'Preposterous' legal fight lasts 28 years

by Bob Unruh -- An appeals court's decision to award the defendants legal fees and costs of almost $64,000 finally has ended a 28-year-long fight over the now-discarded claims by the National more…

Drug-defying superbugs now a global threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWS) — Germs that defy antibiotics are now a major global health threat, causing near-untreatable cases of diarrhea, sepsis, pneumonia and gonorrhea, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. more…

It spreads: Hacking baby monitors creepy new trend

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1sazZvbToxgEZLKSdjaxkbaFkxDz-CI_" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Heather and Adam Schreck were asleep in their Cincinnati-area home at about midnight when they heard the voice of a man coming from the room more…

Man hacks baby monitor, screams at family

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="UzdTBvbTo26gyJoatCxI8F7tgqiEji3C" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (BLOG.SFGATE) — The one-way walkie-talkie baby monitors that parents once used to listen in on their sleeping babies are a thing of the past. Today’s more…

Cathedral fall: Woman rescued from turrets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="F5YzVvbTrOd7YBxKtt_iSTesQTRDGFmu" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (IRISH INDEPENDENT) — THE BRITISH RAF were called in to rescue a woman trapped at Wells Cathedral in Somerset in England after she plummeted 30 more…

Food poisoning hits 100 at food-safety summit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWS) — More than 100 people have now reported they got sick with suspected food poisoning at a national Food Safety Summit held earlier this month in Baltimore. more…

Stay connected when the world goes haywire

by Manny Edwards -- If doomsday actually happens and you have to bug out, you'll want to know when it's safe to go back home. Manny Edwards reviews the Kaito KA500 emergency more…

Blast to the past: Doctors zap man's brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Scientists have been able to virtually transport a man back in time - simply by stimulating parts of his brain. A 22-year-old man reported seeing scenes more…

Doctors: Time to defy health-care mandates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — In my 23 years as a practicing physician, I've learned that the only thing that matters is the doctor-patient relationship. How we interact and treat our more…