Health/Fitness

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years of Decline
Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake
Experimental App Might Spot Drug Overdoses in Time to Help

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Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case in which a patient died after r...

Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Jan 15
A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case in which a patient died after receiving a transfusion of the wrong blood type.

12 Tips for a Healthy 2019

12 Tips for a Healthy 2019

Jan 15
The authors of "Whats Your Season? Healing Principles and Recipes for Your Body Type" offer a fresh approach to optimize your health

People Start to Feel Too Old to Work Out at This Age

People Start to Feel Too Old to Work Out at This Age

Jan 15
Two in five Americans feel "too old" to work out, with 41 officially being the age Americans feel too old to exercise.

Emergency Medical Responders Confront Racial Bias

Emergency Medical Responders Confront Racial Bias

By Kristian Foden-Vencil, Oregon Public Broadcasting | Jan 14
A recent study out of Oregon suggests emergency medical responders — EMTs and paramedics — may be treating minority patients differently from the way they treat white patients.

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

By Sudhin Thanawala | Jan 14
A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C.

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Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Jan 10
One of the country's largest insurance providers has agreed to stop denying all forms of insurance, including life and long-term care insurance, to Massachusetts residents using the HIV prevention medication Truvada.


Health

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take A Real Measure of Pain

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take A Real Measure of Pain

The National Institutes of Health is pushing for development of what its director, Dr. Francis Collins, has called a "pain-o-meter." Spurred by the opioid crisis, the goal isn't just to signal how much pain someone's in.

Fitness

Low Carb? Low Fat? What the Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Low Carb? Low Fat? What the Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year.