| Mar 23, 2012
Chief executive of bagel company
Murray Lender, 81, who helped turn his father's small Connecticut bakery into a national company credited with introducing bagels to many Americans, died Wednesday at a Miami hospital of complications...
| Jul 27, 2010
Good news is rare for sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome, so when a team of researchers reported last fall that the mysterious condition was associated with a retrovirus, it made a splash.
The paper, published in the prestigious journal Science,...
| Oct 10, 2010
Controversy is swirling around a pricey and much-heralded hair-straightening treatment after researchers in Oregon announced recently that they had found that the formula contained the dangerous chemical formaldehyde, even in packages labeled...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Yes, you read that right. A Chinese man had to have an eel surgically removed from his bladder after a mishap while undergoing an unusual spa treatment.
Zhang Nan, a 56-year-old resident of Hubei province, was bathing with live eels, in the hopes that...
| Aug 31, 2010
The loss of interest, ruminations of suicide and feelings of guilt and sadness that are the hallmarks of depression may be debilitating. But it is depression's physical warning signs — fatigue, sleep disturbance and appetite changes — that are...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Patricia Modell, a successful TV and film actress in the 1950s and '60s who became a well-known philanthropist in Baltimore with her husband, former Ravens owner Arthur Modell, died Wednesday at the age of 80.
Mrs. Modell was admitted two weeks ago to...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another Easter weekend and Passover is upon us, so we here at Capitol Ideas World HQ want to wish you and yours a very happy holiday weekend as you gather with loved ones to commemorate......
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?
Welcome to the club.
"It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:22 AM
It's easy to be tempted into taking a bunch of nutritional supplements just in case. But do you need them? And more important, is it safe?...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Thomson Reuters today released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study, now in its twelfth year, for the first time singled out 50 hospitals rather than the traditional practice of naming 100...