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BBC News - Health
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:29:22 GMT

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Oct 22, 2014 04:00PM

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Oct 22, 2014 04:46PM

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

Oct 22, 2014 04:47PM

Experts aim to reduce stillbirths

Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.

Oct 22, 2014 03:59PM

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

Oct 22, 2014 04:45PM

'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

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CNN.com - Health
Oct 22, 2014 03:14PM

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Oct 20, 2014 04:14AM

50 pounds lost for 50th reunion

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:

Oct 13, 2014 05:20AM

How rabbi lost 100 pounds

Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.

Sep 18, 2014 01:23PM

It's time to get your flu shot!

Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.

Sep 25, 2014 07:35AM

Flu shot myths addressed

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.

Sep 25, 2014 07:36AM

Vintage cold and flu ads

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NYT > Health
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:42:10 GMT

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By TARA PARKER-POPE on Oct 22, 2014 12:41PM

Well: Share Your Best Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes and Stories

This year?s ?Vegetarian Thanksgiving? will be a selection of reader?s recipes and the personal stories behind them.






By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. on Oct 22, 2014 10:13AM

U.S. to Monitor Travelers From Ebola-Hit Nations for 21 Days

Travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone will be given thermometers and information cards and must report their temperatures and any symptoms daily.






By MICHELE C. HOLLOW on Oct 22, 2014 09:00AM

Well: Stressed? This Dog May Help

A cortisol detection dog helps students in New Jersey by sensing their anxiety.






By BRUCE GRIERSON on Oct 22, 2014 01:58AM

The Health Issue: What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

Ellen Langer?s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.






By ANDREW POLLACK on Oct 21, 2014 10:50PM

Testing for Ebola Vaccines to Start Soon, W.H.O. Says

The plans signify that a response to the Ebola outbreak is finally gathering steam, but it is still unclear if any of these vaccines will work.






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Health News Headlines - Yahoo News
Oct 22, 2014 05:16PM

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Oct 22, 2014 05:16PM

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

This undated handout photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows a kit that travelers from Ebola-stricken West African nations will be given containing information cards and a thermometer and they will be required to make daily check-ins with state or local health officials to report their status. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said the check-ins could be in person, by telephone, Skype or Facetime or through employers ? CDC was consulting with the state and local officials to help them work that out. (AP Photo/CDC)ATLANTA (AP) ? All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.


Oct 22, 2014 02:46PM

Being a Couch Potato Could Harm You in Ways You Don't Even Know

Being a Couch Potato Could Harm You in Ways You Don't Even KnowIs your sofa bad for your health? A host of scientists and advocacy groups say the answer may be yes -- and some government officials may slowly be agreeing with them. The problem lies with fire-retardant chemicals in foam sofa cushions. In the 1970s concerns over house fires, some sparked by lit cigarettes on furniture, prompted a move to...


Oct 22, 2014 01:13PM

Physicians on the Front Lines: Where Technology Can Help to Make the Clean Hand the Winning Hand

Whether in a personal or professional setting, very few of us find ourselves wanting to be apart from our smart phones. They keep us connected to just about everything these days. In healthcare, electronic devices are permeating both the hospital and consumer/patient settings with everything from electronic health records to wearable devices...

Oct 22, 2014 11:32AM

Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000

Health worker in protective equipment carries a sample taken from the body of someone who is suspected to have died from Ebola virus, near Rokupa HospitalBy Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been recorded as of Oct. 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, but the true toll may be three times as much. The WHO has said real numbers of cases are believed to be much higher than reported: by a factor of 1.5 in Guinea, 2 in Sierra Leone and 2.5 in Liberia, while the death rate is thought to be about 70 percent of all cases. That would suggest a toll of almost 15,000. ...


Oct 22, 2014 11:31AM

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

CAPTON CORRECTS THE DATE In this grab from video provided by Associated Press Television on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, Ebola survivors Hawanatu Turay, left and an unidentified woman, display their certificates, after being given the all clear, at a treatment centre at Hastings, near Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dozens of Ebola survivors were discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital on Wednesday and told they were virus-free. The third group released from the Hastings Treatment center, which included 45 patients, were also issued with health certificates they proudly held up. (AP Photo/Associated Press Television)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) ? Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they were virus-free, as police and residents clashed in other areas of the West African country.


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