Health

'Miracle' Twins Born 24 Days Apart Go Home

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A pair of “miracle” twins born 24 days apart are home after spending months in the hospital. Alexandre and Ronaldo Antunes were born 24 days apart after their mother Lindalva Pinheiro da Silva went into premature labor at Read More

Nestle USA Recalls Cartons of Haagen Dazs Ice Cream

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because of a packaging error. The company says the ice cream lids are labeled correctly, but the list of ingredients does not say the package Read More

Unlocking the Mystery Behind Near-Death Experiences

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — What do you see before you die: a bright light, pearly gates, your life in a flash? One researcher is trying to figure it out. Steven Laureys, director of the coma science group and the department of neurology at Liege University Read More

Did the Soccer Sex Ban Work?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Cameroonian soccer players only scored once during the World Cup — and it wasn’t in the bedroom. The team is among six whose players who had reportedly been instructed not to have sex during the World Cup in the hopes that Read More

Use Visual Aids to Change Stubborn Minds

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(HANOVER, N.H.) — A picture may tell a thousand words but nothing beats a visual chart to get someone to change their mind during an argument, especially if they’re ill-informed on a subject. Dartmouth University cognitive researchers Read More

A New Way to Deal with Cancer's Devastating Cost

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — One of the worst things to happen to anyone is finding out that they have cancer. Adding insult is injury is what researchers term “financial toxicity,” that is, all the stress of worrying about how much of a financial burden Read More