- 8 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Right Now
From adding an extra ingredient to your smoothie to watching a funny YouTube video, you can fan your metabolism's flames in just minutes a day by adopting these research-backed habits.
- 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.
- 'Hero' Doctor Battling Ebola Spotlights Selflessness During Outbreak
The news that a doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone has contracted the infection spotlights the selfless work of health care workers on the front lines of the outbreak.
- Why It was Easier to Sleep in the Stone Age
You might sleep better on a â€œStone Ageâ€? settlement, researchers say.
- 5 Things That Make You a Mosquito Magnet
You might want to rethink that backyard beer.
- Baby Who Can't Open Mouth Celebrates First Birthday
Baby Wyatt still can't open his mouth despite WhatsWrongWithWyatt.com responses.
- Sierra Leone Doctor Fighting Ebola Catches Disease
Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan has been called a national hero.
- How 'NY Med' Neurosurgeon Prepares Patients for 'New Me'
By Philip Stieg, PhD, MD As chief of neurosurgery at a major teaching hospital, I am used to being observed â€” I always have students and residents watching me. Teaching is something I love to do, and nothing is more rewarding than mentoring the next...
- 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.
- 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."
- You CAN fight your greatest fears
Fear is something that consumes all of us at one time or another. But can your fears change?
- 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
- Do's and don'ts for summertime sex
The weather doesn't have to be the only thing heating up this month. Summer is an excellent time to recharge and rejuvenate -- and your love life should be no exception.
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- Parkinson's disease could enhance creativity
People with Parkinson's disease may have higher levels of creativity than their healthy peers, a new study finds
- Is your child's breakfast cereal doing more harm than good?
Could giving our kids fortified cereals for breakfast be doing more harm than good?
- India battles to contain 'brain fever' as deaths reach almost 570
Almost 570 people in India have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as "brain fever", health authorities said on Friday, warning the death toll may rise with more people still at risk.
- Minor league baseball GM gets prostate exam live during game
A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness - he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.
- Winding down after work with TV, video games can make you feel like a loser, study says
It seems natural to reach for the remote to take a breather after a taxing day of conference calls and TPS reports, but a new study warns that especially work-weary folks who flick on the TV or play video games may feel incredibly guilty and like failures afterward, reports the Independent.
- DIY vaginal ultrasounds could reduce trips to the doctor
A new "do-it-yourself" ultrasound method could let women who are undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) cut down on their trips to the doctor's office, a new study suggests
- New fitness wristband motivates you via electric shocks
If what you need to meet fitness targets is a device attached to your body that will jolt you with electric shocks, then a new company called Pavlok has just the thing for you.
- #Divorce: Is Twitter hurting your relationship?
Too much tweeting could be hurting your relationship, according to a new study. Can you say #divorce?
- First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital missing from hospital
Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease.
- Woman claims doctors used fake medical screws for back surgery
A woman who underwent two back surgeries at Pacific Hospital of Long Beach in California has filed a suit claiming that the metal screws used to fuse her spine were fakes made in a Temecula machine shop.
- 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 in the Summer
Backyard barbeques, picnics and outdoor parties are common throughout the summer, but warm weather makes food safety a lot more challenging.
- In Case You Were Wondering: The Science Behind Why Pot Causes Paranoid
British researchers say they've identified several psychological factors that can contribute to short-term paranoia in some people who use marijuana.
- How Texting Can Keep You Acne-Free & Other Zit-Fighting Tricks
One of the best things about being 14 is that you know, one day, you’ll be an adult. You’ll be able to drive. You’ll be able to buy beer. You’ll stop getting zits.
- Forget Antibiotics: This Is the Drug to Take if Diagnosed with the Flu
Antiviral drugs aren't prescribed often enough for patients at high risk for flu complications, while too many of them receive unneeded antibiotics, a new study says.
- Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine
An experimental malaria vaccine GlaxoSmithKline filed with regulators could help fight one of the world's biggest killers—but a rival compound partly developed in a Maryland kitchen could prove even more effective.
- Gentiva in Nondisclosure Pact With Suitor
Gentiva Health Services Inc. said it has signed a nondisclosure agreement with the unidentified bidder who has offered to buy it and may do the same with Kindred Healthcare Inc., if Kindred ends its partial tender offer.
- VA Talks at Impasse in Congress
Congressional negotiations to address problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs devolved into a public feud, amplifying concerns that lawmakers won't be able to complete legislation before their August break.
- Chief Scientist Is Out at Biotech
Managerial turnover is hitting Sarepta Therapeutics as the biotech company prepares to seek regulatory approval for its high-profile drug for a rare and fatal form of muscular dystrophy.
- Universal Health Services Profit Falls
Universal Health Services' second-quarter profit fell slightly, as operating charges offset a 10% increase in revenue.
- Key Query: Do Health Subsidies Harm?
An argument is simmering beneath court battles about the legality of insurance subsidies tied to the Affordable Care Act: Were plaintiffs harmed by the government's action?
- Hepatitis C Pill Rockets Gilead Into Big Leagues
Gilead Sciences's new hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, had $3.48 billion in second-quarter sales, more than expected, continuing its historic drug launch.
- Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health-Law Subsidies
Two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on whether consumers can receive subsidies for health coverage purchased on insurance exchanges established by the federal government.
- Surgical Robot Fails to Show Advantages
A new study finds treating bladder cancer with a surgical robot made by Intuitive Surgical is no better at reducing procedural complications than performing the procedure with traditional surgery.
- VA Nominee Gets Warm Reception at Confirmation Hearing
Members of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs indicated Tuesday they would endorse Robert McDonald, President Barack Obama's nominee to take over the VA.