Health and Lifestyle News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/hea Health and Lifestyle News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:51:17 EST Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:09:10 EST 5 Japan mercury-poisoning victims demand tests, 60 years later http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20161207/f80db0f6-3a2e-4862-b814-69d265e23693 TOKYO (AP) — Six decades after "Minamata disease" mercury poisoning was first discovered, victims and their advocates are demanding tests for food toxicity and illnesses be carried out to help identify patients. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:51:17 EST 20161207/f80db0f6-3a2e-4862-b814-69d265e23693 By YURI KAGEYAMA Associated Press Study: 'Obamacare' repeal-only would make 30M uninsured http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20161207/0f7b8e31-dd6e-458c-b9e7-5d289971707e WASHINGTON (AP) — Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according to a study released Wednesday. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:13:24 EST 20161207/0f7b8e31-dd6e-458c-b9e7-5d289971707e By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Scientists develop robotic hand for people with quadriplegia http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20161207/916e74aa-080d-4c08-9853-64cd8d27ddfe BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as using a fork or drinking from a cup. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:24:04 EST 20161207/916e74aa-080d-4c08-9853-64cd8d27ddfe By FRANK JORDANS Associated Press Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion bill heads to governor's desk http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20161206/44785882-85fa-4eb6-93db-007a6296e74e COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected is headed to the governor's desk. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:41:49 EST 20161206/44785882-85fa-4eb6-93db-007a6296e74e Associated Press Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20161206/9c19b5ec-4641-4d47-ba65-fb15c96113d9 PARIS (AP) — Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:26:01 EST 20161206/9c19b5ec-4641-4d47-ba65-fb15c96113d9 Associated Press