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It's Raining Emotional Support Cats and Therapy Dogs

Therapy and companion animals have been in the news a lot lately. Although psychological studies have demonstrated that animals provide therapeutic benefits to people suffering from depression and other ailments, including prisoners, the ease of obtaining certification for the therapy animal …

Therapy Dogs

Trim the Cost of Pet Care

Your furry friends can run up a big tab over their lifetime, but we'll show you how to keep expenses in check.<p>It happened in a flash. One minute Dan …

Pets

Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses

WASHINGTON — The United States Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, issued a national advisory Thursday urging more Americans to keep on hand and learn how to use the drug naloxone, which can save the lives of people overdosing on opioids. Naloxone has already revived thousands of overdose victims …

Naloxone

Dangers of kratom supplements

Millions of Americans have reportedly tried a supplement called Kratom to treat a number of problems from chronic pain to opioid withdrawal. But the …

Medicine

Cases Of 'Nightmare Bacteria' Reported In Florida: CDC

A CDC study found that the antibiotic resistant germs can "spread like wildfire" and result in infections that are impossible to …

Public Health

What’s the Keto Diet? Everything You Need to Know

I learn about all the “it” diets thanks to my friends' Sunday night meal-prep posts on Instagram. Whole30 dominated my feed last year, but there’s a …

Nutrition

Blind man reduced to tears as entire train refuse to give up a seat for him and his dog

<b>It’s no secret that the stress of rush-hour can bring out the worst in commuters. Amit Patel, 37, discovered this for himself last week, when he was</b> …

Guide Dogs

Your French Bulldog Is an Abomination

The AKC released their annual ranking of America's most popular dogs this week. by Katie HerzogThe French bulldog is the fourth most popular dog in …

Pets

16 Dog Breeds That Can Help You Manage Stress & Anxiety, According To Experts

A lot of things have been said about dogs. We've heard that they are man's (or woman's!) best friend, and that we don't deserve them. A quick Google …

Pets

Hospital worker to take on 26 mile marathon for guide dog charity

A WARRINGTON hospital worker will be taking part in this year's London Marathon to raise funds for a charity close to his heart.<p>Ahead of the 26 mile …

Guide Dogs

More dogs die on United than on any other airline. Here’s why.

<b>By Martine Powers</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i>It was a horrific incident that grabbed headlines and incited the ire of dog lovers around the world. A …

Pets

Austin family reunites with lost therapy dog

The Calloway family was in tears as they watched their 12-year-old autistic son embrace his therapy dog who was lost for six days. Tara Hall said the …

Pets

10 Little-Known Uses for Vicks VapoRub

While many medical treatments from the early 1900s have been vehemently debunked, a handful have managed to stand the test of time. At the top of …

Alternative Medicine
Guns

Make America Safe Again? But America is Already Safe

<i>This article was</i> <i>first published on the Cato Institute site.</i><p>Donald Trump keeps insisting we live in dangerous times. “I don’t think America is a safe …

16-Year-Old Egyptian Scientist Finds Way to Turn Plastic Waste Into $78 Million of Biofuel!

Egyptian teenagers are on a roll lately – if they’re not proposing the next-generation of space propulsion systems, then they’re figuring out how to …

1,000 mass shootings in 1,260 days: this is what America's gun crisis looks like

Sunday’s attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida was the deadliest mass shooting in American history – but there were five other mass shootings in the US during that weekend alone.<p>“We have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world,” …

Guns

Guns kill nearly 1,300 US children each year, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rambunctious third-graders filled a classroom in Seattle on a crisp autumn day. One of the students dropped his backpack, and horror ensued.<p>That student had brought a parent's gun to school and was carrying it in his backpack. When the bag fell to the floor, the impact caused the gun to …

Guns

Orlando shooting: 49 killed, shooter pledged ISIS allegiance

<b>Orlando, Florida (CNN) —</b> An American-born man who'd pledged allegiance to ISIS gunned down 49 people early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest mass shooting in the United States and the nation's worst terror attack since 9/11, authorities said.<p>Read the latest developments<p>* The …

Mass Shootings

Sheriff's deputy shot and killed by pedestrian in suburban New Orleans

A pedestrian walking down a busy commercial strip of a New Orleans suburb in the middle of the afternoon shot a sheriff's deputy multiple times, killing him, after being stopped by the officer Wednesday, an official said.<p>Col. John Fortunato, a Jefferson Parish sheriff's spokesman, identified the …

A possible culprit in the infertility crisis: plastic

There’s a crisis going on. A crisis of sperm.<p>Specifically, there isn’t enough of it — at least, not enough of the high-quality stuff. Scientists …

Is it possible to boost your immune system?

Every question you’ve ever wanted to know about how not to get sick, answered.<p>Everyone wants to be that person that never gets sick. The one at the office who somehow skips out on the plague that’s traveling from cubicle to cubicle, or the one that doesn't come down with a cold even when their …

How To Avoid Heart Disease—Even If It Runs In Your Family

Sometimes, lifestyle changes aren’t enough.<p>Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women, according to the CDC. So it’s no surprise that every week, experts publish new research connecting a behavior or environmental factor with heart disease.<p>Recent studies have linked loud noise …

4 Myths About GMOs And Organic Food Everybody Needs to Stop Believing

Here are the facts.<p>For some consumers, the mere act of shopping at the supermarket can be full of overwhelming decisions.<p>After extended debate in the …

New malleable 'electronic skin' self-healable, recyclable

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable "electronic skin" that has …

Nanotech

Everyone is taking way too much ibuprofen

Many adults who use ibuprofen and other so-called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs take too much, increasing their risk of serious side …

GP who missed woman's fatal blood clot and changed his notes after she died is suspended

A GP who missed a woman’s fatal blood clot and then changed the notes of his consultation with her after she died has been suspended for a year.<p>A …

Infectious diseases are poised for a deadly comeback

It is hard to imagine a world without effective drugs to treat infectious disease but that is where we are headed.<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) …

Man ends up with two hearts after surgery

It was meant to be just another cardiac surgery, adding to the growing number of heart transplants in the country, but at the end of it, the patient …

Breast cancer: Protein that drives metastasis uncovered

New research published in the journal <i>Oncogene</i> uncovers a protein that helps breast cancer to spread. The findings may lead to new therapies for …

Cancer