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  • Never mind SARS or MERS, start worrying about measles

    As Americans head off on summer vacations this year, federal health authorities are keeping a wary eye out for an unwanted traveler: one of the most contagious infectious diseases in the world.
  • Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

    Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
    If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the...

    Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk

    Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk
    Drinking carrot juice, sticking with a low-calorie diet and avoiding egg yolks all seem superhealthy. Not so fast. Nutritionists are warning people that these seemingly healthy eating fads aren't as good as they sound, and they want people to stop...

    Shire confirms in talks with AbbVie on takeover bid

    (Reuters) - Shire Plc on Friday confirmed it has held a meeting with U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc to discuss AbbVie's takeover bid for the Dublin-based maker of drugs for rare diseases. Shire, in a release, said it would provide a further update "when...

    Nationwide rookie Reed winning battle against diabetes

    The Sports Xchange Nationwide rookie Reed winning battle against diabetes By Seth Livingstone, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange LOUDON, N.H. -- Ordinarily, this might be a feel-good story about Ryan Reed, a 20-year-old NASCAR...