Dangers

via News5: he Umatilla County Fire District in Oregon is warning people not to plug space heaters into power strips, as the power strips are not designed to handle the high current flow. In a photograph shared by the Oregon fire department on Facebook, it shows a charred and melted power strip. “These units are not […]

You’ve probably seen videos of it. Maybe even on your social media. And some have friends and family talking about it as well. Wrapping plastic wrap (like Reynold’s Wrap) around your midsection, usually with some sort of lotion, cream or solution, in order to shrink your waist. Many people know the dangers of corsets and […]

Terrence Harden said a 15-year-old friend is healing from self-inflicted burns that seared his arm a week ago. Harden, who is 14, said the pal set his own arm on fire but had problems putting out the flames. “He said he did it because it was popular and he wanted to see what it was […]

Exercise is important for kids; they need to get outside and move. But there’s one form of exercise physicians say needs to be used with caution – the backyard trampoline. An updated policy statement published in this week’s edition of the journal Pediatrics, a publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says that although trampoline […]

It's a trendy phrase people often use to describe their belief that they don't need organized religion to live a life of faith. But for Jesuit priest James Martin, the phrase also hints at something else: egotism.

It's a trendy phrase people often use to describe their belief that they don't need organized religion to live a life of faith. But for Jesuit priest James Martin, the phrase also hints at something else: egotism.