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The al Qaeda-affiliated jihadist group al-Nusra Front has issued a series of demands that it said must be met to secure the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers it took hostage during a takeover of the Israel-Syria border crossing in the Golan Heights. Fijian military commander Brig. Gen. Mosese Tikoitoga said the al-Nusra Front’s demands include […]

Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack

Professors from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Arizona have published an article emphasizing that the evidence in treatment indicates that all patients having a heart attack or who have survived a prior event should be given aspirin. Show More Summary


The director for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says that the Ebola outbreak is going to get worse. Speaking to “CBS This Morning” following his trip to the West African countries dealing with the outbreak, Dr. Tom Frieden explained that they have to act now to try to get Ebola under control. Click here to […]


The Islamic militant group ISIS cut off the head of an American journalist in a video made public Tuesday — following through on a threat it made when it beheaded another American two weeks ago and vowed to keep killing unless the United States stopped airstrikes. The journalist, Steven Joel Sotloff, was beheaded in a […]

Scientists Discover New Regulatory Component in Infectious Bacterium

The discovery of a new regulatory component in an infectious bacterium could aid efforts to explain its ability to survive in the human body, report microbiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and University of Maryland, College Park, in the journal Science.

The 13 Secrets of Thin People

26 minutes agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The 13 habits that keep you thin - Real Simple Apparently these types of movies could wreck your diet - Shape Drink your greens with these healthy kale sippers - Self These amazing college gyms will make you want to go back to school...Show More Summary

Food Addiction Can Be Reversed, Study Says

34 minutes agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A focus on eating healthier in concert with education can help food addicts turn toward healthier foods.


Talk Radio News Service White House correspondent Victoria Jones talks with Gary Baumgarten about Ukraine, ISIS and mid-term elections.

To Lose Weight, Avoid Carbs, Not Fat

43 minutes agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

In the ongoing debate on whether fat is the enemy of waistlines and healthy hearts, a new, in-depth study may have the answer: if you want to lose weight and be healthier, opt for a low-carb diet over a low-fat one. This new study, funded...Show More Summary

80 Reasons You Should Exercise Today

52 minutes agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. I made this little graphic to motivate my 28-Day Transformation group this week and decided it was...Show More Summary

Using Social Media and Technology for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

If your grandmother were to ask you for your Twitter handle or your grandfather wanted to become your Facebook friend, how would you respond? If you posted or tweeted messages related to HIV or AIDS awareness, education or testing among older adults, would you be willing to share that information with your grandparents? Beyond individual...

Another 2 miles

I was on the trail at 7:30 this morning. The temperature was 56 (F) when I left home and 61 when I returned. I noticed, in the parking lot, a SUV that was pulling a large trailer. There was a four-wheel hand wagon parked next to the trailer. Show More Summary

How Ebola Might Cause a Food Shortage in West Africa

1 hour agoHealth : Healthland

The United Nations warns of food shortages as Ebola tightens borders

Yogi Surprise: A Yoga Inspired Retreat in a Box (Discount Inside)

1 hour agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Yogi Surprise, the new monthly care package designed for yogis, is offering 20% off for life to the first 500 members. Use code: BEPRESENT. Give Yourself the Gift of Wellness Every moment of every day is a chance to open … The post Yogi Surprise: A Yoga Inspired Retreat in a Box (Discount Inside) appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

A One-Two Punch for Brain Tumors? New Clinical Trial Opens at U-M

Doctors have started testing a unique new approach to fighting brain tumors -- one that delivers a one-two punch designed to knock out the most dangerous brain cancer. The experimental approach delivers two different genes directly into the brains of patients following the operation to remove the bulk of their tumors.

Correction, Please! SLU Study Finds Frequent Errors in Medical Publications

Researchers propose authors should be more vigilant and follow a uniform practice in reporting errors

Virological analysis: no link between Ebola outbreaks in west Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo

Results from virus sequencing of samples from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were received last night. The virus is the Zaire strain, in a lineage most closely related to a virus from the 1995 Ebola outbreak in Kikwit, DRC. The Zaire strain of the virus is indigenous in the country. Show More Summary

Racing the LT100 with The Queen of Pain: The Race Begins

2 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Fat Cyclist

A Note from Fatty: You have no idea how excited I am to be presenting The Hammer’s telling of her Leadville 100 race this year. Unlike me — I post everything I write the same day I write it — The Hammer has written the story of her entire race. It’s complete.  But I’m still going [...]

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