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April 16, 2015 8:11 PM Common heartburn drugs linked to kidney failure in the elderly

(Reuters Health) - Older patients taking drugs known as proton pump inhibitors, a common remedy for heartburn and acid reflux, are two times more likely to be hospitalized with kidney failure than peers who don't take the pills, a study finds. While the side effect is extremely rare, and the study doesn't prove the drugs cause kidney failure, the association 21

April 10, 2015 5:55 PM Cold packs on cheeks, hands and feet may help combat heat stroke

(Reuters Health) - Symptoms of heat stroke may be eased by applying cold packs to the cheeks, hands and feet, a study suggests, potentially offering a new way to help lower body temperatures in overheated athletes. "The cheeks, palms, and soles of the feet are special areas," with blood vessels that don't contract when cold packs are applied, helping 24

April 10, 2015 2:50 PM AstraZeneca's diabetes drug Onglyza may increase death rate: FDA

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc's diabetes drug Onglyza may be associated with an increased rate of death, according to a preliminary review of data by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA's report, posted on the agency's website on Friday, comes ahead of an April 14 meeting of an FDA advisory panel to discuss the drug's safety. Onglyza was approved 26

April 8, 2015 7:34 AM Blues legend B.B. King leaves hospital

American blues legend B.B. King, hospitalized reportedly for dehydration stemming from diabetes, said he was better and going home. "I want to thank everyone for their concern and good wishes. I'm feeling much better & am leaving the hospital today," King, 89, said on his Facebook page. King's hospitalization near his home in Las Vegas was reported Monday 24

March 29, 2015 4:00 AM Pictured: Five of the seven revelers who were shot multiple times at spring break party

Seven people were injured, at least critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. Deputies arriving on the scene found a sprawling crime scene with victims inside the home, outside and across the street from it, and in the street's median, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said. A suspect 32

March 27, 2015 4:56 PM Israel says it will release frozen tax revenue to Palestinians

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Friday it would release millions of dollars of tax income to the Palestinian Authority, three months after freezing the payments in protest at unilateral Palestinian moves towards statehood. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said the funds would be sent for humanitarian reasons and in line with "Israel's 22

March 26, 2015 4:11 AM Ebola more deadly for young children: Study

Washington: Ebola is more likely to be fatal for children under five, an international team of scientists led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, a media report said on Thursday. The team analyzed data on Ebola cases in children under 16 during the current outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone 33

March 22, 2015 1:01 PM ‘Reality’ Of Condition Reportedly ‘Sinking In’ For Family

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, remains in a medically induced coma after moving to an Atlanta rehab facility earlier this week. According to sources, the “reality” of the situation is “sinking in” for the family. Bobbi Kristina, 22, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home on Jan. 31. Hospitalized at Emory 23

March 17, 2015 3:03 PM KKK Imperial Wizard Bill Wilkinson found in Belize insists he isn't racist

Breaking his 30-year silence Bill Wilkinson – once the most powerful white supremacist in the world - hit back at claims he is a racist. Speaking from the sun-drenched hotel resort he owns and where Daily Mail Online tracked him down, Wilkinson said: 'Don't call me racist, I don't hate blacks. But in a baffling contradiction Wilkinson added that he had not 'changed' 31

March 17, 2015 3:01 PM Micheal Neeson talks about losing his mom

In a new interview, Micheal Neeson — who’s the son of actor Liam Neeson — confessed the hard-partying and drugs he turned to following his mother’s death led him to ‘hit rock bottom’ and check himself into rehab last year. On March 16, 2009, Natasha suffered a fall while taking a beginner skiing lesson at Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec. After refusing 28