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Joan Rivers in Medically Induced Coma After Cardiac Arrest: Report
Comic Joan Rivers was hospitalized in critical condition Thursday morning after she reportedly went into cardiac arrest during an outpatient procedure to her vocal cords. Rivers, 81, was rushed to Mount Sinai Medical Center after she stopped breathing during the procedure...... [Full Story]
A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers [Full Story]
The water system that serves several Louisiana communities has tested [Full Story]
Certain electrically powered toothbrushes contain up to 3,000 times as [Full Story]
Eating Fruits and Vegetables Can Make You More Attractive: Study
The vernacular of today's beauty buzz is riddled with words and phrases [Full Story]
Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an [Full Story]
Tomatoes Ward Off Prostate Cancer: Study
New research has found that tomatoes contain super-potent anti-cancer compounds and men who eat more than 10 servings a week are far less likely to develop prostate cancer. [Full Story]
Heart Study Participants Don't Reflect Real-World Patients
People who take part in clinical trials of new heart disease treatments are generally younger and healthier than the typical heart patient, a new study confirms. [Full Story]
Does Pot Fight Alzheimer's?
Scientists have found that even very low doses of a compound found in marijuana may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers said the study findings are not a call for pot use, but that they could lead to new treatments based on similar compounds that are legal. [Full Story]
Dead Football Player Suffered Severe Brain Trauma
Michael Keck played just two years of college football before he was knocked out during practice and later began experiencing personality changes. Keck, who died last year, was found to be suffering from a degenerative brain condition frequently found in contact-sport athletes. [Full Story]
India Asks Pepsi to Cut Sugar
India has asked US soft drinks giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content of its sodas as the country battles growing levels of obesity and diabetes. PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi met food processing industry minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal during a visit to India this week. [Full Story]
Working Nights Increases Diabetes Risk: Study
People who work night shifts, or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes compared to non-shift workers, suggests a new analysis of previous studies. The risk was highest for men and people who worked rotating shifts. [Full Story]
10 Secrets to Living to 100
Want to live to be 100? People are living longer, but blowing out 100 candles on a birthday cake is still rare. Today, fewer than TWO out of every 10,000 Americans are 100 years or older. But there are certain things you can do to up your odds of celebrating your 100th birthday. [Full Story]
Hot Flashes Cost Millions in Lost Wages
Hot flashes cost nearly $61 million per year in healthcare expenditures and lost wages, according to a new study. Millions of women have stopped taking hormone replacement therapy and that has led to a rise in those suffering hot flashes. [Full Story]
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