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BBC News - Health
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:24:36 GMT

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Sep 02, 2014 05:17PM

House the elderly on NHS land - MP

Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.

Sep 02, 2014 01:54PM

Ashya's parents freed from prison

The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.

Sep 02, 2014 05:23PM

All diets 'have similar results'

All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.

Sep 02, 2014 04:01PM

Allergy mistakes 'risking lives'

Thousands of lives are put at risk each year by doctors prescribing drugs that patients are known to be allergic to, the medicines watchdog says.

Sep 02, 2014 08:52AM

Ebola response 'lethally inadequate'

A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.

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CNN.com - Health
Sep 02, 2014 10:37AM

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Aug 25, 2014 09:45AM

No longer lonely: He lost 225 lbs

Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if that failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.

Aug 25, 2014 08:19AM

She lost 140 lbs with hypnosis

A dream vacation to Hawaii sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans because it involved wearing a bathing suit. So when she got home, she vowed to change.

Aug 18, 2014 04:53AM

Retired teacher loses 200 pounds

"There's another one who will break our equipment," Kathleen Riser overheard one trainer say, pointing at her 350-plus pound frame. Two years later, people now point to Riser as an inspiration.

Aug 15, 2014 12:55PM

Mental health help: Where to turn

Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.

Sep 01, 2014 05:16AM

School start times are unhealthy

If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

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NYT > Health
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:42:46 GMT

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By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS on Sep 02, 2014 09:01PM

Well: Can Exercise Cause A.L.S.?

Physical activity, whether at work, in sports or during exercise, did not increase people?s risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ? unless there was a history of multiple hits to the head.






By RACHEL ABRAMS on Sep 02, 2014 09:00PM

CVS Stores Stop Selling All Tobacco Products

The company has adopted a new name, CVS Health, and stopped selling tobacco products in an effort to redefine itself as a health care destination for consumers.






By SOMINI SENGUPTA on Sep 02, 2014 08:49PM

U.N. and Medical Group Make Appeals for Ebola Aid

United Nations officials urged diplomats to cable their capitals to send money, doctors and protective gear to the affected region, while Doctors Without Borders called for countries to send biohazard experts.






By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG on Sep 02, 2014 06:05PM

Grief at Staten Island School After Football Player Collapses and Dies

Miles Kirkland, 16, a junior at Curtis High School, had been practicing in the heat Monday morning; the medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.






By IAN LOVETT on Sep 02, 2014 05:59PM

Berkeley Pushes a Boundary on Medical Marijuana

Berkeley, a California city that has prided itself on its liberal policies, will require medical marijuana dispensaries to donate at least 2 percent of their cannabis to low-income residents.






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Health News Headlines - Yahoo News
Sep 02, 2014 11:30AM

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Sep 02, 2014 11:30AM

Spanish judge orders release of ill boy's parents

This is an undated handout photos issued by England's Hampshire Police on Monday Sept. 1, 2014, of Brett King and Naghemeh King, the parents of Ashya King, who have legal proceedings against them continuing in Spain after they took the five-year-old brain cancer patient out of hospital without doctors' consent. Critically-ill 5-year-old boy Ashya King driven to Spain by his parents is receiving medical treatment for a brain tumor in a Spanish hospital as his parents await extradition to Britain, police said Sunday Aug. 31 2014. Officers received a phone call late Saturday from a hotel east of Malaga advising that a vehicle fitting the description circulated by police was on its premises. Both parents were arrested and the boy, Ashya King, was taken to a hospital, a Spanish police spokesman said. (AP Photo/Hampshire Police)SOTO DEL REAL, Spain (AP) ? Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent.


Sep 02, 2014 10:05PM

Final trial confirms efficacy of Sanofi's dengue vaccine

By Natalie Huet PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi, developing the first vaccine against dengue fever, said its product reduced disease cases by 60.8 percent in a large final clinical trial. Sanofi has invested more than 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in the project, undertaking two decades of research on the world's fastest-growing tropical disease. The final study - conducted on 20,875 children aged 9-16 across five countries in Latin America - confirmed that the vaccine was safe, provided high protection against dengue hemorrhagic fever and cut by 80 percent the risk of hospitalization, the Paris-based company said on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2014 09:04PM

U.S. GMO labeling foes triple spending in first half of this year over 2013

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent more than $27 million in the first six months of this year on GMO-related lobbying, roughly three times their spending in all of 2013, according to an analysis released Wednesday. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and major food makers such as Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo Inc and top biotech seed makers Monsanto Co and DuPont were among heavy spenders on GMO labeling-related lobbying, according to a report issued by the Environmental Working Group. ...

Sep 02, 2014 08:38PM

3 Tensions Hiding in Your Body

3 Tensions Hiding in Your BodyCheck for these three subtle tensions that cause shallow breathing and learn how to let go of them with these three effective tips. 1. THE SLIGHTLY-TIGHT ASSI don't mean to be rude; it's just that your butt muscles were not intended to be tense 24/7, and believe it or not, a good number of us are going through life with a tense butt and we don't...


Sep 02, 2014 08:07PM

Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

Health workers spray the body of a amputee suspected of dying from the Ebola virus with disinfectant, in a busy street in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers won't be able to access fields, a U.N. food agency warned Tuesday. An Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,500 people, and authorities have cordoned off entire towns in an effort to halt the virus' spread. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)UNITED NATIONS (AP) ? The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."


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