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Time Spent Preparing Meals at Home Linked to Healthier Diet
10/30/2014, American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Spending less than one hour a day preparing food at home is associated with eating more fast food and spending more money eating out, finds new research in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Not having time available may be one of the most significant barriers to achieving a healthy diet. (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Right-to-die advocate may postpone her own death
Brittany Maynard, who had said she would end her life Nov. 1, feels she has some more of her life to live (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 simple lifestyle rules that add years to your life
OBEYING five golden rules is the key to a long and disease-free life, a study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maine: No deal with nurse in Ebola dispute
In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal scene. Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, went on a bike ride with her boyfriend Thursday -- fo... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail
CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Secretary of State's announcement on long-term plan for the health service
Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, will today announce proposals to change the basic NHS model from one centred on hospital care to one that helps people stay healthy and happy at home. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - October 31, 2014 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports
Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Governors, a Mix of Hard-Line Acts and Conciliation Over Ebola
In response to public anxiety, governors of both parties are struggling to define health policies on the virus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By JESS BIDGOOD and KATE ZERNIKE Tags: Quarantines LePage, Paul R Hickox, Kaci Doctors Without Borders Ebola Virus Maine Source Type: news

U.S. quarantines 'chilling' Ebola fight in West Africa: MSF
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mandatory quarantines ordered by some U.S. states for doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on aid work there, the humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Genes 'play role in Ebola survival'
Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive or die from the Ebola virus, say US scientists. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New hope as drugs discovery destroys lung cancer cells self-destruct
SCIENTISTS have “reprogrammed” lung cancer cells to self destruct, giving fresh hope of a cure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bike-riding nurse defies Ebola quarantine, on collision course with governor
CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Survival rates for most cancers have improved in UK
And for some types of tumour, survival rates have slid backwards despite millions of investment on treatment, Figures from the Office for National Statistics show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. quarantines 'chilling' Ebola fight in West Africa: MSF
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mandatory quarantines ordered by some U.S. states on doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on Doctors Without Borders operations there, the humanitarian group said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Will Ebola kill you? It depends on your genes
Scientists at Washington University believe their study has identified genetic factors behind the mild-to-deadly range of reactions to the virus in a group of mice, paving the way for further studies and hopes to develop drugs and vaccines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIDEO: Care plan 'to ease hospital pressure'
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIDEO: Tough laws 'do not stop drug use'
A Home Office report examining drug policies across the world suggests there is no link between tough penalties and the level of use. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fontainebleau High School softball player thrown curve with cancer diagnosis
Berkeley Mardis stood on the edge of a promising high school softball career at Fontainebleau High School when life threw her a curve. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sandwiches may be a source of too much dietary salt
(Reuters Health) - Americans consume too much sodium, according to current guidelines, and much of the excess may be hidden in our sandwiches, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study
Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you should know before you take weight loss supplements
You've seen him leading the call to mentor young kids in the city.  Sonny Lee has been outspoken about his cause, "Son of a Saint" but he's never before opened up publicly about "how" he lost his own father, former black and gold cornerback Bivian Lee. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Support for Obamacare Slips, Harvard Analysis FindsPublic Support for Obamacare Slips, Harvard Analysis Finds
Support for U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law has declined among Americans, and the outcome of the November midterm elections will likely shape the future direction of Obamacare, a Harvard University analysis shows. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

What 'Lady Ganga' did before dying
"I had to film her death," Frederic Lumiere says softly. "In the film, I'm behind the camera, and you can hear me crying." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microsoft Launches Wearable Fitness Device for USD 199Microsoft Launches Wearable Fitness Device for USD 199
Microsoft Corp launched a device called 'Microsoft Band' that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news