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A Guide To Mosquito Repellents, From DEET To ... Gin And Tonic?
Editor's note: This story was originally published in 2016 and has been updated. People do the darnedest things in hopes of avoiding mosquito bites. They burn cow dung, coconut shells or coffee. They drink gin and tonic. They eat bananas. They spray ...
Government Study Says You're Washing Your Hands Wrong, Which Is Gross and You Should Fix It
Hey, did you wash your hands recently? Well, you probably did it wrong. CNN pointed out a recent government study found that 97 percent of the time, people fail to properly wash their hands—a problem that can lead to all sorts of unnecessary illnesses ...
Siblings diagnosed with brain tumors within weeks of each other
LONG BEACH, CA (KTLA/CNN) – Oncologists say they have never seen siblings who have been diagnosed with brain tumors so close to each other, following the diagnoses of a California brother and sister. In a matter of weeks, life turned upside down for ...
Latest E. Coli Outbreak Is Over; Consumer Reports Says It's Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. One of the nation's deadliest E. coli outbreaks is over, the government advised Thursday, and ...
Jahi McMath, girl at center of debate over brain death, has died
SAN FRANCISCO —Jahi McMath, an Oakland teenager whose brain-death following a routine tonsil surgery in 2013 created national headlines, died on June 22, according to the family's attorney. She was 13 when she underwent surgery to treat pediatric ...
Human longevity might be increasing over time, study says
After the age of 105, the risk of death for humans slows, plateaus and even decreases in some instances, according to a new study. The research, published Friday in the journal Science, suggests that any maximum fixed lifespan has yet to be reached ...
3-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Is Flower Girl At Donor's Wedding
A 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with cancer attended the wedding of the woman who saved her life. The bride donated her bone marrow for the little girl and asked her to be in the wedding. ( pixabay ). A 3-year-old girl served as the flower girl in ...
New York Post
University calls off penis study after enormous response
New York Post
A penis study focusing on the correlation between size and self-esteem was called off — because of the enormous response. Alicia Walker, a sociology professor at Missouri State University, cut the project short after making headlines with the ...
Couple indicted for distributing opioids through clinic
Albany Times Union
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted the owner of a Wauwatosa pain clinic and her ex-husband with prescribing excessive amounts of opioids. The indictment was unsealed Friday. It charges Lisa and Robert Hofschulz with selling a ...
Drop in fatal overdoses locally 'a very big deal'
... • EDITOR'S NOTE: Pennsylvania is at the epicenter of the deadliest drug epidemic in history. Following is one in a periodic series of stories by journalists around the state spotlighting community support, outreach, care and prevention. All are ...