Portable device detects Ebola on the spot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GizMag) It would definitely be an understatement to say that the sooner the Ebola virus is detected in blood samples, the better. Unfortunately, those samples currently have to more…

Chuck Norris powers up critical 'pillar of health'

by Chuck Norris -- [caption id="attachment_333009" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chuck Norris[/caption] I doubt if it's ever been easy to navigate one's teen years. As an extremely shy kid, it certainly wasn't easy for more…

Zika claims 1st life in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A man infected with Zika virus in Puerto Rico has died from complications of the infection, health officials said Friday. The man, in his 70s, died more…

Will Ferrell pulls out of Reagan Alzheimer’s comedy

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2225215" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Ronald Reagan[/caption] Will Ferrell pulled away from doing a comedy about Ronald Reagan with Alzheimer's, releasing a statement through his spokesperson on Friday, just more…

All Belgians to get iodine pills

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population of around 11 million people to protect against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident, the more…

Syrian migrants tax West's mental-health resources

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The massive influx of Syrian migrants to the West presents many challenges, but little has been said about the impact on already stretched public mental-health resources, more…

Recycle this! City's garbage spies kicked to curb

by Bob Unruh -- The city of Seattle's policy of inspecting residents' garbage and issuing fines for throwing away too much food has been declared an unconstitutional violation of privacy. The ruling more…

Obamacare disapproval surges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (U.S. News & World Report) Obamacare has extended health insurance coverage to nearly 20 million Americans – but that has done little to shift the public's oppinion about more…

LGBT groups blast Tennessee's new 'therapist' law

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3241464" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam[/caption] Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law a bill that underscores the rights of therapists, counselors and other mental-health professionals more…

Nurse accused of sex crime against toddler

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSPA-TV) A woman has been accused of a sex crime with a 2-year-old, according to Simpsonville Police. Peggy Louise Atkins has been charged with Sexual Conduct with a more…