Free-condom dispensers at 22 Philly schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY) — Coming over the holiday break to about a third of Philadelphia high schools: clear plastic dispensers chock-full of free condoms. The dispensers will be placed in more…

UK hospital apologizes for appalling care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Alexandra Hospital in Redditch is writing to 38 families after a massive legal action that exposed years of bad practice, ranging from nurses taunting patients to more…

Feeling under the weather?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Chicken soup is good for the soul, they say. And as a homespun remedy for everything that might ail you during winter, there are few more…

That's really cool

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) As winter begins to tighten its grip on much of the United States, air conditioning doesn’t seem like much of a survival strategy. But a new more…

Reports of shattering cookware on rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Debbie Parker of Pontiac, Mich., says she still can't shake the memory of Christmas morning brunch two years ago when the festive egg casserole she more…

Data: Yoga remarkably dangerous for men

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) It pays to listen carefully when guys start talking about intolerable pain and upended lives. Doing so led me to an unexpected finding that I more…

Bedbugs found in public library books

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Toronto Star) Curled up in the spare bed in the wee hours of morning, Star staff photographer David Cooper's wife Peggi-jean, cracked open the new Peter Robinson murder more…

Major cancer breakthrough announced

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Toronto Star) In a major breakthrough, Toronto scientists have discovered a new approach to cancer treatment that would target the "normal" cells embedded around tumours. In a study more…

More teens smoke pot; fewer see great risk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) When he was 13, Chris Leibowitz was nervous about trying drugs. But when friends told him marijuana was "natural" and cocaine was cool, he just said, more…