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Bill Cosby’s drugs admission: What are Quaaludes?

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 1:21pm
In newly unsealed testimony, comedian Bill Cosby admitted to obtaining seven Quaalude prescriptions in the 1970s and keeping the drugs through the 1990s with the intent of using them on women he wanted to have sex with. Quaaludes, the brand name of prescription drug methaqualone, were transferred to Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and banned in 1984.
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Abortion ‘fundraiser’ a hoax

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 1:14pm
A fundraising campaign claiming to be from a pregnant woman seeking to raise money online from pro-life supporters to stop a planned abortion turned out to be a publicity stunt for a new fiction book.
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You've probably never heard of America's costliest reason for hospitalization

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:40pm
Most Americans have never heard of sepsis, but the condition hospitalizes a million patients every year—more than heart attack and stroke hospitalizations combined—and is the nation's costliest reason for hospitalization, the Conversation reports.
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Study suggests why women live longer than men

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:39pm
There's a reason we don't typically call Earth's oldest person the oldest woman in the world—the oldest person is pretty much always a woman.
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Florida couple raising funds to cover medical expenses for 2 children battling leukemia

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:38pm
Three small children two years apart present enough challenges for any parents, but throw leukemia into the mix and you have the truly daunting case of Lacey and Will Smith of Jacksonville, Fla.
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Women spend 5 months of their lives deciding what to wear

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:33pm
Women sometimes get a bad rap for having a hard time deciding what to wear, but leave it to a uniform supplier to try to quantify just how much time they spend pondering outfits before heading out the door.
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Teen with Asperger’s allegedly beaten by strangers wants suspects to learn from him

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:04am
The story of a teen with Asperger’s and ADHD who allegedly was beaten by a group of strangers has gone viral, after a woman shared her friend’s Facebook post. 
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