'Human chain' saves boy from drowning

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TVNZ) — The father of a boy who was rescued after passersbys joined police to form a human chain to pull him from heavy surf in Napier yesterday more…

Zombie fads peak when society unhappy?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PALM BEACH POST) — Zombies seem to be everywhere these days. In the popular TV series "The Walking Dead," humans struggle to escape from a pack of zombies more…

Are bacon and bologna killing you?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR.ORG) — Bacon and bologna are hardly health food. But a huge new study offers the strongest evidence yet that eating processed meat boosts the risk of the more…

New wave of 'superbugs' poses dire threat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — Antibiotic-resistant bacteria with the potential to cause untreatable infections pose "a catastrophic threat" to the population, the chief medical officer for Britain warns in a report more…

Red wine to let you live to age 150?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Drugs that could combat ageing and help people to live to 150-years-old may be available within five years, following landmark research. The new drugs are synthetic more…

U.S. officials on alert for deadly new virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday warned state and local health officials about potential infections from a deadly virus previously unseen in more…

Your doctor to become 1-person death panel?

by Aaron Klein -- A government-funded "mortality index" study – which helps doctors determine whether a patient has a "good chance" of dying within the next 10 years – raises renewed concerns more…

ACLU helps addicts go on state-funded highs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_384253" align="alignright" width="246" caption="Mathew Staver"][/caption] By Michael F. Haverluck The American Civil Liberties Union is up to its old tricks with a legal victory that casts a more…

Lawmakers try to reverse transgender law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_387767" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Gov. Deval Patrick signing transgender law"][/caption] By Michael F. Haverluck Lawmakers in Massachusetts are pushing hard to repeal the state's "Transgender Rights and Hate more…