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Why You Should Definitely Be Drinking More Hot Chocolate

5 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all? New research continues to add up to making chocolate a part of a heart-smart diet. The latest? A cup of hot chocolate could be your best friend when it comes to your ticker. Show More Summary

U.S. judge blocks Texas plans to cut Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds

5 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. judge in Austin issued an order on Tuesday halting Texas' plan to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood.

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Occupational Health News Roundup

Navy shipbuilders get lucrative contracts despite worker safety violations; Baltimore airport executive cited in worker retaliation case; thousands of California workers have potentially harmful blood lead levels; and immigrant workers lose their jobs after joining national protests.

This Woman Got Real About Exercise In A Relatable Viral Video

Let's face it: Exercising can be hard. Well, Antonella The Uncensored Reviewer is here to say what we all think while exercising, with maybe just a few extra swear words thrown in. "I need three minutes on my belly, let me tell you," Antonella said in the video.

Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on NC Trail

innacle Park near Asheville, North Carolina is closed after a runner’s foot was impaled by a 4-inch galvanized nail intentionally hammered into an on-trail tree root. Area race director Brian Barwatt and local law enforcement examined the area and found eight nails nearby. Show More Summary

New U-M Study Shows How Bacteria Get Into the Lungs; Findings Could Help Disease Research

Human lungs contain many bacteria, which make up a unique microbiome. New research pinpoints just how they get there, and opens the door to more research on what happens to them - and our bodies - as a result.

MRI-Guided Laser Surgery Proving Effective for Some Epilepsy Patients

The MRI-guided laser ablation method is far less invasive and time-consuming than conventional surgery and has produced good results for people with medial temporal lobe epilepsy.

Hormonal Maintenance Therapy May Improve Survival in Women with Chemo-Resistant Rare Ovarian or Peritoneum Cancer

For women with a rare subtype of epithelial ovarian or peritoneum cancer, known as low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC), hormone maintenance therapy (HMT) may significantly improve survival, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Study Reveals Ways to Improve Outcomes, Reduce Costs for Common Heart Procedure

Hospitals can improve patient care and reduce costs associated with coronary angioplasty if cardiologists perform more of these procedures through an artery in the wrist and if they take steps to discharge such patients on the same day, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Study reveals ways to improve outcomes, reduce costs for common heart procedure

(Washington University School of Medicine) Hospitals can improve patient care and reduce costs associated with coronary angioplasty if cardiologists perform more of these procedures through an artery in the wrist and if they take steps to discharge such patients on the same day, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Gut Bacteria Associated with Cancer Immunotherapy Response in Melanoma

Melanoma patients' response to a major form of immunotherapy is associated with the diversity and makeup of trillions of potential allies and enemies found in the digestive tract, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report at the ASCO-Society for Immunotherapy in Cancer meeting in Orlando.

Hormonal maintenance therapy may improve survival in women with chemo-resistant rare ovarian or peri

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) For women with a rare subtype of epithelial ovarian or peritoneum cancer, known as low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC), hormone maintenance therapy (HMT) may significantly improve survival, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Gut bacteria associated with cancer immunotherapy response in melanoma

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Melanoma patients' response to a major form of immunotherapy is associated with the diversity and makeup of trillions of potential allies and enemies found in the digestive tract, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report at the ASCO-Society for Immunotherapy in Cancer meeting in Orlando.

Jillian Michaels Shares a Killer Full-Body Workout Involving Just a Bench

A post shared by Jillian Michaels (@jillianmichaels) on Feb 20, 2017 at 5:23pm PST Jillian Michaels just reaffirmed the notion that you don't always need a lot of equipment to get in a full-body workout. In a video shared to Instagram...Show More Summary

Frustration: The Silent Scream of Multiple Sclerosis

Likely the best gift I was ever given was the Oxford English Dictionaries. This was before the days of the online version, but it was the CD version I was given, not the 20-volume book set. I love words, their sounds, their definitions, and their etymology. Talk about the gift that keeps on giving! Putting a […]

Drugs that alter inhibitory targets offer therapeutic strategies for Autism, Schizophrenia

Memories are formed at structures in the brain known as dendritic spines, which communicate with other brain cells through 'synapses.' Researchers recently discovered that an inhibitory brain receptor triggers synaptic pruning in adolescence. Show More Summary

Customize Your 7-Day Macro Meal Plan With These Mix-and-Match Weight-Loss Recipes

6 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Have you switched to counting macros for weight loss? Many women are finding that it's a smarter approach to dieting than simply counting calories. With macros (short for macronutrients), you'll ensure you're getting the right kinds of calories vs. Show More Summary

Virginia governor vetoes bill defunding Planned Parenthood

6 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have blocked funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and other health services.

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