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  1. Medibank Private sale to raise up to $5.5bMon, 20 Oct 2014 03:16:52 GMT
    Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said retail investors would be able to buy shares in the private health insurer for between $1.55 and $2 a share. Australia's largest private health insurer is expected to start trading on the share market on November 25 on a conditional basis, with normal trading to begin on December 5. The government intends to sell down its entire holding in the company, which will become one of the 100 largest listed businesses on the ASX. More...
  2. 'Good' carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy dietSun, 19 Oct 2014 23:39:52 GMT
    "Carbs are simply a string of sugars," said dietitian Marisa Moore. "Some are more complex than others and those sugars are broken down into glucose so that our bodies use that for energy." More...
  3. U.S. hospitals gird for Ebola panic as flu season ...Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:49:14 GMT
    A young woman complaining of abdominal pain and nausea who had traveled to Africa arrived at a Long Island hospital fearful that she had contracted Ebola. She did not have the virus, but the pregnancy test was positive. More...
  4. Man who wins breast cancer battle speaks outSun, 19 Oct 2014 10:02:22 GMT
    Cameron knew he had to make a decision to start living, or to start dying. He chose to chose the obvious, living his life. More...
  5. Terri stays sober to raise cash for kidsSun, 19 Oct 2014 03:11:57 GMT
    The Tap And Barrel pub is putting on a fundraising event in memory of Seb Murtough, pictured below, with a Stoptober drive. From left, Steve Murtough, Charlie Metcalfe and Terri Taylor A TOWN centre pub is throwing its support behind fundraising efforts after the death of two-and-a-half- year-old Seb Murtough last month. More...
  6. Memoirs contain some surprising revelations about Liberal Leader Justin TrudeauSat, 18 Oct 2014 20:25:26 GMT
    Justin Trudeau's new memoir, Common Ground, contains a number of surprising revelations about the Liberal leader and his family that aren't generally known, despite a lifetime lived in the public eye. - When youngest brother Michel was swept by an avalanche into B.C.'s Kokanee Lake in 1998, his death had a profound impact on the family, especially Trudeau's father, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. More...
  7. Slow, steady may not win the weight-loss raceSat, 18 Oct 2014 16:43:15 GMT
    Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other. More...
  8. Spike In ER, Hospital Use Short-Lived After Calif. Medicaid ExpansionSat, 18 Oct 2014 13:03:28 GMT
    One rationale for extending Medicaid coverage to more people is to help them get to a doctor or clinic before a minor illness becomes a medical emergency. While the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act may lead to a dramatic rise in emergency room use and hospitalizations for previously uninsured people, that increase seems to be largely temporary and should not lead to a dramatic impact on state budgets, according to an analysis from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research released Wednesday. More...
Back Pain News
  1. The Inconvenient Truth of Gas For Older AdultsFri, 17 Oct 2014 13:05:49 -0500
    There's new meaning to the term "old farts" if you're having trouble with bloating and indigestion. There are several factors contributing to the increased frequency with which older adults might be bothered by gas. More...
  2. Collagen - The Secret To Good Looking SkinFri, 17 Oct 2014 07:52:46 -0500
    Collagen is the most common protein in the body and is found in bone, under the skin, in joints, in hair, in eyes. Unfortunately as we get older our ability to make collagen decreases and by the time we get beyond 50 years we begin to notice thinning skin and pain around the body. Collagen supplementation has been shown to help the body address some of these ailments. More...
  3. Fighting Aging The Healthy Easy WayThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:34:24 -0500
    No single person would hate the idea of staying young forever. However, age eventually catches up with us and there isn't much we can do about it. The truth is that as you age, you are prone to getting fat and out of shape. This is because muscles are lost as age catches up. It is the muscles that keep you strong, toned and shapely. It is therefore understandable why old people are weak and have wrinkles, fine lines and all the signs of aging most of us dread. With muscle breakdown, the skin loses elasticity and this leads to aging signs. More...
  4. You're HOW Old?! - My Secrets to Immortal YouthWed, 15 Oct 2014 11:26:08 -0500
    When I tell people my age, their jaws usually drop to the ground. It's quite a delight to see given of course that I'm female and yes a little vain at times. Every woman wants to hear how youthful she looks. She wants to be admired and appreciated by those around her. She wants to be looked upon as a beautiful goddess at any age. More...
  5. How a Raw Vegan Diet Slows and Even Reverses Aging!Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:50:44 -0500
    The raw vegan diet is a powerful one. It is the diet the human body was designed for and thrives on. Just think about it, all the other animals in the wild eat raw foods. More...
  6. Stay Young By Eating The Right FoodsTue, 14 Oct 2014 09:38:22 -0500
    Want to stay young naturally? This doctor explains how to use food to tap into your body's own power to renew itself. More...
Back Pain News
  1. The Inconvenient Truth of Gas For Older AdultsFri, 17 Oct 2014 13:05:49 -0500
    There's new meaning to the term "old farts" if you're having trouble with bloating and indigestion. There are several factors contributing to the increased frequency with which older adults might be bothered by gas. More...
  2. Collagen - The Secret To Good Looking SkinFri, 17 Oct 2014 07:52:46 -0500
    Collagen is the most common protein in the body and is found in bone, under the skin, in joints, in hair, in eyes. Unfortunately as we get older our ability to make collagen decreases and by the time we get beyond 50 years we begin to notice thinning skin and pain around the body. Collagen supplementation has been shown to help the body address some of these ailments. More...
  3. Fighting Aging The Healthy Easy WayThu, 16 Oct 2014 08:34:24 -0500
    No single person would hate the idea of staying young forever. However, age eventually catches up with us and there isn't much we can do about it. The truth is that as you age, you are prone to getting fat and out of shape. This is because muscles are lost as age catches up. It is the muscles that keep you strong, toned and shapely. It is therefore understandable why old people are weak and have wrinkles, fine lines and all the signs of aging most of us dread. With muscle breakdown, the skin loses elasticity and this leads to aging signs. More...
  4. You're HOW Old?! - My Secrets to Immortal YouthWed, 15 Oct 2014 11:26:08 -0500
    When I tell people my age, their jaws usually drop to the ground. It's quite a delight to see given of course that I'm female and yes a little vain at times. Every woman wants to hear how youthful she looks. She wants to be admired and appreciated by those around her. She wants to be looked upon as a beautiful goddess at any age. More...
  5. How a Raw Vegan Diet Slows and Even Reverses Aging!Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:50:44 -0500
    The raw vegan diet is a powerful one. It is the diet the human body was designed for and thrives on. Just think about it, all the other animals in the wild eat raw foods. More...
  6. Stay Young By Eating The Right FoodsTue, 14 Oct 2014 09:38:22 -0500
    Want to stay young naturally? This doctor explains how to use food to tap into your body's own power to renew itself. More...
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Health News
  1. Overcoming odds, MMA fighter with Down syndrome preps for first fightMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:04:51 GMT
    Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters are known for their tough mentality and stop-at-nothing attitudes, so its no surprise that even though Garrett G Money Holeve has Down syndrome, he has muted his doubters and is fighting his way into the cage.   More...
  2. Why caloric restriction alone won't help you live longerMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:08:24 GMT
    Caloric restriction, defined as reducing calorie intake by at least 30 percent, has gained a cult following since it was first studied in the 1930s. More...
  3. Why swimming may be the best exercise for older adultsMon, 20 Oct 2014 16:06:07 GMT
    Falling down and getting hurt is a big problem for older adults, and researchers think that physical activity may lower people's risk of falls. More...
  4. This woman can see 100 times more colors than you canMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:55:02 GMT
    If you're a tetrachromat—which, odds are, you aren't—you can see more colors than the rest of us, thanks to an extra structure in your eyes. More...
  5. Mothers' stress during 1998 ice storm shows up in children's DNA, study saysMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:52:12 GMT
    Just how bad was an epic 1998 ice storm in Canada? More...
  6. How a 'miracle' baby saved her mother's lifeMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:42:32 GMT
    Jenny Purvis calls her daughter "Miracle Mae," and with good reason: In giving her daughter life, the Georgia woman had her own life saved. More...
  7. Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testingMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:40:25 GMT
    When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent-care clinic. More...
CNN Health
  1. How rabbi lost 100 poundsMon, 13 Oct 2014 08:20:47 EDT
    Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes. More...
  2. Theater buff loses 121 poundsMon, 13 Oct 2014 09:26:00 EDT
    Actor loses 121 pounds to feel better, and ends up nabbing the lead role in his own life. More...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Vintage cold and flu adsThu, 25 Sep 2014 10:36:46 EDT
  6. New link between coffee and DNATue, 07 Oct 2014 14:12:13 EDT
    You can blame that third cup of Joe on your genes. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Intestinal Cramps - Crucial Aspects To ConsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 10:45:16 -0500
    Intestine is the route for human waste.The intestinal cramps mainly occur due to some sort of abnormality in functions that are taking place inside the human body on daily basis. More...
  2. Types of Knee BracesFri, 10 Oct 2014 13:10:37 -0500
    I hope you never have to suffer from knee pain, whether it is mild or severe. But if you are in this situation, this article is for you. It provides information on the different types of knee braces available on the market. More...
  3. Sciatica Treatment: All You Need to KnowThu, 09 Oct 2014 08:04:00 -0500
    Sciatica is a symptom characterized by consistent escalating pain on one side of the buttock, lower back, or leg; numbness, weakness, or difficulty moving the foot or leg; or a sharp shooting pain that may make it difficult to walk, turn or even stand up. The following are a few popular sciatica treatment options. More...
  4. How to Ease Sonographer's PainSat, 04 Oct 2014 09:03:11 -0500
    Though it would be nice if sonographers were never injured on the job, the reality is that a large percentage experience muscle injuries, inflammation of the tendons and nerve entrapment syndrome. Many of the injuries are due to activities like completing excessive scanning while maintaining a static work posture, assisting patients, and holding transducers for long periods of time in a tight grip. More...
  5. Magnetic Therapy Benefits of HealthFri, 03 Oct 2014 14:38:09 -0500
    Magnetic jewelry has been around for a long time. Magnetic therapy can be very therapeutic and stylish at the same time. It has been argued that magnets can help with pains in the body. Magnetic therapy is considered by experts as an alternative to medicines and other treatments. Magnetic jewelry and therapy are great alternatives to drugs and other medical options. More...
  6. 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...