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Researchers Discover New, Crippling Tick-Borne Disease

Ticks, best known for carrying Lyme disease, are now getting renewed attention over a newly published study. Researchers from China and the University of Maryland School of Medicine uncovered a…

‘Corporate Carly’ Fiorina To Run For President So People Will Have a Female Choice

Carly Fiorina is back!  The one time head of Hewlett-Packard wants to give people a female choice, given that Hillary is running on the democratic side.  She might have a…

Doctors Busting the Myth-Exercise NOT Key To Tackling Obesity

For decades we have heard that the key to losing weight was exercise.  Daily running, weight lifting, cycling, swimming, and the beat goes on.  This was it! The gold standard;…

Texas Vet Who Murdered Cat May Lose License

A Texas vet has been fired after she mistook a neighbor’s beloved cat for a wild animal and shot it with a bow and arrow before posting a sick ‘kill picture’…

Iowa: Millions of Hens Killed in Response to Bird Flu Epidemic

Most of us had forgotten about the bird flu, the vague disease that decimated the avian population in Asian countries some years ago.  Well, it’s now come home to roost, literally as millions…

Talking Parrots Lead Firefighters to Blazing Home

I was once the proud ‘parent’ of about four parrots; big parrots.  While noisy, they are as smart as dogs and have a keen understanding of the world about them,…

Dog Rabies Causes 160 Deaths Daily in Poor Regions of World

While rabies isn’t a big problem in America it is in other, less privileged parts of the world.  The first global survey of rabies finds some surprisingly high numbers—figure about 160…

Staring Into Your Dog’s Eyes Increases ‘Love Hormone’

“When your dog is staring at you, she may not just be after your sandwich.” That’s how evolutionary anthropologists frame a new study that describes just how powerful a bond…

Fire That Quack Dr. Oz Write Doctors to Columbia University

America is full of deadbeats, grifters and con artists, and at the top of that list is Dr. Mehmet Oz, charlatan extraordinaire, bamboozling the dull and ignorant daily with his snake…

Gray Whale Makes Longest Journey Ever Recorded

Whales! Nature’s intelligent Goliaths of the sea.  Hunted almost to extinction until international prohibitions were put into place, although the Japanese don’t much care about them, are now studied instead…

Congress Extends Funding for Bizarre Abstinence Only Sex Ed Classes

The religious continue to make their mark in America, whether it be through denying Gays the right to marry, refusing women the right to choose, or, forcing  kids to attend”abstinence…

Shark Encounters to Increase As Population Grows

Shark attacks are rare.  Actually you are far more likely to get struck by lightning than you are to be bitten by a shark.  According to experts, however, they’re only…

Sea World Patron Sues Over Mistreatment of Killer Whales

SeaWorld in Florida is being sued by a South Carolina for at least $2 billion over its alleged mistreatment of killer whales.  This is the latest salvo in a series of attacks…

Study: Skinny People More Likely To Develop Dementia in Old Age

British researchers who sound baffled by their own findings, have determined that the thinner you are in middle age, the more likely you are to get dementia in your old age.…

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