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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Health

First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
The U.S. government and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human trials of a vaccine against Ebola by Maggie Fox

As Vaccinations Among Kids Decline, Disease Outbreaks Grow

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
All fifty states require vaccinations for children going to public school, but nearly every state allows for religious exemptions by Stephanie Gosk

Back to School, but Without Vaccines?

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
As kids across the country head back to school, a growing number may walk through the doors without first getting vaccines

MERS Virus Doesn't Spread Easily, Study Suggests

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, global researchers reported on Wednesday

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing a Pound

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images We go to the gym for numerous reasons, one of the top being to shed some extra pounds. But sometimes we hit a weight-loss wall and our workout regimen isn’t, well, working anymore. This can be for a variety of reasons and pinpointing the exact issue can be frustrating. Take a moment to think about your exercise routine. Here a... by Jennifer Cohen

4 Things No One Tells You About Losing the Baby Weight

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images I recently gave birth to my first child. It’s been almost 3 months and, in that time, my body has undergone so many changes—more than I could ever imagine. Now that I’m feeling more like my old self, I want to lose the baby weight ASAP. While I was pregnant, I heard all sorts of stories from moms about postpartum weight l... by Tina Haupert

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Yesterday - WebMD
Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

Yesterday - WebMD
But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds

Yesterday - WebMD
5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Yesterday - WebMD
Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

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