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Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

“Use amethyst for calming effects.” Okay, fine. “Peridot helps with lethargy and Angelite will give you peace.” Sure, whatever. “Rub a garnet for fertility.” Hang on, you’re losing me here. “Treat your cancer with opal and hematite” Woah woah woah, what?! More…

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The fall of the five-second rule

The fall of the five-second rule

Researchers have debunked the idea that dropped food is still bacteria-free after five seconds

The problem with drug take back days

The problem with drug take back days

Getting rid of unused pills saves lives, but throwing them in the trash may be the better approach

Cops aren’t the only ones handing out naloxone now

Cops aren’t the only ones handing out naloxone now

Even more pharmacies in Ohio are allowing the public to get anti-overdose drugs without a prescription

Science has a negativity problem

Science has a negativity problem

Exciting new discoveries get all the attention — leaving just-as-important negative results in the dust. And fixing the problem is easier said than done.

Giving antibiotics a boost

Giving antibiotics a boost

Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria

Shaking up the blood supply

Shaking up the blood supply

Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?

Death with dignity

Death with dignity

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs