| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Driving a car that used to belong to a smoker, and smelling the lingering fumes is annoying to some people, but now scientists say it can actually be dangerous.
Second-hand smoke is smoke in the air that another person can inhale, and it has been shown...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's not enough evidence to say whether older adults should be screened for hearing loss if they don't have any symptoms, according to a new statement from a government-backed panel.
The recommendation, released on Monday,...
| Nov 14, 2012
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects an estimated 1 in 20 Americans, according to the American Tinnitus Association. While it is often described as ringing, it can also be buzzing, hissing, whirring or whistling. While it may seem like a mere...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:28 AM
WILDOMAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- More families in the Riverside County community of Wildomar are coming forward, claiming their homes are making them sick.
According to attorneys, 17 families (about 65 people) who live in the Autumnwood development now claim...
| Oct 7, 2010
Walking into the central plaza of the small town of Jabugo, you breathe in the aroma of ibérico ham, a sweet-nutty smell so intense it's as if it emanates from the very walls of the houses. This is the source — where ibérico pigs roam through...
| Aug 15, 2010
When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father.
"It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?"
Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...
| Feb 23, 2012
Q: Do I sleep with my dog, or does my dog sleep with me? -- C.J., Cyberpace
A: Now I know what philosophy majors do with their degrees; they ask questions like this!
More dog owners than ever, 44 percent, share their beds with their canine friends,...
| Sep 17, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 18-month-old has had six ear infections in the last year. Is it time for ear tubes?
ANSWER: Middle ear (between the eardrum and the inner ear) infections are common in young children, and most of these infections are relatively...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Oh. Em. Geeeeee. The Espada tribe members just canât make it work at all, can they? Everybody wants to be a leader, talks too much and doesnât really listen. So, of course, the team found itself right back at tribal......
| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Anyone with an audio jack and the capacity to speak a language can launch a podcast these days. But thankfully, comedian Greg Proops steps into the audio arena with a new series humbly titled âThe Smartest Man in the World: A Brief Night of Ranting by...