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Does Body Size Matter in Regards to Health?
The results are in for size-14 model Ashley Graham and size-2 model Abeba Davis, who each underwent a fitness test and medical exam.
Nick Diaz suspended 5 years by Nevada commission for marijuana
LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended UFC welterweight Nick Diaz for five years on Monday because of the third marijuana-related offense of his career. The NSAC discussed a lifetime ban for Diaz, 32, before voting unanimously on five years. NSAC commissioner Skip Avansino
Tracking device prompts Giants to insist on spa day before game day
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The idea for the "recovery day" Tom Coughlin gave the Giants in advance of Saturday's preseason game against the Jets came from a device about the size of a stopwatch or a kid's asthma inhaler. The device fits into a cutout on the back of the undershirt a player wears in
Outrageous Hospital Costs
Major discrepancies in what hospitals and medical facilities charge for the same services.
Sticker Shock: Investigating the High Cost of Simple Blood Tests
Kathy Meinhardt understands business. She runs a small graphic arts business out of her home in Northern California. But what she can’t understand is what happened after she had to have a second round of blood tests — nearly the same tests she’d had just...
Myriad Supreme Court Ruling Leading to New Gene Tests
Morning Business Memo: New and cheaper forms of genetic testing for cancer and other diseases might be the result of Thursday’s patent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision, the court threw out some patents for Myriad Genetics, effectively ending the firm’s...
Health Care Ruling: Business Winners, Losers
For American businesses in general, and the health care industry in particular, the Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama's overhaul law removes a great deal of uncertainty. After months of legal challenges, the ruling gives hospitals, insurance companies, biotech firms and drug makers a
Coming to a Computer Near You… Your Body in 3-D
Reported by ABC news’ Gitika Ahuja, from TEDMED2011, a conference of ideas and innovation. Think of it as Pixar meets the National Institutes of Health: A new health initiative designed by internationally renowned art director and technologist Alexander Tsiaras and wellness Guru Dr. Deepak ...
Allergies? Good Chance It's Ragweed Pollen; Report Suggests Climate Change a Factor
Sneeze. Cough. Wheeze. Repeat. Up to 20 percent of Americans suffer their way through the spring and summer because of ragweed allergies , and new research says the problem could be getting worse. Global warming and climate change, experts say, could be causing higher levels of ragweed in the air.
All Eyes on the Job Summit
WSJ.com's Simon Constable on business news Wall Street will be watching today.