Third Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone
(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) —” A senior adviser to Sierra Leone's president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking a setback in the country's fight against the virulent disease. Presidential adviser Ibrahim Ben Kargbo said Wednesday that Dr. Sahr ...
Ebola has 'upper hand' in West Africa, says US health official
3rd Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone
3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone, epidemiologist evacuated ...
Deep Brain Stimulation & Older Parkinson's Patients
TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of complications when implanting deep brain stimulation devices in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease is no greater in older patients than younger ones, a new study shows. The treatment ...
Wii Balance Boards May Help MS Patients, Study
A popular video game may help improve balance and movement in patients with multiple sclerosis. The Nintendo Wii's balance board allows users to shift their weight as they simulate actions like skiing, soccer or hula hoop. Balance impairment is among the ...
How can a Wii balance board change the brains of MS patients?
Wii Balance Board Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients Regain Balance
Multiple sclerosis patients may benefit from video games. Here's how
Marijuana news: Medical pot may cut painkiller abuse, new study suggests
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
New research published this week in a prominent medical journal makes a compelling case for medical marijuana's role in decreasing fatal prescription drug overdoses. The Los Angeles Times breaks down details of the study, published Monday in the ...
Lower prescription overdose deaths linked to state medical marijuana laws
States Permitting That Marijuana have Lower Prescription Pain killer Deaths
Does medical marijuana reduce painkiller overdose deaths?
Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Eating Disorders
TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests. Rather, the true measure of trouble may be significant weight loss, and the ...
Even normal weight teens can have anorexia
E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to smoke
E-cigarettes may be tempting non-smoking youth to try smoking, according to a report from the CDC. And once the teens try the e-cigarettes, they are more likely to give conventional cigarettes a try. They study, based on nationally representative youth surveys ...
WHO calls for restricting the use of e-cigarettes
UN wants e-cigarette ads, sales to minors banned
New health reports ignite e-cigarette controversy
Sleep Drunkenness Problem among American Adults
A recent research published in the journal Neurology on Monday, focused on a type of sleep disorder called sleep drunkenness, which has become a common phenomena affecting one in every seven American people. Sleep drunkenness is not related to the ...
Confused? It may be sleep drunkenness
Sleep drunkenness may affect more than 1 in 7 people, study finds
'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues
Wall Street Journal
Federal Marketplace's New Leader Promises Progress
The Fiscal Times
The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare. In a move that administration ...
First Edition: August 27, 2014
Leader of Connecticut's Health Marketplace Is Named to Run Federal Program
CEO of Access Health CT lands new position in DC
Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs, study finds
Oct. 4, 2013: In this file photo, Monica Torres, left, checks the blood pressure of Esther Fisher, right, during an event at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Miss.AP. CHICAGO – "Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and ...
DIY works better than standard doctors' care in reducing blood pressure
Blood pressure self-care can beat doctor care
Do it yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs
Could smoking marijuana be GOOD for your relationship?
But now controversial new research suggests that couples who smoke the drug together are actually less likely to be violent towards one another. And experts claim it's not just the effects of cannabis on the brain, but the fact that couples who use it may share ...
Study: Marijuana Use By Couples Reduces Domestic Violence
Pot-smoking couples have lower levels of violence
Less domestic violence for pot smoking marrieds