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  1. Judge: Health care subsidies 'abuse of discretion'Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:26:55 GMT
    Some of the health-insurance subsidies being offered under the Affordable Care Act represent an "abuse of discretion" by the federal government, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Tuesday, marking another volley in a years-long legal fight that could eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling is the latest in a string of federal court decisions on regulations that allow health insurance tax credits in all 50 states. More...
  2. Herceptin best for certain breast cancer patientsTue, 30 Sep 2014 21:01:43 GMT
    Herceptin is the best drug treatment for a type of breast cancer called HER2-positive and should remain the standard of care for that type of tumor, according to new findings from a long-term clinical trial. HER2-positive breast cancers tend to be more aggressive than other types of breast cancer, according to the Mayo Clinic. More...
  3. GA. college smoking ban goes into effect tomorrowTue, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:35 GMT
    The University System of Georgia smoking and tobacco ban goes into effect Wednesday and applies to all 31 member institutions. More...
  4. Viagra ads target women for 1st timeTue, 30 Sep 2014 13:06:18 GMT
    The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women. In the new 60-second ad, a middle-aged woman reclining on a bed in a tropical setting addresses the problems couples encounter when a man is impotent. More...
  5. Obama administration to unveil doctor payments that may point to conflicts of interestTue, 30 Sep 2014 09:16:45 GMT
    Striving to shine a light on potential ethical conflicts in medicine, the Obama administration is releasing data on drug company payments to tens of thousands of individual doctors. As conceived, the so-called Open Payments program was intended to allow patients to easily look up their own doctors online. More...
  6. Icahn Weighs $100 Million Bid to Save NJ's Taj Mahal CasinoTue, 30 Sep 2014 05:27:42 GMT
    But the offer comes with considerable strings attached: Icahn is willing to consider the bailout "if and only if" he gets big givebacks from the casino workers' union, steep tax breaks from Atlantic City and county, and $25 million in funds from a New Jersey agency. In a filing to a bankruptcy court, the Taj Mahal's parent company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, presented a letter from Icahn's attorney saying the billionaire would consider bailing out the casino if the debt he owns in it were converted to equity that would give him ownership. More...
  7. Lynda Bellingham is best known for her long-running role as a mum in the Oxo TV advertsTue, 30 Sep 2014 01:29:34 GMT
    The husband of actress Lynda Bellingham said losing her will "create the biggest hole in my life", as he comes to terms with her decision to end chemotherapy treatment. Michael Pattemore said he does not know how he will cope without her, but said he is comforted by her being "at peace" after making her choice. More...
  8. Province pledges e-cigarette regulation if feds won't actTue, 30 Sep 2014 01:29:33 GMT
    Health Minister Terry Lake says the province is prepared to regulate electronic cigarettes so their sale is governed by the same provincial restrictions as tobacco smoking. The growing trend of "vaping" with e-cigarettes instead of smoking has raised questions over product safety and concerns that years of anti-smoking gains could unravel if nicotine addiction rebounds. More...
Back Pain News
  1. How Season-Ending Sporting Events Can Motivate Us To ExerciseWed, 01 Oct 2014 05:39:40 -0500
    Most sports have their grand finals. While most of us will not participate in these events, we can use them to motivate us to achieve new levels of fitness achieved through exercise. This article focuses on using this time of the year, and these events, to build and maintain fitness. More...
  2. Revealed: Why You Need To Rest To Stay FitTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:44:55 -0500
    Think fitness is all about working out? Find out why rest is just as important as activity when it comes to muscle building, fat burning and overall health. More...
  3. Use Glutathione for Not Just Fairer Skin, But For a Healthier Body As WellTue, 23 Sep 2014 07:04:10 -0500
    People say that the beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. Absolutely true, and everyone has their own yardstick for seeing beauty. There is however one common factor that is considered imperative to beauty, at least in most countries and that is fair skin. More...
  4. Glutathione - Effective Anti-Aging Solution That Will Make You Look YoungerTue, 23 Sep 2014 06:57:23 -0500
    Who doesn't want to keep looking young forever? Women are willing to spend loads of money to keep looking their best for the rest of their lives. To get the desired results, they are willing to even endure the pain of cosmetic surgeries. More...
  5. Start Using BB Cream Now For Radiant And Rejuvenated SkinMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:19:36 -0500
    BB cream, short for the blemish balm cream, is a facial cosmetic product that can be used as a foundation, primer, highlighter, moisturizer, concealer, and facial sunblock. You can apply this multipurpose balm to hydrate, conceal, protect, and reduce the look of aging in one simple step. It has taken the beauty industry by storm, with leading companies launching their respective versions of this revolutionary "all in one" balm with both cosmetic and skincare benefits. More...
  6. Best Anti-Aging Skin Care in 8 StepsMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:02:16 -0500
    Tick tock, tick tock! You can't stop time or birthdays from happening. But you can slow down the aging process and look and feel younger with lifestyle choices. More...
Back Pain News
  1. How Season-Ending Sporting Events Can Motivate Us To ExerciseWed, 01 Oct 2014 05:39:40 -0500
    Most sports have their grand finals. While most of us will not participate in these events, we can use them to motivate us to achieve new levels of fitness achieved through exercise. This article focuses on using this time of the year, and these events, to build and maintain fitness. More...
  2. Revealed: Why You Need To Rest To Stay FitTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:44:55 -0500
    Think fitness is all about working out? Find out why rest is just as important as activity when it comes to muscle building, fat burning and overall health. More...
  3. Use Glutathione for Not Just Fairer Skin, But For a Healthier Body As WellTue, 23 Sep 2014 07:04:10 -0500
    People say that the beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. Absolutely true, and everyone has their own yardstick for seeing beauty. There is however one common factor that is considered imperative to beauty, at least in most countries and that is fair skin. More...
  4. Glutathione - Effective Anti-Aging Solution That Will Make You Look YoungerTue, 23 Sep 2014 06:57:23 -0500
    Who doesn't want to keep looking young forever? Women are willing to spend loads of money to keep looking their best for the rest of their lives. To get the desired results, they are willing to even endure the pain of cosmetic surgeries. More...
  5. Start Using BB Cream Now For Radiant And Rejuvenated SkinMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:19:36 -0500
    BB cream, short for the blemish balm cream, is a facial cosmetic product that can be used as a foundation, primer, highlighter, moisturizer, concealer, and facial sunblock. You can apply this multipurpose balm to hydrate, conceal, protect, and reduce the look of aging in one simple step. It has taken the beauty industry by storm, with leading companies launching their respective versions of this revolutionary "all in one" balm with both cosmetic and skincare benefits. More...
  6. Best Anti-Aging Skin Care in 8 StepsMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:02:16 -0500
    Tick tock, tick tock! You can't stop time or birthdays from happening. But you can slow down the aging process and look and feel younger with lifestyle choices. More...
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Health News
  1. Healthy habits may reduce risk for gestational diabetes by half, study saysWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:48:40 GMT
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1 to 14 percent of pregnancies are affected by gestational diabetes. More...
  2. Officials urge caution as hand, foot and mouth disease resurfaces in the MidwestWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:38:25 GMT
    Doctors are encouraging children to wash their hands and refrain from sharing beverages as hand, foot and mouth disease has re-emerged in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana, MyFoxChicago.com reported. More...
  3. Russia reports first case of deadly bird flu in two yearsWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:35 GMT
    Russia has reported the first cases of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in nearly two years in villages in Southern Russia, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. More...
  4. India set to run out of critical free drug for HIV/AIDS programWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:22:35 GMT
    India could run out of a critical medicine in its free HIV/AIDS drugs program in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling, a senior government official said, leaving more than 150,000 sufferers without life-saving drugs for about a month. More...
  5. Timeline of world's worst Ebola outbreakWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:17:14 GMT
    International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. More...
  6. Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria, Senegal appear contained, CDC reportsWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:07:44 GMT
    Efforts to contain the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have succeeded, even as the virus continues to spread in the hardest-hit West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. and African health officials said on Tuesday. More...
  7. Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in TexasWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:02:55 GMT
    The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus. More...
CNN Health
  1. Power walker loses 150 poundsMon, 22 Sep 2014 07:22:01 EDT
    In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight loss surgery but she decided to lose the extra pounds on her own. More...
  2. 'Sumo wrestler' to distance runnerFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:20:09 EDT
    When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds. More...
  3. One dance class changed her lifeMon, 08 Sep 2014 09:52:20 EDT
    Angela Baldwin can pinpoint the day she changed the course of her life. More...
  4. It's time to get your flu shot!Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:23:56 EDT
    Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations. More...
  5. Flu shot myths addressedThu, 25 Sep 2014 10:35:35 EDT
    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. More...
  6. Vintage cold and flu adsThu, 25 Sep 2014 10:36:46 EDT
Pain Management News
  1. 3 Easy Ways to Relieve Neck Tension Using IntentionTue, 30 Sep 2014 14:01:51 -0500
    From checking your texts to washing and styling your hair, seemingly innocent daily habits can put a lot of unneeded stress on your neck muscles and joints. Here are some reasons for the pain and easy ways to practice avoiding it. 1) Your neck supports a whole lot of weight: Your head to be exact, which is nearly 10 percent of your body weight. More...
  2. How To Find Proper Tens Electrode Placements Using Point Locator StimulatorThu, 25 Sep 2014 14:57:01 -0500
    An acupuncture point locator stimulator is used to find the points on the body that are most conductive to stimulation. The device emits sound, light and digital readout for clinical documentation and self treatment by patients. This article explains how the body has an electrical field with identifiable electrical characteristics to treat pain and injury. More...
  3. How To Ease The Pain Of Knee ArthritisMon, 22 Sep 2014 07:42:04 -0500
    Knee Arthritis afflict millions of people throughout the world, be it young, middle-age or the elderly. And yet the knee, being one of the human body's largest and most complex joints--is, not surprisingly most vulnerable to sprains, strains, torn ligaments and even gout. More...
  4. Recovery From Chronic Fatigue Is Possible, and More Likely With These TherapiesMon, 22 Sep 2014 05:45:53 -0500
    Chronic fatigue syndrome doesn't always last forever. Studies indicate two promising therapies. More...
  5. 6 Ways to Relieve Pain Without Pain PillsFri, 19 Sep 2014 07:37:26 -0500
    People are becoming addicted to pain pills at an alarming rate. This article will give you 6 alternatives to prescription pain medications. More...
  6. Why You Are In PainFri, 12 Sep 2014 05:53:08 -0500
    Today what we are going to talk about is: why you are in pain. If you are in pain, you are subjecting your body to more stressful stimuli rather than more relaxing situations. You are doing more negative than positive things to your body, so it's now withering away. You can try to rationalize it, but truly your body is an adaptive, organic system. Your body can change into anything. Yet it can't change, when it has fallen apart due to a high amount of stress. This holds true for positive or negative stress. Your body focuses on either the 'rest and relaxation healing' or the 'fight or flight' response. The brain talks with the body through hormones so if your hormones are out of control, you are on one end of the spectrum. It is important that you realize where you are on the stress spectrum. So let's talk about what stress is. More...