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  • Deputies: Meth, frozen gators found in home

    Deputies: Meth, frozen gators found in home
    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...
  • New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression

     New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression
    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...
  • Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol

    Unraveling any weight-gain links to stress, cortisol
    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....
  • Soak your cares away — it's terrific and scientific

    Soak your cares away — it's terrific and scientific
    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...
  • Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark

     Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark
    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...
  • Irish company to buy Cadence Pharmaceuticals of San Diego

    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...
  • More consumers jump on the healthy eating bandwagon

    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...
  • UM medical school opens brain research unit

    UM medical school opens brain research unit
    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...
  • Review: 'Tea and Morphine' a potent mix

    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...
  • Ted Wells report: 10 key findings in Incognito-Martin case

    Ted Wells report: 10 key findings in Incognito-Martin case
    -- 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...
  • New promise for migraine sufferers

    New promise for migraine sufferers
    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...