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Family Raises $500K in 15 Days to S...

Family Raises $500K in 15 Days to Save Daughter

If your child's life depended on you raising $2 million, could you do it?
Meet 5 Incredible 'Bionic' Pets

Meet 5 Incredible 'Bionic' Pets

These amazing animals have prosthetic limbs.
The 'Six Million Dollar Man' No Lon...

The 'Six Million Dollar Man' No Longer Costs $6 Million

He'd be much cheaper to rebuild today.
15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

15 Natural Back Pain Remedies

Talk to your doc about these 15 expert-approved natural back pain remedies, and find out if they are safe and appropriate for you.
HIV Turns 30 Today

HIV Turns 30 Today

It?s been 30 years since scientists revealed the cause of AIDS: a shifty retrovirus that would come to be known as HIV.
A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for ...

A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for Pain

A close up look at acupuncture for relief of chronic pain.

BBC

Binge drinking 'link to overeating'

Binge drinking 'link to overeating'

Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.
Cancer teen hits 1m charity target

Cancer teen hits 1m charity target

A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than 1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
Worries over young wanting surgery

Worries over young wanting surgery

Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.
Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'

Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'

The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.
Saudi health minister sacked

Saudi health minister sacked

As Saudi Arabia dismisses its health minister, the Mers virus death toll continues to rise.
Novartis in $16bn GSK division deal

Novartis in $16bn GSK division deal

Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drugmakers, strike a multi-billion-dollar deal to join forces and reshape their businesses.

Reuters

Obama reaffirms commitment to Japan...

Obama reaffirms commitment to Japan on tour of Asia allies

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama assured ally Japan on Thursday that Washington was committed to its defendefensece, including of tiny isles at the heart of a row with China, but denied he had drawn any new "red line" and urged peaceful dialogue over the islands.






Thai opposition leader seeks compro...

Thai opposition leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has called for talks between the government and its foes, urging compromise to restore stability.






Historic canonization of two popes ...

Historic canonization of two popes brings joy and controversy

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Two giants of Roman Catholicism in the 20th century will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization that has aroused both joy and controversy in the 1.2 billion member Church.
At least three foreigners killed in...

At least three foreigners killed in attack at Kabul hospital: security sources

KABUL (Reuters) - At least three foreigners were killed when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, Afghan security sources said.






Body of Korean boy who raised ferry...

Body of Korean boy who raised ferry alarm believed found

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that an overloaded ferry with hundreds of children on board was sinking has been found drowned in the submerged wreckage of the vessel, his parents believe, the coastguard said on Thursday.
Australia rules out link between de...

Australia rules out link between debris and Malaysian plane

PERTH/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean.






MedicineNet

Majority of Americans Support Obama...

Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey

Title: Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Mental Illness Not a Driving Force ...

Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study

Title: Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study

Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study

Title: Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers...

For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones

Title: For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Spouse's Sunny Outlook May Be Good ...

Spouse's Sunny Outlook May Be Good for Your Health

Title: Spouse's Sunny Outlook May Be Good for Your Health
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Certain Type of Brain Malformation ...

Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Title: Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

CNN

She found love, left sugar, lost we...

She found love, left sugar, lost weight

Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream. Now she finds solace in her new self image.
Pitcher drops 162 pounds

Pitcher drops 162 pounds

Denny McLain is a recognizable name to almost any baseball fan. But even his best friends wouldn't recognize him today.
She bet she'd lose -- and won!

She bet she'd lose -- and won!

Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds.
The cancer I beat came back

The cancer I beat came back

Kezia Fitzgerald knows the toll treating Hodgkin's lymphoma again will take on her body -- and her mind.
5 myths about the ER, debunked

5 myths about the ER, debunked

Several myths prevail about what you can expect in the emergency room. Here are five that need to be declared DOA.
Denying drugs for the dying

Denying drugs for the dying

The FDA program that allows patients to use experimental drugs is called "compassionate use." Some, including a biotechnology industry group, wonder if there might be a way to make it a little more compassionate.

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BCG Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diab...

BCG Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

One of the world's oldest vaccines now has a new use. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, is an 80-year-old vaccine designed to tread tuberculosis. Bit it has now been found effective in treating long-term type 1 diabetes, which is on the rise worldwide. BCG has long been administered to children in developing countries to guard against tuberculosis. But in a recent clinical trial, researchers at Harvard Medical School found the vaccine was also able to increase insulin ...
Zardari's Daughter: Pakistan Workin...

Zardari's Daughter: Pakistan Working Hard to Combat Polio

The fight to eradicate polio in Pakistan has a high-profile advocate - the daughter of the country's president. Pakistan is one of only three countries in the world where the disease is still prevalent. The other two nations are Afghanistan and Nigeria. As the country's goodwill ambassador for polio eradication, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari is vowing to help Pakistan become polio-free. She is the daughter of President Asif Ali Zardari and recently told VOA's Urdu Service that the ...
Life-saving Heart Pump Developed fo...

Life-saving Heart Pump Developed for Children

HOUSTON ? A study unveiled this week in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates the safety and benefits of a small heart pump first developed in Germany and called The "Berlin Heart." There were 17 institutions in North America and Europe involved in the study, which was led by doctors in Houston, at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children's Hospital. A number of young lives were saved during the test period that began in 2007. Sixteen-year-old Marco ...
Teens Practice Medical Skills at Ho...

Teens Practice Medical Skills at Hospital Camp

As the U.S. population ages, there's a growing need for health care workers. A program in Warrenton, Virginia, gives teens interested in medicine a taste of the available careers in the field. ?If I see you contaminate the field, I have to tell you,? Wendy Greenwood reminds a group of teens who are dressed in green surgery scrubs. They look like young medical students, but they haven?t even finished secondary school. Nevertheless, they are learning skills professionals use every day at ...
While Olympians Peak, Lack of Activ...

While Olympians Peak, Lack of Activity Remains a Leading Global Cause of Death

Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Seeking to raise awareness about the problem, the British journal, The Lancet, is highlighting the problem during the Olympic Games, when attention is focused on athletes at the top of their game. Lack of exercise also contributes to up to 10 percent of deaths worldwide from diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and colon and breast cancer, according to the special issue of the Lancet. The impact of physical ...
US, Vietnam Launch Agent Orange Cle...

US, Vietnam Launch Agent Orange Cleanup

HANOI ? The United States and Vietnam?s defense ministry have launched the first cleanup operation to rid a former air base of a toxic dioxin left from the Vietnam war. Although many people have welcomed the move, some say it is too little, too late to help generations of people suffering birth defects and diseases linked to the chemical. The project, which started Thursday, aims to clean up soil and sediment contaminated with dangerous levels of toxin dioxin at a former U.S. Army air base in ...
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