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Kelly Osbourne Hospitalized For Pneumonia

Kelly Osbourne has been hospitalized for pneumonia and alerted her fans via a photo she posted on Instagram. In the photo Kelly is lying in a hospital bed and holding a sign that reads, “Why am I in the hospital?” Kelly also captioned her photo with “When you have a cough go to the doctor or you will end up …

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Joan Rivers Being Brought Out Of Coma

Joan Rivers is being brought out of a medically induced coma over the next few days, but doctors are still worried about her condition. Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital last Thursday after suffering a heart attack on the operating room table. She was undergoing surgery on her vocal cords at the time. Doctors have told Rivers’ family members …

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Google’s Calico Partners With AbbVie, Will Open R&D Facility

The ball is starting to get rolling with Google’s anti-aging company Calico. As reported recently, it now has a website, and today, the site added its first piece of news. Calico has partnered with AbbVie to co-invest in an R&D collaboration. The announcement says they “may” co-invest $1.5 billion. Calico will also be creating a R&D facility in the Bay …

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Ex-Ravens OL Jensen Treated for Severe Sleep Apnea

Not long before being cut from the Baltimore Ravens roster on Saturday, offensive lineman Ryan Jensen was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea, a disorder which can be life-threatening, if left untreated. Jensen was picked up by the Ravens in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, but the promise he displayed during his collegiate career at Colorado State University-Pueblo …

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Assisted Living: Tips To Get You Ready

If you are no longer able to care for yourself on a daily basis or have a loved one who is struggling with the basic aspects of daily life, assisted living may be an option to consider. Assisted living facilities allow residents to care for themselves as much as possible, but have aides on-hand to help if necessary. All assisted …

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ADHD Can Be Diagnosed By Tracking Eye Movements

ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a serious disorder that is common in people of all ages, but more commonly affects children and young adults. The symptoms of ADHD include hyperactivity, racing thoughts and trouble paying attention or concentrating. There is no psychological way to diagnose the disorder. Doctors use several different tests and assessments to diagnose people with …

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Google’s Anti-Aging Company Calico Gets A Website

As you may recall, Google announced the formation of a new company called Calico lat fall, aimed at studying aging and its effects on health and well-being (or as some us put it, keeping us from dying). SFGate discovered (via Business Insider) that Calico now has a website up at CalicoLabs.com. Here’s what it says: We’re tackling aging, one of …

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Google Fit Preview SDK Hits Developer Availability

Google announced Google Fit, its developer platform for fitness apps, at Google I/O earlier this summer. The company just announced the availability of the preview SDK. Now, developers can start creating all kinds of cool apps to help people improve their health via Android devices, as well as wearable, heart rate monitors, and connected scales. Google Fit gives developers one …

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Saudi Arabian Man Suspected of Having Ebola Dies

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health said that a citizen of that country who died Wednesday in Jeddah is suspected of having contracted Ebola while on a recent business trip to Sierra Leone. Saudi laboratories certified by the World Health Organization are testing blood samples from the deceased man for Ebola, as well as for other illnesses which cause the …

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Ebola Scare: NYC Doctors Declare False Alarm

As the list of fatalities related to the Ebola virus grows, so grows with it a sense of paranoia that it’s just a matter of time before the virus crosses the ocean and affects Americans en masse. And yet this hasn’t happened, not since the disease was first identified in the mid 1970s. Recently Americans have felt an increased sense …

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Ebola Kills Doctor Who Treated Dozens

Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, who risked contracting Ebola to treat dozens of patients, succumbed to the deadly disease Tuesday, according to officials in Sierra Leone. Khan, who had been regarded as a national hero in his country, died while in a hospital under quarantine. Manifestation of Ebola begins with a sudden onset of an influenza-like stage characterized by general malaise, …

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Google To Collect Genetic And Molecular Info From Thousands

Google is reportedly set to collect genetic and molecular information from thousands of people (it’s already done so with 175) to get a better picture of human health. This is according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, who describes Google’s latest “moonshot” project called Baseline Study. The project is helmed by molecular biologist Andrew Conrad, who has …

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