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Man with cancer says ‘just be nice’ after plane experience

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2016, 1:05 PM A terminal cancer patient whose family got escorted off a plane to applause wishes people could “just be nice,” he said Tuesday. An Allegiant flight from Bellingham, Wash., to ...

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More Americans are obese than ever, feds say

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 8:53 AM iStockPhoto Americans are fatter than ever. One in three Americans is obese — the highest rate since the Centers for Disease Control started reporting on the national waistline in 1997. ...

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Paleo diet could pack on the pounds and make you sick

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 22, 2016, 10:09 AM If you eat like a caveman, you could wind up looking like a mammoth. A new study of the trendy Paleo diet shows that the low-carb, high-fat regimen of meat, ...

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Homeopathy a ‘therapeutic dead-end’, declares new report

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, February 20, 2016, 4:51 AM Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Homeopathy has been declared a “therapeutic dead-end” after a leading scientist said it was no better than placebos. Professor Paul Glasziou, of Bond University in Queensland, Australia, ...

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Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

REUTERS Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2016, 11:25 AM Liv Friis-Larsen/Getty Images Compared to no coffee consumption, researchers estimated one cup a day was tied to a 22% lower risk of liver disease. Drinking more coffee might help reduce the kind ...

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How NBC’s Olympics Team Plans to Handle the Zika Crisis

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 3:13 PM Matthew Stockman/Getty Images NBC sports executives are remaining optimistic that the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus won’t interrupt plans to deploy thousands of employees to Rio de Janeiro for the ...

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Woman’s sonogram shows dying twin embracing sister in womb

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 3:46 PM Twins are known to have a special bond, but this one tops them all. A Kansas couple’s unborn child, with a hole in his heart and an abnormal brain, can ...

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WATCH: Man uses mind to control fingers of prosthetic arm

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10:10 AM Mind tricks have taken on new meaning. A young man used only his brain to move the fingers of a prosthetic arm in a Johns Hopkins study that was ...

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Calif. workplace safety board says no condoms needed in porn

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 8:51 PM Ben Margot/AP Chanel Preston, left, Adult Performer’s Advocacy Committee President, waits to speak before the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board during a hearing Thursday. LOS ANGELES — California officials in ...

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Maine gov.: Asylum seekers bring diseases like ‘ziki fly’

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:43 PM AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says asylum seekers are the biggest problem in Maine because they bring disease, including AIDS and what he called the “ziki fly.” LePage said ...

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