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'Ice Bucket Challenge' fundraiser dies in diving accident

'Ice Bucket Challenge' fundraiser dies in diving accident

NANTUCKET, Mass., Aug. 18 (UPI) --The young man who helped the #IceBucketChallenge go viral and propelled it into the national spotlight died in a diving accident over the weekend in Nantucket.
Brooks Hays
N.H. governor declares emergency after 44 faux-pot overdoses

N.H. governor declares emergency after 44 faux-pot overdoses

MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug. 15 (UPI) --This week 44 people in Manchester, N.H., went to the hospital after smoking synthetic marijuana; the governor has declared a state emergency.
Brooks Hays
Rate of non-marital childbearing on the decline, CDC says

Rate of non-marital childbearing on the decline, CDC says

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) --According to a new report from the CDC, over the last half-decade, rates of children being born out of wedlock have fallen in recent years.
Brooks Hays
Georgia teen dies after drinking too much water at football practice

Georgia teen dies after drinking too much water at football practice

ATLANTA, Aug. 12 (UPI) --A 17-year-old Georgia teen, Zyrees Oliver, died Monday -- five days after he collapsed shortly after drinking four gallons of fluids during football practice.
Brooks Hays
Synthetic marijuana kills California teen

Synthetic marijuana kills California teen

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) --A California teenager named Conor Eckhardt recently died after a hit of synthetic marijuana put him in a coma.
Brooks Hays
Can a diabetes drug help you live longer?

Can a diabetes drug help you live longer?

CARDIFF, Wales, Aug. 8 (UPI) --Researchers found people taking the diabetes drug metformin outlived people without the condition.
Brooks Hays
Gut bacteria may reveal colon cancer

Gut bacteria may reveal colon cancer

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 8 (UPI) --Cancer in the colon could be identified by certain bacteria present in a patient's gastrointestinal system.
Brooks Hays
FDA warns of contaminated tattoo ink

FDA warns of contaminated tattoo ink

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) --The FDA is warning tattoo parlors and those who have purchased home tattoo kits that contaminated ink can cause serious skin infections.
Brooks Hays
Gene mutation dramatically increases breast cancer risk

Gene mutation dramatically increases breast cancer risk

CAMBRIDGE, England, Aug. 7 (UPI) --Study shows women carrying a rare mutation in the gene known as PALB2 had a 35 percent chance of developing breast cancer by the time they turned 70.
Brooks Hays
Vitamin D deficiency doubles risk of dementia

Vitamin D deficiency doubles risk of dementia

EXETER, England, Aug. 6 (UPI) --Elderly that don't get enough vitamin D have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease according to new research conducted in the United Kingdom.
Brooks Hays
Feds end public disclosure of serious hospital errors

Feds end public disclosure of serious hospital errors

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) --Those who want to see where and how often serious hospital mistakes occur are out of luck, as feds will no longer make public a number of hospital errors.
Brooks Hays
FDA now regulating gluten-free claims

FDA now regulating gluten-free claims

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) --Companies that make and sell products purporting to be "gluten-free" are now subject to the scrutiny of federal regulators.
Brooks Hays
Consuming baked or broiled fish weekly helps brain health

Consuming baked or broiled fish weekly helps brain health

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Eating a piece of baked or broiled fish -- any fish -- once a week boosts brain health, according to new research by doctors at the Pitt School of Medicine.
Brooks Hays
A little bit of video game playing isn't bad for kids

A little bit of video game playing isn't bad for kids

OXFORD, England, Aug. 4 (UPI) --In a new study, researchers found that a moderate amount of daily video game playing is perfectly healthy -- with neither positive nor negative consequences.
Brooks Hays
Nationwide fruit recall expanded

Nationwide fruit recall expanded

CUTLER, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) --Wawona Packing Co. recalls more peaches, plums due to possible listeriosis contamination.
Danielle Haynes
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