Health

Why Would Luis 'Cannibal' Suarez Bite Someone?

Claudio Villa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Uruguayan soccer player Luis “Cannibal” Suarez appeared to bite an opponent’s shoulder during Tuesday’s World Cup match against Italy. And he’s already been suspended twice for biting two other Read More

Chubby Toes Be Gone! Foot Surgery to the Rescue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — From peep-toes to sexy sling-backs, some women are obsessed with squeezing into fancy footwear. Some are so taken with shoes that they’ve gone to extremes to look better in them, going under the knife to change the shape and size Read More

Woman Sets Out to Ban Surrogacy

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Jennifer Lahl is on a crusade to outlaw surrogacy, the process by which women lend their wombs to would-be mothers unable or unwilling to carry children themselves, and to men in same-sex relationships who want families. “It Read More

Intellectual Pursuits Important in Warding Off Dementia

iStock/Thinkstock(ROCHESTER, Minn.) — If your life has been filled with intellectual pursuits, congratulations. It turns out you may avoid a lot of grief during those coveted golden years. Dr. Prashanthi Vermuri at the Mayo Clinic says people with at least a college Read More

Why Do People Feel Threatened When Others Approach?

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Since they began comprehending that it’s really a jungle out there, humans have used an innate tendency called “approach avoidance” to stay out of harm’s way. Essentially, this is feeling of experiencing fear when Read More

Texas Fertilizer Explosion Caused Many Head Injuries

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — Dozens of people suffered head injuries as a result of the April 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in Texas that left 14 people dead, most of them first responders. According to an investigation by Texas’ state Read More