Study: NSAID use is underreported

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. study suggested people underreport their use of common but potentially dangerous over-the-counter pain medications known as NSAIDs.

Fatal crash blamed on bee sting

WAKEFIELD, England, April 14 (UPI) -- A minibus driver in Britain said a bee sting caused him to lose control and veer into an oncoming car, killing the couple in the other car.

England interested in U.S. defense shield

LONDON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A system of U.S. anti-ballistic weapons could be placed in England if U.S. plans to put them in Eastern Europe fail, a report said. The Independent reported Saturday that U.S. and British officials have been negotiating the missile plan.

Rapid weight loss may herald Alzheimer's

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say the slow, steady weight loss associated with aging may speed up prior to the onset of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. David Johnson and colleagues at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied weight

Study: eliminate heartburn, improve life

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Scientists have concluded eliminating heartburn symptoms can improve sleep quality, as well as improve work productivity.

Busy Atlantic storm season predicted

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. storm forecasters say they expect 11 to 14 tropical storms with most developing into hurricanes over the remainder of the 2005 Atlantic storm season.

U.S. finds Zarqawi's Iraq headquarters

FALLUJAH, Iraq, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. military officials said Thursday they have found the suspected headquarters of Iraqi insurgent leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Fallujah.

NOAA: El Nino developing in Pacific Ocean

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it is becoming increasingly confident weak El NiƱo conditions are developing in the Pacific.

Men in skirts demonstrate in NYC

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Some 100 men in skirts marched from the Guggenheim Museum to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, proclaiming the right to wear women's clothing.

UPI Investigates: The vaccine conflict

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The screaming started four hours after 8-month-old Chaise Irons received a vaccination against rotavirus, recommended in June 1998 by the Centers for Disease Co
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MEAC: Hampton 80, Howard 62

RICHMOND, Va., March 9 (UPI) -- Tommy Adams scored 19 points Saturday as the Hampton Pirates rolled to their second consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament title with an 80-62 v
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