Tim Shaw

Ex-NFL Player's ALS Diagnosis May Be Symptom Of A Bigger Problem [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:14

Former NFL player and Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw announced his ALS diagnosis while performing the Ice Bucket Challenge.

working

Americans Don’t Take Days Off Work Because They’re Scared Of Being Replaced

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:27

Americans are known to be hard workers but often don't take enough breaks, according to a new study about paid time off.

New Documentary Explore The Life Of A Dwarf

Dwarfism Documentary Gives A Perspective You’ve Never Seen Before [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:24

A documentary explores the world of dwarfism seen through the eyes of an undercover camera.

slaughterhouse

Slaughterhouse Indicted For Knowingly Selling Cancerous Beef

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:24

The California slaughterhouse that recalled nine million pounds of beef in February has been indicted on 11 felony charges.

Ebola

2 New US Patients Being Tested For Ebola, But It's Nothing To Worry About

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:17

Although many Americans may call news of two potential Ebola patients fear mongering, hospitals are mandated to follow certain protocol when handling potential cases.

Bentsion Murakhovsky

At-Home Aide Caught Abusing Elderly Stroke Victim On Nanny Cam [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:01

Surveillance video captured a nursing aide tasked with caring for an elderly stroke victim abusing him instead.

police

Liberian Police Disperse Frightened Crowds With Tear Gas As Ebola Hysteria Grows

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:57

Following news of Monrovia's biggest slum's quarantine, frightened groups of stone-throwing residents were quickly suppressed by police tear gas.

Hospital ward with beds and medical equipment

Can A New Ebola Clinic In Liberia Help Curb The Death Toll?

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:30

Doctors Without Borders has opened up a new Ebola ward to offer urgent medical care for suspecting and ill patients in Liberia, possibly limiting spread.

Niagara Falls, NY

Tech Investor Recruits 5 Small Towns To Participate In Health Experiment

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:58

The “Way to Wellville” challenge is a social experiment designed to produce visible improvements in health and economic vitality over a five-year period in five American towns, including Niagara Falls.

ebola

17 Ebola Patients Still Missing Following Attack On Liberian Quarantine Center

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:43

Police in West Africa scramble to find the remaining 17 missing Ebola patients before they expose Liberia's largest shantytown to the deadly virus.

Ebola

Fatalities In Ebola Outbreak Rise, Yet Virus Has Not Spread Beyond 4 Countries

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:45

West Africa's Ebola outbreak has swollen to 2,240 total cases in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria, resulting in 1,229 total fatalities.

Oaksterdam University

Where Aspiring Pot Growers Can Go For Professional Tips [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:41

Oaksterdam University brings pot growing knowledge to the East Coast for a four-day marijuana seminar in Atlantic City.

Elderly Parent care

Parents With Daughters Are The Luckiest In Old Age

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:59

If parents want to be taken care of when they're elderly, then it's better they have daughters rather than sons, says a new Princeton University study.

militaryfamilies

Military Families Are Famished, Despite America's Food Surpluses

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:54

In the most well-stocked country on earth, food insecurity causes many military families to make extreme sacrifices.

Facial Recognition

Boston's 'Face Capture' Software May End Up Catching No One Special

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:46

It was discovered recently that Boston police partnered with IBM to scan and analyze the faces of concertgoers last year, but will the technology help them catch criminal suspects?

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