The results of the latest study about vaccines and autism are in, and they’re not surprising.

The results of the latest study about vaccines and autism are in, and they’re not surprising.
Here's the thing about science. Science! Photo from "Maniac"/Wikimedia Commons. It has a mind of its own. And sometimes, it won't do what you want it to do. At least one anti-vaccine group recently learned this the hard way. Beginning in 2003, SafeMinds, a group that attributes the majority of new cases of autism to "worrisome changes in our environment," spent hundreds of thousands of dollars over 10 years to fund a study that it hoped would demonstrate a

Girl, 2, defends her choice of doll to cashier

Girl, 2, defends her choice of doll to cashier
(CNN)When 2-year-old Sophia was told she could pick out a prize for finishing her potty training, she knew just what she wanted. She and her mother, Brandi Benner, visited a Target near their South Carolina home, where Sophia spent 20 minutes looking at all the dolls in the toy aisle."She kept going back to the doctor doll, because in her mind, she is already a doctor," Benner said. "She loves giving checkups, and if you come in the house,

The remarkable history in your cereal bowl

The remarkable history in your cereal bowl
(CNN)This morning, more than 350 million people devoured a bowl of Kellogg's Corn Flakes. All told, more than 128 billion bowls of Corn Flakes are consumed each year. While perusing the cereal box, peering over the bowl and gripping a spoonful of the stuff, few of these sleepy diners know that two men created those famously crispy, golden flakes of corn. John Harvey Kellogg, one of America's most famous physicians, and Will Keith Kellogg, John's longtime lackey and whipping

Ohio doughnut shop closes during norovirus investigation

Ohio doughnut shop closes during norovirus investigation
(CNN)An Ohio doughnut shop has voluntarily closed as public health workers investigate a norovirus outbreak affecting 266 people, according to county health officials.Calls to Mama C's Donuts and Coffee were not returned Thursday.According to Moore, the doughnut shop will remain closed until after the cleaning and after it is reinspected by the health department.Norovirus causes around 20 million cases of gastrointestinal illness in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it

Study finds 1 in 8 Americans struggles with alcohol abuse

Study finds 1 in 8 Americans struggles with alcohol abuse
(CNN)Americans are drinking more. A lot more. According to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, an estimated one out of every eight Americans struggles with an alcohol disorder. Women, minorities, older people among most affectedFor the JAMA Psychiatry study, researchers used the DSM-IVdefinition laid out by the American Psychiatric Association in 1994. This definition combines factors of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence like:Drinking interfering with home, family, or job responsibilitiesDrinking increasing chances of danger or injuryWithdrawal symptoms when

জেনে নিন খেজুরে বিষেশ কি আছে ।। Health Tips 2017

জেনে নিন খেজুরে বিষেশ কি আছে ।।  Health Tips 2017
জেনে নিন খেজুরে বিষেশ কি আছে ।। Health Tips 2017 প্রতিদিন শুধু ৩ টি খেজুর খেলে কি কি লাভ ১ মিনিটে ই জেনে নিন । খেজুর এর গুণের শেষ নেই । নানা উপকারী এই ফল প্রায় সারা বছরই পাওয়া যায় । বিশেষ করে রমজানে খেজুর প্র্রায় সবাই খায় । সেহরী ও ইফতারে খেজুর যেন নিত্য দিনের খাদ্য । কিন্তু সবাই এর উপকারিতা না জেনে শুধু খায় তাই তাদের জন্য এই ভিডিও ‍টি কি কি উপকার হয় আমাদের শরীরে দেখুন।

Couple fosters 13 children left by addicted parents

Couple fosters 13 children left by addicted parents
Dayton, Ohio (CNN)When Cyndi and Jesse Swafford were certified to become foster parents 10 years ago, they were told to expect to wait for a baby up to two or three years. Fast forward to today -- with a foster license, a new baby can be placed with them within a week. Walk into the Swafford home and you'll find it filled with baby bottles, cribs and framed family portraits. In the last decade, Cyndi and Jesse have taken

Here, heroin spares no one, not even the sheriff’s wife

Here, heroin spares no one, not even the sheriff’s wife
(CNN)Robert Leahy was sitting on his couch, watching TV, when his wife, Gretchen, walked through the front door. "What the f**k are you doing?" he asked. "You're high."Three and a half years ago, Rachel Chaffin walked into Capizzi's courtroom. She was one of the first young defendants addicted to heroin that he'd seen in his 13 years behind the bench in Montgomery.Chaffin was 15 years old. She had been captain of the JV cheerleading squad in high school and

The internet is so happy that Martin Shkreli just got convicted

The internet is so happy that Martin Shkreli just got convicted
Image: JUSTIN LANE/EPA/REX/Shutterstock"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud Friday, and people online want him to know that he deserves it. Shkreli was convicted of two counts of securities fraud, and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Additionally, he was found not guilty on five other charges. As you can probably imagine, people were pretty happy to hear of Shkreli's conviction. And considering the things the guy's done, like jacking up the price of a

Martin Shkreli (a.k.a. Pharma Bro) found guilty of securities fraud

Martin Shkreli (a.k.a. Pharma Bro) found guilty of securities fraud
Image: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesThe PharmaBro is now the PharmaCon. Martin Shkreli was found guilty of two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud on Friday. He was found not guilty on five other related counts. Shkreli faces 20 years in prison, though he'll likely be sentenced to a shorter stint. The date of the sentencing has not yet been set. Shkreli stood trial for eight total counts of securities and wire fraud stemming

ScriptDrop delivers your prescriptions with pizzazz

ScriptDrop delivers your prescriptions with pizzazz
Larry Scott and Nick Potts worked at CoverMyMeds, a software solution for pharmacies. After connecting a bunch of pills with a bunch of pharmacists they started ScriptDrop, a service that helps pharmacists deliver those same prescriptions to your door. Its active in New York now but expanding into other areas soon. The team, who hail from Nashville, settled in Columbus to work for CoverMyMeds. They quit to try something new and used many of the tricks they learned in

When exorcists need help, they call him

When exorcists need help, they call him
(CNN)A small group of nuns and priests met the woman in the chapel of a house one June evening. Though it was warm outside, a palpable chill settled over the room.Gallagher calls himself a "consultant" on demonic possessions. For the past 25 years, he has helped clergy distinguish between mental illness and what he calls "the real thing." He estimates that he's seen more cases of possession than any other physician in the world."Whenever I need help, I call

What purple can tell us about life on other planets

What purple can tell us about life on other planets
(CNN)The lush green planet that we call home may have actually looked purple in its earliest days, according to the "Purple Earth hypothesis."These purple organisms may have reigned supreme and existed in varying concentrations across the planet, said Shiladitya DasSarma, a microbiologist and professor at the University of Maryland. DasSarma has studied one of these microorganisms and created the Purple Earth hypothesis.See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter."The theory of the