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When the Stress Comes to a Head

I have held on to this post for over six weeks, but after listening to Arianna Huffington discuss her "a ha" moment -- I decided to share mine. Sometimes we become so enthralled in our work lives it takes over our entire being, and that is not how life is meant to be lived. Arianna stated she …

Alzheimer’s May Begin 20 Years Before Symptoms Appear

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Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say

Offering programs that allow injection drug users to receive clean needles in a bid to avoid reuse and sharing could be one way to combat HIV …

42 Sickened By Feces-Contaminated Food In Texas

Cyclosporiasis, a stomach illness linked to food or water contaminated with the cyclospora parasite -- which is transmitted through infected feces -- hit Texas this week, sickening 42 people. A total of 54 have been sickened by the parasite in the state this year.<p>Though health officials don't know …

Guinea quarantines villages in reinforced bid to stamp out Ebola | Reuters

CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea will put four villages under a 21-day quarantine as part of a robust strategy to stamp out a lingering Ebola epidemic after new cases of the disease were discovered there.<p>The worst Ebola epidemic on record has killed more than 11,000 people in Sierra Leone, Liberia and …

Disease

Paralyzed after falling from tree, hunter and dad-to-be opts to end life

It's a grim topic: What would you want if you were on life support after a life-altering accident? Would you want to live in a wheelchair, or would you want to die?<p>An Indiana deer hunter and father-to-be who was left paralyzed after falling from a tree chose the latter, state authorities said …

Double mastectomy patient throws dance party in OR

For many people, just a minor surgery can be nerve-wracking. But Dr. Deborah Cohan went into her double mastectomy operation with courage and dance moves.<p>On Tuesday, Cohan, an OB-GYN and a mother of two, went into surgery to have her breasts removed. But before the surgery, she and her medical team …

Depression: 'Second biggest cause of disability' in world

<b>Depression is the second most common cause of disability worldwide after back pain, according to a review of research.</b><p>The disease must be treated as a global public health priority, experts report in the journal PLOS Medicine.<p>The study compared clinical depression with more than 200 other diseases …

Depression