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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

Health & Fitness

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

Obama expands US response to Ebola epidemic as doctor who survived says no time to waste
Updated: 4 hours ago
Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

Obama declares Ebola a global threat, outlines response _ but will it be enough and in time?
Updated: 9 hours ago
CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

CHICAGO – The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures – the most dangerous kind of obesity – has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Parasitic disease Cryptosporidiosis on rise in Tampa Bay

Parasitic disease Cryptosporidiosis on rise in Tampa Bay

TAMPA — A disease that leaves its victims with stomach cramps, nausea, fever and diarrhea is on the rise in Hillsborough County, with a dramatic upswing coming after school started last month.
Updated: 13 hours ago
UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks
Updated: 14 hours ago

Vermont Health Connect website is shut down

Vermont Health Connect website is shut down to be fixed before next enrollment period
Updated: 14 hours ago
Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

Probe: HealthCare.gov website security weaknesses putting personal information at risk
Updated: 14 hours ago

Rhode Island child vaccination rates among highest

Vaccination rates for children and teenagers in Rhode Island among highest in US
Updated: 17 hours ago
Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Stagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmir

Stagnant water, animal carcasses pose public health threat in Kashmir after deadly flooding
Updated: 20 hours ago

Summit focuses on health cost innovations

Summit focuses on innovations in bring down health care costs, improving quality
Updated: 21 hours ago