Man whose skull was bashed in during bar fight awarded $58 million in lawsuit

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 15:38

A 43-year-old house painter so badly brain damaged that he can’t speak has been awarded $58 million by a jury after a beating at a bar left him with half his skull permanently bashed in.

6 foods to keep you cool

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 15:18

It may be sweltering outside, but before you retreat to the nearest air conditioner eat some juicy ripe fruit or crisp veggies that can help cool you off by lowering your body temperature

Eating healthy fats during pregnancy may reduce baby's autism risk

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 14:45
Women who eat certain types of "healthy fat" during pregnancy may reduce their risk of having a child with autism, a new study suggests

Girl who got new lungs in Philly set for diaphragm surgery

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 14:23

A 10-year-old suburban Philadelphia girl who got adult lungs after her parents sued to change national transplant rules is set for more surgery to repair her diaphragm.

No more root canals? Scientists aim to regrow teeth using stem cells

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:22

Could the days of the root canal, for decades the symbol of the most excruciating kind of minor surgery, finally be numbered? Scientists have made advances in treating tooth decay that they hope will let them restore tooth tissue—and avoid the painful dental procedure.

Red meat tied to worse colon cancer outcomes, study finds

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:17

People who report eating the most red and processed meat before being diagnosed with colon cancer are more likely to die during the next eight years, according to a new study.

Infertility may be linked to taste genes

Fox Health - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 12:24
Genes involved in tasting sweet and savory flavors on the tongue also play a key role in properly working sperm, new research in animals finds

Celebrate Modernism Week with fall preview

Palm Springs News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 08:05
A week of 'kick-off' events are scheduled in October in advance of Palm Springs Modernism Week in February, the groups behind the design event announced this week.

Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce names Kellers Business Persons of Year

Palm Springs News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 08:05
The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce recently named Barbara and Jerry Keller as the 2013 Business Persons of the Year. The Kellers own the restaurants LuLu in Palm Springs and Acqua Pazza at The River in Rancho Mirage.

Dennis Zink ready for new role as AD

Palm Springs News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 08:05
Basketball has been part of Dennis Zink's daily routine since he was nine years old.

PSUSD officials rework graduation data policy

Palm Springs News - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 08:05
The Palm Springs Unified School District believes a reporting error is at least partially responsible for a sharp decrease in education statistics that measure how many high school graduates are eligible to attend California universities.

Watching an avatar may help some lose weight

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 19:07

It can help to have a weight-loss body when you’re trying to drop pounds – even if it’s a virtual buddy. When women watched an avatar act out healthy behaviors, they lost an average of about a pound a week.

FDA rejects Merck insomnia drug, seeks lower-dose

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 18:07

U.S. health regulators have rejected Merck & Co's new insomnia drug application but opened the door to approving a lower-dose version of the medication, the company said on Monday.

Rare condition causes 16-year-old girl to look like a middle-aged woman

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 16:19

Zara Hartshorn, a 16-year-old girl from South Yorkshire, England, has physical features on her face and body that look like those of a middle-aged woman.

Painful problem: Why more kids are facing chronic pain

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 14:45
Chronic pain in children and teenagers is a dramatically growing problem, with hospital admissions for youngsters with the condition rising ninefold between 2004 and 2010, a new study suggests

Heat waves: What you need to know

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 14:42

With skyrocketing temperatures in the West and Southwestern parts of the country over the weekend, people are wondering what they need to know to stay safe in a heat wave

Parents beware: Kids' wire hampers pose eye dangers

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 13:30
Pop-up clothes hampers with wires inside their fabric may do more than hold dirty laundry.

Brett M. Dupuy - The Louisiana Record

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:51

Brett M. Dupuy
The Louisiana Record
GRETNA – A home inspector is being sued by a couple who purchased a home that allegedly had significant plumbing damage despite an inspection that did not reveal the damage. Robert Deblois and Gina Stansbury filed suit against All American Home ...

Home inspector gets ASHI certification - Herald & Review

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:08

Home inspector gets ASHI certification
Herald & Review
Home inspector gets ASHI certification. Print Email. 2013-07-01T07:00:00Z Home inspector gets ASHI certification July 01, 2013 7:00 am. (0) Comments. DECATUR — Jason Warnick of Pristine Inspections & Testing, a local firm that ...

Fears of MERS virus at Muslim hajj pilgrimage

Fox Health - Mon, 07/01/2013 - 12:01

Virologists are casting a worried eye on this year's Islamic hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia as they struggle with the enigmatic, deadly virus known as MERS which is striking hardest in the kingdom.

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