Only medicine for 1800s epidemic was faith

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3474554" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cholera epidemic[/caption] From the beginning of recorded history, hundreds of millions have died from the epidemics of: the bubonic plague, typhoid, typhus, smallpox, yellow more…

VA estimates of 20 veteran suicides per day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) On average, 20 veterans a day committed suicide in 2014, a slight decrease from the previous government estimate, but federal health officials are cautious about concluding more…

NIH: 87.5% of research 'may be wasteful'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington FreeBeacon) Almost 90 percent of biomedical research is wasted, according to the National Institutes of Health's monthly newsletter. The government agency, which spends over $30 billion of more…

Tylenol link to autism, ADHD found

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Medical Daily) A team of researchers in Spain studied 2,644 mother-child pairs, starting with pregnancy and going through the child's fifth birthday. Women were asked if they ever more…

Move over Olympics, U.S. resort has Nude Games

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (12NEWS) — PHOENIX — If a clothes-free lifestyle intrigues you, consider taking part in Nude Recreation Week, a national week-long campaign sponsored by the American Association for Nude more…

Cops: Mom swung baby 'like a bat' in assault

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THESMOKINGGUN) — Swinging her five-month-old son like a baseball bat, a Florida woman yesterday struck her boyfriend with the infant before dropping the child face first into the more…

Bradley-turned-Chelsea Manning attempts suicide

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3465144" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Bradley-turned-Chelsea Manning[/caption] The now-famous imprisoned U.S. Army whisteblower who was born 28 years ago as Bradley Manning, but who then changed his name to more…

Chipotle exec seen as savior of chain arrested for cocaine

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3464924" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mark Crumpacker[/caption] Mark Crumpacker, an executive for Chipotle who was seen as its saving grace – the one who would bail the restaurant chain more…