Students grabbing guns from officers highlights dangers of weapons at school
Feb28

Students grabbing guns from officers highlights dangers of weapons at school

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A third-grade boy was able to snake a finger inside a school resource officer’s holster earlier this month, firing one shot from the officer’s department-issued Glock 22 pistol into the floor of a Minnesota gymnasiu…

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Oversight committee asks Ben Carson to explain purchase of $31,000 dining set
Feb28

Oversight committee asks Ben Carson to explain purchase of $31,000 dining set

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (WASHINGTON) —  A congressional oversight committee is asking Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to provide documents explaining why the agency decided to buy a $31,000 din…

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Therapy dogs comfort Stoneman Douglas students on first day back to class
Feb28

Therapy dogs comfort Stoneman Douglas students on first day back to class

iStock/Thinkstock(PARKLAND, Fla.) —  Therapy dogs were on hand Wednesday to comfort Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students as they headed back to class for the first time since a deadly shooting took place two weeks ago.The Humane Society …

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Doctors at Chicago hospital successfully complete six-way rare organ transplant
Feb28

Doctors at Chicago hospital successfully complete six-way rare organ transplant

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, have successfully completed a six-way rare organ transplant exchange performed from living donors.The donors and recipients did not know each other ahead of t…

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Is breastfeeding good for Mom’s heart?
Feb28

Is breastfeeding good for Mom’s heart?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Women with normal blood pressure during pregnancy may be able to reduce their risk of heart disease by breastfeeding for at least six months per birth, according to new research that will be presented at the American Coll…

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