The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. The report is seen as an indicator of food poisoning trends. In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting thanks to better medicine, screening and care. A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say. Longer-term studies will be needed, experts caution. A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at lease if a new study is right, because low blood sugar can make spouses touchy. Obsessing over calories has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other ideas, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients.
Top Cyberthreats Exposed by Verizon Report Beyond Heartbleed, there are cyberthreats vying to take down enterprise networks, corrupt smartphones, and wreak havoc on businesses. Verizon is exposing these threats in a new report.
Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed? A security firm says the vast majority of Web sites have patched themselves to protect against the Heartbleed bug, but now there are questions raised on the reliability of open-source programs.