In Focus:

Heavy marijuana use linked to rare vomiting illness

For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off her feet for days, sometimes leaving her writhing on the floor in pain.

"I've screamed out for death," said Queen, 48, who lives in San Diego. "I've cried out for my mom who's been dead for 20 years, mentally not realizing she can't come to me."

Read the whole article

More hot stories

Less money can mean more contentment

It was when he became a father that Michael Briggs resolved to somehow bring his ulcerative colitis under control. He was determined to avoid what many people with the disease end up needing -- having part or all of their large intestine removed. A trained scientist, manager of a physics lab at...

Read More

Surprising factors that may keep you thin

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to stay trim effortlessly, while the majority of Americans struggle with their weight? Sure, genetics and a healthy lifestyle play a large role, but there are other, more surprising correlations that may be helping them stay slim....

Read More

How Coffee and Tea Wrecking Your Waistline

Watching your weight? Don’t overlook the added calories that may be lurking in your daily coffee or tea! More than half of all U.S. adults drink coffee and over a quarter are considered tea drinkers. New research reveals that calories from milk, half and half, and sweeteners can pile up...

Read More