David Sweat and Richard Matt — the two now-infamous prisoners who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York and led authorities on a three-week chase — reportedly sprinkled pepper in their tracks in an attempt to throw off bloodhounds... Read more
Diets that are high in fatty and sugary foods could impair critical brain functions, indicates a new study published in the Neuroscience journal.
The study, which observed the impact of a high-fat and -sugar diet on mice, found that the diet impacted gut bacteria — which helps the body digest... Read more
Edward Ramirez, a 43-year-old resident of Glen Cove, Long Island, has been arrested for attempting to record a video of a female customer while she was using the restroom.
The customer, a 27-year-old woman, told Nassau County police that she was in the bathroom of Jack’s Shack Organic Eatery on... Read more
Alcohol poisoning, which happens when someone drinks a large portion of alcohol in a short amount of time, can be difficult to distinguish from the signs of ordinary drunkenness — like physical impairment, confusion, dehydration, and vomiting. All of these are indicators of alcohol poisoning, too,... Read more
The research suggests that the active prebiotics may be used to ‘produce a specific gut microbiota associated with reduced weight gain, inflammation, and insulin resistance in obese individuals.’
Ganoderma lucidum, a mushroom commonly used for “health and longevity” within traditional Chinese... Read more
Food safety awareness isn’t just for adults — the earlier you can teach your children about food safety, the better. Luckily, the United States Department of Agriculture and the Food Safety and Inspection Service have a variety of materials for guardians and educators to help children learn how to... Read more
In the two years since the Valley Springs Manor assisted living facility shuttered abruptly, leaving behind more than a dozen residents, life has not changed much for Maurice Rowland and Miguel Alvarez, the cook and janitor who stayed behind to help.
Their story, which we reported last year after... Read more
Now that we’re days away from the Fourth of July, it’s time to brush up on your hangover prevention and treatment methods. Not all of these tips are guaranteed to work for you, but one or two may save you from a morning of pure torture.
Slideshow: How to... Read more