- Why Some Sports Fans Turn to Vandalism Even After a Win
San Francisco police donned riot gear to control rowdy fans after Giants' win.
- Talks With Ebola Nurse Fail, Gov to Use 'Full Authority'
Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox defies voluntary quarantine by going on a bike ride.
- How to Avoid the ER on Halloween
Children are twice as likely to be hit and killed by a car on Halloween.
- Maine Pizzeria Delivers Pie to Ebola Nurse
Moose Shack pizzeria awaiting police approval to deliver pizza to Kaci Hickox.
- Ebola Nurse to Officials: Don't Violate 'My Civil Rights'
State officials will seek to get court order to force quarantine on Kaci Hickox.
- Crash Test Dummies Gain Weight to Save Lives
Obese people are 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash.
- NYC Marathoner Reboots After Injury Nearly Cost Him a Leg
Ken Dunbar almost lost his right leg from a soccer collision.
- Happy Birthday, Jonas Salk!
Jonas Salk, the man who discovered the polio vaccine would have celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday.
- 2nd Dallas Nurse Ebola-Free, Released From Hospital
Amber Vinson leaves Emory University Hospital Ebola-free.
- Woman Goes From Paralyzing Spinal Injury to Walking Through Front Door
Jaime Carnucci is walking after a spinal cord injury.
- 50 pounds lost for 50th reunion
In January, Carol Highsmith, 68, began a journey of threes. She had three milestones of 50 that she planned to reach by following three simple rules:
- How rabbi lost 100 pounds
Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.
- It's time to get your flu shot!
Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.
- Flu shot myths addressed
Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.
- Vintage cold and flu ads
- Electrodes in brain to treat Tourette's
A pioneering procedure might be the answer to ending the misery of Tourette's syndrome.
- The next medicinal marijuana?
Ayahuasca is a psychedelic drink that's attracting more and more tourists to the remote corners of the Amazon. But is it a drug, or is it medicine?
- New link between coffee and DNA
You can blame that third cup of Joe on your genes.
- Music helps your brain
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.
- Live to 100: Laugh more
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
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- FDA panel backs Daiichi's blood thinner
A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 9-1 in favor of approving Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co's blood thinner for use in some patients with atrial fibrillation.
- Speed of weight loss may have little impact on success at keeping it off
In a trial of weight loss approaches, the rate at which people dropped excess pounds was not linked to their success in keeping the weight off over the next three years.
- 'Wandering eye' may raise risk of falls for older adults
Older people with strabismus, where one eye points slightly inward or outward affecting vision, are about 27 percent more likely than people without the condition to be injured by a fall, according to a new study.
- CDC pulls poster saying Ebola can spread through a sneeze
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control on Thursday yanked a poster off its Web site explaining how Ebola can be spread by contaminated droplets — from a sneeze for example — a day after The Post reported on the frightening revelation.
- 10 worst foods for your skin
The old saying "you are what you eat" holds true for your health. And, it turns out, your skin. Fill up on junk like refined carbs, sugar, and trans fats, and well, your skin is going to look like it.
- How brain cancer sent one woman 'over the edge'
This cancer patient is going to any lengths (and heights) to find a cure.
- Individual genetic differences may affect Ebola survival, study says
Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish.
- Genetics, not upbringing, main influencer in a child’s IQ, study says
Can parents make their kids smarter?
- Are Japanese mushrooms the cure for HPV?
The human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the U.S., affecting more than 70 percent of sexually active adults at some point in their lives.
- Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot
Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola— chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.
- Road-Testing a High End Stroller: A Look at the Stokke Xplory
Buying a new stroller doesn't have to feel as overwhelming as buying a new car. In our We Love, You Need series, we ask parents to review the latest baby gear -- from bargain steals to splurge-worthy buys. Our latest review is of the pricey Xplory stroller from Stokke, which starts at $1,000 without accessories. Here's what our mom reviewer had to say:
- What to Say When a Friend Gets Divorced
When a couple decides to end their marriage before "death do us part," the decision can cause a ripple effect among friends and family. You may be tempted to step in to prevent what you consider to be a mistake or maybe you want to exclaim “it’s about time!” Then there are worries about how your friend is holding up or how she’ll manage in the future. But the truth is your soon-to-be-single friend doesn't need to hear any of that.
- 5 Fuss-Free Steps to Your Best Skin Ever
Forget any beauty fears that might be lurking at the back of your mind: skin that earns compliments is something that every woman at every age can achieve.
- Is It Really Okay to Wear White To Another Bride's Wedding?
I grew up in the South, and there are a few things I learned growing up that are just good, old-fashioned manners. Keep your elbows off the table during meal times, don’t stare, and don’t wear white to a wedding if you’re not the bride. I’ve considered myself a well-mannered sort, and I’ve always stuck pretty close to the rules most of the time. Well, except for this one wedding where the color of my dress came into question.
- Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study.
- Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain
Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men who have lower back pain.
- Could You Be Allergic to Farm Antibiotics?
Allergic reactions to food are a concern for millions of Americans, and now a study suggests there's a potential new player on the immunology front: Some people may be allergic to the antibiotics used to keep pests away from fruits and vegetables.
- Have Bad Breath? 6 Simple Tricks to Get Rid of It...for Good
We’re comfortable asking our dentists about everything from TMJ to teeth whitening…but inquiring about bad breath? Not always the most pleasant conversation. In the name of research, we asked top dental experts to share their tips for diagnosing, preventing and treating halitosis—so you don’t have to.
- It's Official: Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss
For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.
- How to Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests.
- Plan for Uncontrolled Ebola Trial Draws Fire
Medical groups in the U.K. and France say that it would be unethical to hold back experimental Ebola treatments from anyone. U.S. officials say that without control groups getting placebos, it can’t be known whether the drugs are saving lives or killing people.
- Maine Nurse Resists Ebola Quarantine
Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse who traveled to West Africa to care for Ebola patients, said that she won’t self-quarantine for 21 days, setting up a possible legal battle with the state.
- Hagel Approves 21-Day Ebola Isolation Period For Military
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel approved a recommendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff requiring a 21-day isolation period for all military personnel returning from West Africa.
- New Jersey Hospitals in Spotlight
The experience of a nurse who complained about her quarantine in a makeshift tent inside a Newark, N.J., hospital after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is putting a focus on how the state’s hospitals will handle those exposed to the disease.
- CDC Rejects Mandatory Ebola Quarantines
The Centers for Disease Control recommended that people deemed to be at high risk of developing Ebola voluntarily isolate themselves from others for 21 days, but stopped short of recommending the mandatory quarantines that at least two states have ordered.
- Muscular Dystrophy Drug Suffers Setback
Sarepta Therapeutics said it would be delayed at least six months in seeking approval for its muscular-dystrophy drug after the FDA demanded more information because of concerns over the clinical-trial data.
- White House Pushes Back On State Ebola Quarantines
The White House pushed back against the governors of New York, New Jersey, Illinois and other states that instituted procedures to forcibly quarantine medical workers returning from West Africa, deepening a debate brought on by recent Ebola cases in the U.S.
- FDA Approves Two Faster Ebola Tests
The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized use of two new diagnostic tests for Ebola that can produce results in two hours, compared with what can usually take four hours.
- CDC Responds Rapidly to Latest Ebola Case
The federal and state response to an infected doctor in New York presents a sharp contrast to the response to the nation’s first case in Dallas late last month.
- State Quarantines Stoke Debate Over Monitoring
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut imposed 21-day quarantines on health-care workers returning from West Africa, stoking a debate over how to curb Ebola without impeding humanitarian aid.