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A social network to help you find all the sickos

Jun 1, 2011
You know, people with colds or the flu or something. The startup is called Sickweather and it will mine data from Twitter, Facebook and people who...
Posted In: Health, Twitter

WHO says cell phones are 'possibly carcinogenic'

Jun 1, 2011
The World Health Organization says mobile phone use might increase the risks of certain types of brain tumors, especially in children and teenagers.
Posted In: Health

Remember sunscreen -- and your health insurance

May 27, 2011
The White House is reaching out to young adults to make sure as many 20-somethings get health insurance as possible.
Posted In: Health

Forty percent of young people can't pay health bills

May 26, 2011
A new study finds that a large group of young people -- and over half of young women -- are struggling with paying medical bills. Will things change with Obamacare?
Posted In: Health

States scale back efforts to provide drugs for HIV, AIDS

May 23, 2011
More than 8,300 people are currently on waiting lists in over 10 sates to get drugs used to treat symptoms of HIV and AIDS. Jennifer Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation explains.
Posted In: Health

Insurers begin to adapt to health reform law

May 21, 2011
In order to pay for the coverage they'll have to provide for those with preexisting conditions, health insurance companies have been trying to raise premiums by double-digits. Come fall, they won't be able to without approval.
Posted In: Health

Canadian and Danish researchers link video game playing to snacking

May 20, 2011
WHAT? How could there be a correlation?! Why it boggles the--...
Posted In: duh magazine, Health, video games

Zombie preparedness information unavailable, top BRAAAAAINS working on it

May 20, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control decided to have a little fun and they posted information on their blog about what to do in the event of an outbreak...
Posted In: Health, medicine, zombies

Ford adapts dashboard to monitor driver health

May 19, 2011
Ford unveils prototypes for using infotainment system in cars to alert diabetic drivers to low sugar levels and track pollen for allergy sufferers.
Posted In: Health

WellPoint ties increases to hospital outcomes

May 16, 2011
The giant insurer will boost annual payments to only those hospitals that deliver "quality care."
Posted In: Health

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