Superhero Named 'Asthma Warrior' Keeps Michigan Streets Safe from…

I try ignore the whole "real life superhero" trend, because it seems pretty clear that they aren't really concerned with fighting crime so much as fighting not-getting-enough-attention. At the newspaper I used to work for in Seattle we would get spammed constantly with "tips" about these people—when pretty much the… » 5/10/12 3:20pm 5/10/12 3:20pm

Dare to Dream: Over-the-Counter Birth Control

As the FDA considers making it less of a pain in the ass for people with chronic ailments to get their meds, some health care advocates think now might be the time to lift the prescription requirement on another daily pharmaceutical that must be endlessly renewed: birth control. But without a doctor to look at them… » 3/23/12 11:25am 3/23/12 11:25am

Microwaves And Pregnant Ladies Maybe Don't Mix

Once again scientists have released hysteria-inducing information about pregnancy, then urged people not to freak out. A study found that a high exposure to electromagnetic fields, which are emitted by microwaves and other household appliances, during pregnancy more than triples the chance that a child will develop… » 8/03/11 6:00pm 8/03/11 6:00pm