EPA administrator Lisa Jackson steps down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone more…

Germany 'exporting' old, sick to foreign care homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Growing numbers of elderly and sick Germans are being sent overseas for long-term care in retirement and rehabilitation centres because of rising costs and falling standards more…

Judge temporarily blocks midterm-abortion limits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) A Georgia judge granted a preliminary injunction in response to a request by three Georgia doctors seeking an order blocking enforcement of laws limiting availability of midterm more…

Inventor: Internet leaving kids brain-dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Trevor Bayliss, the inventor of the wind-up radio, has warned the internet is dumbing down children. Mr Bayliss, 75, voiced fears about what he described as more…

Dads disappear from households across U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — Nicole Hawkins‘ three daughters have matching glittery boots, but none has the same father. Each has uniquely colored ties in her hair, but none has a more…

Flossing your teeth a waste of time?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Visits to the dentist are never pleasant. Not only do we have our pearly whites scraped, prodded and drilled, we then have to endure a telling-off more…

Super poo: Fecal transplants way of future?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.com.au) — You've heard of sperm banks and blood banks - but what about stool banks? "It's already happening in America," Professor Thomas Borony, Director of the Centre more…