| May 22, 2013
| 5:47 PM
A West Virginia State Police trooper is accused of “fraudulent double-dipping” while working as a trooper.
Johnathan D. Brand, 25, of 1327 Riddle Ave., #5, Morgantown, W.Va., was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury in Berkeley County...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Stefon received a deliriously wacky sendoff this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," the high point of the 38th season finale.
New York correspondent Stefon (Bill Hader) revealed that he was getting married to someone who would treat him with more...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Sleep is essential to good health, and a lack of it can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, weight gain, and diabetes. Yet 22 percent of Americans struggle with insomnia every night, according to the National Sleep Foundation, and people...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Five people, including four Hancock residents, have been charged in connection with an investigation involving the distribution of heroin and prescription medication in Hancock and the surrounding area, the Washington County Narcotics Task Force said...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:29 PM
A West Hollywood doctor pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges of illegally prescribing powerful painkillers to patients, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles
James William Eisenberg, 72, is accused of writing more than 1,200...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I can't sleep well and have taken Ambien for years. What else do you recommend? — F.T., Bradenton
Dear F.T.: If you can't sleep on Ambien, I'd try something different. Another novel sleep drug is coming to the market called...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:43 PM
A Rockwood Borough man called state police Tuesday afternoon to report that he found that his house guest had heroin stamp bags — and that the man had active arrest warrants from Allegheny County.
The warrants for Angelo Joseph Diantonio Jr., 25,...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go.
And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
| May 7, 2013
As deafening as AC/DC in the '80s, prints and patterns clashed over the past year like Metallica versus Megadeth, Blur versus Oasis, Mariah Carey versus Nicki Minaj.
This spring, it's safe even for Nana to open her eyes, uncover her ears and skip the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The holiday season is upon us. For each person, that means something different. For some, it means sharing the joy of the Christmas spirit with friends and family. For some, it means lighting the Menorah and celebrating eight magical nights of Hannukah....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...