Casey White’s Future: Solitary Confinement, Few Privileges

(CNN)The murder defendant who escaped from an Alabama detention center with a corrections official on April 29 had previous experience trying to escape prison and winning the trust of his captors. Casey White, 38, was seen on surveillance camera in an orange jumpsuit and shackles being led into a patrol car by Vicky White, 56, a corrections official. She had told her bosses and co-workers she was taking him to court for a mental health evaluation,...

‘Hair of the dog’ might actually work

FOX NEWS – There's a belief that drinking more alcohol when you’re already hungover can cure you of some rough symptoms. The tactic seemingly stems from the medieval theory that the source of an ailment could also be the remedy for it. This thought eventually led to the expression "the hair of the dog that bit you," which resulted in the development of fur-filled tonics from suspected rabid dogs in hopes of preventing rabies infections in...

Islanders Legend Mike Bossy Dead At 65

THE NEW YORK POST – Islanders legend Mike Bossy, whose scoring touch helped drive the franchise to four straight championships, died Friday after a battle with terminal lung cancer. He was 65. Bossy’s diagnosis became public last October, when he stepped away from his job as an NHL analyst for the French language network TVA Sports to deal with his health. Bossy wrote at the time in French, in an open letter. "The battle I am about...

Metformin Use Before Conception Linked To Major Birth Defects

(CNN)Metformin use by men in the three-month period before they conceived a child was linked to a 40% higher risk of birth defects in the offspring, according to a study published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Metformin is a first-line drug in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The research, which was done out of Denmark, used national registries to follow over 1 million births between 1997 and 2016 and compared the risk...

Male Birth Control Pill Works On Mice, Human Trials Next

Scientists have announced a new highly effective, non-hormonal contraceptive pill for men after successfully testing on mice. With a 99 per cent success rate in preventing pregnancy, researchers aim to begin human trials in the second half of the year.

Case Against Ron Jeremy Suspended

LOS ANGELES TIMES – A judge suspended court proceedings in the rape case against Ron Jeremy on Thursday after a lawyer raised doubts about the disgraced porn star’s mental health. Six weeks before the start of a trial on charges that he sexually assaulted nearly two dozen women, Jeremy, 69, was unable to recognize his attorney, refused to get into his wheelchair and was generally “nonresponsive” inside of a cell at a downtown L.A. courthouse,...

Pitcher Who Surrendered Famed Mazeroski HR Dies

HAYS POST, LARNED, KANSAS, Mar 16, 2022 The baseball world is mourning the death of Ralph Terry who died Wednesday in Larned, where he lived for many years following a successful major league baseball career. Terry pitched for the New York Yankees, Kansas City A's, Cleveland Indians and New York Mets. He led the American League with 23 victories in 1962 and was the MVP of the 1962 World Series, according to the Yankee web site. Terry is...

Wrestling legend, WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall dies at 63

ESPN – Scott Hall, one of the most influential men in the history of professional wrestling, died Monday, according to WWE. He was 63. Hall, a two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductee, broke his hip last month, PW Torch reported, and had severe health complications during surgery to repair it over the weekend. Kevin Nash, Hall's longtime best friend and former tag-team partner, wrote Sunday on Instagram that Hall was on life support, which he was...

Cutting Back On Final Drink Of Day To Boost Brain Health

Hannah Devlin, Science correspondent, 4 Mar 2022 THE GUARDIAN – Cutting back on the final drink of the evening could substantially improve brain health, scientists have said. A major study of more than 36,000 adults suggests that the negative effects of alcohol consumption grow stronger with each additional drink. So those who drink several units each day potentially have the most to gain by reducing their drinking. Dr Remi Daviet, the study’s first author, who is based...

Big Pharma Overcharges Men 400% For Prostate Drug Developed At Taxpayer Expense

LOS ANGELES TIMES – Xtandi, a wonder drug for prostate cancer, was developed at UCLA with substantial funding from the taxpayers through the Pentagon and the National Institutes of Health. UCLA has profited handsomely from the drug, to the tune of more than $520 million in royalties. The drug companies that acquired the manufacturing license, including Pfizer and the Tokyo firm Astellas Pharma, have also raked in billions in sales. American taxpayers and prostate cancer patients...

RIP Country Music Hall of Famer Ralph Emery, 88

ROLLING STONE – Ralph Emery, a radio and TV personality whose steady voice and buttoned-up likeness were synonymous with country music, has died. According to a statement from his family, Emery died Saturday at a Nashville hospital. He was 88. Along with being a DJ at Nashville radio stations like WSIX and the legendary WSM, the home of the Grand Ole Opry, Emery became the face of The Nashville Network (TNN). From 1983 until 1993,...

Penis May Shrink After Covid, Experts Warn

A man claims his penis has shrunk by an inch-and-a-half due to Covid, and doctors say it can't be fixed.

NY Jets Hall of Fame Receiver Don Maynard Dead At 86

Mr. Maynard made his biggest impact catching passes from Joe Namath for the New York Jets. He was the first receiver to reach 10,000 career yards.ASSOCIATED PRESS


A new University of Florida Health study found that men with COVID-19 are more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with erectile dysfunction, or ED, than those who are not sickened by the coronavirus. The paper adds to emerging evidence that COVID-19 might impact sexual function, researchers said.
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