Police: Girl, 15, stabbed over 50x and set on fire; met killer on Facebook

Philadelphia police say a teenage girl was stabbed approximately 80 times and then set on fire met by a man she met on Facebook.

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How to Work From Home with Children (and Keep Your Sanity)

After working in the corporate world for seven years, I chose to stay home when I had my daughter. For me, it was an easy decision. It was a dead-end job and I’d had enough. I didn’t feel totally respected and the work was mind-numbingly dull.

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With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit

In a new paper published in Clinical Psychological Science, my colleagues and I found that the increases in depression, suicide attempts and suicide appeared among teens from every background – more privileged and less privileged, across all races and ethnicities and in every region of the country. All told, our analysis found that the generation of teens I call “iGen” – those born after 1995 – is much more likely to experience mental health issues than their millennial predecessors.

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High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140: US guidelines

High blood pressure was redefined Monday by the American Heart Association, which said the disease should be treated sooner, when it reaches 130/80, not the previous limit of 140/90. “High blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement, or readings of 80 and higher for…

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Woman tweets photo of her trick or treat handouts — and people can’t stop laughing

It’s that time of year again when costumed trick or treaters everywhere will be roaming neighborhoods seeking to fill bags, plastic pumpkins and pillowcases full of candy.

Are these…tricks or treats??

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Preparing for safe “Trick or Treat” fun on Halloween

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2017 – For many families, this weekend will be filled with preparations for Halloween and the tradition of visiting neighbors for trick or treat fun. CouponChief.Com offers some great advice on the biggest dangers, and how to safely avoid them, for Halloween trick or treaters. Being safe on the streets: The images of…

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Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico–What the Media and Trump Admin Aren’t Reporting

Puerto Rico, a US territory of appx. 3.5 million people, with a vibrant independent culture and rich history, is dying. Gross mismanagement, incompetence, political maneuvering, financial debt, and the absolute devastation wrought by hurricane Maria have left the colony destitute.

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Health News Roundup: California Scrambles To Contain ‘Unprecedented’ Hepatitis A Outbreaks

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations.

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Healthy Campfire Recipes Your Whole Family Will Love

Though camping is the perfect excuse for trail mix and PB&Js, these slightly more sophisticated recipes are perfect for a scrumptious campfire feast.

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Dismemberment Abortions are Still Legal in Texas Until Another Court Hearing in November

Last week we reported that U.S. District Court Lee Yeakel of the Western District of Texas had issued a temporary restraining order blocking Texas’ Dismemberment Abortion Ban– part of Senate Bill 8–while the full lawsuit brought by the abortion industry against the State of Texas moves forward. The TRO had been scheduled to expire in 14 […]

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