Jill Radovich

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Could a cholesterol-lowering vaccine replace statins?

Daily statin use to lower cholesterol may soon be a thing of the past. A new study reveals how a vaccine successfully lowered "bad" cholesterol in …

The White House just took another big step to fight the heroin epidemic

President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday advanced what may seem like a small, technical fix but is potentially a big deal to victims of America's opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic.<p>Specifically, the White House said it will propose a rule to increase the patient limit for qualified …

Barack Obama

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed light on the mysteries of the brain …

The Brain

Ex-SeaWorld Employee Gives Chilling New Details About Orca Mistreatment

The past few years have seen a stream of former SeaWorld employees speak out about their time at the company. Now another employee is stepping …

Crime

SeaWorld Doesn't Seem To Understand Its Business Is Over

The shift was sudden.<p>One day, SeaWorld's bleachers were full. Many Americans held fond memories of watching killer whales belly-flop gallons of water onto the crowd, carry trainers on their heads across a tank and pose for fish amid a chorus of "oohs" and the snap of cameras. Some went home with …

SeaWorld

Oregon Court Upholds Convictions of Couple Who Sought 'Faith Healing' Instead of Doctor for Baby

The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 manslaughter convictions of a faith-healing couple whose premature baby died after a homebirth when they …

Oregon

Sisters separated 40 years ago in Korea reunited working in same US hospital

After tragedy, abandonment and living in orphanages, DNA tests confirmed the two women’s many coincidences were anything but<p>Two orphaned sisters separated decades ago in South Korea have been reunited after being hired at the same hospital in Florida.<p>The women, now both in their 40s, were stunned …

Numb

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

Owner Builds Portholes Into Fence for Curious Dogs

These nosy dogs get the full street view, all while staying safe in their yard. Redditor dath0916 shared this photo of his neighbors' strange fence, …

Pets

Pruning Back Prescriptions For Better Health

If you follow health news, by now you may have heard about a federally funded study that was stopped early because of impressive evidence that aggressively lowering blood pressure saves lives.<p>For more than half a century we've known that controlling blood pressure (getting the numbers below 140/90) …

Medicine

Ben Carson Would Be OK With A Muslim President; Just Rewrite The Koran

WASHINGTON -- 2016 Republican presidential contender and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson dug in Sunday on recent comments that a Muslim should not be America’s president. In fact, he said, before the U.S. embraces a Muslim leader, someone should probably rewrite the Koran. <b></b><p>“What we should be talking …

Religion
Corruption

Stephen Colbert's First Week on 'The Late Show' Proves He's Ready to Be America's Therapist

The new "Late Show" host is firmly in the tradition of Letterman and Carson—with a bit of Conan's goofy irreverence, too.<p>There's a mile-wide gulf between a satirist and a late-night talk-show host. A satirist usually deals in caricature. A satirist has to do the "speak truth to power" routine, …

Comedy

How A Little Lab In West Virginia Caught Volkswagen's Big Cheat

Volkswagen was recently brought to its knees when scientists discovered the company had installed a device in its diesel-powered cars to fool emissions tests. Its stock price tanked, its reputation has been damaged and its CEO resigned on Wednesday.<p>So who made the discovery that sent the German car …

California Air Resources Board
Bowe Bergdahl

Biden, Alone in a Crowd

When Vice-President Joe Biden arrived to tape “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” on Thursday, it had the makings of an ordinary, slightly decorous affair. Two nights earlier, the guest, Jeb Bush, had put in a serviceable performance: hands clasped, a look on his face that was only slightly …

Joe Biden

Indrani Mukerjea: India gripped by the case of the TV mogul accused of her daughter's murder

Rags-to-riches-to-remand story of Indrani Mukerjea is seen as moral fable about materialism, media and motherhood<p>The story has gripped India for weeks. Each new development prompts a surge of headlines. Every quote tops the TV bulletins. Even in a country which loves a good true crime story, the …

India
Kansas City

Piglet with two heads found in China

The piglet, found on the street in Tianjin, cannot stand on its own because of its two heads<p>A piglet with two heads has been found outside a Buddhist temple in China.<p>The pig was found on a street in Tianjin and was taken back to the man's home.<p>It has three ears and is able to eat out of both its …

11 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names

We’d be hard-pressed to find someone who <i>didn’t</i> know that Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson, but we’d bet you’d be surprised to learn how many household names are completely made-up, or were inspired by a Shakespearean character—or the result of an autocorrect. On the heels of the …

Simple blood test detects breast cancer relapse seven months early

The new blood test could end the need for invasive biopsies and help doctors select the best treatment based on the genetic make-up of tumours<p>A 'revolutionary' blood test which can detect breast cancer relapses nearly eight months before they strike has been developed by British scientists.<p>The …

Cancer

Boy Leaves Hospital With New Hands

The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, his hands still bandaged but working well enough to let him play with action figures.<p>Zion Harvey, 8, lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection when he was just 2. He …

Medicine

Jennifer Lawrence says she and Amy Schumer are working on a screenplay together

After delighting the world with pictures of them riding a jet ski together, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are turning their newfound friendship …

CDC reports 11 cases of human plague since April

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since April 1, there have been 11 cases of human plague in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Three of those patients have died. This is according to a new report from the CDC putting doctors on alert that the number of cases this year seems to …

Public Health

Donald Trump’s newest media brawl

This time the controversy centers around Univision’s Jorge Ramos.<p>DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Univision anchor in the front row of Donald Trump’s pre-rally news conference in Iowa on Tuesday night piped up to ask a question as the Q&A began.<p>Then Jorge Ramos quickly became the surprise star of the news …

Donald Trump

Tow-truck driver forced to play action hero after truck stolen

There may be a new action hero moonlighting as a tow-truck driver in a community west of Calgary.<p>Brody Leimer went to pick up a truck left on the side of the road early Monday near Cochrane. While he was in the middle of hooking it up, a man drove off in the tow truck with Mr. Leimer partially …

Adnan Syed: document casts doubt on case against Serial convict, lawyer says

Rediscovered material from AT&T indicates phone location data cited by prosecution should not be considered ‘reliable information’<p>A rediscovered document could undermine key cellphone evidence in the case against Adnan Syed, an attorney has claimed. Syed’s conviction for the murder of Hae Min Lee …

Crime