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Everything You Need to Know Now Abo...

Everything You Need to Know Now About the Ebola Outbreak

The latest on the deadly virus and the people working to contain it.
5 Ways to Beat Stress-Induced Weigh...

5 Ways to Beat Stress-Induced Weight Gain

Even if you canā??t fix the causes of your stress, you can make small changes to offset the effects. Here are five daily tweaks to help you beat stress-induced weight gain.
Fear of Flying Amplified by Flurry ...

Fear of Flying Amplified by Flurry of Air Disasters

Experts say flying can be 'perfect storm' for phobias.
What We Donā??t Know About Lethal I...

What We Donā??t Know About Lethal Injection Drugs

Drug doses and suppliers are sometimes kept secret, experts say.
Cards, and Love, Keep Pouring In fo...

Cards, and Love, Keep Pouring In for Little Boy Battling Cancer

Over 15,000 cards have been mailed to Danny Nickerson, the five-year-old battling cancer who is turning six tomorrow.
Report Raises Safety Questions on P...

Report Raises Safety Questions on Popular Blood Thinner

Pradaxa has been linked to bleeding complications.

BBC

Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.
Six seconds 'can transform health'

Six seconds 'can transform health'

Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers.
Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes...

Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'

Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.
'Nerve centre for appetite control'

'Nerve centre for appetite control'

Scientists have found a key cluster of nerve cells that can stop food consumption, according to research in mice.
Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.
'New virus' discovered in human gut

'New virus' discovered in human gut

Scientists say they have stumbled upon a common virus that has never been described before.

Reuters

Palestinian fighters raid Israel on...

Palestinian fighters raid Israel on Gaza "truce" day

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian fighters slipped into an Israeli village from the Gaza Strip and fought a gun battle with troops on Monday as an unofficial truce called for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival disintegrated.






Ukraine claims more territory as fi...

Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not reach because of the fighting.
U.S. appeals court strikes down Vir...

U.S. appeals court strikes down Virginia's gay marriage ban

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court struck down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Monday, the second appeals court to come out in favor of gay marriage.






Hague court orders Russia to pay $5...

Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case

MOSCOW/LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Hague's arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $50.02 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession.






Huge blaze out of control in Tripol...

Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides into chaos

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.






Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar fo...

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

(Reuters) - Discount chain Dollar Tree Inc will buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a surprise deal that will help it fend off increasing competition from big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc .






MedicineNet

Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxyco...

Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved

Title: Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Jus...

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Title: Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic...

FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

Title: FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Tr...

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

Title: Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help P...

Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Title: Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC...

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Title: Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

CNN

Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
You won't believe the 'after' pics

You won't believe the 'after' pics

Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:
Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrong

Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrong

Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking calories to go from 343 pounds to 190. See his amazing transformation.
Get off the sideline, into the race

Get off the sideline, into the race

Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.
If I can run, so can you

If I can run, so can you

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K."
You CAN fight your greatest fears

You CAN fight your greatest fears

Fear is something that consumes all of us at one time or another. But can your fears change?

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Gene-Swapping Soil Bacteria Harbor ...

Gene-Swapping Soil Bacteria Harbor Antibiotic Resistance

As drug-resistant infections become an increasingly serious threat worldwide, new research show the problem may be spreading right under our feet.   A new study in the journal Science shows that disease-causing germs and harmless bacteria in the soil are exchanging genes that make them resistant to antibiotics ? a finding that may have implications for the widespread use of antibiotics in livestock.   Antibiotic resistance among pathogenic bacteria ? the kind that make people sick ? ...
Study Reveals Alarming Levels of Dr...

Study Reveals Alarming Levels of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Alarming levels of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis have been found around the world. A new study says the findings signal an urgent need for improved testing and the development of better drugs to fight the deadly lung infection.  Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tested samples from more than 1,200 TB patients from eight countries who were classified as having multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.  The infection was resistant to one or both ...
American Pediatrics Group Cites Ben...

American Pediatrics Group Cites Benefits Of Male Circumcision

Circumcision for baby boys was a common practice in the United States but, in the past several years, many parents and health insurance companies have decided against it claiming it was not be medically necessary. Now, a group of American pediatricians says the health benefits of male circumcision outweigh its risks. In many African countries, adult men are getting circumcised to stop the spread of HIV. That's because research shows that male circumcision can protect both men and their ...
CDC Says Worst Nile Outbreak in US

CDC Says Worst Nile Outbreak in US

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there has been a 40 percent increase in the number of West Nile virus cases in the United States since last week. The virus was first reported in the U.S. in 1999. According to the CDC, this is the worst West Nile virus outbreak ever in the United States, with 1,590 cases reported so far in 2012.  Sixty-six deaths have been reported so far. Except for Alaska and Hawaii, every state has found evidence of the virus in mosquitoes, ...
Searching for Animal Disease Transm...

Searching for Animal Disease Transmission

Researchers are not waiting for the next new disease to emerge. They?re studying our near and distant primate relatives to try to prevent future epidemics. HIV/AIDS is a well-known zoonotic disease, an illness transmitted from animals to humans. The disease ? linked to African primates - has killed tens of millions and more than 30 million people are now living with the disease. Dr. Natalie Cooper said there may be many more diseases ready to jump from animals to humans. The Trinity College ...
Kenyan Officials: Alcohol Abuse Is ...

Kenyan Officials: Alcohol Abuse Is National Catastrophe

NAIROBI, Kenya ? The World Health Organization says about 2.5 million people die annually, and many more succumb to illness and injury, as a result of harmful alcohol use. The WHO also says that alcohol increasingly is affecting younger generations and drinkers in developing countries. Kenya is one such country that is experiencing these negative repercussions from alcohol abuse. In a 2011 report, the Kenyan National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority, or NACADA, says alcohol and drug ...
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