| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Two men will need to be decontaminated before they're booked into jail after authorities say they threw a bottle with ingredients used to make meth at a Lake County deputy Monday morning.
The run in began around 8:30 a.m. when deputies received a call...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Blue meth inspired by the hit TV series "Breaking Bad" is hitting the streets of Albuquerque, but it's not the same quality of the "blue sky" drug made on the show.
Dealers use chemicals to cut the meth and turn it blue, thus making it less pure,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The craziness that is the Rob Ford saga continues.
The Toronto mayor, who made worldwide headlines after his crack cocaine scandal, has reportedly been offered a porn deal.
TMZ reported that Vivid Radio is making an offer to Ford to star in his own...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Officials in Philadelphia are wondering how a 4-year-old boy got the eight bags of crack-cocaine and $173 in cash he brought to his Pre-K class on Tuesday.
The student showed the drugs and money to his classmates and one of them alerted the teacher, CBS...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I have irritable bowel syndrome. I'm also about 20-25 pounds overweight. What kind of diet do I need to follow to address both of these issues?
A: Obesity and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are common problems. Still, it's not easy to prescribe a diet...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women exposed to even low levels of urban air pollution during pregnancy may be at heightened risk of having a low-birthweight baby, according to a review of evidence from Europe.
Based on data for more than 74,000 women in 12...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: Can hair re-grow after radiation therapy and chemotherapy for brain cancer? What can I do to prevent hair loss? If I do lose my hair, are there any remedies to speed up re-growth?
A: Hair loss can be a distressing side effect of chemotherapy and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Pediatricians who presume their patients will get vaccinations are more likely to have parents choose the shots for their babies, and the doctors who pushed their recommendations often got resistant parents to change their minds, researchers said.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it was stepping up efforts to prevent and address prescription drug shortages, calling the shortfalls a significant public health threat.
In addition to expanding early reporting requirements...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: Can Lyme disease be cured?
A: Yes, an infection with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease can be cured. In fact, nearly everyone with the condition improves quickly after starting antibiotics and is cured within a few weeks.
But there are some...
| Oct 26, 2013
In cookbooks, health food stores and alternative health clinics, the word is getting out: Acid is the latest dietary villain.
It's not necessarily the acid in foods like tomatoes and lemons that supposedly cause the trouble. Instead, a growing number of...