Tag Archives: Health

“Non-verbal, immobile” woman, 23, raped, impregnated in Fla. health care facility, lawsuit alleges – CBS News

Escambia County, Fla. — The family of a 23-year-old “non-verbal, immobile” woman is suing a Florida health care facility, charging she was raped and impregnated while living there. But authorities say they haven’t been able to find DNA evidence of a pregnancy. CBS Mobile, Alabama affiliate WKRG-TV reports the family is seeking more than $… Read More »

Health Benefits of Cold Showers

A contributed post For most of us, a shower is just part of our daily routine. We jump in the shower to make sure that: we’re clean, we smell good and we look presentable enough to go about our everyday lives in public. Did you know, however, that there are a host of health benefits… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »