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Live Well: A yoga twist on speed dating

Life: Health Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

You're single. You like yoga. You'd like to meet a partner who's interested in yoga and/or the mindful living lifestyle that tends to go along with it. ...

The Art of Health: After breaking bad habit, it still might return

Life: Health Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Last month, I wrote about what it takes to break bad habits. Since then, the U.S. Taekwondo Center participated in the ...

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  • Once-conjoined twins set to leave Texas hospital

    DALLAS (AP) — Conjoined twins separated last summer are set to be released from a Dallas hospital that's been their home since birth. Officials at Medical City Children's Hospital say the 9-month-old boys born joined at the abdomen are to be released Wednesday to a local inpatient rehabilitation center. Owen and Emmett Ezell were separated...

  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors. Like many in Petare, a sprawling hillside slum of crumbling brick buildings on the eastern outskirts of Caracas, Faraiz has come to rely on Cuban physicians for free health services in...

  • Hawaii weighs expanded coverage for infertility

    HONOLULU (AP) — When Piilani Smith was diagnosed with infertility at the doctor's office and chose to pursue fertility treatment, she was shocked by what she learned. Smith found out she would not qualify for health insurance coverage for the fertility treatments that are a mandatory part of coverage under Hawaii law. The reason: Smith is...

  • More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries. Retired players Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett filed a class action...

  • Rhode Island Senate panel mulls gun-related bills

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island Senate committee took up gun legislation Tuesday, including a bill aimed at preventing people with severe mental illness from buying weapons and a proposal to ban the sale and possession of semi-automatic weapons. Sen. Catherine Cool Rumsey's bill would require courts to submit information on a mentally...

  • Governor signs surprise inspections abortion bill

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's signing of bill allowing for snap inspections at abortion clinics will likely lead to another legal battle. Brewer on Tuesday signed House Bill 2284, which allows the state Department of Health Services to conduct surprise inspections at abortion clinics without first obtaining a search warrant. She...

  • USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The federal government says it's satisfied that North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications at local social service offices. In a letter to DHHS Secretary Dr. Aldona Wos, a U.S. Agriculture Department regulator said the...

  • Pregnant woman injured in Phoenix crash has died

    PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a pregnant woman critically injured in a crash involving a car and a city bus last weekend has died. Phoenix police on Tuesday identified the woman as 26-year-old Machozi Lububim. They say her baby was delivered in an emergency cesarean section after Sunday morning's accident and survived. Police say Lububim...

  • New Cover Oregon director reins in spending

    DURHAM, Ore. (AP) — A turnaround expert brought in to fix Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is clamping down on spending and who can make financial decisions as he tries to get Cover Oregon back on track. In his third day on the job, Clyde Hamstreet said Tuesday that he's still gathering information on finances and contracts and...

  • Ex-GA radiology tech filed false mammogram results

    PERRY, Ga. (AP) — An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a middle Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a count of computer forgery. Prosecutors have said 33-year-old Rachael Michelle Rapraeger of Macon entered nearly 1,300 negative mammogram results at Perry Hospital...

  • Ex-radiology tech filed false mammogram results

    PERRY, Ga. (AP) — An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery. Prosecutors have said 33-year-old Rachael Michelle Rapraeger, of Macon, entered nearly 1,300 negative mammogram results at Perry Hospital...

  • Michigan girl mauled by raccoon getting new ear

    ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A surgeon has created a new ear for a Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby. The procedure for Charlotte Ponce (PON'-say) was performed Tuesday at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate (SHY'-ah-set) took cartilage from Charlotte's ribs and carved it into the shape...

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