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MRSA May Have Hit TheTampa Bay Bucs Of The NFL

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Tampa Bay originally dealt with MRSA infections back in August while Josh Freeman was still with the team. ESPN's Chris Mortensen had reported at that time, that Carl Nicks and Lawrence Tynes had been impacted.

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Cheap Alzheimer's Test Made From Peanut Butter And Ruler

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Researchers at the University of Florida's McKnight Brain Institute Center for Smell and Taste found patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease had more difficulty smelling peanut butter held at short distances from their nose than people without the disease.

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"Super Lice" Pops Up In Pittsburgh Kids

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Schools in Pittsburgh, Pa. have seen an uptick in so-called super lice, but unlike the traditional pesky critters that find their ways in kids' hair, these lice don't respond to typical treatments.

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Are Anti-Bullying Efforts Making It Worse?

Posted: 10/09/2013 - A study published last month in the Journal of Criminology suggested that anti-bullying programs could be having the opposite than intended effects.

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Tom Hanks' Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Tom Hanks' weight has fluctuated over the years with roles. But the actor told David Letterman on the "Late Show" Monday, he has Type 2 diabetes. Hanks adds the condition is controllable.

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Exercise May Equal Pills At Stopping Heart Disease, Prediabetes

Updated: 10/02/2013 - Research published on Oct. 1 in BMJ shows that there was no statistically significant difference in reduced risk between people who tried to prevent repeat coronary heart disease or treat their prediabetes with physical activity or drug treatments.

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Healthcare.gov Plagued By Crashes On 1st Day

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Americans began shopping online Tuesday for health insurance on the new state exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act. The millions of people flooding the system on healthcare.gov caused the website to briefly brake under the strain.

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Glass Shape May Influence How Much Wine You Drink

Posted: 09/30/2013 - A Sept. study published in Substance Use and Misuse showed that subjects who were told to pour an average wine glass varied in their judgments depending on different environmental factors that were present.

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Eating Peanut Butter May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Updated: 09/26/2013 - A new study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in September 2013 shows that girls who ate peanut butter or nuts regularly from the ages of 9 to 15 were less likely to develop benign or non-cancerous breast disease by the time they were 30 years old.

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Man's Nose Grown On Forehead Ahead Of Transplant

Posted: 09/25/2013 - To help a man disfigured by an accident, doctors placed a tissue expander into the man's forehead that stretched out his skin, fashioning it into the shape of a nose that will be used for reconstructive surgery.

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