Health News

Traffic Crashes Cost Economy Close To $1-Trillion

Posted On June 02, 2014

(Undated) -- Traffic crashes are costing the U.S. economy close to a trillion dollars a year, according to a new study. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study found that wrecks in the year 2010 led to more than 870-billion dollars in economic loss and harm to society. Those costs include property damage, medical expenses,…

Scientists Erase, Restore Memories In Rats

Posted On June 02, 2014

(Undated) -- Scientists are demonstrating they can erase and restore memories in laboratory tests. Researchers at the University of California-San Diego used low-frequency flashes of light to eliminate unpleasant memories in rats. They then used the same technique to restore the memories. The study leader says this could lead to possible treatments for mental illness…

Lost Enjoyment Analysis Included In FDA’s E-Cigarette Rules Proposal

Posted On June 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Food and Drug Administration's proposed rules for e-cigarettes include an often overlooked calculation. It's an estimate of how much enjoyment people will lose if they can't buy and smoke e-cigarettes. This lost-pleasure analysis is tied to the requirement that regulators like the FDA show the benefit from a regulation will be…

Study: Post-Surgery Deaths Higher Afternoons, Weekends, February

Posted On June 02, 2014

(Undated) -- Afternoon, weekends and the month of February are the most dangerous times to go to the hospital for an operation. A new study shows people who are admitted to the hospital during those times are more likely to die during or after surgery. Researchers studied more than 200-thousand patient who had surgery between…

DNA Lengthening Therapy To Extend Lifespan

Posted On June 02, 2014

(Undated) -- A Missouri doctor says he has found an easy and painless way to extend a person's life and improve the quality of a person's life at the same time. Dr. C. Norman Shealy founder of the Shealy Pain Clinic says that new DNA-lengthening therapy can potentially double your lifespan.   Science, he says,…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…