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What happens in your brain while you sleep?
Getting enough sleep can re-energize you and make you feel better. But what is actually happening to the brain in the process? CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to discuss the science. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: I was diagnosed with terminal cancer as I gave birth
A MOTHER is battling incurable cancer after her symptoms were dismissed as signs of pregnancy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health nursing cuts warning
Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roaring fires help reduce blood pressure
Scientists say roaring real fires can help keep blood pressure low, according to new research (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The residential home that's reinventing dementia care
With its imitiation Fifties sitting room and a lifesize mock-up of a shopping street from yesteryear, Abbeyfield House is an ingenious care home that keeps its residents mentally engaged (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: telegraph christmas charity appeal home residential care dementia 1950s abbeyfields Source Type: news

Frank Gardner: I will never forgive the terrorists who did this to me
BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner's life changed for ever when he was shot in 2004 - and, as the last of his Islamist assailiants is sentenced to be hanged, he won't be calling for a pardon (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: saudi arabia hanged shot frank gardner bbc islamist security correspondent frank gardiner paralysed wheelchair Source Type: news

Rope climbing: fitness enthusiasts, it's time to feel the burn
Reliving her one positive memory from school PE classes, Annabel Venning gets climbing as part of her introduction to 'functional training' (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: fitness workouts rope climbing functional training good workouts how to get fit Source Type: news

Journey through the Ebola heartland
On a journey charting the impact of the disease (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS bosses finally order investigation into A&E closure chaos after two-year campaign by MoS that exposed deaths and delays 
The surprise decision comes after repeated denials by NHS managers that closing A&Es around the country has a ‘domino effect’ on other emergency departments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Quarter of Uninsured Say They Can’t Afford to Buy Coverage
(MedPage Today) -- It's the most common reason given for refusing insurance. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 23, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police: Stop using us as ambulance drivers
Senior police chiefs begin national inquiry into mounting concerns their staff are being forced to act as ambulance drivers and having to administer rudimentary first aid at scene (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: response times first aid inquiry delay police NHS ambulance late Acpo Source Type: news

Police: Stop using us as ambulance drivers
Senior police chiefs have begun a national inquiry into mounting concerns that their staff are being forced to act as ambulance drivers and having to administer rudimentary first aid at the scene. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: first aid inquiry police ambulance times late Source Type: news

Ambulance scandal: Why did our brother wait an hour for paramedics?
Sisters of Joseph McIntosh want to know why police officers were forced to take the patient - who had suffered a massive stroke - to hospital in the back of a police van (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: george howarth jane kennedy failure joseph mcintosh north west ambulance Source Type: news

Liberia: Ebola Hampers HIV/Aids Care
[IRIN]Monrovia/Dakar -Ebola has crippled the provision of treatment and care to people living with HIV/AIDS in Liberia, according to health workers and patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 22, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NHS chiefs will have to repay redundancy payoffs if rehired within a year
NHS managers who receive large redundancy packages will have to repay it if they are rehired in a new NHS post within a year, under new changes to be introduced. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: packages pay back redundancy NHS six figure a year Source Type: news

Police forced to take patients to hospital as ambulances fail to show
A stroke patient died after an hour's wait for paramedics, The Telegraph can disclose, as a national inquiry is launched into how ambulance chiefs are using police officers to fill the gaps in their service (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ambulance delays paramedics died too long mcintosh police merseyside patient 999 calls Source Type: news

Jefferson County nurse still Ebola-free, to be released
The condition of a patient being monitored at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City for possible infection with the Ebola virus has continued to improve, Jefferson County health officials said late Friday. Further lab test results for the patient, a female nurse who recently returned from West Africa, are still negative for the virus, officials said. Preliminary tests Thursday had also been negative. Local, state and federal medical officials have agreed that the patient is well enough to be… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 22, 2014 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Ebola team will miss 'human touch'
The NHS volunteers travelling to Sierra Leone (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola: Can It End Next Summer?
(MedPage Today) -- U.N. Secretary-General says West Africa epidemic will require accelerated response. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 22, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Cholesterol drug power combo
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on new research regarding cholesterol medication, and what treatment options breast cancer patients are choosing. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adrenal Fatigue: Causes, Symptoms, and Susceptibility
Most commonly associated with intense or prolonged stress, adrenal fatigue may also occur during or after acute or chronic infections, particularly respiratory infections such as bronchitis, influenza, or pneumonia. Its main symptom is fatigue that is not relieved by sleep yet it is not a readily identifiable entity like measles or a growth on the end of a person's finger. A person may appear and act fairly regularly with adrenal fatigue and might not have any obvious signs of physical illness, but live with a general sense of, 'un-wellness,' gray feelings, or tiredness. People who experience adrenal fatigue often times ha...
Source: Disabled World - November 22, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Health and Disability Source Type: news

VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola
A group of NHS medical staff leaves for Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola
The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird
BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Beware the airborne germ! Hand dryers spread MORE bacteria than paper towels, experts find
MODERN hand driers, designed to improve hygiene, spread more germs than paper towels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK’s First ‘Poo Bus’ Rides on Human Waste Fuel
Talk about a gas guzzler: a new bus in Britain runs on biomethane fuel produced by humans sewage and food waste. The Bio-Bus—or as it’s more affectionately known, “the poo bus”—can travel up to 186 miles on one tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of about five people to produce, the BBC reports. A single passenger’s annual food and sewage waste can fuel the Bio-Bus for 37 miles. The bus, which emits up to 30% less carbon dioxide than conventional diesel vehicles, will shuttle people between Bristol Airport and Bath. GENeco general manager Mohammed Saddiq said, “Gas-powered ve...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - November 22, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Sam Frizell Tags: Uncategorized invention United Kingdom Source Type: news

Special Olympics Narrows Health Gap Faced by People with Intellectual Disabilities
Healthy Communities provides essential health services to people with intellectual disabilities, a population that is severely medically under-served, despite the plethora of health organizations and programs that exist to serve people in need. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 22, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Special Olympics Source Type: news

7 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues
It seemed like a great idea five or six months ago, right? Nervously holding your breath, pulse quickening and stomach fluttering as you clicked the "register" button. Then came the training plan for 26.2, followed by mounting mileage, loads of laundry, experiments with gear and fuel, battles with fatigue and injury, and maybe even a few lost toenails (and pounds) in the process. Workouts got checked off, months unfolded and, suddenly, you found yourself at the start line. But whether your performance was good, bad -- or worse -- the dreaded DNF (Did Not Finish), you know now that the finish line doesn't mark the end of ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news