What Are the Most Dangerous Cars in America? [PHOTOS]
Given modern engineering, design and manufacturing, most drivers probably assume that new cars are inherently safe. But, according to a study by the nonprofit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that isn’t necessarily the case.
Study Reveals Eating Breakfast May Lower Risk of Diabetes [VIDEO]
As the old saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. New research actually shows that people who consistently eat breakfast have a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
911 Dispatcher Falls Asleep and Snores During Emergency Call
In an incident that’s sure to rattle your faith in emergency services, a 911 dispatcher in Maryland nodded off and started snoring after taking a panicked call from a woman whose husband had stopped breathing. Yeesh. Not a great time to fall asleep on the job, guy.
This Year’s Mosquito Season Could Be the Worst in Decades [VIDEO]
If you thought mosquitoes were bad last year, brace yourselves.
Wanna Live Longer? Drink Coffee
Coffee drinkers no longer need to fret over health concerns and their beloved beverage, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute. In fact, feel free to pour an extra cup in the morning because, the study suggests, coffee may actually prolong life.
Should Pizza Be Considered a Vegetable in School Lunches? Politician Says ‘No Way’ [VIDEO]
As a way to help promote healthy eating among children, US Rep. Jared Polis has introduced legislation which would redefine the Department of Agriculture’s classification of pizza as a vegetable in school lunches.
Australian Council Considers Crazy 400 Percent ‘Fat Tax’ Against Fast Food Joints [VIDEO]
As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.
Preventing Death in Cribs — CDC Says Keep Them Empty [VIDEO]
It’s no secret that certain kinds of cribs — especially the drop-side variety — can pose a danger to your children. But a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that toys, bumpers and blankets kept in cribs can be hazardous, as well.
Georgia Student Aimee Copeland Fighting for Life Against Flesh-Eating Bacteria
Although Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who contracted flesh-eating disease after a zip line injury, is showing signs of improvement, doctors say she will unfortunately lose her fingers to the terrible illness. This is just the latest setback in her tragic story.
Well, Duh! New Study Confirms That TV Inspires Kids to Eat More Junk Food
In a study confirming what most of us have probably suspected all along, researchers have found that television encourages young people to eat more junk food and paves the way to obesity and other significant health issues.