Dead Baby Found In Trunk Of Car By Auto Mechanic [Video]

Shelby, OH – A dead baby was found in the trunk of a car by an auto mechanic in Richland County. Now police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the dead baby and trying to determine the severity of the crime. According to Shelby authorities, a 17-year-old female dropped the car off at Broadway Auto & […]

Nasal Sprays, Used For Colds And Allergies, Increase Risk Of Birth Defects

For pregnant women, some ingredients found in common nasal sprays, decongestants typically used to treat the symptoms of colds and allergies, can increase the risk of rare birth defects. A team at Boston University worked with a large collection of data on babies born with birth defects between 1993 and 2010. Using data from the […]

High Levels Of Lead Found In Mexican Hot Sauces

High levels of the toxic heavy-metal lead have been found in several popular brands of imported Mexican hot sauces. Therefore, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) researchers are cautioning consumers about the possibility of lead contamination in hot sauce and salsa products. In the pilot study, 25 bottles of imported hot sauces from Mexico and […]

Oklahoma City Teenager Found Beaten So Badly He Couldn’t Walk

Oklahoma City, OK – An Oklahoma City teenager was found to have been beaten so badly he couldn’t walk. The unnamed young man was discovered by neighbors as he crawled along his hands and knees outside of a home on the 2200 block of Kelham Avenue. Neighbors say the family moved into the house about […]

Firefighter Admits To Making Bogus 911 Calls

A New York firefighter admits he made bogus 911 calls in order to facility grand larceny and burglary. Firefighter, Joseph Keene, is facing felony charges for making fake 911 calls. Keene allegedly did so in order to pillage the empty firehouses for cash and valuables. The firefighter stole from firehouses in Queens and Staten Island. […]

Skipping Breakfast Can Increase Heart Attack Risk

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, as skipping breakfast can increase the risk of a heart attack, according to Harvard researchers. A study of older men (45 to 82) found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher heart attack risk, verses those who ate a regular morning meal. […]

Antioxidant, Resveratrol, Counteracts Exercise Benefits In Older Men

New research states that an antioxidant called resveratrol counteracts exercise benefits, especially in older men. Resveratrol, a natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and wine, blocks the cardiovascular benefits attained through exercise. This was seen primarily in older men, according to the Journal of Physiology. The finding contradicts recent similar research that suggests the […]

Woman With Down Syndrome Seeks To Legally Overturn Decision To Put Her Into A Facility

A young Virginia woman with Down syndrome seeks to legally overturn her parents’ decision to put her into a facility. The intense legal battle has been waging on since August 2012. Margaret Jean Hatch, also known as Jenny, insists she wants to live independently, with friends of her choosing. However, Hatch suffers from Down syndrome, […]

Parenting Advice Columnist, John Rosemond, Ordered To Cease And Desist In Kentucky

Syndicated parenting advice columnist, John Rosemond, has been order to cease and desist with his writing by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology. John Rosemond has authored 14 books on parenting, the first published in 1989. Currently, Rosemond writes a nationally syndicated column, also on parenting. In his column, Rosemond answers questions submit by […]

Singing Improves Ability To Learn Foreign Language

Singing has been shown to have several benefits. Research has suggested singing can aid in respiratory problems, heighten mood and well-being, and now may improve a student’s ability to learn a foreign language. A study, published in the journal Memory & Cognition, has found singing in a foreign language can significantly aid in learning how […]

Marriage Rate Lowest In A Century

The marriage rate, between heterosexual couples respectfully, is at its lowest rate in a century. The marriage rate has declined for all racial and ethnic groups, but the greatest decline is among African Americans. A new Family Profile from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University, states fewer […]

Fruits And Vegetables Account For Nearly Half Of Food Poisonings

Your five-a-day recommended portion of fruits and vegetables accounts for nearly half of the food poisonings in the United States. Every year one in six people in the US fall ill with food poisoning – about nine million people. Some foods commonly associated with food-borne illnesses include raw or undercooked meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs; […]

Hypersexuality, Sex Addiction, Could Just Be High Libido

Hypersexuality (sex addiction) could just be the result of a high libido and not because of a mental disorder, scientists theorize. Hypersexuality, more commonly known as sex addiction, is the abnormally frequent or sudden increase in sexual urges. While alcohol and drugs can affect sexual inhibitions in people, those allegedly suffering from a sex addiction […]

Hobby Lobby Wins Stay Against Birth Control Mandate

A federal judge has granted a temporarily stay on behalf of Hobby Lobby Inc. This injunction will keep the Christian-run, Oklahoma City-based arts-and-crafts chain from having to adhere to the birth control mandate. The clause is also referred to as the contraceptive mandate. The birth control mandate is a provision that requires health insurers, or […]

Calorie Labels On Restaurant Menus Don’t Work, Study Finds

Regardless of what calorie labels on restaurant menus say, people are going to choose what they like versus what is healthy. At least that is going to be the case most of the time, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers. Despite the good intentions of regulations requiring chain restaurants to post calorie counts of each […]

Washing Machine Manufacturers Facing Lawsuits Over Mold

Many name-brand washing machine manufacturers are facing lawsuits over the mold issue with their front-loader units. The units in question were manufactured in the early to mid-2000s. Several consumers who purchased front-loader washing machines eventually experienced the same unpleasant flaw with their equipment – mold. Mold is a fungus. Mold can encompass a large and […]

Paula Deen Fans Mail Butter Wrappers To Retailers In Protest

Paula Deen fans are mailing butter wrappers to retailers as a way of protesting the companies and networks that have dropped the butter-using Deen. The 66-year-old American celebrity chef, author, and former cooking show host fell into a dicey controversy recently over using a racial epithet. During a legal deposition Paula Deen admitted to using […]

Guitar Hero Granny Fights Off Intruders

Fort Wayne, IN – A Guitar Hero playing granny fought off several intruders who barged into her Fort Wayne, Indiana home Sunday. Melinda Walker was at home with her 5-year-old grandson when three men charged into the residence and demanded cash and valuables. According to the Huffington Post, the three young men had the strings […]

Long Distance Relationships Stronger Than Once Thought, New Study Finds

The popular notion that long distance relationships never last and never work out may be debunked. A new social science study, published in the Journal of Communication, has found a growing number of long distance relationships are surviving. And many were found to be stronger than face-to-face relationships. Some time ago, long distance relationships between […]

Shoplifter Allegedly Tossed Baby At Arresting Officer

Mary Esther, FL – A suspected shoplifter allegedly tossed her baby at the arresting officer while trying to flee. The event occurred Monday around 7 pm. The shoplifter, Ashley Taylor Wright of Pensacola, was patronizing a Dillard’s in Mary Esther, Florida. During her visit at the Santa Rosa Mall Dillard’s, the 23-year-old appeared to smuggle […]

Self-Proclaimed ‘Queen Of Tax Fraud’ Gets 21 Year Sentence

Tampa, FL – The self-proclaimed “Queen of Tax Fraud,” Rashia Wilson, was sentenced to 21 years in prison by a federal judge Tuesday. In an equally unforgiving gesture, US District Judge James. S. Moody Jr., forbade Wilson from hugging her children, ages 2 to 12, as she was sentenced and withdrawn from court. Federal authorities […]

Florida Woman Blocks McDonald’s Drive-Thru, Demands Free Food

New Port Richey, FL – A Florida woman was arrested after she blocked a McDonald’s drive-thru and demanded free food. According to authorities, Kimberly Womack, 34, created a public disturbance, initially over two Big Macs. She intentionally blocked the McDonald’s drive-thru at the New Port Richey fast food location because the employees refused to service […]

Exercise In A Pill Possible

Two new studies have alluded to the enticing possibility that we may one day be able to gain the benefits of exercise in a pill. Exercise in a pill would ideally be taken by those incapable of working out. In one of the current studies, published in Nature Medicine, researchers address the importance of synchronizing […]

Munchausen By Proxy: Mother Smothers Daughter To Get Attention

Minneapolis, MN – A young Minnesota mother has been arrested in what authorities are alleging is a child abuse and murder case stemming from Munchausen by proxy. Police believe 25-year-old Ashleigh Jennifer Casey, possibly suffering from Munchausen by proxy, smothered her own infant daughter in order to get the attention of doctors. As a result, […]

Randy Travis’ Brother Accused Of Trafficking Meth

The brother of ailing country singer Randy Travis, 54, born Randy Bruce Traywick, was arrested Tuesday and charged with trafficking meth. Randy Travis was hospitalized recently for heart problems stemming from non-drug and alcohol related cardiomyopathy, and suffered a subsequent stroke. He has since underwent and responded well to life-saving surgery and has been recovering […]

Mother Left Kids In Car To Attend Lil Wayne Concert

West Palm Beach, FL – A Florida mother allegedly left her two kids in a car in order to attend a Lil Wayne concert held at the Cruzan Amphitheatre on Sunday. Authorities say 25-year-old Brittany Nichole Harris left both her 3- and 5-year-old children alone inside a car. It was parked in a lot near […]

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea, Treatments May Be Available

Treatments may be available to combat drug-resistant gonorrhea, an asymptomatic sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium that has grown in prevalence. Gonorrhea has also become increasingly difficult to treat. Gonorrhea, also referred to as “the clap,” germinates in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract. This includes the cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes […]

Randy Travis’ Cardiomyopathy Not The Result Of Drugs Or Alcohol Abuse

Randy Travis’ cardiomyopathy diagnosis – which landed him in the hospital nearly a week ago following congestive heart failure and caused a subsequent stroke – is not the result of drugs or alcohol abuse, according to Texas doctors. The well-known American country singer, professionally known as Randy Travis, (born Randy Bruce Traywick) was hospitalized with […]

Snail Facials Don’t Work According To Dermatologists

The cost versus benefit for live snail facials suggests the beauty fad may not be worth the investment, as according to dermatologists the treatment does not have lasting beauty benefits. A Tokyo spa, Ci:z.Labo, offers a treatment called the “Celebrity Escargot Course,” for roughly $250 a session. The Huffington Post reports the snails used aren’t […]

Affordable Care Act Could Cause People To Leave Their Jobs, Study Says

Economists suggest the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could cause people to willingly leave their jobs, drawing their predictions from the 2005 Medicaid cuts in Tennessee but in reverse. Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a controversial United States federal statute which was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. […]

New Tool Used To Detect Drug-Seekers In ER

A new study evaluates a new tool used to detect drug-seekers who venture into the ER in order to obtain prescription medications. Emergency room department staff and physicians do encounter the occasional so-called patient complaining of pain who is actually a prescription painkiller addict seeking a fix. Therefore, clinicians have been trying to establish an […]

New York Principal Accused Of Making Racist Remarks

Queens, NY – A Queens, New York principal is facing accusations of making racist remarks about several employees, allegedly suggesting one black teacher looked like a gorilla. A Pan American International High School principle, Minerva Zanca, is facing possible termination for purportedly making scathingly offensive, racially charged remarks about the black members of her staff, […]

Prisoners Gain Psychological Benefits From Yoga

Researchers say prisoners can gain psychological benefits from yoga; improving an inmate’s overall mood and mental well-being, and positively influencing impulsive behavior and control. In a new study, published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, Oxford University researchers collaborated with colleagues from King’s College London, the University of Surrey and Radboud University Nijmegen in the […]

Thermal Imaging: Next Big Thing In Biometric Security

Fingerprints and iris recognition may be replaced by thermal imaging, the next big thing in biometric security, according to a report in an upcoming issue of the International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies. Biometrics refers to the identification of humans by their unique characteristics or traits. Biometrics, using fingerprints and iris scans – which are […]

Delayed Rape Investigation Allows Assailant To Attack Another

Portland, OR – A delayed rape investigation allowed the alleged assailant to attack another, according to a victimized patient. The woman claims she was raped while under the care of ER nurse, and former police officer, Jeffrey McAllister. Before becoming a nurse, McAllister was a police officer in Seaside and Beaverton on the Oregon coast, […]

Ex-Arkansas Lottery Official Admits He Stole Tickets

Little Rock, AR – An ex-Arkansas state lottery official admits he stole tickets worth nearly half a million dollars. Thirty-four-year-old Remmele Mazyck was suspended from his position as the Arkansas Lottery’s deputy director of security in October 2012 on suspicion he stole tickets. He was subsequently fired several weeks later, according to the Huffington Post. […]

Financial Arguments Are A Predictor Of Divorce, Study Confirms

Financial arguments are a predictor of divorce, according to Sonya Britt – an assistant professor of family studies and human services, and program director of personal financial planning at Kansas State University. It’s likely many of you did not need a KSU researcher to tell you that. Still, Britt’s study gives credence to one contentious […]

Texas Man Allegedly Fractured Baby’s Skull After Infant ‘Wouldn’t Let Him Sleep’

San Antonio, TX – A Texas man is facing criminal charges after he purportedly fractured a baby’s skull. When the 8-month-old infant, belonging to 19-year-old Julian Garza’s girlfriend, wouldn’t let him sleep, the young man allegedly assaulted the boy, causing what doctors later called a massive skull fracture. The infant was left in Garza’s care […]

Fraud Suspect Uses Stolen Credit Card To Pay For Police Fingerprints

Mason, MI – A fraud suspect in Michigan attempted to use a stolen credit card to pay for his police fingerprints, according to Ingham County authorities. Ingham County Sheriff Gene Wriggelsworth is calling him one of the world’s dumbest criminals, a 28-year-old who tried to use a stolen credit card to cover his court-ordered $16 […]

Florida Woman Allegedly Cut Out Her Mother’s Eyes

Lake Worth, FL – A Lake Worth, Florida woman has been arrested following allegations she cut out her mother’s eyes during a brutal assault that happened Thursday, July 4 around 7:30 pm. Thirty-four-year-old Ferna Quesner has been charged with attempted murder after Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched – responding to at least two […]

Pennsylvania Man Sets Girlfriend’s Son Ablaze

Saxonburg, PA – A Pennsylvania man is facing charges after setting his girlfriend’s son ablaze and shooting the child with an air-gun, all while recording the assault on his cellphone. Thirty-five-year-old Edward B. Myers brought along his 11- and 15-year-old sons to witness and participate in the attack on his then-girlfriend’s 7-year-old; soaking the child […]

Bladder Cancer Detected In Urine Odor

According to medical researchers, bladder cancer can be detected in urine odor. The concept of a cancer being found by its smell has been addressed in previous research where canines have been trained to sniff out the disease. In this case, neither doctors nor patients – or even dogs – are expected to take a […]

Cannibal Found Not Guilty Of Murder

A cannibal, who allegedly hacked a homeless man to death in December 2011, has been found not guilty of murder. Tyree Lincoln Smith, 35, was branded a cannibal following the brutal death of a homeless man in Connecticut, Angel Gonzalez. Smith allegedly murdered Gonzalez and ate his eye and brain. The decomposed body was later found […]

Antarctic’s Pine Island Glacier Produces Giant Iceberg

The Antarctic’s Pine Island Glacier (PIG) has spawned a giant iceberg measuring roughly eight times the size of Manhattan Island in New York. Pine Island Glacier (PIG), one of the Antarctic’s largest ice streams, flows west-northwest along the south side of the Hudson Mountains into Pine Island Bay, Amundsen Sea, in Antarctica. Satellite and airborne […]

Pit Bull Used As Bait Dog Found With Hundreds Of Wounds

Indianapolis, IN – A pit bull, likely used as a bait dog, was found with hundreds of wounds to his body by a man living near the Keystone Avenue and 34th Street neighborhood along the northeast side. The Good Samaritan took the animal to the Humane Society of Indianapolis where the pit bull received necessary treatment. […]

Wearing Short Shorts: School Principal Shames Female Students Over Attire

Chicago, IL – An Illinois school principal faces harsh criticism and threats of dismissal over shaming female students for wearing short shorts. Susan Josephine Kukielka allegedly singled out at least seven female students for wearing short shorts, so short, that she felt they showed off too much skin – especially for girls their age as […]

Toilet Paper Roll Art

Art can be made of anything, even toilet paper rolls. Artists will often use every day otherwise innocuous items to express their vision. But in the case of sculpturess Anastassia Elias, her most recent installations, published in June and titled Rouleaux, uses discarded cardboard toilet paper rolls in the most creative and fascinatingly unexpected ways. […]

Breathing Problems May Be Helped By Singing

Breathing problems may be helped by singing. At least that is the belief of London doctors whom have implemented a program for lung patients who suffer from respiratory diseases like asthma, emphysema, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD). The aforementioned illness can cause breathing problems by creating inflammation, thus limiting lung capacity and gas exchange. […]

Organ Donation: Brain Dead Patient Wakes

Syracuse, NY – A patient, thought to be brain dead, awoke as surgeons began the process of organ donation. Doctors at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center were preparing to harvest organs from 41-year-old Colleen S. Burns on October 20, 2009 when she opened her eyes. To their shock, she was alive. Leading up to the […]

Employment Opportunities Booming In Temp Work

Employment opportunities appear to be booming in one lone area of an otherwise weak US job market, in temp work – also referred to as temporary or contract work. According to a report in the Huffington Post, the number of employment opportunities in the area of temp work has jumped more than 50 percent since […]