| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Chris Brown has been ordered to spend another two months in the Malibu rehab where he's been working on changing his behavior. According to doctors there, his violent past is partially due to previously undiagnosed PTSD and bipolar disorder.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Iconoclastic cinematographer Haskell Wexler says that last week's death of a "Midnight Rider" crew member Sarah Jones was due to criminal negligence.
"It's a tragedy," he told Variety. "She should not have died. It upsets me."
Wexler, who won Oscars for...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Over three days of nonstop movement, Penn Staters turned the Bryce Jordan Center, typically a basketball venue, into what one student called "the biggest celebration of life you can possibly have."
"I think this is the epitome of how to live your life,"...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Delray Beach Fire Rescue captain Crista Mockenhaupt said that when she asked a local barbecue restaurant if she and fellow captain Joseph Falcone could chop wood the restaurant uses for their food smoker, the owner actually loved the idea.
The task of...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes psoriasis, and what are the most effective treatments? I've tried a few without much success.
ANSWER: The exact cause of psoriasis is tough to pinpoint. In general, the disease has a tendency to run in families, and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:04 PM
High school students are faced with the task of balancing difficult courses, athletics and their jobs. This takes a toll on students’ health, leading to lack of sleep, poor nutrition, stress and inadequate physical activity.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Is sleep deprivation equivalent to a kick to the head?
Could be. Researchers at Sweden's Uppsala University looked at what happened when healthy people pulled an all-nighter. Scientists found chemicals in their blood that were markers of brain damage....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:12 AM
An Iowa schoolteacher says he lost 37 pounds by eating nothing but McDonald's for 90 days.
Take that, Morgan Spurlock!
John Cisna and his students at Colo-Nesco School District decided to challenge Spurlock's Oscar-nominated documentary "Super Size...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Zora Neale Hurston, celebrated Tuesday in a Google Doodle, died in 1960 in a welfare home after giving the world some of its greatest literature. Although her greatest renown came after death, in life the African American novelist and anthropologist was a...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed.
Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:58 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has loosened up on medical marijuana. An executive order on Wednesday by Cuomo, a longtime opponent of legalizing pot for medicinal purposes, is set to legalize medical marijuana. But it's restrictive.
It will still be illegal...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There's a movement afoot to end handshaking.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands.
That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...