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  • Obstetricians change definition of on-time delivery

    Obstetricians change definition of on-time delivery
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For years, babies born after a pregnancy lasting 37 to 42 weeks have been considered to be on time, or "term." But a group of U.S. doctors is now separating deliveries that happen during that span in an effort to improve...
  • Ready to ditch the running shoes? Tread carefully

    Ready to ditch the running shoes? Tread carefully
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Evidence is still shaky on whether ditching the sneakers and hitting the streets barefoot will help runners avoid injuries, a new review concludes. Despite the "media craze" surrounding the potential benefits of barefoot...
  • Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out

    Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out
    Thousands of Californians are discovering what Obamacare will cost them — and many don't like what they see. These middle-class consumers are staring at hefty increases on their insurance bills as the overhaul remakes the healthcare market....
  • Inhalers containing CFCs to be phased out by the end of the year

    Inhalers containing CFCs to be phased out by the end of the year
    Inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, will be phased out by the end of the year to comply with international treaties intended to protect the the ozone layer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the announcement, which is part of an...
  • UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain

    UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain
    Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China. The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
  • Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle

    Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready. The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
  • Visitors flock to 'Birds of Baltimore' corn maze [Perry Hall]

    The annual corn maze is now open at Beachmont Christian Camp and ministries in Kingsville. Beachmont hit a home run in itsr choice of a sports theme for its third maze. "The Birds of Baltimore" celebrates Baltimore's home teams, the Orioles and the...
  • Deputies: Man busted with a 'safe' mobile meth lab

    Deputies: Man busted with a 'safe' mobile meth lab
    Here's a FloriDUH First: A safe mobile meth lab. But not 'safe' as in chemically stable or non-combustible. A man is accused of driving around Deltona, in Central Florida, with a small safe in the back of his vehicle that housed his mobile meth lab....
  • Medicine ball burpee works muscles, burns fat

    Medicine ball burpee works muscles, burns fat
    The burpee exercise done with a medicine ball is a wonder in efficiency, working several muscle groups at once, while raising your heart rate to burn fat, says Dr. Levi Harrison, orthopedic surgeon and developer of the Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout....
  • 'Breaking Bad': Want to own Walter's undies? You can!

    'Breaking Bad': Want to own Walter's undies? You can!
    Yes, "Breaking Bad" is coming to an end on TV. But just because the story of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman is ending, it doesn't mean you can't stage your own fantasy continuations of the story at home. And what better way to create those fantasies...
  • Emmys 2013: Will 'Breaking Bad' cook up a sweep at awards?

    Emmys 2013: Will 'Breaking Bad' cook up a sweep at awards?
    Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all. The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...