Extreme thirst, extreme measures

by Creek Stewart -- Can I drink my own urine to survive? We've all heard the survival stories of people stranded without water who have made the decision to drink their own more…

4,188 Dutch killed by euthanasia last year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Voluntary euthanasia or physician assisted suicide, where a doctor is present while a patient kills themselves, usually by drinking a strong barbiturate potion, has been legal more…

Ewww! Look what's clogging up pipes now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around more…

Reid goes ballistic on tea-party 'anarchists'

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., went on the warpath against tea-party Republicans Monday, blasting them as "extreme," "fanatics," "anarchists" and living in a "partisan bubble" more…

Doctor's brace for surge of ailing patients

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Holy Cross Hospital’s health center in Aspen Hill, Maryland, is bracing for more business. The center treats the uninsured, and has been busy since it opened in 2012 with more…

Obamacare hiking spending $7,450 per family

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) – It was one of candidate Obama’s most vivid and concrete campaign promises. Forget about high minded (some might say high sounding) but gauzy promises of hope more…

Vets may not get speedy cancer care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters Health) - Adults diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer are experiencing longer wait times before receiving cancer treatment in Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers across the U.S., more…