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Did Ben Bernanke really want to put bankers in jail? His book says no.

5 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

In an interview published in connection with Monday's release of his memoirs, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke casts his vote--retrospectively--for the prosecution of bankers and executives responsible for the recent financial meltdown. Although this wasn't within the Fed's jurisdiction,...

Yankees' CC Sabathia will enter alcohol rehab and miss postseason

5 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia announced Monday that he is checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the team's playoff run. “I love baseball and I love my teammates like brothers, and I am also fully aware that I am leaving at a time when we should all be coming...

Girls' basketball: City Section releases new playoff divisions

5 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The City Section has released its new playoff divisions for girls' basketball pending outcome of any final appeals. Division I: Narbonne, Farifax, Palisades, Granada Hills, El Camino Real, Carson, View Park, University, Garfield, Westchester, Eagle Rock, Roosevelt, Animo South LA, Poly, LACES,...

King Tut’s tomb may still be harboring big secrets about ancient Egyptians

5 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

High-resolution scans suggest that the tomb of ancient Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamen contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti.Read full article >>

Bird feeders may spread an illness that blinds finches

5 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

North American songbirds are vulnerable to a common, naturally occurring disease called mycoplasmal conjunctivitis, which causes red and swollen eyes. It’s a type of pinkeye, and sometimes it leads to blindness — which soon leads to death.Read full article >>

#AdventureMonday 10-5-2015

Fall is starting to show and even the temps are beginning to cool off. Welcome Hoodie, hot coco, and fireplace weather.  Did you know you can see all of the photos that are tagged with #hikingthetrail all in one place? We have created a collection of photos that updates as soon as a new photo […]

Medical Ethics Expert Explains Big Changes Coming to Research Studies Using People

The U.S. federal government is preparing to launch a set of sweeping new regulations that will have a major impact on how biomedical researchers and social scientists work. It will require researchers to change how they get ethics approval, how they collect informed consent from participants, and more. Show More Summary

New Centers Help Health Workers Fight Deadly Infections

The University of Illinois at Chicago has been selected as one of six research centers in the U.S. to help develop a comprehensive new strategy to control Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases in health facilities.

'Breaking Bad' Emmy winner Anna Gunn lists her Hollywood Hills home for sale

6 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Actress Anna Gunn of “Breaking Bad” fame has listed her home in Hollywood Hills for sale at $2.1 million. The remodeled Midcentury Modern house centers on an atrium courtyard entry with a raised wood-burning fireplace and a live tree. An open floor plan, high ceilings and walls of glass are among...

Man killed by LAPD after officers' car window shattered had no firearm

6 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Los Angeles police said Monday that no gun was found at the scene where officers fatally shot a man in Van Nuys on Saturday night after a window in their patrol car shattered.  Police officials did not say whether any other sort of weapon was recovered. How the car window broke was under investigation....

Dolphins fire coach Joe Philbin after 1-3 start

6 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Joe Philbin has been fired by the Miami Dolphins after a 1-3 start to his fourth season as the team's head coach. “This was a tough decision for me to make knowing how tirelessly Joe worked in his four years here to make this a winning team," Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said in a statement Monday...

Steps to ICD-10 Coding [Infographic]

6 hours agoHealth : Vigyanix

October 1st was the day: Twittersphere was abuzz with ICD-10 tweets from plain funny to the one which can send chills down your spine. Worry not!!  This is exactly why we decided to create this post to help ease the pain of ICD-10 coding.  Years of waiting, preparing, training, and […] The post Steps to ICD-10 Coding [Infographic] appeared first on Vigyanix.

Demi Lovato Discusses Finally Feeling Proud and "Confident" of Her Body

6 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Demi Lovato's new single "Confident" couldn't be a more appropriate title for how the singer feels about her body. In a recent interview, the singer opens up about coming into her own skin and how the song's message perfectly reflects...Show More Summary

Expert alert: Are CT scans safe?

ROCHESTER, Minn. — With questions lingering about the safety of medical imaging and the radiation that is used in some of those tests, Mayo Clinic radiation safety expert Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., wrote a paper that provides clear answers that she hopes will allay patients’ fears. Dr. McCollough wrote “Answers to Common Questions About the Use […]

Mayo Clinic Minute 10/5/2015

In today's Mayo Clinic Minute with Vivien Williams: Are you confused about whether or not you should take cholesterol-lowering medication? Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky breaks down the four groups of people who would benefit from taking statins. Show More Summary

Health Policy: The Cadillac Tax: Why Economists, but Few Others, Love It

6 hours agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

The tax is appealing to those who want to control health care spending, but not to those who have comprehensive, high-cost health insurance plans.

Medical News Today: Dishwashing could help relieve stress

Though often seen as a mundane chore, a new study suggests dishwashing can be an effective stress-relieving tool if we focus solely on the task at hand.

'White Boy Rick' Denied New Sentence After 28 Years Served

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Richard Wershe vowed to keep on fighting, though the odds are still stacked against him.

When that dizziness turns out to be vertigo

6 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Most of us take our sense of balance for granted. My brother-in-law John Heinrich no longer has that luxury.Nearly 10 years ago, John went to the emergency room with terrible vertigo. His eyes were rapidly moving back and forth and he was violently ill with nausea. “Violent is the correct term for it,” he says.Read full article >>

In Case You Missed the Show: #MayoClinicRadio Podcast 10/03/2015

Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio podcast 10-03-15 Varicose veins and peripheral artery disease (PAD) are common blood vessel disorders. On Mayo Clinic Radio, cardiovascular disease specialist Dr. Thom Rooke explains the differences between the two — and why PAD is a sign of a serious condition. Also on the program, the Patient Revolution Project is helping […]

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