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Orangetheory fitness?

  • ...22 April 2014

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  • ... CNN

A relatively new workout program revolves around participants’ heart rates. Holly Firfer explains Orangetheory fitness. > READ MORE Source : Orangetheory fitness?

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Human viruses killing last remaining gorillas?

  • ...22 April 2014

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  • ... CNN

They are the world’s largest primates and yet the constant threat of illegal poaching, deforestation and now human diseases mean that soon the world’s mountain gorillas could be completely wiped out. Meet the woman trying to fix the situation before it’s too late. > READ MORE Source : Human viruses killing last remaining gorillas?

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Exercise at night OK?

  • ...22 April 2014

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  • ... CNN

For most people, exercising close to bedtime doesn’t appear to adversely affect sleep quality. > READ MORE Source : Exercise at night OK?

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Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Mecca

  • ...23 April 2014

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  • ... Reuters

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including what appeared to be the first case in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. > READ MORE Source : Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in... Continue reading

California bill to curb medical marijuana passes key hurdle

  • ...23 April 2014

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  • ... Reuters

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – A measure to regulate California’s chaotic medical marijuana industry passed a key legislative hurdle on Tuesday, in a move that could lay the groundwork to tax and control recreational use of the drug if it ultimately becomes legal. > READ MORE Source : California bill to curb medical marijuana passes key... Continue reading

CDC Would Sacrifice Kids To Cut Healthcare Costs

  • ...23 April 2014

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  • ... Forbes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) appears to have assumed a role that was never intended: reducing the ability of vaccines to save lives. Its bureaucrats want to reduce infants’ vaccination schedule in the interest of small cost-savings. CDC officials should go back and read the agency’s mission statement, which includes this... Continue reading

Migraine-Prevention Drugs Show Promise in Trials

Two experimental drugs may help prevent migraines in people who suffer multiple attacks a month, according to preliminary findings from a pair of clinical trials. The drugs, one given by IV and one by injection, are part of a new approach to preventing migraine headaches…. > READ MORE Source : Migraine-Prevention Drugs Show Promise in... Continue reading

Low Blood Sugar May Explain ‘Dead-In-Bed’ Syndrome

Low blood sugar levels — known as hypoglycemia — in people with diabetes may cause potentially dangerous changes in heart rate,according to a small new study. This study’s findings may help explain why a large-scale study found that very tight control of blood sugar levels… > READ MORE Source : Low Blood Sugar May Explain... Continue reading

Optimistic Spouse Can Boost Health: Study

Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better. Researchers analyzed data gathered from 1,970 heterosexual American couples over the age of… > READ MORE Source : Optimistic Spouse Can Boost Health: Study

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High-Fat Diet Linked to Some Types of Breast Cancer

Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of breast cancer, new research suggests. Past studies have come to differing conclusions on a possible association between dietary fat and breast cancer. Whether the two are even… > READ MORE Source : High-Fat Diet Linked to... Continue reading


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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) appears to have assumed a role that was never intended: reducing the ability of vaccines to save lives. Its bureaucrats want to reduce infants’ vaccination schedule in the interest of small » Continue reading
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A study of the gene BAALC and the smaller gene miR-3151 embedded within it finds the smaller one is the major driver of acute myeloid leukemia and not its better-known host. > READ MORE Source : Medical News Today: Gene » Continue reading
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ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including what appeared to be the first case in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. > » Continue reading
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A four-year study of overweight military personnel has found that those stationed at high altitudes are less likely to progress to obesity. > READ MORE Source : Well: High Altitudes May Aid Weight Control 2014 Health Host. Medical Disclaimer: » Continue reading
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Could the antibiotic resistance genes inhabiting the guts of dairy cows be passed into the human ecosystem via bacteria in the cows’ farm soil-fertilizing manure? > READ MORE Source : Medical News Today: Large number of antibiotic resistance genes discovered » Continue reading
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Research led by McGill University in Canada found that inflammatory pain significantly reduced the sexual desire of female mice but had no affect on the sex drive of male mice. > READ MORE Source : Medical News Today: Pain ‘reduces » Continue reading
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The anxiety that comes with receiving a false-positive mammogram result is only temporary, researchers say, and it actually makes women more likely to undergo screening in future. > READ MORE Source : Medical News Today: ‘Anxiety over false-positive mammogram results » Continue reading
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – A measure to regulate California’s chaotic medical marijuana industry passed a key legislative hurdle on Tuesday, in a move that could lay the groundwork to tax and control recreational use of the drug if it ultimately » Continue reading
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
A new study helps to explain why exercise makes our muscles ache, and suggests that it’s not always a good idea to ignore fatigue and push on. > READ MORE Source : Well: The Limits of ‘No Pain, No Gain’ » Continue reading
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
The offer for Allergan by William A. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals marks an unusual pairing of activist investor and corporate buyer that could reshape the deal landscape. > READ MORE Source : DealBook: Seeking the Right Chemistry, Drug Makers Hunt » Continue reading
Wed, Apr 23, 2014
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that at least 230 suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola had been recorded in Guinea and Liberia. > READ MORE Source : World Briefing: Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills Over 140, U.N. » Continue reading
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