A caution to our meat lovers out there: there's a tick out there that's making people allergic to meat.
Known as the "lone star tick," researchers are saying that a bite from it can trigger allergic reactions toward meat. "People will eat beef and then anywhere from three to six hours later start ... More >>
Happy Republican primary day, New York! Now make sure and get out there and vote because your vote really (ahem) matters -- according to the New York State Republican Party, anyway. In reality, however, your vote means precisely nothing.The New York State Republican Party issued a press release last ... More >>
The New York state Republican Party is holding its annual dinner next week, at which now-former presidential candidate Rick Santorum currently is scheduled to be a guest of honor. However, now that he's bailed on his campaign, it's unclear whether Santorum will actually show up -- and that's because ... More >>
When (or if) Rick Santorum comes to New York next week, he'll do so as a former presidential candidate -- the former Pennsylvania senator announced this afternoon that he's suspending his campaign...finally."We made a decision over the weekend that, while this presidential race
for us, is over for ... More >>
Bad news if you don't like getting dehumanized: The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled 5-4 to OK strip searches for any offense.
What this means: if you get booked for an offense as minor as an unpaid parking ticket, you might have to bare all for corrections officers before being admitted to jail.
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Today, officials from a Virginia-based education non-profit, E.D. Hirsch Jr.'s Core Knowledge Foundation, are making a pretty big announcement.
They claim that the group's pedological approach has helped kids at 10 city schools "outperform" their peers in reading tests, the Foundation reports (via ... More >>
If you're too skinny, you have a better chance of dying after surgery than obese patients, according to new research.
A U.S. National Surgical Quality Improvement Program study found that individuals with more meat on their bones had an easier time surviving 30 days after an operation.
Hands off, people.Why is everyone eating dog food these days? A pair of Brooklyn women chowed down on dog chow for a month to promote their people-grade pet food. And an Ohio woman went on a dog-food diet to protest animal cruelty. Now, a University of Virginia student has been rushed to the ... More >>