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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday, aka Day 28 of the government shutdown. We all might be getting a little shutdown-news fatigue, but this piece about the spouses of furloughed… Read More »

Your Horoscope for the Week of December 17

This week sees some beautiful oppositions and the start of a new Zodiac season. Up first is Tuesday: Nothing like holiday prequels to get the constellations real about romance. Inspect your love life by asking questions like, “Is this working? Am I working hard enough to make it work? Are they? Are we a good… Read More »

Very pregnant Kenya Moore gains 17 pounds in one week, possibly caused by preeclampsia

(Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for WE tv) A condition called preeclampsia may be the reason why  Kenya Moore gained 17 pounds of pregnancy weight in one week. The extra weight, likely brought on by severe swelling and water retention, high blood pressure and extra protein in her urine, might cause her to give birth sooner than… Read More »

This week in health – 28 September 2018

It’s been another busy week at talkhealth but that hasn’t prevented us from monitoring news from the world of health. Our topics this time include sleep, allergies and weight loss. We always welcome your views so why not air them in the Comments field at the bottom? Cardiovascular risk of poor sleep Greek researchers who… Read More »

End o'The Week LinkFest

■ Regular readers may recall this post from 3 years ago: “Once you sign up, John Hancock [Life Insurance Company]sends you a Fitbit monitor as one way to track your fitness. You earn Vitality Points for your activities. As you accumulate points … the more you save each year on your life insurance premiums.” Well,… Read More »