The federal government will fine more than 2,600 hospitals, because too many Medicare patients treated at these hospitals for chronic lung disease and other conditions are ending up back in the hospital within 30 days of going home. Now, a new analysis shows that penalties for chronic lung disease will have a greater impact on hospitals that care for poor and minority patients.
Shifting guidelines on how to handle Ebola, combined with a mistrust of elites, have fed the public’s mistrust of assurances by government officials and scientists.
Doctors say that better systems for treating fluid loss, routine in the United States, could also help patients in West Africa.
You don't have to run to get a good cardio workout. We've rounded up all sorts of heart-pumping moves to help you sweat it out in the comfort of your living room. With no equipment needed, this quick workout is excuse-proof, too. Press play, and get ready to shred some calories.
The family of Ikeoluwa Opayemi, 7, had sued the Milford school district after she was told to stay away from class for 21 days following a trip to Nigeria.
The Weimer family has certainly not had it easy. The Oregon family has been faced with a number incredibly difficult situations. Ryan, and his wife, Lana, are raising two sons, Keaton, 9, and Bryce, 2, who are living with a rare form of muscular dystrophy. Show More Summary
The world’s first spaceship designed for tourists exploded in midair and crashed to the floor of the Mojave Desert on Friday, killing one test pilot, severely injuring another, and leaving the young industry of commercial space rattled and heartbroken. Read full article >>
A judge in Maine on Friday rejected efforts by state officials to restrict the movements of Kaci Hickox, a nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, saying she has shown no symptoms of the disease and is not currently infectious. Read full article >>
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Growing up, Robbie Schaeffer always assumed he would join OPI Products, the nail polish empire his father founded (and which was bought by Coty Inc. in 2010). And so he became a licensed nail technician and opened a salon in Studio City. But then Schaeffer switched gears, literally. A...
Just two milligrams of psilocybin can create new neural pathways that increase organized cross-brain activity.
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The restriction follows a similar move by Australia earlier this week and will not apply to Canadian nationals returning from West Africa
Chances are you could be happier — and it would probably be worth your while, as research shows that happiness breeds health, money, stronger relationships, better marriages and more. But who has time to cultivate joy when there is so much to worry about?
Habits can make or break happiness, says Gretchen Rubin, the author of "The Happiness Project." Habits, she says, are "the invisible architecture of everyday life and a significant element of happiness."
The following post was originally featured on Fitzala and written by Jenni K., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. I think we're all entitled to a pumpkin overdose the last three months of the year. And I like my pumpkin overdose in the form of a muffin. Show More Summary
A judge who had temporarily agreed to quarantine Kaci Hickox, a Maine nurse who had treated Ebola patients, ruled Friday that she did not have to have her movements restricted. The state of Maine had won a small, brief victory in its quest to quarantine Hickox, as Judge Cearles C. Show More Summary
Any self-proclaimed cauliflower hater will be forced to change their tune after tasting this creative recipe. Crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside, these cauliflower bites are the closest a vegetarian gets to a "real" buffalo wing experience. Show More Summary
I hope everyone is enjoying their Halloween. I plan on celebrating by playing Alien: Isolation for the first time followed by a late-night viewing of my favorite meta-horror movie: Cabin in the Woods. Candy may be consumed. Stay safe and enjoy the evening.