| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:31 AM
It looks like cottage industries may be making a comeback.
But before starting your venture, keep the kids out of it.
Shane William Park, 29, and Cortney Loraine Williams, 24, were busted after deputies allegedly found two frozen gators, an illegal...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The numbers are staggering: Almost 7% of the U.S. adult population — about 17.6 million people — is diagnosed with depression, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
In this hyper-fast, crazy-overscheduled, stress-inducing, 24/7 plugged-in reality, baths seem indulgent, even quaint, conjuring images of 19th century paintings of women with their hair swirled high atop their heads in old-timey tubs pouring pails of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Nailing down the latest superfruit in vogue can be an elusive goal, a quest largely driven by modern marketing and, quite possibly, producers of television's "The Dr. Oz Show." Origins in advertising, not science, complicate the matter: The term...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
An Irish pharmaceutical company agreed to acquire Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc. in San Diego for about $1.3 billion in an effort to boost its specialty drugs portfolio.
Dublin-based Mallinckrodt agreed to pay $14 a share for the company, a 26% premium...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Consumers' penchant for healthy eating is on the rise, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). It's easy to see the proof as you walk...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Wednesday that it has established a program that will do in-depth scientific research on the brain.
The hope is that research done from the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit can help in the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Forget about tea and sympathy. How about tea and morphine?
Each of the opium wars launched by France and Britain in 19th century China was less a war on drugs than a war for drugs. The imperialist adventurers were after tea and morphine, and they got...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:21 AM
-- Miami Dolphins players Richie Incognito, John Jerry and Mike Pouncey harassed Jonathan Martin, an unnamed offensive lineman referred to as Player A, and an assistant trainer. The report found the trio “engaged in a pattern of harassment...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Migraine disorder is an elephant in the room of medicine, says Dr. Andrew Charles, professor of neurology and director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at UCLA. "All physicians — anybody in any kind of medical practice — knows...