Lawmaker vapes during Capitol Hill hearing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) on Thursday took a puff from a nicotine vaporizer during a hearing, in protest of a proposed ban of e-cigarettes on airplanes. more…

Zimbabwe pleads for $1.5 billion in food aid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Zimbabwe is seeking $1.5bn (£1bn) in food aid to avoid mass starvation in the country. As the drought worsens, nearly a quarter of the population more…

Mammal's brain frozen, recovered for 1st time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ScienceAlert) For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it in near-perfect condition, with the cell membranes, synapses, and intracellular structures all more…

Weed users have poorer verbal memory in middle age

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) People who smoked weed regularly as teenagers remembered fewer words as they entered middle age, according to a new study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Marijuana more…

Hospital performs surgery on the wrong baby

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) What was supposed to be a time of celebration turned into a nightmare for one Tennessee family. During the family's hospital stay, their newborn was mistaken for more…

Air Force general faints during budget talks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTRK-TV) An Air Force major general is recovering this morning after fainting at a Pentagon briefing, and the whole thing was caught on camera. Major General James Martin more…

Sending fewer men to prison could cut HIV

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Men who are released from prison back into their communities drive up the rate of HIV transmission, a new study published in Social Science & Medicine states. University more…