Health News

The real reason some people are left-handed

It sucks being a lefty in a right-handed world. And we’re not just talking about having your mug face the wrong way, which is annoying in and of itself — what’s the point in having a mug that says something clever when no one can see what it says? We’re also talking about the elbow wars […]

Medications

Some states, towns skeptical over proposed opioid settlement

An offer from OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family to settle some 2,000 lawsuits over their contribution to the national opioid crisis is receiving growing pushback from state and local officials who say the proposed deal doesn’t include enough money or accountability. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong on Friday called for the company, […]

Health News

Turns Out Some Symptoms of Diabetes Are Different in Women

Coming in as the seventh-most deadly disease in the United States, diabetes isn’t something you want to ignore. But according to research conducted by the American Diabetes Association, 32.3 million Americans had diabetes in 2015 — but a whopping 7.2 million of them went diagnosed. What gives? “There are common signs to diabetes, such as […]