Why Retailers Are Installing Blue Lights In Bathrooms to Discourage Drug Use

Why Retailers Are Installing Blue Lights In Bathrooms to Discourage Drug Use

As the nation grapples with the harrowing effects of its massive opioid epidemic, many companies are trying innovative ideas to help solve the problem. A handful of convenience stores and supermarkets are experimenting with an unusual strategy: Installing blue lights in bathrooms in order to quell drug usage by making it more difficult for people […]

Woman denied medication to end her pregnancy by pharmacist

Woman denied medication to end her pregnancy by pharmacist

A woman, who is on the verge of suffering a miscarriage, claims a pharmacist would not sell her prescription medication to end her pregnancy “because of his ethical beliefs”. Arizona mum Nicole Mone took to Facebook to share her story. The devastated mum wrote on Friday that two months ago she found out she was […]

Rare Hantavirus May Have Caused Belmont Racetrack Worker's Death

Rare Hantavirus May Have Caused Belmont Racetrack Worker's Death

Drawn by the feasts of horse oats and refuse, rats often pass unimpeded from the barns through holes visible in the sides of the cinder-block dorms and small clapboard shacks where the workers live, according to workers who reside there. Rooms are often shared, and many are squalid, with mattresses or pallets on the floor, […]

The Healthy Addiction? Coffee Study Finds More Health Benefits

The Healthy Addiction? Coffee Study Finds More Health Benefits

It’s enough to make a tea drinker buy an espresso machine. In a new study scientists in Germany report they were able to modify a common age-related defect in the hearts of mice with doses of caffeine equivalent to four to five cups of coffee a day for a human. The paper—the latest addition to […]

Findings: Separation harms kids

Findings: Separation harms kids

Share Tweet Share Email Researchers have long looked upon wars, famines and mass migrations as grim but important opportunities to understand how adversity affects children’s health. They’ve culled the experiences of orphans warehoused in government facilities, Jewish children dispatched to foreign families ahead of a Nazi invasion and young refugees fleeing guerrilla warfare in Central […]

Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over failed HIV test

Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over failed HIV test

BOSTON — A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS. The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in favor of 48-year-old Sean Stentiford in his medical malpractice lawsuit […]

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