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Enzo Amore suffers concussion during WWE Payback

49 min ago from UPI

Wade SheridanCHICAGO, May 2 (UPI) -- WWE Superstar Enzo Amore suffered a concussion Sunday during his match at WWE Payback.

Banned dentist turned foot doctor accused of using 'knock-off' stents

1 hour ago from CBC: Health

A Go Public/Radio-Canada investigation found patients paid an Ottawa chiropodist thousands of dollars for a procedure that uses a Health Canada approved HyProCure stent — but may have instead received...

The Science of Fat: After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight

1 hour ago from NY Times Health

Contestants lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but a study of them helps explain why they could not keep all of that weight off.

Juice May Keep Sick Kids Hydrated Better Than Pricey Drinks

4 hours ago from Live Science

For young children with a mild "stomach bug," diluted apple juice may be just as good as more expensive drinks with electrolytes.

Clayton Kershaw helps Los Angeles Dodgers end six-game losing streak

7 hours ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw put his foot down.

Tim Lincecum set to show he's recovered from hip surgery

7 hours ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum will pitch in front of an estimated 20 big-league teams on Friday, according to the MLB Network.

Los Angeles Dodgers RF Yasiel Puig remains in a slump

7 hours ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has tried to shake Yasiel Puig out of a slump that has seen his average dip from .405 to .239.

ER visits for kids' brain injury on playground on the rise

7 hours ago from CBC: Health

More U.S. children are being treated for traumatic brain injuries such as concussions from injuries on the playground despite safety improvements in playground equipment. It's a trend Canadian doctors see...

New class of drug may treat resistant prostate cancer

15 hours ago from UPI

Marilyn MalaraLONDON, May 1 (UPI) -- Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research said they discovered a class of drugs able to treat prostate cancer when conventional treatments fail.

Radiation and immunotherapy combination can destroy both primary and secondary tumors

17 hours ago from Science Daily

The addition of an immune system-strengthening compound to radiation therapy can extend the radiation therapy-induced immune response against the tumor sites and that this response even has an effect on...

'Maze Runner' production postponed again due to Dylan O'Brien's injuries

19 hours ago from UPI

Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Production on "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" has been postponed again to allow Dylan O'Brien more time to recover from on-set injuries he...

Arizona Cardinals still want to extend Calais Campbell's contract

1 day ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange General manager Steve Keim said the first-round selection of Ole Miss defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has no impact on the contract situation.

Opinion: Why Is American Home Birth So Dangerous?

1 day ago from NY Times Health

If women knew the risks, they might not hire these midwives.

John Kasich says gay people are 'probably' born that way

1 day ago from UPI

Eric DuVallSAN FRANCISCO, April 30 (UPI) -- Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich said gay people "probably" do not choose to be gay and are born that way.

Norovirus outbreak reported on cruise ship docked in Virginia

1 day ago from UPI

Daniel UriaNORFOLK, Va., April 30 (UPI) -- A U.K.-based cruise ship docked in Virginia after several passengers were diagnosed with norovirus.

Grandmother, four children dead in Texas flash flood

1 day ago from UPI

Daniel UriaPALESTINE, Texas, April 30 (UPI) -- A 64-year-old woman and her four grandchildren between ages 6 and 9 were killed in flash flooding in a Texas neighborhood on Saturday.

Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

1 day ago from Physorg

Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or...

San Francisco police officers to attend harassment training after racist, derogatory texts

1 day ago from UPI

Daniel UriaSAN FRANCISCO, April 30 (UPI) -- San Francisco Police Chief Gregory P. Suhr released derogatory text messages and ordered all officers complete anti-bias and harassment prevention training.

Surgery for chronic temporal headaches: Simplified approach shows good results

1 day ago from Science Daily

A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to new research.

Dole investigated over Listeria outbreak in Canada, U.S.

1 day ago from CBC: Health

Produce seller Dole is now the subject of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation in connection with a deadly listeria outbreak in Canada and the U.S.

Portable Device Can Test If Your Food Is Gluten-Free

1 day ago from Live Science

For people with gluten allergies or celiac disease, the idea of eating out in restaurants can be terrifying. It typically involves scrutinizing menus and food labels, interrogating waiters, or having...

Opinion: Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice

2 days ago from NY Times Health

I can’t promise this will prolong your life. But it will improve it.

Ties: Seeing the Cycle of Life in My Baby Daughter’s Eyes

2 days ago from NY Times Health

We celebrate every moment in an infant’s journey but are repelled by similar helplessness in the elderly.

Walt Whitman Promoted a Paleo Diet. Who Knew?

2 days ago from NY Times Health

Found: a nearly 47,000-word journalistic series called “Manly Health and Training” that had been lost for more than 150 years.

Why some breast cancer patients are learning to hold their breath for 30 seconds

2 days ago from CBC: Health

The Cape Breton Cancer Centre is using a new technique called breath/hold to treat some breast cancer patients. It allows a radiation beam to focus and more accurately hit its...

Brent Burns, Drew Doughty, Erik Karlsson named Norris finalists

2 days ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange Brent Burns, Drew Doughty, and Erik Karlsson were announced Friday as the finalists for the NHL's Norris Trophy.

Los Angeles Lakers hire Luke Walton as coach

2 days ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange Luke Walton is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers as their coach.