74 drug overdoses in 72 hours in Chicago

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newser) Chicago authorities are scrambling after 74 heroin overdoses were reported in the 72 hours between Tuesday and Friday afternoon, more than double the overdose rate during the more…

Infant bitten 27 times, daycare shut down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Investigators shut down a home day care operation after they said an infant was bitten 27 times by another child. Child Care Licensing ordered the homeowner more…

Chuck Norris goes sour on sugar

by Chuck Norris -- [caption id="attachment_226313" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chuck Norris[/caption] According to neuroscientist Gordon M. Shepherd, in our brain, a french fry is identified as nearly perfect food. Potatoes are naturally sweet, more…

Study: Effectiveness of talk therapy overstated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Medical literature has overstated the benefits of talk therapy for depression, in part because studies with poor results have rarely made it into journals, researchers more…

Study: Mass killings inspire copycats

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats. As many as 20 to more…

Santorum shuts down Whoopi on Planned Parenthood

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum corrected Whoopi Goldberg’s misconception that Planned Parenthood provides mammograms as one of their services, on Wednesday’s “The View.” (RELATED: Planned Parenthood more…