Medicine

This man discovered a dirty little secret that reinvented medicine

The only place you’d expect to encounter the “unmistakable smell of rotting flesh” these days would be at a slaughterhouse.<p>In Victorian London, you’d …

Lifestyle

Gallbladder sludge: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

Gallbladder sludge is a collection of cholesterol, calcium, bilirubin, and other compounds that build up in the gallbladder. It is sometimes called …

Life Sciences

David Cassidy In Critical Condition ... Organs Failing

<b>David Cassidy</b> is in the hospital in an induced coma in critical condition, his organs are shutting down, and, as one source put it, "It's looking …

Life Sciences

Got a will? Here are 11 more end-of-life documents you may need

Your last will and testament shouldn't be the last word on your end-of-life wishes.<p>"We all prepare ahead of time for what we know is coming up," Amy Florian, chief executive of Corgenius, told advisors Wednesday at Schwab IMPACT 2017 in Chicago.<p>If you knew you were going to be audited next month, …

Money

The Truth Behind The 'First Marijuana Overdose Death'

"This is not an omen of a disaster to come."<p>A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted …

Science

3 Smart Things You Can Do with $1,000 Right Now

A thousand dollars can be far more powerful than you think, if you spend it strategically. Here are some great ways to put $1,000 to work for you.<p>So …

Stocks

Teacher arrested as she waited to have sex with student in candle-lit room

Hunter Day is charged with second-degree rape after she allegedly had sex with a student.<p>A US schoolteacher is accused of having sex with a high …

Crime

'My hero son knew he was going to die but suffered in silence to protect me' - Mirror Online

A heartbroken mum has revealed how her "hero" son knew he was soon going to die - but "suffered in silence" in a bid to protect her and his dad.<p>Brave …

Empathy

A $3 billion marijuana merger could soon shake up the entire industry

• <b>For years, Canopy Growth has had a comfy seat as the largest marijuana stock.</b>• <b><br>Aurora Cannabis has offered to buy rival CanniMed Therapeutics, which could create a $3 billion company.</b>• <b><br>The deal could make the final company attractive to a bigger, non-marijuana company looking to get into the space.</b><p>Look …

Stocks

Italian surgeon who is definitely not a supervillain says he just completed the first human head transplant

Medical advancements are happening all the time, and medical ethics seems to be having a hard time keeping up. The latest (and perhaps most …

Science

The following advice will benefit a majority of people with back pain.

The following advice will benefit a majority of people with back pain. If any of the following guidelines causes an increase of pain or spreading of …

Pain

This Video Shows Exactly How to Remove a Tick (And What Not to Do)

Ticks in the summer are as certain as death and taxes. It’s important to know your enemy, so learning the 13 things that make a tick, um, tick is …

Life Sciences

These are the safest countries in the world to visit

There's an interactive map to explain...<p>In modern day society, we have to consider the safety and risk factor of certain countries before deciding …

Life Sciences

Surgeon Claims He's Done The First Human Head Transplant, But There Are Huge Red Flags

Unbelievable.<p>Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero claimed on Friday that he had completed the world's first human head transplant between two corpses …

Science

David Cassidy Hospitalized: He Is "Conscious and Surrounded by Family"

<i>Partridge Family</i> alum <b>David Cassidy</b> was recently hospitalized and his family has rushed to his side.<p>The 67-year-old actor, singer and former 70s teen …

Entertainment

3 Top Medical Device Stocks to Buy Now

Looking to put money to work in this under-the-radar sector? Here are three top stocks to consider.<p>Healthcare investors tend to focus all of their …

Stocks

7 medical benefits of marijuana

Medical marijuana has been legalized in 23 states, including the District of Columbia and Guam. Researchers have shown many of its benefits, yet federal law still prohibits it as a medical treatment.<p><i>Original reporting by Kevin Loria. Jennifer Welsh contributed to an earlier version of this video.</i>

Cannabis

Gabby Douglas Apologizes After Remark on Sexual Abuse Draws Fire

The gymnast Gabby Douglas has apologized after receiving an avalanche of criticism on social media for what some saw as an attempt to blame other women for becoming victims of sexual abuse.<p>Responding to her former teammate Aly Raisman — who said on Twitter that women dressing “sexy” does not …

Sports

Parasites Saturating North Korean Defector’s Body Stun Doctors: “Enormous Number” Of Worms Shown In Photos

Parasites are slithering inside a North Korea defector’s body and while the man is alive, he is in the hospital recovering from gunshot wounds. The …

North Korea

Chopin’s Cause of Death Determined

WARSAW, POLAND—In 2014, scientists led by Michal Witt of the Institute of Human Genetics at the Polish Academy of Sciences were given access to …

Archaeology

Don't feast on edible marijuana until you read this

Will you be having a bit of marijuana with your bacon? Or a pinch of it in your coffee? Or a dab in the syrup you’ll pour on your pancakes?<p>The choice …

Cannabis

10 ways to help the parent of a child with autism

I have a child with classic autism, another with Asperger’s and a third with learning difficulties. Having a friend to support you can be invaluable<p>My newborn didn’t cry. Instead she peered, owl-like, at her new environment. Instantly, I fell in love. She was adorable, her face and shoulders were …

Parenting

I Stopped Using Soap on My Face 2 Years Ago, and I Haven't Looked Back.

Like most little kids, I was 2 or 3 when I was taught the face washing “rules.” Get your face wet. Apply soap to cheeks, forehead, nose and chin. Be …

Skin Care

How People With Depression Interact With The World Differently

Nothing about depression is easy. But the way it affects a person’s daily life is arguably the most difficult part of the disorder.<p>Approximately 300 …

Depression

Which Zodiac Signs Are Cheaters? Why Your Partner Would Be Unfaithful

Cheating is not a nice thing to do. It's not good, it's not noble, but it does happen. It happens for a lot of different reasons, and in a lot of …

Relationships

9-year-old's 911 call saves school bus driver

Pageant queen Addison Hutchinson is being called a hero for her quick thinking and poise during the medical emergency.

Life Sciences

NHS gaffe sees grieving families invited to conference room with massively insensitive name - Mirror Online

NHS bosses organised a conference for 75 grieving families in a room called the Ashes Suite.<p>The national event, aimed at learning how to say sorry …

Peter Walsh

Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP

ATLANTA (AP) — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise.<p>The exact effect in every state isn't …

News (U.S.)

13 Best Uses For Baking Soda In The Garden

You probably have at least one box of baking soda in your home – if you’re like so many other Americans, it’s most likely sitting in your …

Gardening

Giving While Living: Do You Understand the Gift Tax?

When it comes to sharing your wealth, there may be no better time than the present.<p>“Many times, it’s better to give money or assets to your loved ones while you’re still around rather than wait until after you pass,” advises Hayden Adams, director of tax and financial planning at the Schwab Center …

Retirement