A new report has found that marijuana — the drug many have called a "gateway drug" and long tried to keep from becoming legal — may actually not be nearly as bad for us as some other "drugs" most of us use legally and frequently. This includes alcohol and tobacco. Put that in your pipe and smoke it, indeed!Read Full Story
The winter blues, also referred to as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), in more extreme cases affects 10-20 percent of the population, and a majority may not even know it, according to the National Mental Health Disorders Association.Read Full Story
In a scene straight from any apocalypse movie, the Centers for Disease Control just announced the arrival of two new "superbugs" that people need to be aware of after several recent deaths. No need to run to your panic rooms yet — the Bourbon virus and the CRE bacteria aren't widespread — but so far there is no treatment for either.Read Full Story
Alice Zhang, a 45-year-old mother of two, has been on the kidney transplant list since 2009 due to having polycystic kidney disease. She was recently taken off the list, with doctors siting mental illness as the reason.Read Full Story
An alleged plot to kill people at the Halifax Shopping Centre on Valentine's Day was foiled, but the investigation into the accused reveals a scary fascination that may have brought these people together.Read Full Story
The secret to living a long life is pretty much the one thing every person on the planet wants to have. It's elusive and denied to so many people. But for 115-year-old Emma Morano, she's pretty sure of what kept her living this long: raw eggs. And being single.Read Full Story
Not many men in this world would say their penises are simply too big. OK, make that none. No men in this world would say that. After all, we have all been taught that a big penis is where it's at. All men want one. And those who have them flaunt them all over town (ew). But for one teenaged boy, his football-shaped penis was simply too much. And so he had the first penis reduction in history. Ever.Read Full Story
When you stub your toe, does it make you better to scream "ow?" Most of us are probably raising our hands right now, because you know what? It really does. Now a new study has confirmed it. Vocalizing after a pain really does help to lessen it. That totally explains my childbirth experiences, by the way.Read Full Story
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