Anti-Abortion Law Prompts Doctors To File Suit

TOPEKA, Kan. — Two Kansas doctors filed a lawsuit Friday in state court seeking to overturn a sweeping new anti-abortion law set to take effect in July, only a day after Planned Parenthood attacked portions of that law in a federal lawsuit. Dr. Herbert Hodes and his...

Jason Earle: The Ride of My Life

It was such a beautiful day today, with the summer solstice only 30 hours away. The fading light laid low and soft on the horizon at 7 p.m., an hour or so of it left to go. A typical night like tonight would have involved a lovely meal and a bottle of wine, or more....

With No Evidence, AMA Votes that Obesity Is a Disease

We keep hearing that modern medicine is evidence based. So why did the AMA create the new disease of obesity by popular vote? The evidence does not show that being overweight is harmful. It does, in fact, show the opposite, that being overweight raises the age of...

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.: A Playlist For… A Migraine?

What if you get headaches? The right piece of music can make you feel euphoric in just moments. Much of this effect is due to an increase of various neurotransmitters such as dopamine. Read more: Mind-Body Connection, Education, Migraines, Focus, Headaches, Playlists,...

Woman Accused In Ricin Case To Undergo Psych Exam

TEXARKANA, Texas — A federal judge Thursday ordered a psychological exam for the Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to frame her estranged husband. Shannon Richardson’s...

Allergic To These? There’s Now A Flu Shot For You

ATLANTA — People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots. A federal advisory panel on Thursday said a new vaccine that’s made without eggs is an option for adults with severe allergies. Current flu shots are made from viruses...