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Antibiotics In Animal Feed Pose Risk To Children’s Health, Doctors Warn

Overuse of antibiotics in animal feed drastically interferes with doctors trying to treat life-threatening infections in young children, doctors warn. A report published in the November issue of American Academy of Pediatrics advises that giving antibiotics to healthy livestock, in an attempt to promote growth and prevent disease among livestock, is making antibiotic drugs ineffective when the drugs are needed ...

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Why 66% of Americans Are Clueless About Health Care Costs

Filed under: Health Care, Personal Finance, Health Insurance Getty Images By Jennifer Liu Visiting the doctor isn’t exactly an enjoyable experience. But what feels worse? Opening your mail weeks later, only to face a medical bill that you didn’t anticipate. About two-thirds of American adults — or a whopping 155 million of us — have been confronted by that unpleasant ...

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Obamacare ‘Unaffordable’ For 105 Million, Health Study Finds

Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act) isn’t quite as affordable as initially reported, according to a new study from the non-partisan American Health Policy Institute (AHPI). The organization arrived at its findings by first going to the ACA itself and examining how the law defines “affordable.” From the study. “Coverage is deemed to be not ‘affordable’ according to the ACA ...

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Napping Reverses Adverse Health Effects Caused By Poor Sleep, Enhances Productivity

A short nap effectively reverses the adverse effects of sleep deprivation. According to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a short nap can help relieve stress and bolster the immune systems of men, who slept only two hours the previous night. Sleep deprivation is one of the biggest and most commonly ...

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Obama Slams Staples on Health Care: ‘Shame on Them’

Filed under: Health Care, Retail, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, This Built America Moment Editorial/Getty Images By Doina Chiacu, Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Martin Howell WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama singled out office supply giant Staples (SPLS) as undercutting his health care reform law and said large corporations shouldn’t use the health insurance issue as an excuse for cutting wages, the ...

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Rosie O’Donnell Loses Wife, Job, Health — Could A Second Heart Attack Prove Fatal? [Video]

Rosie O’Donnell came back to The View with a sparkle in her eyes, lilt in her voice, and determination to succeed the second time around. But now her life has fallen apart, with Rosie confessing that she’s lost her job, her wife Michelle Rounds, and her health to People. What really happened behind the scenes at The View? Rosie claims ...

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5 Ways to Save on Health Care Costs

Mention the term health care and you’re likely to get a variety of responses. Regardless of your political leanings, one thing is for certain – health care is an expensive necessity in today’s economic climate. According to Statistic Brain, we spend about $ 10,000 per person on health care costs every year. The good news is that there are ways ...

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States Probe Massive Data Breach at Health Insurer Anthem

Filed under: Identity Theft, Company News, Health Insurance, Ripoffs & Scams, Internet Fraud By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK — Several U.S. states are investigating a massive cyberattack on No. 2 U.S. health insurer Anthem (ANTM) that a person familiar with the matter said is being examined for possible ties to China. Anthem disclosed the attack late Wednesday, saying unknown hackers ...

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28 Remarkable Benefits Of Turmeric For Skin Care, Hair And Health

Turmeric, also known as ‘haldi’ in India, is a popular deep yellow, earthy spice that’s probably best known for its association with curries and mustards. Considered an herbal remedy due to its anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties, Turmeric carries with it amazing medicinal benefits and is used to decrease depression, Alzheimer’s disease, fibromyalgia, headaches, diabetes, allergies, arthritis and other chronic illnesses. ...

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