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  1. Poll: Economy, health care are higher priorities than social issues days before 2014 electionFri, 31 Oct 2014 04:52:35 GMT
    As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds. More...
  2. Marlboro maker Altria's 3Q profit up slightlyThu, 30 Oct 2014 16:13:58 GMT
    Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.'s profit rose slightly the third quarter as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold. The owner of the nation's biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, posted earnings Thursday of $1.397 billion, or 71 cents per share. More...
  3. Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questionedThu, 30 Oct 2014 12:20:32 GMT
    The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. Now the Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective way to fight deadly disease in the U.S. Health experts say putting people into quarantine can be appropriate on a case-by-case basis. More...
  4. NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suitThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:38:28 GMT
    The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health. NFL lawyers in court papers deny the allegations and argue that the former players waited too long to file the lawsuit. More...
  5. Most colonoscopies on time in Fraser region despite demand surgeThu, 30 Oct 2014 04:55:25 GMT
    Longer than recommended waits for colonoscopies are a significant problem for B.C. health authorities since the rollout of a province-wide cancer screening program, Health Minister Terry Lake admitted Tuesday. But Fraser Health officials say colonoscopy waits in this region are largely under control, with 88 per cent of patients getting the procedure within the recommended eight weeks. More...
  6. Hugh Jackman undergoes third cancer treatmentThu, 30 Oct 2014 01:08:18 GMT
    According to People, Hugh Jackman has undergone a third skin cancer treatment. The actor recently had another basal cell carcinoma removed. More...
  7. Boy with cancer dies after town celebrates holidaysWed, 29 Oct 2014 21:11:04 GMT
    A 4-year-old West Jordan boy lost his battle to leukemia Tuesday, but not before his family and community gave him the week of a lifetime. Last week, Ethan Van Leuven's family learned that Ethan's battle with acute lympho-blastic leukemia was coming to an end. More...
  8. Record female dementia deaths totalWed, 29 Oct 2014 17:04:04 GMT
    The condition was the underlying cause of one in eight of all the female deaths recorded in 2013, according to Office for National Statistics data. The share of deaths from dementia and Alzheimer's jumped by 7.5 percentage points for women over the decade from 2003. More...
Back Pain News
  1. How To Be A Difference-MakerFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:04:33 -0500
    Most people would like to be able to make a difference and be remembered for their contribution. This article draws on the examples set by two contemporary leaders and suggests three immediate actions that can be taken. More...
  2. Electric Facial - Remedy to the Damage Caused by NeurotoxinsThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:36:27 -0500
    In today's want to be perfect world, people, who are pretty much serious about their aging signs, are the ones who opt for either Botox or neurotoxins to knock a few years off their skin. However, using Botox or neurotoxins for a long period of time can harm the skin. The situation may worsen if the treatment is not done by a renowned and experienced doctor. More...
  3. Southern Women: It's Ok to Sweat! Your Skin Will Thank You for It!Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:09:35 -0500
    One of the most common questions dermatologists hear from their clients in the South, is what can they do to keep their skin looking young and healthy. Dermatologists are educating their clients on proper skin care and I have found that by doing several simple things consistently, you can have younger and healthy looking skin as we age. More...
  4. Cellular Repair - The Real Fountain of YouthTue, 28 Oct 2014 09:15:53 -0500
    Damaged cells is the main cause of disease. As we age, our ability to repair and remove damaged cells from our body diminishes. Dietary supplements can be the key to the fountain of youth. More...
  5. How To Stay On Top Of The Aging ProcessMon, 27 Oct 2014 10:19:40 -0500
    Aging can catch many amongst us unaware. We may be going on with our lives when one fine day we discover the first signs of aging on our skin. The crow's feet around the eyes and the fine lines on the forehead are an indication that the skin renewal process is not what it used to be and that age has finally caught up with us. More...
  6. A Philosophy Of LifeThu, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:15 -0500
    A little bit often is a Philosophy of Life worth pursuing. This article explores some examples and encourages you to add to the list. Go for it! More...
Back Pain News
  1. How To Be A Difference-MakerFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:04:33 -0500
    Most people would like to be able to make a difference and be remembered for their contribution. This article draws on the examples set by two contemporary leaders and suggests three immediate actions that can be taken. More...
  2. Electric Facial - Remedy to the Damage Caused by NeurotoxinsThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:36:27 -0500
    In today's want to be perfect world, people, who are pretty much serious about their aging signs, are the ones who opt for either Botox or neurotoxins to knock a few years off their skin. However, using Botox or neurotoxins for a long period of time can harm the skin. The situation may worsen if the treatment is not done by a renowned and experienced doctor. More...
  3. Southern Women: It's Ok to Sweat! Your Skin Will Thank You for It!Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:09:35 -0500
    One of the most common questions dermatologists hear from their clients in the South, is what can they do to keep their skin looking young and healthy. Dermatologists are educating their clients on proper skin care and I have found that by doing several simple things consistently, you can have younger and healthy looking skin as we age. More...
  4. Cellular Repair - The Real Fountain of YouthTue, 28 Oct 2014 09:15:53 -0500
    Damaged cells is the main cause of disease. As we age, our ability to repair and remove damaged cells from our body diminishes. Dietary supplements can be the key to the fountain of youth. More...
  5. How To Stay On Top Of The Aging ProcessMon, 27 Oct 2014 10:19:40 -0500
    Aging can catch many amongst us unaware. We may be going on with our lives when one fine day we discover the first signs of aging on our skin. The crow's feet around the eyes and the fine lines on the forehead are an indication that the skin renewal process is not what it used to be and that age has finally caught up with us. More...
  6. A Philosophy Of LifeThu, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:15 -0500
    A little bit often is a Philosophy of Life worth pursuing. This article explores some examples and encourages you to add to the list. Go for it! More...
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Health News
  1. 10 worst foods for your skinFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:00:44 GMT
    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. More...
  2. How brain cancer sent one woman 'over the edge'Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:00:07 GMT
    This cancer patient is going to any lengths (and heights) to find a cure. More...
  3. Individual genetic differences may affect Ebola survival, study saysThu, 30 Oct 2014 20:31:59 GMT
    Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish. More...
  4. Genetics, not upbringing, main influencer in a childs IQ, study saysThu, 30 Oct 2014 20:00:28 GMT
    Can parents make their kids smarter? More...
  5. Are Japanese mushrooms the cure for HPV?Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:57:10 GMT
    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. More...
  6. Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shotThu, 30 Oct 2014 16:32:31 GMT
    Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug. More...
  7. Why breast cancer awareness shouldnt stop after OctoberThu, 30 Oct 2014 16:21:53 GMT
    One thing is for sure: My life never stays the same. More...
CNN Health
  1. 50 pounds lost for 50th reunionMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:14:46 EDT
    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: More...
  2. 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...
  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. Electrodes in brain to treat Tourette'sMon, 27 Oct 2014 06:39:33 EDT
    A pioneering procedure might be the answer to ending the misery of Tourette's syndrome. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Combining Old With New: Knee Pain Treatment Using New Technology and Alternative TherapiesFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:32:36 -0500
    There are many effective ways to deal with osteoarthritis and other conditions which can leave a patient desperate to find knee pain treatment. Using the latest medical procedures in combination with supplements and alternative therapies can be an effective way to ease discomforts. More...
  2. Back Pain - Common Causes And Prevention TipsWed, 29 Oct 2014 11:58:40 -0500
    Back pain is a common problem most especially to the elders. Over the years, the body suffers from wears and tears, which actually affects the flexibility of the person. Older people who suffer from back pain are able to alleviate pain temporarily, but the reoccurrence of the pain is almost 100%. This is why it's important for people who are no longer in their younger years to take care of their bodies and be familiar with the causes of such pain and how to prevent them. More...
  3. Aspects That Make EVA Kneeling Pads a Preferable ChoiceWed, 29 Oct 2014 07:53:18 -0500
    There are various aspects that make EVA made kneeling pads a better choice than the rubber counterparts. EVA is a versatile and durable material which works as an ideal option for manufacturing safety pads. More...
  4. Bone Injuries? Go to the Orthopedic SurgeonsMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:52:20 -0500
    Orthopedic surgeons are the experts you want to see for bone and joint issues. They generally work in a large complex with other doctors in their field who specialize in different areas, which makes your life way simpler! More...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...