Scorpion attacks man aboard flight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- () — A St. John's man who was travelling in South America got the fright of his life Friday, when he was stung by a scorpion on an more…

93% of doctors permit vaccination delays

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) A wide majority of pediatricians and family physicians acquiesce to parents who wish to delay vaccinating their children, even though the doctors feel these decisions more…

GOP unveils 'plan' to fix Obamacare

by Cheryl Chumley -- Three Republican Senate leaders took a pen to the pages of a national media outlet to tell their constituents: Don't worry, we won't let you down – we more…

Obamacare called 'medicine run by the DMV'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Incorrect tax information. Overly generous government subsidies that must be paid back. A special extension for certain taxpayers who are unaware of the rules. Surprise penalties. Sticker shock more…

New tick-borne virus discovered in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Digital Journal) A new tick-borne virus has been discovered in the U.S., called Bourbon virus. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bourbon virus may more…

Study: Tobacco 'kills 2 in 3 smokers'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Two in every three smokers are killed by their habit, new research has found. A study of 200,000 people in Australia – smokers and non-smokers over more…

BPA-free products linked to irregular heartbeats

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Geographic) Many consumers avoid products that contain bisphenol-A (BPA) because the estrogen-imitating chemical has been linked to an array of health effects in people and animals. But more…

Young Republicans remarkably liberal on pot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) When it comes to marijuana, the majority of young Republicans are far closer to the Democratic view than they are to older members of their own more…