What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means Jan. 3, 2014 — What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead? WebMD asked critical care specialist Isaac Tawil, MD, an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and bioethicist Arthur Caplan, PhD, director of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Medical Center. […]

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Three no-contract iPhone options compared

(Credit: Virgin Mobile) New year, new changes: Every now and again I’m going to skip my daily deal post in favor of something a little broader, something that merits discussion. It’ll always be about saving money on tech, of course, just not a “buy this while it’s on sale” product or service. Today, for example, […]

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Q&A With Kevin Hart

QA With Kevin Hart You’re the star of two upcoming comedies, About Last Night and Ride Along. How does it feel to be the leading man? “Oh man, you know what? I’m just in a great place right now. My workload is definitely going up, and right now I’m at a place where my opportunities […]

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Q&A With Sasha Alexander

QA With Sasha Alexander As the forensic pathologist Dr. Maura Isles on TNT’s hit show Rizzoli Isles, actor Sasha Alexander spends her time examining dead bodies. But in real life, this Los Angeles-based mother of two, 40, knows a lot about living a healthy life. In fact, it’s not her first time in a nail-biting […]

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Q&A With Sasha Alexander

QA With Sasha Alexander As the forensic pathologist Dr. Maura Isles on TNT’s hit show Rizzoli Isles, actor Sasha Alexander spends her time examining dead bodies. But in real life, this Los Angeles-based mother of two, 40, knows a lot about living a healthy life. In fact, it’s not her first time in a nail-biting […]

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Does Eating for a Year at Starbucks Guarantee a Beautiful Existence?

A little common sense is in order, people. Three hundred and sixty-five days of eating at Starbucks is healthy, at least that’s the impression that went virtually unchallenged on CNN’s New Day this morning. I mean, how can you contest the word of a guest named “Beautiful Existence”…? Of course, since McDonald’s is one of […]

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Does Eating for a Year at Starbucks Guarantee a Beautiful Existence?

A little common sense is in order, people. Three hundred and sixty-five days of eating at Starbucks is healthy, at least that’s the impression that went virtually unchallenged on CNN’s New Day this morning. I mean, how can you contest the word of a guest named “Beautiful Existence”…? Of course, since McDonald’s is one of […]

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Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk

Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Smokers who kick the habit may reduce their risk of developing the blurred vision problem known as cataracts, new research shows. This common medical condition — in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively cloudy […]

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Natural Treatments for Hair Loss

Natural Treatments for Hair Loss If you Google “natural hair loss treatments,” a long list of tonics, creams, and supplements appears. But do they work? Paradi Mirmirani, MD, a dermatologist for Permanente Medical Group in Vallejo, Calif., spends a lot of time steering patients away from products recommended by their friends and family members. Most […]

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Natural Treatments for Hair Loss

Natural Treatments for Hair Loss If you Google “natural hair loss treatments,” a long list of tonics, creams, and supplements appears. But do they work? Paradi Mirmirani, MD, a dermatologist for Permanente Medical Group in Vallejo, Calif., spends a lot of time steering patients away from products recommended by their friends and family members. Most […]

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Natural Treatments for Hair Loss

Natural Treatments for Hair Loss If you Google “natural hair loss treatments,” a long list of tonics, creams, and supplements appears. But do they work? Paradi Mirmirani, MD, a dermatologist for Permanente Medical Group in Vallejo, Calif., spends a lot of time steering patients away from products recommended by their friends and family members. Most […]

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