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How To Start Running

<i>By U.S. News</i><p>With the cooler temperatures, fall is a great time to start running. It's great exercise and can be a huge stress reliever. However, if you don't start off right, your runs might be the opposite. The best way to start running, even for highly active people, is to start with a run/walk …

Loads of questions after woman being monitored for Ebola flies commercially

How did this happen?<p>That is what many people were asking Wednesday, after news broke that a health care worker had flown commercially at a time she was supposedly monitoring herself for a possible Ebola infection.<p>Amber Vinson, 29, is the third person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States …

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

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7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

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Nurses' union slams Texas hospital for lack of Ebola protocol

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Texas hospital where two health care workers contracted Ebola while caring for a patient had guidelines that were "constantly changing" and didn't have protocols on how to deal with the deadly virus," a nurses' union claims.<p>"The protocols that should have been in place in Dallas were …

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

<b>Limit Your Calorie Intake</b><br>Losing weight boils down to simple math. To lose one pound weekly, burn or cut out 3,500 calories in the course of seven days. That breaks down to 500 calories per day. It's difficult to cut out that many by dieting alone, especially for someone who loves to eat. The most …

What Happens If You Have A Heart Attack In Space?

I flew in zero-G with a team of college students testing a device that could save astronauts' lives.<p>We're weightless, about 34,000 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, trying not to vomit from motion sickness while wiggling an ultrasound probe into the esophagus of a $26,000 mannequin. In a moment, the …

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Hospitals To Pay Big Fines For Infections, Avoidable Injuries

Medicare is preparing to penalize about 750 hospitals that have the highest rates of infections and patient injuries. The sanctions, estimated to total $330 million over a year, will kick in at a time when most infections and accidents in hospitals are on the decline, but still too common.<p>In 2012, …

Shortage Of Saline Solution Has Hospitals On Edge

Hospitals across the country are struggling with a shortage of one of their essential medical supplies.<p>Manufacturers are rationing saline solution — essentially pharmaceutical-grade saltwater. The stuff is used all around hospitals to clean wounds, mix medications or treat dehydration. Now drug …