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To Burn Calories, Try Ice Water

Drinking cold water causes the body to burn more calories and could be an effective weight-loss method for overweight children, researchers have shown. Read more…

October 31st, 2011

Humana Looks to Medicare Market for Growth

Humana’s third-quarter earnings rose 13% as revenue climbed and as the managed-care company continued to benefit from using a smaller portion of its premiums to cover medical costs.  Read more…

October 31st, 2011

Yoga has small benefit for chronic back pain: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Heath) – In a new UK study of adults with chronic lower back pain, a 12-week yoga class led to a small improvement in how well participants could perform daily activities, but did not ease their pain.

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October 31st, 2011

Exparel Approved for Post-Surgery Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 31 — Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat post-surgical pain, maker Pacira Pharmaceuticals said Monday.The product combines the long-acting anesthetic…


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October 31st, 2011

Gender Gap: The Risks Of Heart Disease For Women

For women, the toll from a heart attack can be worse than it is for men. Researchers say women’s physiology, including the way plaque builds up in their arteries, makes it harder to diagnose the disease in a woman and more deadly if she has a heart attack. Read more…

October 31st, 2011
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