If Ebola Hits US, We Are Not Ready
The U.S. healthcare apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the...... [Full Story]
A new two-in-one diabetes pill from AstraZeneca has been approved by U.S. [Full Story]
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High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Can Control Epilepsy: Study
Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could help control epilepsy that is [Full Story]
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Cancer Miracle Survivors: What Do They Have in Common?
Every year, countless terminal cancer patients survive to beat the odds, even after doctors have told them treatments are not working. So how do they do it? A leading cancer researcher has identified nine common characteristics of such remarkable, long-term survivors. [Full Story]
Women Play Dangerous Waiting Game With Heart Symptoms
Heart disease strikes both sexes with equal force, but a new study finds that women are more likely to delay seeking care for cardiovascular problems and put their health at risk. [Full Story]
Concussion After Age 65 Boosts Dementia Risk
A mild concussion after age 65 might boost your risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests. Head injuries seem to pose special hazards for seniors compared to those in upper middle age, the researchers said. [Full Story]
Lesson of Joan Rivers' Death: Know Sedation Risks
Joan Rivers' death has prompted hospitals and surgical centers to ramp up emergency training for medical personnel. [Full Story]
Hot, New Fitness Trend: Paddleboard Yoga
Move over hot, flying, and spinning yoga. Paddleboard yoga is the latest trend to stand the ancient practice of breath control, body postures and movement on its head - this time on a surfboard surrounded by water. [Full Story]
Metformin Works Best for Newly Diagnosed Diabetics: Study
People newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes who are initially given the drug metformin are less likely to eventually need other drugs to control their blood sugar, a new study suggests. [Full Story]
Sunshine Prevents Asthma Attacks: Study
A new study suggests catching some rays boosts vitamin D, which can help prevent asthma attacks. [Full Story]
Osteoporosis Screening Misses Many At Risk: Study
Current osteoporosis screening guidelines and tools fail to identify many younger postmenopausal women at risk for osteoporosis-related fractures, a new study says. [Full Story]
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