William Ingram

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Detox Network Sees Pot DUIs Spike in Colorado After Legalization

It may be legal to buy and smoke marijuana in Colorado, but it’s still against the law to drive while high — and that’s a message an increasing number of people aren’t receiving.<p>Colorado’s largest detox network said Wednesday that the number of its patients busted for DUI while high on pot has …

Cannabis

Marijuana brain studies: Comparing pot with alcohol and cigarettes on health and cancer risks.

The <i>Journal of Neuroscience</i> recently published a study linking recreational marijuana use to subtle changes in brain structure. The researchers, led …

Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.

The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

Avalanche kills 12 in single deadliest accident on Mount Everest

A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.<p>Four others are missing, said Madhu Sudan Burlakoti of Nepal's Tourism Ministry, adding that six people were injured in total.<p>A group of about 50 …

Everest 2014: Into The Icefall

Communications from Everest Base Camp on the South Side continue to be sporadic, as cloud cover and snowfall limit access to satellites and keep …

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: My girlfriend calls me Ralph

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast on Twitter. And his immersion into social media is starting to reveal some fun facts about NASCAR’s most popular …

Richard Childress on Possible Engine Changes in 2015

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FDA Asks For Public's Help Identifying Jerky Pet Treats That Are Sickening Animals

The Food and Drug Administration is asking for the help of pet owners, after it was unable to pinpoint why thousands of animals were getting sick …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

The Latest 'Health' Craze Is Weed Vaporizers

From a distance, the VapeXhale could pass for an offbeat glass vase or decorative knickknack, a conversation piece. On closer inspection, it warrants …

Military cuts could increase cost of living for troops, veterans and families

Military groups and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are vowing to fight proposed cuts to the Pentagon budget set to be unveiled next week that could increase the cost of living for American troops, veterans and their families.<p>The military spending plan outlined by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel …

More Bad News for Older Dads: Higher Risk of Kids With Mental Illness

For so long, mothers – particularly older moms — bore the brunt of responsibility for genetic disorders in their children. And for good reason. Eggs …

States combat alarming drug overdose deaths

17 states and D.C. have passed "Good Samaritan" laws that grant limited immunity to drug users who seek help for someone who has overdosed<p>When Stephen Cardiges slipped into unconsciousness from a heroin overdose in the back of a Honda Civic two years ago, his two companions just kept driving around …

Europe aims to clamp down on human organ trade | DW | 22.11.2013

Organ trading is a worldwide phenomenon. In Bangladesh, rural villagers are known to sell their kidneys for between 1,400 euros and 1,900 euros …

Can China Stop Organ Trafficking?

Guo Bin, a six-year-old boy from Shanxi province, in northern China, thought the sky had gone permanently dark when he woke up, one day this summer, bloody-faced and crying near his parents’ home. “We originally thought he had fallen down and smashed his face,” Guo’s father, a farmer, told a local …

Respiratory Failure Caused Two Deaths on Captain Phillips' Ship

The two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead aboard the Maersk Alabama — the ship involved in the pirate attack later dramatized in the movie "Captain Phillips" — died of respiratory failure and were suspected to have suffered heart attacks, possibly from drug use, police said.<p>A statement on the …

Tom Hanks

Cell phone as smoking gun: In court, few messages are gone for good

When Stephen Baldwin sued fellow actor Kevin Costner in 2012 over a business deal gone sour, lawyers demanded that Costner turn over his phone for a …

Galaxy S5 will have Snapdragon 801 and octa-core Exynos variant

As expected, at MWC 2014 Samsung unveiled the much-anticipated Galaxy S5 bringing us a new back cover, a waterproof design and several other new hardware and software features. One thing Samsung didn’t talk about much was the CPU that would run the GS5.<p>As it turns out, Qualcomm has now confirmed …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is here with more power, more pixels, and a refined design

What do you do when you’re one of the world’s largest smartphone makers and it’s time to update your flagship device? If you’re Samsung, you trot out the new Galaxy S5, a refined and updated take on last year’s wildly successful Galaxy S4. Like the new Gear wearables, the Galaxy S5 looks and feels …

If Medical Marijuana Laws Cause A 'Surge in Drugged Driving Deaths,' Why Are Fatalities Falling?

A study published by the <i>American Journal of Epidemiology</i> last month found that 12.2% of drivers killed by car crashes in six states tested positive for cannabinol, a marijuana metabolite, in 2010, up from 4.2% in 1999. Here is how NBC News translated that finding in the headline over a story posted …

Heroin Threatens Vermont’s Rural Paradise

Despite low unemployment and near universal health insurance, Vermont is facing an epidemic of heroin addiction.<p>The fairy tale of Vermont—that it’s …

Five Japanese scuba divers found alive off Bali coast

Five of seven Japanese scuba divers who went missing three days ago off the coast of the Indonesian resort island of Bali have been found alive, clinging to a coral reef, police said on Monday.<p>The divers, all women, were spotted by fishermen about 300 metres off the coast of Nusa Penida, a small …

'Killer heroin' causing fatal overdoses throughout East

On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went into the bathroom, where he injected himself with heroin.<p>Hours later, the man was found dead in the bathroom with a needle still in his arm, authorities said. They believe …

Monster asteroid whizzes by Earth

So many people watched a live stream of the asteroid's passing that the website showing it crashed several times<p>Earth had a close encounter Monday evening as an asteroid as big as three football fields whizzed by at 27,000 mph.<p>The asteroid was never considered a threat. The closest it came to Earth …