FILE - In this April 9, 2008 file photo, Poison lead singer Bret Michaels poses for a portrait  in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, file)

Bret Michaels suffered medical emergency at concert

Singer Bret Michaels abruptly ended a concert in New Hampshire after suffering a medical emergency last night. Guitarist Pete Evick says on Michaels’ Facebook page that Michaels was three songs into his set in Manchester […]


A person with diabetes tests his blood sugar level. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

High rate of diabetes in California increases health costs

WESTWOOD (CNS) – Nearly a third of hospital patients at least 35 years old in California have diabetes, adding $1.6 billion annually to healthcare costs in the state, according to a study by the UCLA […]


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Cloning approach makes diabetes stem cell advance

NEW YORK (AP) — In a potential step toward new diabetes treatments, scientists used a cloning technique to make insulin-producing cells with the DNA of a diabetic woman. The approach could someday aid treatment of […]


A contact lens Google is testing to explore tear glucose. (AP Photo/Google)

Google contact lens could be option for diabetics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Brian Otis gingerly holds what looks like a typical contact lens on his index finger. Look closer. Sandwiched in this lens are two twinkling glitter-specks loaded with tens of thousands […]


A person with diabetes tests his blood sugar level. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

FDA approves diabetes drug with new approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a new diabetes drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca that uses a novel approach to reduce blood sugar. Farxiga is a once-a-day tablet designed […]


Olympic motivation for a healthy lifestyle

(KFWB) – If watching the toned bodies of Olympians competing in the London Games has motivated you to want to get fit – here’s a little more inspiration – being in shape can help prevent […]


Today on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with Bob McCormick will include: What to know if your unemployment benefits run out Diabetes — the link to obesity, foot problems, and even the workplace The experts will […]



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