| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Here's a FloriDUH First: A safe mobile meth lab.
But not 'safe' as in chemically stable or non-combustible.
A man is accused of driving around Deltona, in Central Florida, with a small safe in the back of his vehicle that housed his mobile meth lab....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The police found her at an abandoned cement plant at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. They were too late.
There were a few different ledges at the plant from which 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, of Lakeland, Fla., could have jumped. One ledge reached up about 19...
| Sep 12, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A man 20 to 30 with a "very round head" showed a silver semiautomatic gun and took an Oak Park woman's purse worth $480 on the 100 block of Superior Street at 5:40 a.m. Sept. 3....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:24 AM
BOYNE CITY — A prescription and over-the-counter drug drop-off day will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Charlevoix County Road Commission building, 1251 Boyne Avenue, in Boyne City.
The event, sponsored through a variety...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:20 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — There is a Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Drop-Off Day from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, July 27, at the Emmet County Drop-Off Center in Harbor Springs.
This will allow people to safely dispose of unwanted or expired...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Toxicology and autopsy reports for two of five teenagers killed in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach were released this week by the Orange County Coroner, showing no definitive markers for alcohol or illegal drug use.
Aurora Cabrera, 16, a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Every day, you may go through a ritual, swallowing one or more drugs to lower your blood pressure, strengthen your bones, prevent a heart attack or stroke, relieve pain, or slow the progression of other health conditions. Many older adults take five or...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:13 PM
It is nothing less than abominable that the Obama administration should allow the abortifacient drug with the trade name "Plan B" to be made available without a prescription for any girl who wants it — or any predator who coerces a girl into...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
It is nothing less than abominable that the Obama administration should allow the abortifacient drug with the trade name "Plan B" to be made available without a prescription for any girl who wants it - or any predator who coerces a girl into obtaining it....
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Feet are the furthest thing from our minds when it comes to health concerns.
Asked which of eight factors are very important to their overall health in a survey by Edge Research, only half of adults named care of the feet -- the lowest ranking among the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Q: I recently went for a routine exam, and the nurse announced he had a really bad sore throat. He did not wash his hands or put on gloves as he took my blood pressure and temperature.
Two days later, I came down with a head cold and severe sore throat,...