| Oct 18, 2010
It's unbearable to wear clothing with tags. It's impossible to use scissors, no matter how many times you try. All mushy or soft foods are unbearable - not because of the flavor, but the consistency.
Depending on whom you ask, it's either common...
| Sep 7, 2010
Ferdousi Dawood was worried. Her daughter's headaches were excruciating, and prescription medicines and natural remedies had failed to make a difference. Now, a doctor at Children's Memorial Hospital was recommending a CT scan to peer inside the 10-year-...
| Jul 7, 2010
The loud crack of Thomas Evans' first concussion startled even those on the sidelines when the high- school freshman jumped up to bounce a soccer ball off his head. Instead, he found his teammate's skull with an ear-splitting whack.
| Jun 21, 2010
Though the causes of autism are unclear, and many researchers believe that environmental factors play some kind of role, they are sure of one thing: Genes are strongly involved.
Scientists once harbored hopes that autism might be linked to a handful of...
| Aug 31, 2010
The link between learning and exercise is now well established. As kids return to the classroom this fall, and as more parents discover that school recess and P.E. have been cut back or eliminated entirely, families are making exercise an after-school...
| May 11, 2010
Brad Davidson teaches people how to get strong by bringing some of his childhood experiences on an Oregon dairy farm to his gym in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Milking cows and carrying 50-pound sacks of powdered milk, as well as watching his grandfather and...
| Aug 11, 2010
Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation?
To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
| Apr 6, 2010
During the day, Lawrence Neumann was a mild-mannered man, considerate, kind and loving to his wife of many years, Bonnie.
In the middle of the night, as they tried to sleep, he became someone else, screaming obscenities, grunting, kicking, punching...
| Aug 20, 2010
Long day at work? Stressed about paying your bills? How tempting, at such times, to reach for a drink ...
If that sounds like you, here's some sobering news from a study published online in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association: The risk of...
| Mar 24, 2010
African American children with sickle cell disease are at high risk of intellectual disabilities, hearing and vision deficits and frequent severe headaches, federal researchers said Tuesday.
Children with the inherited disease are at least four times...
| May 27, 2010
| 9:38 AM
Buy the new album MOJO
On our first flash of freedom
I called out your name
Love hit us hard
Like an overdue train
We felt so much more than
Our hearts could explain
On our first flash of freedom
A fist full of glory
A suitcase of sin
| Oct 19, 2010
Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling like you've been hit by a truck? Not only does your body hurt all over, but you're also exhausted.
Or perhaps you're familiar with the following symptoms: chronic pain all over your body (with pain and stiffness...