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Ghostface Killah is pharma bad boy's newest target

Ghostface Killah is pharma bad boy's newest target

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 06, 2016

In the mid-1990s, hip-hop artists Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. engaged in a legendary feud that involved both sides of the country, the East and West coasts. Both men wound up dead.

Tinder's newest hookup: STD testing

Tinder's newest hookup: STD testing

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 06, 2016

Tinder, one of the most popular social networking sites for those seeking casual hookups, wants to help people practice safer swiping.

Hoverboards on shaky ground

Hoverboards on shaky ground

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 30, 2016

Hoverboards, apparently, aren't as easy to navigate as Marty McFly led us to believe.

Tasty hookah smoke is still no joke

Tasty hookah smoke is still no joke

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 30, 2016

Flavors can be deceiving: Hookah tobacco may taste better than a cigarette, but its ingredients can be more harmful, according to a recent study.

Fitness trackers aren't elective at Oral Roberts U

Fitness trackers aren't elective at Oral Roberts U

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 23, 2016

Left to fend for themselves for the first time, many college freshmen binge on junk food, fall behind on laundry and forget to study. One Oklahoma college, however, is making sure they don't lose track of their fitness.

Is that medical marijuana kosher? Depends on who you ask

Is that medical marijuana kosher? Depends on who you ask

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 16, 2016

Is it kosher? That question may have never occurred to you about medical marijuana, but now at least one business has an answer. Vireo Health says its nonsmokable medical cannabis products for sale in New York state have been certified as conforming to Jewish dietary law by the Orthodox Union.

Surgeon turns to mosaics to build gift for his hospital

Surgeon turns to mosaics to build gift for his hospital

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 16, 2016

Effingham, Ill., surgeon Ruben Boyajian has built a side reputation as the creator of precisely sliced and to-scale gingerbread houses. These annual gifts to the community have included painstaking representations of local landmarks and even the White House.

That movie may be more bloodcurdling than you think

That movie may be more bloodcurdling than you think

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 09, 2016

Movies about tormented souls of the dead, sanity-jeopardizing visions of terror, and toddler-sized dolls that seemingly come to life will have moviegoers throwing up their hands in horror in 2016. But beware the lurking health effects of those fright-filled flicks.

Hospital takeover roils 'Downton Abbey'

Hospital takeover roils 'Downton Abbey'

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 09, 2016

As if the Dowager Countess of Grantham, played by the indomitable Maggie Smith, didn't have enough to worry about with her son's financial wherewithal evaporating almost as fast as the household staff. In episode one of the sixth and final season of “Downton Abbey,” a hospital takeover...

Avoiding a digital zombie apocalypse

Avoiding a digital zombie apocalypse

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 02, 2016

Sit down before you read this. Seriously, before you hurt yourself or someone else. That's the message in a series of public service announcements from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons aiming to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted walking.

Krispy Kreme clinic has its critics

Krispy Kreme clinic has its critics

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 19, 2015

If doughnuts bring Homer Simpson to mind rather than pediatric healthcare, you might wonder why there's a Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic.

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