Drug overdoses can be life threatening, but for two women who accidentally took massive hits of LSD the experience was life changing -- and in a good way.
For the first time, a US patient has contracted novel coronavirus with no clue as to where it came from.
Questions around mental health will be removed from the application to the New York bar thanks to a proposed legislation approved by the New York State Unified Court System.
Children's lives may not be as hard as adults' lives, but sometimes their moodiness and sadness are more than just a phase.
Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that the novel coronavirus will spread in US communities, and a case announced on Wednesday might be the country's first instance of it.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an investigation into a multi-state E. coli outbreak they believe is linked to Jimmy John's.
A resident of Solano County, California, who has novel coronavirus might be the first example in the country of "community spread," a situation in which the patient did not have "relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …
There are "ongoing" conversations at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about expanding airport health screenings for the novel coronavirus due to the rapid spread of the infection in Italy, South Korea and Japan, according to an agency spokesperson.
While other fast food chains are rushing to launch meatless and plant-based options, Dunkin' went in the opposite direction and released the ultimate snack for meat lovers.
Area United Methodist ministers gathered on the corner of Center and Main streets in Olde Town on Ash Wednesday for “Ashes to Go,” a different way of administering the ashes of repentance.
San Francisco's mayor on Tuesday declared a local emergency to make it easier for the populous city and international travel hub to combat novel coronavirus if it comes -- even while stressing that it isn't there yet.
Cassie Turner spent her high school years being home-schooled, taking care of her ill grandmother and wondering where she would go and what she would do when high school was complete.
Lysol, Clorox and a host of other household disinfectants widely tout their ability to kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. The claim is right there on the label.
A woman insisted she needed a liver transplant. But doctors wouldn't allow it, removing her from waiting lists and recommending treatment for alcohol addiction instead.
When it comes to novel coronavirus safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some suggestions about facial hair.
As my wife, daughters and I hiked through the woods at one of the many state parks near our home, I explained to them how we were doing three things that were simultaneously boosting our happiness at that moment.
No drug manufacturers have reported that they anticipate shortages of particular drugs due to the novel coronavirus, according to the US Food and Drug Administration, but the agency and experts in the pharmaceutical industry are paying close attention to the potential challenges the virus mi…
A large opioid manufacturer has reached a settlement agreement in principle worth $1.6 billion with attorneys general for 47 states and US territories, according to a company press release.
Ultramarathoners and other endurance runners take note: You can't rely on electrolyte sports drinks and supplements to keep essential salt levels in balance and prevent illness during and after these grueling races, according to a new study.
Covid-19 will become a pandemic. We don't yet know how severe it will be, nor do we know if the virus will spread to all continents, but it's already spreading widely in China, South Korea, Italy, Iran and elsewhere -- and thousands of undetected and infectious patients have been and continu…
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to the Jimmy John's sandwich chain, saying certain vegetables it served were implicated in five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years.
One of the top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans on Tuesday that health experts foresee the novel coronavirus that has killed thousands spreading in the United States.
The world's oldest living man, Chitetsu Watanabe, has passed away in Japan at the age of 112, the Niigata prefecture government said in a statement Tuesday.
Everywhere in the world where people eat both chicken and rice, you'll find a one-pot dish like this that you can make in a single skillet.
India has once again topped an annual list of cities with the worst air quality in the world, according to a new report, while Chinese cities have continued to show improvements from the previous year.
The deadly outbreak of a novel coronavirus has the world on edge, but it has not yet developed into a pandemic, according to the World Health Organization.
The sweet scent of baking cookies wafting from grandma's house may be mixed with a more pungent aroma these days. The smell of marijuana.
It’s been a long time since I have addressed the subject of marriage. Primarily, it’s because I know that everybody is not married, nor should they be. In addition, I am aware that sometimes marriages end in divorce as “the lesser of two evils,” and that the church’s task is to lift burdens not add to them.
A Portuguese navigator is credited with finding Mogmog and several other small islands in the atoll in 1525. However, the first visit to the atoll was reported by a Spanish navigator on the ship Florida in January of 1528. He named the islands Islas de los Reyes (Islands of the Three Wise Ki…
Before classes had even begun, a judge stood in front of Justin's law school class to tell them about the parts of their life that would be examined to determine if they were qualified to become lawyers. Along with questions about speeding tickets, academic history, and violations of law, he…
The flowering dogwood, native to Southeastern U.S., blooms in late March and early April, normally coinciding with the celebration of Easter.
As I got into my car and pulled out onto what is normally a busy thoroughfare for that time of day, I was struck by the fact that there were no other vehicles on the road.
I read a story about a church in a small town that had just purchased a new organ. Half of the congregation wanted the organ placed on the left side of the church (from the pews’ perspective) and the other half of the church wanted it placed on the right side of the church.
Growing up, I watched my father, a highly respected cardiologist, read medical journals every evening, answer emergency phone calls in the middle of many nights, and rush to the hospital after-hours several times a week. I didn't know it then, but these years were the peak of an epidemic of …
Juliana Fetherman was in middle school when she started to notice that her younger brother, Michael, who has ADHD and autism, was having problems making friends.
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug to treat high cholesterol that works differently than statins, according to Esperion Therapeutics, the company that makes the drug.