Man shoots himself with asthma inhaler

| A 74-year-old asthmatic French man was burning leaves when he was startled by an explosion followed by a piercing feeling in the right side of his chest. For a second there he might have thought he’d been hit with Anton Chigurh’s captive bolt pistol, but…

33-year marriage down the Drain to save insurance

| Larry and Linda Drain from Tennessee have been forced to separate after 33 years of…

Man shoots himself with asthma inhaler

| A 74-year-old asthmatic French man was burning leaves when he was startled by an explosion followed by a piercing feeling in the right side of his chest. For a second there he might have thought he’d been hit with Anton Chigurh’s captive bolt pistol, but…

33-year marriage down the Drain to save insurance

| Larry and Linda Drain from Tennessee have been forced to separate after 33 years of…

Millions of Americans are Stressed

| Twenty-six percent of Americans have had a significant amount of stress  in the past 30…

Caffeine powder overdose kill an Ohio teenager

| Logan Stiner, an 18-year-old from Ohio died as a result of a caffeine powder overdose,…

Joan Lunden has breast cancer

| Journalist, author, and TV host Joan Lunden, best known as Good Morning America’s co-anchor from…

Paraplegic kicks off World Cup

| Juliano Pinto, a 29 year old paraplegic Brazilian provided the first kick for the FIFA…

3,000 cases of whooping cough in California

| The California Department of Public Health has reported 3,458 cases of whooping cough from January…

Michael Schumacher back from coma

| The retired German Formula 1 driver has been brought back from the medically induced coma…

First direct link between MERS and camels

| Although experts suspected camels to be a source of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, there…

Can children O.D. on vitamins and minerals?

| The time when a Flintstone vitamin was a rare treat is long gone. Today’s children are getting to many vitamins and minerals in their food and that may lead to adverse reactions and even overdose. Vitamins and minerals are cornerstones of good children’s health, and…

The effects of childhood bullying linger for decades

| The U.S. Department of the Interior, among other people and organizations, likes to tell victims…

Sleep machines for babies

| The infant sleep machines commonly found in the market may seem harmless, however studies have…

Polio-like illness

| A limb paralyzing virus that looks just like polio has been identified in a little…

Kids Exposed to Brain Damage

| Since 2006 the amount of hazardous chemicals that our children are exposed to have doubled.…

Should pregnant women eat nuts?

| According to a recent study, pregnant women who crave nuts shouldn’t refrain from indulging that…

What is a lotus birth?

What is a lotus birth? | A lotus birth is when the umbilical cord is not severed immediately after a baby…

Autism Signs in the First Month

| A recent study conducted at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta may have shown evidence…

When Antibiotics are bad for Children

When Antibiotics are bad for Children | Antibiotics are the very definition of a double-edged sword. With each and every use, antibiotic…

Would you like Norovirus with that?

| Although outbreaks of Norovirus infections are usually associated with cruise ships, stomach bug-related food poisoning (acute gastroenteritis) is more likely to take place at restaurants and catering services, due to the carelessness of their staffs, according to the CDC. As a matter of fact, 70%…

Kenyan girl saves face – literally

| Patch Adams put smiles on sick children’s faces, but he has nothing on Drs. Leon…

Epileptic seizure-suppressant pill may be ready in 10 years

| In tomorrow’s news, University College London researchers have developed a pill that could suppress seizures…

Aspirin Fights Ovarian Cancer

| While heartburn, stomach cramps, throwing up, and irritated stomach are part of the ugly side…

Is aromatherapy useful?

| The healing properties of the essential oils that form the basis of aromatherapy have not…

Why is homeopathy still around?

| The most probable reason that homeopathy has had and will always have defenders is a…

Insulin Truths and Myths

Insulin Truths and Myths | If someone asked you to do word association with the vocable ‘diabetes’, you would probably…

Future Doctors Lack Bedside Manners

| Interns seem to have been watching too much ‘House, M.D.,’ at least those at The…

3 Diabetes Monitoring Apps

3 Diabetes Monitoring Apps | People with diabetes need to be on top of their condition’s progress at the drop…

Children gain access to adult lungs

| The Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) and United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) have announced their decision to allow certain children aged 11 or younger to receive lung transplants from adult donors. Previously, the minimum age to receive adult lungs was 12, but that…

Robo Sperm: The future of in vitro fertilization

| Scientists from the Universities of Twente in the Netherlands and the German University in Cairo…

Couple goes out on a limb to save daughter

| Glenn and Cara O’Neill from Columbia, South Carolina have raised over one million dollars out…

Fertility after cancer is possible

| Chemotherapy treatment for cancer is the very definition of the phrase ‘fighting fire with fire,’…

The mother of all stress

| According to the American Psychological Association, women are more prone than men to experiencing physical…

Children, Football, and Concussions

| Many parents used to want their boys to be just like Brett Favre when they…

4 Common Aging Parents Issues

4 Common Aging Parents Issues | Your parents took care of you when you were little, so it’s understandable that you…

5 Precepts of Childbirth Preparation

| Unlike Prissy from ‘Gone with the Wind’ who didn’t know ‘nothing ‘bout birthin’ babies,’ today’s…

3 Reasons to Call in Sick to Work

| If neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays the mailman from…