- Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida
Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes and cause flesh-eating disease.
- Why 6 Seconds of Exercise Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 Minutes
When it comes to exercise, even a little can go a long way.
- Doctors Battling Ebola Are Met With Fear, Mistrust
Doctors Struggle To Contain Ebola Outbreak
- Top Sierra Leone Doctor Dies of Ebola
Dr. Shek Umar contracted the virus while helping others.
- Ebola, Spreading in Africa, Could Land in US
An Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could land in the U.S., health officials said.
- Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes, Study Says
Maybe athletes and President Obama are on to something.
- What We Donâ€™t Know About Lethal Injection Drugs
Drug doses and suppliers are sometimes kept secret, experts say.
- Fear of Flying Amplified by Flurry of Air Disasters
Experts say flying can be 'perfect storm' for phobias.
- 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 Popular Blood Thinner
Pradaxa has been linked to bleeding complications.
- 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
Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:
- 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.
- 4 common first triathlon Qs
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
- Get off the sideline, into the race
Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.
- 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."
- MERS may be airborne
The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.
- Is your firefighter too fat?
More than 70% of U.S. firefighters are overweight or obese, a rate higher than the American public, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- What makes me so tasty?
The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.
- Natural fixes for summer hazards
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- How to lower your risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers are closer than ever to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease, but sometimes prevention is the best medicine. Here are some easy things you can do lower your risk
- Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus
The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said
- Ebola victim who flew to Nigeria had plans to visit family in Minnesota
The man who flew from Liberia to Lagos, Nigeria while infected with the Ebola virus had a wife and kids Minnesota, reported KSTP.
- Texas baby's brain tumor benign following surgery allowed by insurer's change of heart
The family of Savannah Snodgrass -- a 7-month old Texas girl who was stricken with a brain tumor -- cried "tears of joy" Tuesday upon hearing the growth was benign following emergency surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.
- Student-run camp allows children of cancer patients to just be kids
Camp Kesem aims to give children of cancer patients an escape to an environment where they can have fun and just be kids.
- Legalizing pot has not spurred use among US teens, study says
A rise in marijuana use among U.S. teens over the past 20 years has no significant tie to the legalization of marijuana for medical use in many states, according to a new research paper.
- Could a combination of two vaccines treat pancreatic cancer?
A new, immune system-boosting therapy for pancreatic cancer was deemed a "breakthrough therapy" by government regulators meaning the drug could start extending the lives of patients within a few months
- Green Bay Packers add full-time nutritionist to the roster
In a move that could signal a shift in the importance the NFL places on the health of its players, the Green Bay Packers have hired a full-time nutritionist, reported PackersNews.com.
- California tuberculosis patient found, arrested
A California man who was charged after authorities say he refused treatment for his tuberculosis has been found and arrested
- Mom threatened with C-section she didn't want— or child services
Two weeks before she gave birth to her fourth child, a Florida hospital threatened to force a C-section on 29-year-old mom Jennifer Goodall "with or without [her] consent," Jezebel reports.
- Three Easy Tricks to Find the Best Lipstick Color for You
Consider Your Irises
“Eye color can really help determine which lipstick shades will pop against your specific complexion,” says celebrity makeup artist Joy Fennell. She suggests enhancing green and hazel irises with cherry-red lips. Blue eyes, conversely, work best with coral hues, which fall opposite them on the color wheel. “The orange complements the blue without overpowering [it]," Fennell explains. What’s a brown-eyed woman to do? Think pink. Rosy tones balance brown coloring and encourage a refreshed, wide-awake look.
- Want to Add 3 Years to Your Life? Start Running!
Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.
- 31 Fun Activities to Do With Your Kids Before Summer Ends
Is your summer flying by? Don't let it without making time to pitch a tent in the backyard, catch fireflies, have a water balloon fight -- or one of the 29 other fun activities listed here! How many can your family check off your bucket list this summer?
- New Study Says: Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain
Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- does not help treat lower back pain, according to a new Australian study.
- 13 Incredible Hot Dog Toppings that Put Ketchup to Shame
A squirt of ketchup on your hot dog is such a summertime snoozefest! Instead serve these traditional-with-a-twist and out-of-the-bun topping ideas at your next backyard BBQ:
- So Chill: 21 Cool Homemade Popsicle Recipes
Want to keep everyone cool this summer? Make popsicles for your kids! They're easy, refreshing and tasty enough that you and the hubs will want to eat them, too. Try one -- or all of of them -- before summer is over.
- The Secret to a Goof-Proof Manicure & More Ways to Use Vaseline
CUTICLE CREAM: Keep a little tub of the stuff by the sink and work into cuticles twice a day. It’s all you’ll need to prevent hangnails.
- Can't Get There? 56 Recipes from Famous Restaurants
Go on a culinary adventure in your own kitchen with these recipes from top-notch restaurants around the world. Experience flavors from Napa Valley to London with dishes from Bouchon, Momofuku, Nobu, Balthazar, Blackberry Farm, Etoile, Emeril's Delmonico and more.
- Snail Slime, Sheep Grease & Other Weird Ingredients Hiding in Your Beauty Products
“Snail slime contains Mucin extract, which is a complex of proteins, glycolic acids and elastin. Mucin is said to have regenerative properties and aid in moisturizing skin,” says dermatologist Dr. Gary Goldfaden. Sometimes used in facials, snail slime is believed by practitioners to minimize scars and pigmentation.
- How to Not Get Food Poisoning this Summer
Backyard barbeques, picnics and outdoor parties are common throughout the summer, but warm weather makes food safety a lot more challenging.
- One Notch Better Than Organic?
Grass-fed milk--from cows fed mostly grass, never corn or soy--is the latest pricey milk to capture sales from health-conscious shoppers
- Heavy Drinkers Prone to Memory Problems Later in Life
People who have a history of drinking problems by middle age are more than twice as likely to exhibit memory problems in later life as those who don't, according to a study.
- The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory
Recent research in neuroscience, psychology and design shows that doodling can help people stay focused, grasp new concepts and retain information.
- Court Blocks Mississippi Law Threatening Abortion Clinic
A federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Tuesday a Mississippi law that threatened to shut down the state's sole abortion clinic was likely unconstitutional and blocked it from being enforced.
- Roche Leukemia Treatment Approved
Roche said that the European Commission has approved its Gazyvaro treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of the disease.
- House Passes Bill to Speed FDA's Sunscreen Approvals
The House passed legislation to require the FDA to speed approval of new types of sunscreen in the wake of a regulatory backlog that has stalled their introduction.
- West Africa Strains to Contain Ebola
Liberia closed most of its borders as West African governments struggled to prevent the spread of the extremely deadly Ebola virus, which has infected more than 1,000 people in three countries this year.
- Medicare, Social Security Disability Fund Headed in Different Directions
Two of the nation's biggest entitlement programs are on very different paths, government trustees said Monday—with Medicare's trust fund rebounding strongly, but Social Security's disability fund on the brink of exhaustion.
- Lawmakers Unveil $17 Billion Fix for VA
House and Senate negotiators unveiled a $17 billion package to begin addressing long wait times and mismanagement at the Department of Veterans Affairs, a down payment on a broader reassessment of how the agency provides care to veterans.
- Reckitt to Spin Off Pharma Unit
Reckitt Benckiser said it would pursue a demerger of its pharmaceutical division, as the consumer-products maker reported a fall in second-quarter revenue.