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January 20, 2015 5:17 AM How Wearable Technology Can Enhance Healthcare

Any small instrument that can be tagged on your hand or wrist, recording your heart rate, calorie intake or distance run are crucial even to the National Health Service's (NHS) health and future, according to UK's medical director, Prof Sir Bruce Keogh. Any small instrument that can be tagged on your hand or wrist, recording your heart rate, calorie 18

January 16, 2015 2:07 AM Muhammad Ali back in hospital for follow-up

Muhammad Ali was hospitalized Thursday, a week after he was released from a 17-day stay, and two days before his 73rd birthday. The boxing star was treated for a urinary tract infection earlier this month. His hospitalization this week was for follow-up care and he is in stable condition, said Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman. Ali, who has suffered from Parkinson's 12

January 15, 2015 7:37 PM Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective

NEW YORK (AP) — As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday. That's one of the worst performances in the last decade, since U.S. health officials started routinely tracking 11

January 15, 2015 6:13 PM Flu shot just 23 percent effective: US

This US winter season's flu vaccine has been just 23 percent effective at preventing doctor visits for people of all ages, according to health authorities' early estimates out Thursday. The flu vaccine for 2014-2015 is not the worst ever -- the past decade has ranged from 10 percent to 60 percent effective -- but its record is worrying enough that the Centers 12

January 14, 2015 6:10 AM NYC jail guards use of force a record in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jail guards reported more use of force against inmates in 2014 than ever before — an average of 11 incidents a day ranging from pepper sprayings to punches — amid heightened scrutiny from federal prosecutors to clean up what they call a "deep-seated culture of violence." Figures obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press 11

January 13, 2015 7:18 PM Ebola could end in Liberia by June

Liberia, the African nation at the center of world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, could see an end to the epidemic by June if 85 percent of sick people get hospital care, US researchers said Tuesday. Cases have begun to decline in recent weeks, and schools are set to reopen next month after closing in July as the nation struggled with the fast-moving outbreak 9

January 13, 2015 6:58 PM 'The Creature was relentless with two terrifying red eyes taunting me "Kill yourself."' Glenn Close's sister reveals her tormented life of delusions, drugs and promiscuity as the actress had no clue her sibling was mentally ill

It was a confession that shook actress Glenn Close to the core. Days later Jessie was taken to McLean Hospital in Boston where she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. In turn, writes Jessie: 'The endless string of men, the drugs, the dope selling...Why was I acting so wild? Sometimes, only when you look back in life can you understand your past actions 19

January 9, 2015 9:42 PM Being active tied to lower alcoholism risk

(Reuters Health) - Getting more exercise throughout life is tied to a reduced risk of abusing alcohol that requires treatment, according to a new study from Denmark. In a group of adults followed for 20 years, those who reported being more active in their free time were less likely to need hospitalization or treatment for an alcohol use disorder, but the direction 11

January 9, 2015 9:40 PM Ben Bolton, former Vatican correspondent for AP, dies at 82

Ben Bolton, who covered the Second Vatican Council and two papacies for The Associated Press, has died, his family said Friday. He was 82. Metastatic cancer had been discovered throughout Bolton's body after a hospitalization for a fall last month, his daughter Catherine said. Bolton died Dec. 28 at his home in Silver Spring, Maryland. Bolton arrived 10

January 9, 2015 7:04 PM At least 26 US kids die of flu in 'bad' season: officials

A particularly bad flu is sweeping the United States, killing 26 children so far this season and nearly doubling hospitalizations among people over 65 in the past week alone, officials said Friday. The reason is the predominant strain of flu this year is H3N2, a variety that has shown itself in prior years to be more virulent than other kinds. Even more, the vaccine 9