GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline Fined $500 Million In China For Bribing Doctors To Boost Sales

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 14:30

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline was found guilty in a Chinese court on Friday of bribing doctors, among other health officials, to push its drugs.

Angelina Jolie

The ‘Angelina Jolie Effect’: How She Inspired Thousands To Get Tested For Breast Cancer

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:45

The number of women getting breast cancer tests doubled after Angelina Jolie made her double mastectomy public.

Blood Donations

Allowing Blood Donations From Gay Men Could Help Save Over A Million Lives: U.S. Study

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 09:27

A new UCLA study finds that blood donations from gay men could save up to two million lives, however, the FDA must lift allow them to donate first.

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How Do You Want Your Body Handled After You Die?

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:14

Mortician Caitlin Doughty and Designer Katrina Spade believe the time is ripe for new perspectives on death and propose fresh methods for laying our loved ones to rest.

Family Meals

Couples Without Children Still Eat Family Meals

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:44

American couples without children eat as many home cooked meals as families with children under the age of 19.

Ebola

Ebola Victims Now Buying Survivors’ Blood From Black Market

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:32

Convalescent serum has been shown to work as a treatment in some Ebola cases, and it’s now being sold on the black market.

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Ebola-Frightened Villagers Murder Medics, Journalists, And A Preacher

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:08

Villagers driven into a frenzy by fear of Ebola killed a team of volunteers, attacking them with stones and machetes before dumping their bodies in a nearby septic tank.

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Tattoos Now Welcome In (Some) Corporate Cultures

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:48

The stigma surrounding visible tattoos is gradually losing steam, boosting employee retention rate in the process.

Marijuana at Work

10% Of Americans Have Gone To Work High (Apparently)

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:55

Apparently, one out of 10 American workers has showed up to their job high on marijuana.

Ma'ake Kemoeatu

NFL Player Hangs Up His Cleats So He Can Give His Brother A Kidney

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:05

Former Baltimore Raven Ma’ake Kemoeatu retired from the NFL just so he could donate a kidney to his younger brother, former Pittsburgh Steeler Chris Kemoeatu.

Earth Population

Global Population To Crack 11 Billion By 2100: Is The Earth Ready?

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:00

Some scientists had predicted the global population would peak around 2050. But an updated estimate suggests there's no sign of stopping.

Kristen Thompson

Woman Gives Birth Moments After Almost Getting Mugged

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:45

Pregnant mother of two Kristen Thompson fought off a would-be robber shortly before she went into labor and gave birth to her third child.

Meningitis Claims The Life Of A Young College Student

Student Dies After Tweeting 'I Think I'm Dying': How To Spot Meningitis

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:59

After a Georgetown University student died from an apparent meningitis case, the school is now taking precautionary measures to alert students the signs you need to know, too.

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart Claims ISIS Is Jealous Of Ebola [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:31

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart compares the threat of ISIS to that of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Death Toll In West Africa Ebola Epidemic Reaches 2,622: WHO

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:30

At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,335 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

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