School dumps Michelle O's lunch rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) New York's Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake school district has become the latest casualty in first lady Michelle Obama’s preferred lunch plan, dropping the menu after too many students complained of more…

Judge blocks new Wisconsin abortion law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening to block enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who lack admitting privileges at more…

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests. The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study more…

Immortal? Twinkies to double shelf life

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Good news for Twinkies hoarders. Not only are Twinkies coming back to store shelves on Monday, but once there they'll have almost twice the shelf life more…

Working nights 'doubles breast-cancer risk'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — Working night shifts for more than 30 years could double women's risk of developing breast cancer, a study has suggested. Canadian researchers examined 1,134 women with more…

When facing facts can save your life

by Creek Stewart -- At most of my survival courses, I ask the group if anyone has ever been in a life-or-death survival scenario. From hunkering down in fox holes fighting terrorists more…

New blood test 'predicts how long you'll live'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A revolutionary new blood test could tell you how long you will live, and how quickly you will age. Scientists have discovered a chemical ‘fingerprint’ in more…

Mexico surpasses U.S. as chubbiest nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GLOBALPOST) — Modern Mexicans' urban lifestyle, rising incomes and myriad consumption vices have fed a seemingly endless struggle that's killing thousands more of them each year. Yep, we're more…

'Dead' organ donor wakes just in time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYRACUSE POST-STANDARD) Syracuse, NY - Doctors at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center were about to remove organs for transplant from a woman they thought was dead. Then she more…

NYPD releasing gases into subway system

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WNBC-TV) The NYPD is releasing harmless gases into the subway system during the morning rush beginning Tuesday to study how chemical weapons could be dispersed through the air. more…