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  1. 2014: A year of battle lines drawn over dinnerThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:45:47 GMT
    In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama and a student look over their plates as they eat lunch in the East Room of the White House following the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden in Washington. Have you picked a side yet? If not, you'd better think fast, because the battle lines are being drawn and they cut right down the dinner table. More...
  2. Six 'all clear' women told they have cancer after investigation into...Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:35:45 GMT
    SIX women who were given the all clear after breast cancer screening have been told they have the disease following an investigation. Oxford University Hospitals Trust has said six out of 30 women seen at the Oxfordshire Breast Screening Service at Oxford's Churchill Hospital had been diagnosed. More...
  3. Chinese villagers seek to banish boy with HIVThu, 18 Dec 2014 10:32:01 GMT
    Over 200 Chinese villagers in the southwestern province of Sichuan have signed a petition to banish a HIV-positive eight-year-old boy, state media reported. A photo from a People Daily's online report shows the boy, Kunkun, watching villagers unanimously vote for his removal in a meeting held in early December. More...
  4. Arkansas' Model Medicaid Experiment, the Private Option, in JeopardyThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:27:17 GMT
    Arkansas became the first southern state to expand its Medicaid program in a way that many Republicans found acceptable. More...
  5. Health Care Exchange Sign-Ups Exceeding Last YearThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:22:42 GMT
    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO is Southern California's only all-news radio station and the most credible local source for news coverage. More...
  6. Dentist suspended; patient died after teeth pulledThu, 18 Dec 2014 01:06:42 GMT
    A dentist whose patient died after developing complications while getting 20 teeth pulled and several implants installed will not be allowed to work until after a comprehensive review of his practice. The Connecticut State Dental Commission voted 5-0 Wednesday to suspend the license of Dr. Rashmi Patel, who has offices in Enfield and Torrington, after finding that he didn't properly care for two patients, including the woman who died in February. More...
  7. A Fresh Setback for Efforts to Cure HIV InfectionWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:56:39 GMT
    Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died. More...
  8. 'Low Glycemic' Diets May Not Provide Significant Health AdvantageWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:46:49 GMT
    Diets that focus on low impact on blood sugar may not have a significant impact on risk of heart disease or diabetes. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston looked at data from 163 healthy adults who were either overweight or obese at five-week intervals. More...
Back Pain News
  1. 5 Reasons Why An Anti Aging Cream Is Right for YouThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:14:58 -0600
    There are many creams sold in stores that promise to offer a wrinkle free body and prevent the damages caused by the skin. However, the most vital question to ask is, do these anti aging creams work? If you look at these anti aging creams, many of them use natural ingredients. For the ones that use synthetic ingredients, you should know that most synthetic ingredients aren't as effective anyways. More...
  2. Why Use An Anti Aging Night Cream After A Certain AgeWed, 17 Dec 2014 13:36:40 -0600
    When you are in your twenties or early thirties, you can go easy with your skincare routine. This is the time when your body and skin is regenerating internally, and you are not expected to do much to add to the process. More...
  3. Motivation And AgingThu, 11 Dec 2014 03:44:31 -0600
    We need to ensure that we're in the driver's seat of our life: there are plenty of others who'd like to drive our bus. We must never let this happen. As we age, the motivation increasingly needs to come from within: we can no longer rely on someone else to motivate us. This article proposes one essential motivation strategy for people as they age. More...
  4. How To Be Rich, Happy and Hot (Without a Flash) After 50Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:01:52 -0600
    We want more: more of a rich life full of good food, relationships, love, adventure, wealth and health. We also want less: less stress, less girth around our hips, less belly bulge and jiggly upper arms, and less financial stress. We claim immunity to New Year's resolutions, but we set goals. We recommit, albeit too aggressively, to short term bootcamps and low calorie diets. Before bootcamp and cleanses, read on. More...
  5. Biomarkers of Strength As We AgeFri, 05 Dec 2014 08:43:23 -0600
    Strength training is certainly not just the young man's exercise. Unless we do something about it by the time we reach our 70s strength and muscle tone will have declined as much as 25% from our 30s. That increases to 50% by the time we reach our 90s, again if we don't do anything about it. As we age we might think that since we can't increase muscle mass to a great degree, then what's the point. More...
  6. Idebenone: The Modern Answer to The Fountain of Youth?Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:41:55 -0600
    Initially developed by the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to treat Alzheimer's disease, idebenone is best known for its possible anti-aging properties based on the free-radical theory. As we explained, this theory posits that we can prolong the life of cells, organs, and even our entire bodies if we protect mitochondria from oxidative damage during ATP production. It is for this reason that idebenone is believed to promote healthy brain and cardiovascular function. Some even use it as a topical solution to treat wrinkles. Still others claim it can improve memory and learning because it has nootropic effects. But does the science support these bold claims? More...
Back Pain News
  1. 5 Reasons Why An Anti Aging Cream Is Right for YouThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:14:58 -0600
    There are many creams sold in stores that promise to offer a wrinkle free body and prevent the damages caused by the skin. However, the most vital question to ask is, do these anti aging creams work? If you look at these anti aging creams, many of them use natural ingredients. For the ones that use synthetic ingredients, you should know that most synthetic ingredients aren't as effective anyways. More...
  2. Why Use An Anti Aging Night Cream After A Certain AgeWed, 17 Dec 2014 13:36:40 -0600
    When you are in your twenties or early thirties, you can go easy with your skincare routine. This is the time when your body and skin is regenerating internally, and you are not expected to do much to add to the process. More...
  3. Motivation And AgingThu, 11 Dec 2014 03:44:31 -0600
    We need to ensure that we're in the driver's seat of our life: there are plenty of others who'd like to drive our bus. We must never let this happen. As we age, the motivation increasingly needs to come from within: we can no longer rely on someone else to motivate us. This article proposes one essential motivation strategy for people as they age. More...
  4. How To Be Rich, Happy and Hot (Without a Flash) After 50Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:01:52 -0600
    We want more: more of a rich life full of good food, relationships, love, adventure, wealth and health. We also want less: less stress, less girth around our hips, less belly bulge and jiggly upper arms, and less financial stress. We claim immunity to New Year's resolutions, but we set goals. We recommit, albeit too aggressively, to short term bootcamps and low calorie diets. Before bootcamp and cleanses, read on. More...
  5. Biomarkers of Strength As We AgeFri, 05 Dec 2014 08:43:23 -0600
    Strength training is certainly not just the young man's exercise. Unless we do something about it by the time we reach our 70s strength and muscle tone will have declined as much as 25% from our 30s. That increases to 50% by the time we reach our 90s, again if we don't do anything about it. As we age we might think that since we can't increase muscle mass to a great degree, then what's the point. More...
  6. Idebenone: The Modern Answer to The Fountain of Youth?Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:41:55 -0600
    Initially developed by the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to treat Alzheimer's disease, idebenone is best known for its possible anti-aging properties based on the free-radical theory. As we explained, this theory posits that we can prolong the life of cells, organs, and even our entire bodies if we protect mitochondria from oxidative damage during ATP production. It is for this reason that idebenone is believed to promote healthy brain and cardiovascular function. Some even use it as a topical solution to treat wrinkles. Still others claim it can improve memory and learning because it has nootropic effects. But does the science support these bold claims? More...
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Health News
  1. Ibuprofen may improve longevity, study suggestsThu, 18 Dec 2014 19:00:00 GMT
    Regular doses of a common over-the-counter painkiller may lead to a longer, healthier life, researchers have found. More...
  2. Boy in need of life-saving multi-organ transplant gets visit from Santa Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:47:43 GMT
    A 13-year-old Georgia boy too sick to visit Santa got a special visit at his home Wednesday from the man himself. More...
  3. Pot smokers show less inflammationThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:47:18 GMT
    People who smoke marijuana may have lower levels of inflammation compared with people who have never smoked it, according to new research on one marker of inflammation More...
  4. NCAA basketball player with inoperable brain tumor to become honorary coachThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:05:11 GMT
    Lauren Hill's basketball career is finished. More...
  5. 11th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola; fire destroys suppliesThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:01:30 GMT
    One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said. More...
  6. Thousands respond to young cancer survivors wish for Christmas cards Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:52:12 GMT
    An 11-year-old cancer survivor says this Christmas will be one to remember after thousands responded to his wish to cover his entire wall in holiday cards. More...
  7. Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreakThu, 18 Dec 2014 16:01:01 GMT
    Cambodia's prime minister appealed Thursday to villagers in northwestern Cambodia not to lynch an unlicensed medical practitioner who they suspect caused more than 100 people to become infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. More...
CNN Health
  1. 5 ways to fat-proof your homeMon, 15 Dec 2014 07:07:37 EST
    Here simple ways to keep your home food-temptation free. This works for even the most weak-willed among us. More...
  2. How he became an IronmanTue, 16 Dec 2014 07:17:07 EST
    Joe Van Veldhuizen was 19 miles into his first Ironman. He had two hours left to complete the race, and only three miles to go in the 26.2-mile marathon. More...
  3. Predicting the flu so you can avoid itThu, 11 Dec 2014 07:45:01 EST
    Imagine being able to predict when the flu might strike your town, a bit like how meteorologists predict when a storm is heading your way. More...
  4. Flu shot less helpful, but still keyWed, 10 Dec 2014 11:11:54 EST
    This year's flu vaccine is not as effective against the current strain of the influenza virus because the virus has mutated, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an advisory to doctors. More...
  5. Vintage cold and flu adsThu, 25 Sep 2014 10:36:46 EDT
  6. A form of sugar helps twin girlsTue, 25 Nov 2014 05:13:14 EST
    Hugh and Chris Hempel welcomed beautiful twin girls into the world in 2004. Since the girls were about two, the whole family has been fighting to treat the twins' rare genetic condition. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Magnets And PainThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:03:43 -0600
    Magnets and pain relief. There are a lot of people who swear by them. More...
  2. The Unexpected Benefits Of Visiting A Chiropractic ClinicWed, 17 Dec 2014 04:29:10 -0600
    Most patients visiting a chiropractic clinic seek an alternative method of alleviating back pain, whiplash, or headaches. Over time, we put our bodies through a tremendous amount of stress, and our nerves are often left in painful knots that cause discomfort and reduce the functionality of the nerves your body relies on to carry messages to and from the brain. More...
  3. What Is A Cryo Cuff Knee System and How Does It Work?Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:25:43 -0600
    If you are about to undergo knee surgery or intensive physiotherapy sessions, this article is for you. You will find out why they are recommended by doctors all around. More...
  4. Dealing With Low Back Pain And Acute Neck PainFri, 12 Dec 2014 06:17:00 -0600
    Osteopathy is different from physical therapy, massage therapy and chiropractic. Osteopathy will require a formal medical education with residency training. More...
  5. Causes Of Bladder Pain And Possible ComplicationsTue, 09 Dec 2014 10:45:15 -0600
    Bladder pain can be caused due to a number of reasons. This pain usually occurs when the bladder is inflamed, damaged, injured or infected. The level of pain can also vary depending on the severity of the problem. In some cases the symptoms may occur frequently whereas in others they may be rather infrequent. However, you could be suffering from throbbing sudden pain that comes and goes or the symptoms may stay with you persistently. More...
  6. A Few Things You Should Know About Arm PainTue, 09 Dec 2014 08:46:43 -0600
    Arm pain is a common occurrence and it can be caused by an injury or due to some other complication in the body. In some cases, the pain may be minor and go away with rest and care while in some cases it may be really bad and you will need to seek medical attention as soon so possible. More...