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Researchers Work on One Flu Shot to Cover All Strains

Two groups of American researchers recently announced progress in their efforts to create a single flu vaccine. The goal is to find a universal vaccine that will offer broader coverage against all types of influenza each season. It's possible such a vaccine would even provide long-term protection, preparing our immune systems to fight off the […]

Friday Funny 975: Modern Carnival Freaks

Here are some Modern Carnival Freaks from SomeEcards: Find more funny things on steveinaspeedo.tumblr.com. Steve in a Speedo http://iwannagetphysical.blogspot.com/

Sen. Rand Paul Thinks Working People Can't Do Heroin

10 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Yes, this man is running for president. No, he won't win.

8 Thoughts You Have When Your Child Goes in for Surgery

In terms of mommy milestones, I hit a big one recently. My sweetest, most tenderhearted little one had surgery. She was under general anesthesia, the whole nine yards. There's a lot I did to prepare for it, but I never felt ready. She's 4. Show More Summary

Incense Could Pose a Health Risk

Burning incense could be bad for your health, according to the first study evaluating the health risks associated with its indoor use. The effects of incense and cigarette smoke were also compared, and made for some surprising results. The research was led by Rong Zhou of the South China University of Technology and the China Tobacco Guangdong […]

Sotheby's to sell art collection of late owner A. Alfred Taubman

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The massive art collection of the late shopping mall billionaire A. Alfred Taubman features more than 500 works including valuable paintings by De Kooning, Modigliani and Gainsborough. Starting in November, the collection will be sold off by the very auction house that Taubman once ran. 

Tennis star Andy Roddick sells L.A. contemporary for $3.3 million

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Former top-ranked men's tennis player Andy Roddick and wife Brooklyn Decker have sold their home in Cheviot Hills for $3,337,500.

Happy 30th, 'Super Mario Bros.,' and thanks for the lessons big and small

10 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

It's been almost 30 years since the release of "Super Mario Bros.," and I still can't get one voice out of my head. It belongs to my neighbor's mom, and it's scratched with nicotine.

The best hairstyles for your favorite workout, braid edition

10 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

For every kind of sweat session, there's a perfect way to tame your mane.

Judge greenlights class action suit, dismantles Uber’s employee classification arguments

The ride-hailing mobile app Uber is desperate to prove it’s nothing more than a technology platform that connects drivers and passengers. As long as it can classify its workers as independent contractors, it can sidestep a whole host of labor and wage laws. But a court ruling issued earlier this week could open the door to change all that.

Failures of Dallas hospital during ebola crisis detailed in new report

10 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Lack of communication among emergency room staff, poor configuration of information on the patient's electronic health record and diminished focus on patient safety were three of the main deficiencies of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas during last year's ebola crisis, according to an independent report released by the hospital Friday.Read full article >>

UChicago Medicine Earns Prestigious Pancreas Center Designation

The University of Chicago Medicine has been named a National Pancreas Foundation Center, one of only 30 facilities in the country to receive the prestigious designation from the health advocacy group. The National Pancreas Foundation created the NPF Center designation in order to help patients find high-quality, multidisciplinary care.

No Act of Love Is Too Small

I was in the Santa Cruz Mountains not long ago, speaking and singing at a women's conference. We were focusing on the theme of loving others in practical ways through our gifts, and something in particular happened during one of the sessions that will remain imprinted in my memory as a beautiful illustration of this practice. Show More Summary

7 Ways to Avoid Death Via the Rat Race

In case you haven't figured it out, the rat race is real, and it can be very dangerous to your health and soul. Whether you work for someone or own a small business and work for multiple clients, chances are you have felt the weight of the rat race. Show More Summary

Contentment Is Your Choice

I do not consider myself a type of person who is always looking for more to do, more to possess, more to achieve and more to desire; not believing that's how to bring "more" happiness into life. Instead, I try to be a person who is content and grateful for what's here in the moment. Show More Summary

That New 8-Hour Sleep Album—Explained

11 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Richter collaborated with a neuroscientist to create an album he hopes you fall asleep to.

Why Blame the Brain when the Problem is in the Neck?

When a patient complains about depression, a doctor typically focuses on a brain chemistry defect. But other organs can actually be the source of the problem.

Trump is right: Shaking hands is a welcome mat for germs

11 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Jeb Bush is blasting his Republican rival Donald Trump for being a “germophobe” who hates shaking hands. For sure, it’s hard to be seen as friendly and accessible if you’re running for president and loathe pressing the flesh.Read full article >>

How an NFL franchise impacts L.A.

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The second-largest media market in the U.S. hasn't called a professional football team its own since 1994. Soon, though, the City of Angels could host a team. Or even two. 

Bill Clegg's 'Did You Ever Have a Family' finds solace amid tragedy

11 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Don't be put off by its schmaltzy title or similarities with the tragic 2011 Christmas morning fire that was headline news for weeks after taking the lives of an advertising executive's parents and three daughters in her Shippan Point, Conn., home. Although its inspiration may be ripped from the...

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