:00 GMT
A blueprint for managing a panic attack as it's happening.
Medicare leaves seniors behind, study finds
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:38:00 GMT
Medicare may be the best the U.S. has to offer, but it still falls behind health systems in other countries, a Commonwealth Fund survey finds.
What a bartender wants you to know about work stress
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:35:00 GMT
Think you're stressed out on the job? Try being behind a bar.
African-Americans face more pollution-related health hazards, report
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:57:00 GMT
African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of pollution-related health problems caused by the location of oil and gas refineries, according to a new study.
Why Your Flu Shot Won't Work Well This Year
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:01:38 GMT
Flu shots don't work very well because they are grown in eggs, researchers say. Mutations caused by growing virus in eggs causes poor flu vaccine effectiveness.
Brokers Pick Up Obamacare Sign-Up Slack
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:02:58 GMT
Federal support has been slashed for navigators and others who help people choose Affordable Care Act health plans. Insurance brokers may pick up the slack.
New Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean Yours Might Be Too High Now
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:07:10 GMT
New hypertension guidelines mean high blood pressure starts at a reading of 130/80, lower than previous guidelines.
North Korea soldier's 10-inch parasite hints at desperate diet
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:45:00 GMT
Huge parasites and corn kernels in the stomach of a North Korean defector confirm fears about the country's desperate food and hygiene situation.
3 snacking myths that are hurting your health
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:56:00 GMT
Snacking is often seen as a diet sin, but the habit can actually support your health goals.
Breast Cancer May Return Even 20 Years Later
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:04:37 GMT
Breast cancer survivors risk having cancer come back as long as 20 years, a study finds. The risk of recurrence is higher the more advanced their cancer was.