Tetris may help treat lazy eye in adults

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — The addictive puzzle game "Tetris" may be able to help treat adult amblyopia, a condition known as lazy eye. Amblyopia occurs when the nerves that connect more…

Startling ruling in Gosnell abortion trial

by Michael Carl -- [ooyala code="s0eGI1YjqU0AgaIo01l9YUlhOeuIl1CB"] PHILADELPHIA – The judge in the abortion murder trial for practitioner Kermit Gosnell has dismissed several of the counts in the case, including one of infanticide more…

Planned Parenthood aware of Gosnell complaints

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Planned Parenthood has already been connected to Kermit Gosnell in one way — via a grisly abortion experiment he conducted on women back in the 1970s. But Planned Parenthood Southeast more…

Graphic tobacco warning labels to remain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JOURNALNOW) — The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on more…

Warts spread at home, in school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDPAGETODAY) — School children primarily get cutaneous warts caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) from family members and classmates, a Dutch study showed. After accounting for other more…

Grim rise in suicides by baby boomers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- <p>(Sacramento Bee) As Dec. 24 ticked to a close in 2011, 65-year-old Michael Kelley walked into the dark of his backyard near Sacramento High School and hanged himself more…

Who decides what's 'normal' in medicine?

by Lee Hieb, M.D. -- When you go to the doctor and he does tests, ever wonder how "normal" is determined? Ideally normal should be "optimal." But, what is optimal for you is more…

Kids age 4 need therapy due to iPad addiction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Children as young as four are becoming so addicted to smartphones and iPads that they require psychological treatment. Experts have warned that parents who allow babies more…

Feds halt business to clear path for rodents

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="xtMDkyYjq13eArE9_FN-FUoFRDZfACDs"] A lawsuit has been launched by the Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of property owners in Cedar City, Utah, whose private land effectively is being confiscated more…