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LATEST NEWS:   Short jogs linked to lower risk of death from heart disease - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who run in their spare time, even if it’s not very fast or very far, tend to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease or from any cause than non-runners, according to a new study.
LATEST NEWS:   Dementia patients more likely to get pacemakers: study - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with dementia are more likely to get pacemakers than people without any cognitive impairment, according to a new study.
LATEST NEWS:   Sierra Leone president visits Ebola epicenter - FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's president visited the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak on Monday as West African leaders stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus.
LATEST NEWS:   Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes: study - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ditching handshakes in favor of more informal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a study released on Monday.
LATEST NEWS:   Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tamer spending at U.S. hospitals and expected savings from President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul are shoring up the funding outlook for the Medicare program for the elderly, trustees of the program said on Monday.
LATEST NEWS:   Drugs to increase 'good' cholesterol may not cut deaths - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drugs that have been investigated to increase so-called “good” cholesterol may not prevent deaths, heart attacks or strokes as many hoped, according to a new analysis.
LATEST NEWS:   Peanut company officials stand trial in Georgia in deadly salmonella outbreak - ATLANTA (Reuters) - The federal trial of three former peanut company officials charged in connection with a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds more began on Monday with jury selection in Albany, Georgia.
LATEST NEWS:   Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died - LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut down and quarantined on Monday a hospital where a man died of Ebola, the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.
LATEST NEWS:   Florida support for medical marijuana stays near 90 percent: poll - ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Support for legalizing medical marijuana in Florida is holding steady at 88 percent despite weeks of vigorous campaigning by opponents ahead of a November referendum on the issue, a poll released on Monday showed.
LATEST NEWS:   AcelRx stock plunges after FDA rejects pain drug device - (Reuters) - Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc plunged almost 40 percent after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected its pain treatment late on Friday.