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The Secret Work of Nurses

Recently, I admitted a patient in early labor and the first thing she asked me was when her doctor would be there. In my head, I laughed. I had not seen her doctor all day, even though I thought her doctor would make rounds in the morning.<p>I knew there was a laundry list of reasons why she had …

Pregnancy

Infected nurse airlifted from Ebola zone speaks of joy at seeing patients recover

Will Pooley, the British nurse flown back to London after contracting Ebola, spoke of his joy at seeing patients recover from the deadly virus after treatment at the hospital in Sierra Leone where he was volunteering, just days before he fell ill himself.<p>The 29-year-old, from the village of Eyke in …

Surgeons implant lab-grown blood vessel into first US patient

In a major step forward for tissue engineering, surgeons at Duke University have successfully implanted a bioengineered blood vessel into the arm of a patient with end-stage kidney disease. The procedure is the first of its kind in the US, and one of the first such efforts worldwide.<p>The engineered …

First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine Start Next Week

The first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus will start next week in the U.S., officials announced Thursday, just as the World Health Organization predicted as many as 20,000 people could be infected in West Africa before the epidemic is brought under control.<p>The National …

Disease

Ebola outbreak: 'Even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country.<p>"The sooner the world …

Obama Addresses White House Petition To Make Tim Howard Secretary Of Defense

President Barack Obama congratulated the U.S. men's soccer team "who represented America so well the last few weeks" at the 2014 World Cup, and gave a special shout-out to goalkeeper Tim Howard.<p>"I know there's actually a petition on the White House website to make Tim Howard the next Secretary of …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

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16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Cooking

Pilates Butt Workout: 5 Moves To Raise Your Buns

<b>THE GOAL:</b> Strengthening butt muscles to tighten and lift your rear<p><b>THE EXPERT:</b> Amber Joliat, teacher, yogi and owner of Misfit Studio in Toronto<p><b>THE</b> …

30-Day Plank Challenge

The plank is one of the best exercises to strengthen your core, which is more than just your abdominals. The core is a complex series of muscles that …

Obama: Pot not worse than alcohol

Citing his own experience as a kid with marijuana, President Barack Obama is weighing in on the legalization debate, saying it isn’t more dangerous than alcohol or different from cigarettes.<p>“I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol,” the president told The New Yorker’s David Remnick in a …

Vin Diesel Posts Video Tribute of 'Brother' Paul Walker

Vin Diesel has taken to the medium he and Paul Walker shared to provide some of his fondest memories of his late costar and friend.<p>The <i>Fast and …

Vin Diesel

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks

<b>Prepare for Liftoff</b><br>For each workout, do three sets of each move in order, performing all reps and sets before going to the next exercise. When you see two exercises next to the number, do them as a superset: Alternate between them (no rest!) to complete the sets. Lifting twice a week is sufficient, …

Start Running Tips: 3 Ways to Become a Runner

According to the Women's National Runner Survey, which polled more than 5,500 women, 66 percent of female runners said their running habit relieves stress, keeps them healthy, and allows them to meet personal goals and overcome challenges. (It's hard to match that "runner's high" effect you feel …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

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X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Will Tease APOCALYPSE in Post-Credits Scene

Top 10 martial arts movies

10. Once Upon a Time in China<p>The film that kick-started Hong Kong cinema's kung-fu renaissance and launched Jet Li towards a future of substandard western action movies. Its subject was already well known to local audiences: Wong Fei-hung was a real person: a turn-of-the-century martial arts master …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Former Friends Costars, Reunite On Cougar Town Set: Picture

Monica and Chandler Bing forever! <b>Matthew Perry</b> has officially arrived onto the <i>Cougar Town</i> set, and <b>Courteney Cox</b> — his former TV wife! — couldn't look …

Paul Walker Tribute Video Created by Fast & Furious

It’s no secret that the cast of the <i>Fast & Furious</i> franchise was extremely close, as was reflected in the on-screen chemistry that helped make the …

Fast & Furious

Paul Walker Car Reached at Least 90 MPH Before Fatal Crash, Investigator Says

<i>Fast & Furious</i> star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas were apparently going over 90 mph when their special-edition Porsche crashed, killing both …

Los Angeles County

Paul Walker Secretly Bought Couple’s $10,000 Engagement Ring

The stories are true — <b>Paul Walker</b> gave back in more ways than one during his lifetime. Remembrances of the late 40-year-old actor have been pouring …

Vin Diesel Honors Paul Walker: 'I Will Always Love You'

Vin Diesel on Monday joined the throngs mourning Paul Walker at the site where he died, calling his <i>Fast and the Furious</i> costar an “angel” and a …

Fast and Furious star Paul Walker killed in car crash

Paul Walker, the much-loved star who for 12 years headlined the Fast and Furious franchise, has died in a car crash aged 40.<p>The actor was travelling as a passenger in a new Porsche when his friend who was driving - who has been described as an "experienced driver" - lost control of the vehicle and …

10 Movies That Made Us Love Paul Walker

From high-school star quarterback to badass action hero, a look back at the roles that defined the late actor.<p>Paul Walker tragically died on Saturday in a car accident and though he may be best known for playing Brian O'Conner in the Fast & Furious film franchise, the 40-year-old movie star had …

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Paul Walker’s Fast and Furious Costars and Other Stars React to Tragic Death

Hollywood lost both an actor and friend Saturday. <b>Paul Walker</b> died at the age of 40 after a car collision and explosion in Southern California, his …