Monthly Archives: December 2013

Family of California girl declared brain dead says they will sue to keep her on life … – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Family of California girl declared brain dead says they will sue to keep her on life …Seattle Post IntelligencerPage 1 of 1. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Family of California girl declared brain dead says they will sue to keep her

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Infectious diseases dominated health news in 2013 – Pacific Daily News

First Coast News Infectious diseases dominated health news in 2013Pacific Daily NewsTaking precaution: Syringes filled with flu vaccine are ready to go during a flu vaccination sponsored by Middlesex County Public Health Department in New Jersey. More people getting the

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Quitting Smoking Resolution: Why Giving Up Cigarettes On New Year’s Isn’t A … – International Business Times

International Business Times Quitting Smoking Resolution: Why Giving Up Cigarettes On New Year's Isn't A …International Business TimesNew research suggests New Year's isn't the best time to quit smoking. MondayCampaigns.org. New Year's may be a popular time to quit smoking,

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Commercial DNA Tests Paint Confusing Health Picture For Consumers – International Business Times

International Business Times Commercial DNA Tests Paint Confusing Health Picture For ConsumersInternational Business TimesIf you use a genetic test kit to plan for your health, use caution. Flickr via Creative Commons/Abode of Chaos. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has

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Vitamin E may slow early Alzheimer’s decline: study – Reuters

New York Times Vitamin E may slow early Alzheimer's decline: studyReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Taking vitamin E during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease slowed declines in patients' ability to perform basic tasks by about six months in a

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Antioxidants in diet linked to cataract risk – Reuters

Antioxidants in diet linked to cataract riskReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women who eat foods rich in antioxidants may have a lower risk of cataracts as they age, according to a new Swedish analysis. "Oxidative damage of the eye lens

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The Science of a Hangover: How to Minimize That New Year’s Day Headache – KMOX.com

TopNews Arab Emirates The Science of a Hangover: How to Minimize That New Year's Day HeadacheKMOX.comWe've all been there. The ball drops and we get a little carried away with the festivities. If this sounds like you read on… CBS

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‘Rate Shock’? ObamaCare launch brings renewed concern over insurance tax – Fox News

Philly.com 'Rate Shock'? ObamaCare launch brings renewed concern over insurance taxFox NewsNew Year's Day marks the start of coverage under ObamaCare for millions of people — but it also marks the start of a massive tax increase which could further

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Resolve yourself to make resolutions – Times of India

Times of India Resolve yourself to make resolutionsTimes of IndiaAs hackneyed as it sounds, the question we are going to be asked the most today and for the next few days, is, 'What's your New Year resolution?' While this topic

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2013: The year we realized Obamacare is here to stay – Long Beach Press-Telegram

2013: The year we realized Obamacare is here to stayLong Beach Press-TelegramRocelys Corrales sits with an insurance agent in Miami on Dec. 22 to inquire about purchasing health insurance via Obamacare. The more people who sign up, the harder it

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Over 2 million have signed up for Obamacare: US officials – Reuters

MiamiHerald.com Over 2 million have signed up for Obamacare: US officialsReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Over 2 million people have enrolled in health insurance plans through the federally run HealthCare.gov and state healthcare websites since enrollment began in October, U.S. officials said

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DWR: West Nile virus killed bald eagles – fox13now.com

KUTV 2News DWR: West Nile virus killed bald eaglesfox13now.comSALT LAKE CITY — Officials from Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources say laboratory results have confirmed the illness that has been killing some of Utah's bald eagles recently is West Nile virus.

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Flu numbers starting to climb in Massachusetts – Boston Globe

Flu numbers starting to climb in MassachusettsBoston GlobeThe flu virus has been relatively kind to Massachusetts so far this season, but state public health officials are concerned that may soon change. Reports from physicians and community health centers show the

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Make a new kind of New Year’s resolution – CNN

CNN Make a new kind of New Year's resolutionCNN(CNN) — "Lose weight" is one of the top New Year's resolutions every year. You've probably made it once or twice yourself, and we commend you for accomplishing such an ambitious goal.

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After Brain Tumor Removed, Girl Is Always Hungry – ABC News

ABC News After Brain Tumor Removed, Girl Is Always HungryABC NewsA Texas girl is fighting to stay healthy after complications from a brain tumor left her constantly hungry. Alexis Shapiro, 12, suffers from a rare condition called hypothalamic obesity where

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