July 25, 2014
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Health News
iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, Calif.) -- Officials in Northern California issued an arrest warrant for a man with tuberculosis who has refused treatment. Eduardo Rosas Cruz is putting the public at risk, according to Stockton Police, as a result o
iStock/Thinkstock(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- A minor league baseball executive in South Carolina made good on his promise to get a public prostate exam during the seventh-inning stretch of a game Thursday night.Andy Milovich, general manager of the Single-A M
Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Growing up, Judith Anthony had no boundaries for snacking.“I would literally go to the store and buy $3 worth of the 25 cent potato chips. And I'd just sit there and eat them,” the 26-year-old from Orange, New
Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A scientific study released Wednesday suggests the makers of the blood thinner Pradaxa may have held back information that may have prevented serious bleeding complications among some of the million or so Americans using it.
iStock/Thinkstock(BRISTOL, England) -- Life can seem like a party when you’re young, but eventually, most come to the realization that they can’t keep ignoring their mortality.A new study out of the United Kingdom suggests that the magic age w
Purestock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- Even with all the advances in medicine that occur with greater frequency than ever before in history, increases in life expectancy among older Americans is slowing.Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An estimated four in 100,000 people in the United States live with Amyotriphic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, health officials announced Thursday. Researchers released the first data summary fro
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The number of teens receiving vaccines for the human papillomavirus (HPV) remains "unacceptably low," officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. Girls and boys between the ages of 13 an
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is resuming shipments of biological samples including tuberculosis bacteria, the agency announced Thursday. The CDC lifted the moratorium on a specific type of material tr
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The recent flurry of air disasters does little to comfort nervous fliers, who suffer from what some experts call a “perfect storm” of fears.“You start with fear, and then you have evidence that the fear is
Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Over 15,000 cards have been mailed to Danny Nickerson, the 5-year-old battling cancer who is turning 6 Friday.The Massachusetts boy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma in Oc
iStock/Thinkstock(HALF MOON BAY, Calif.) -- A California man's death after being trapped inside a collapsed sand tunnel is drawing attention to sand safety as America's summer tourism season swings into full gear.Adam Pye, 26, died Monday at Francis State
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(LINCOLN, Neb.) -- Does grunting serve a purpose on the tennis court other than to psych out one’s opponent?Maria Sharapova is one of the loudest grunters in the game, making guttural sounds described as loud as a chain s
Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NORMAL, Ill.) -- Many adults who can recall their first time having sex probably would just as soon forget it.However, things have changed over time, and it seems that the younger generations have fonder memories about losing the
iStock/Thinkstock(ITHACA, N.Y.) -- All those lectures about finishing your dinner because there are kids starving somewhere else evidently sunk in as most adults apparently finish what's on their plates.And it’s not just Americans who are polishing
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More teens are looking to drugs to improve athletic performance and their appearance, according to a new national survey from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids released Tuesday.The organization reported a significant increa
iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Divorce can be a difficult process. It’s expensive, emotional and can result in years in court. But now, a new website trying to make the transition just a little bit easier.Wevorce, a San Francisco-based company,
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