Pet Care

Breaking: Bad News for Slaughter-Bound Birds

Chickens raised on factory farms in the United States already suffer at every stage of their lives. They live in dirty, cramped conditions; are deprived of fresh air, grass and sun; suffer from genetic abnormalities tied to their growth rates and are subjected to torturous transport and slaughter. And now, things just might get worse. […]

Kids Health

Chicago sudden infant death cases never make the news

While news media reporting traffic crashes and fire-related deaths of infants and children is routine and often leads to preventative measures to reduce these deaths, there is little or no news coverage of sleep-related or sudden infants deaths, which contributes to the lack of efforts to prevent these deaths, according to a Rush physician. Dr. […]

Pet Care

Dwayne Johnson Pays For Dog’s Surgery

Dwayne Johnson is one dog’s real-life hero! Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock) makes plenty of heroic moves on the big screen, but none of them compare to what he recently did for one abandoned and miserable dog. In fact, had Dwayne Johnson not stepped in when he did, the tiny pup might not be alive […]

Health News

Alan Alda Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis: 'I'm Not Angry… It Hasn't Stopped My Life at All'

Alan Alda is speaking publicly about his battle with Parkinson’s disease for the first time. Appearing on CBS This Morning, Tuesday, the actor — widely known for his leading role of Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H — revealed he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago. But despite the daily challenges, it hasn’t stopped him from living his […]