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  1. US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion lawTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:06:03 GMT
    You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman. More...
  2. US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion lawTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:06:02 GMT
    The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling in a case involving the state's 2012 law, which required physicians at the clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital. More...
  3. Md. Schools Get $10.7M Grant To Study STDsTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:03:56 GMT
    The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. More...
  4. Surgeon general: Stop tanning and save your skinSurgeon general: Stop ...Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:59:30 GMT
    Those of you tanning or burning your skin this summer should stop - seek the shade, wear a hat and some sunscreen and, whatever you do, stay out of indoor tanning salons. More...
  5. Aetna 2Q profit rises 2.4 percentTue, 29 Jul 2014 12:54:32 GMT
    Aetna's second-quarter profit climbed more than 2 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the health insurer beat analyst expectations and raise its 2014 earnings forecast again. More...
  6. $1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of ChoiceTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:39:44 GMT
    WASHINGTON: A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. More...
  7. 'Modest running' can boost healthTue, 29 Jul 2014 04:35:09 GMT
    Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease, research has shown. More...
  8. Chafee holding ceremony to sign breast density billTue, 29 Jul 2014 00:30:40 GMT
    The Dense Breast Notification and Education Act passed by the General Assembly requires that each mammogram report include a notification to the patient of any finding of dense breast tissue and a suggestion that additional screening may be beneficial to some. More...
Back Pain News
  1. VIDI Daily Moisturizer With SPF 30 For Daily UseTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:35:59 -0500
    A good-quality sun block - SPF 30 or greater! This is maybe the most vital thing you can put on your face now that will help you looking young for several years to come. As soon as you find a great sun block, you have to use it EVERY DAY- not simply when you prepare to be out in the sun for a while. UV rays exist even when it's over cast and incidental sun exposure (walking to course, going to and from your automobile, awaiting a bus) all accumulates. To assist much more, attempt to minimize how much time you spend out in the sun. It all helps. More...
  2. The Importance of CoQ10: Ubiquinone And Ubiquinol, A Must For LongevityTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:19:07 -0500
    It is an enzyme found in almost all cells in the body, where it helps with the production of energy within the mitochondria. There is evidence that it can increase the volume of oxygen in the blood by as much as 15%. More...
  3. The Four Secrets to Aging GracefullyMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:02:36 -0500
    Growing older is a natural part of living, however, not everyone is ready to deal with it. Whether you're turning 30, 50, or 70, learning to deal with the changes can help you beat the anxiety and depression that many people suffer from, as they grow older. Here are some secrets to aging gracefully: Accept Its Inevitability Everyone -including you - goes through the aging process. More...
  4. Ways We Can Reduce Unsightly CelluliteThu, 24 Jul 2014 07:20:42 -0500
    Cellulite are those little pockets of fat on our skin that seem to crop up as we age. First, let me say that this is not a sales pitch for those creams and other gadgets that are supposed to fix the problem, because they don't. They might provide some very short-term benefits, but in the long term there are no quick fixes for cellulite. More...
  5. What Most People WantThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:12:43 -0500
    Much of what is written focuses on individual differences - the differences that make the difference. There is, however, a similarity. Take, for example, the subject of this article. Most people seek satisfaction - to lead a satisfying life. Read on how this can be achieved. More...
  6. Can Alpha Lipoic Acid Slow Aging?Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:12:02 -0500
    Alpha Lipoic Acid may be one of the keys to a longer, healthier life. A new study from the Linus Pauling Institute (LPI) at Oregon State University found that the powerful antioxidant appears to slow aging, improve blood flow, and improve immune function by boosting the natural defenses of the body to levels found in youth. "In particular, it appears to restore levels of glutathione, a protective antioxidant and detoxification compound, to those of a young animal," said Tory Hagel, a researcher at LPI and an associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics at OSU. More...
Back Pain News
  1. VIDI Daily Moisturizer With SPF 30 For Daily UseTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:35:59 -0500
    A good-quality sun block - SPF 30 or greater! This is maybe the most vital thing you can put on your face now that will help you looking young for several years to come. As soon as you find a great sun block, you have to use it EVERY DAY- not simply when you prepare to be out in the sun for a while. UV rays exist even when it's over cast and incidental sun exposure (walking to course, going to and from your automobile, awaiting a bus) all accumulates. To assist much more, attempt to minimize how much time you spend out in the sun. It all helps. More...
  2. The Importance of CoQ10: Ubiquinone And Ubiquinol, A Must For LongevityTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:19:07 -0500
    It is an enzyme found in almost all cells in the body, where it helps with the production of energy within the mitochondria. There is evidence that it can increase the volume of oxygen in the blood by as much as 15%. More...
  3. The Four Secrets to Aging GracefullyMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:02:36 -0500
    Growing older is a natural part of living, however, not everyone is ready to deal with it. Whether you're turning 30, 50, or 70, learning to deal with the changes can help you beat the anxiety and depression that many people suffer from, as they grow older. Here are some secrets to aging gracefully: Accept Its Inevitability Everyone -including you - goes through the aging process. More...
  4. Ways We Can Reduce Unsightly CelluliteThu, 24 Jul 2014 07:20:42 -0500
    Cellulite are those little pockets of fat on our skin that seem to crop up as we age. First, let me say that this is not a sales pitch for those creams and other gadgets that are supposed to fix the problem, because they don't. They might provide some very short-term benefits, but in the long term there are no quick fixes for cellulite. More...
  5. What Most People WantThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:12:43 -0500
    Much of what is written focuses on individual differences - the differences that make the difference. There is, however, a similarity. Take, for example, the subject of this article. Most people seek satisfaction - to lead a satisfying life. Read on how this can be achieved. More...
  6. Can Alpha Lipoic Acid Slow Aging?Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:12:02 -0500
    Alpha Lipoic Acid may be one of the keys to a longer, healthier life. A new study from the Linus Pauling Institute (LPI) at Oregon State University found that the powerful antioxidant appears to slow aging, improve blood flow, and improve immune function by boosting the natural defenses of the body to levels found in youth. "In particular, it appears to restore levels of glutathione, a protective antioxidant and detoxification compound, to those of a young animal," said Tory Hagel, a researcher at LPI and an associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics at OSU. More...
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Health News
  1. How to lower your risk of Alzheimer'sTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:15:42 GMT
    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 More...
  2. Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virusTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:23:05 GMT
    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 More...
  3. Ebola victim who flew to Nigeria had plans to visit family in MinnesotaTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:57:49 GMT
    The man who flew from Liberia to Lagos, Nigeria while infected with the Ebola virus had a wife and kids Minnesota, reported KSTP. More...
  4. Texas baby's brain tumor benign following surgery allowed by insurer's change of heartTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:05:40 GMT
    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. More...
  5. Student-run camp allows children of cancer patients to just be kidsTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:00:39 GMT
    Camp Kesem aims to give children of cancer patients an escape to an environment where they can have fun and just be kids. More...
  6. Legalizing pot has not spurred use among US teens, study saysTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:48:02 GMT
    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. More...
  7. Could a combination of two vaccines treat pancreatic cancer?Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:28:51 GMT
    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  More...
CNN Health
  1. Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' styleFri, 25 Jul 2014 14:07:52 EDT
    When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation: More...
  2. You won't believe the 'after' picsTue, 15 Jul 2014 07:15:14 EDT
    Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation: More...
  3. Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrongFri, 11 Jul 2014 17:31:06 EDT
    Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking calories to go from 343 pounds to 190. See his amazing transformation. More...
  4. 4 common first triathlon QsTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:34:00 EDT
    Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes. More...
  5. Get off the sideline, into the raceWed, 16 Jul 2014 11:40:59 EDT
    Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator. More...
  6. If I can run, so can youWed, 16 Jul 2014 11:40:35 EDT
    For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K." More...
Pain Management News
  1. Pain In Your ButtMon, 28 Jul 2014 09:11:44 -0500
    Today, I want to talk about that pain in your butt that tends to run down your leg, also known as sciatic pain. I am going to show you what you are dealing with so you can clean up the pain. Therefore, I won't be going into detail on how to clean up your pain. Instead, I'm going to make you aware of what's happening. So when people get sciatic pain, it may not always be a nerve issue. Many things, such as trigger points and hamstrings that run along the leg, can give you similar sensations to sciatic pain. For this tip, I am going to show you where your sciatic nerve is, what can be clipping the nerve, and where you could be clipping it. More...
  2. Recent Advances in Arthroscopic SurgeryFri, 25 Jul 2014 13:51:51 -0500
    The field of arthroscopic surgery has experienced a number of incredible advances in the last few years. Through the latest techniques, it is now possible for surgeons to make smaller incisions; with less tissue dissection, surgeries now have a higher success rate, and patients enjoy a faster recovery time. This article examines the most common types of arthroscopic surgery and discusses the impact of new technology and techniques. More...
  3. MDs and Alternative Treatment for Back PainThu, 24 Jul 2014 07:24:29 -0500
    Have you ever wondered if your medical doctors approves of you seeing a chiropractor? Believe it or not, your doctor is likely to approve. Here's why. More...
  4. Backpacks and Back Pain in KidsThu, 24 Jul 2014 07:23:57 -0500
    Before you head out back to school shopping with your kids, have you thought about how damaging a backpack can be to your child's back? While a backpack may seem harmless, a bag that is too heavy can cause significant pain in children. Follow these tips for bookbag that is easy on your child's back. More...
  5. Lateral Meniscus Tear and Patellar TendonitisMon, 21 Jul 2014 15:52:48 -0500
    What is a lateral meniscus tear? An injury characterized by tearing of cartilage tissue on the outside of knee is Lateral meniscus tear. Prolonged Twisting movements of knee, High direct Impact to the joints or deterioration of cartilage can lead to lateral meniscus tear. More...
  6. Relax Your Aching Muscles Anywhere and Anytime With Microwavable Heat PadsMon, 21 Jul 2014 11:59:06 -0500
    Often the only thing that welcomes us at the end of a tiring day is aching muscles. We need something that can ease the pain and help us recover and prepare for what lies ahead. More...