(CBS) The NFL draft season is around the corner, and teams will be looking at players' height, weight, speed, strength, and throwing ability. But the teams will also be testing players' brainpower.
That's where the Wonderlic Cognitive Abilty test comes in.Continue »
(CBS/AP) NEW YORK CITY - Smokers in the Big Apple are fuming, now that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed into law a ban on lighting up in city parks, beaches, public plazas and boardwalks. His administration banned smoking in restaurants, bars and other public indoor spaces in 2002.Continue »
(CBS/AP) - What price beauty?
That's a question curly-haired women are asking in the midst of warnings that popular hair-smoothing products sold under the Brazilian Blowout name contain formaldehyde - a substance the EPA has deemed a potential carcinogen.Continue »
(CBS/AP) SAN FRANCISCO - While millions of Americans are grappling with employer-provided health insurance that covers less and costs more, one surprising group is benefiting as of late - transgendered people.
That's according to an Associated Press report which found that big name companies like Coca-Cola, Campbell Soup and Walt Disney have expanded their insurance coverage to meet the needs of transgender workers.Continue »
(CBS) They call it the banana spider, and maybe not just because it's often found on South American fruit plantations.
Some say venom from the big South American arachnid - its legs can span four to five inches - could lead to a new treatment for erectile dysfunction.Continue »
(CBS/AP) ST. PAUL, MINN. - Minnesota lawmakers must have a beef with fat people who blame fast food restaurants for their weight problem.
How else to explain the passage of the "cheeseburger bill?" That's what people are calling the bill - just passed by a state House panel - that would block super-sized consumers from suing fast-food chains and other food companies for their weight problems.Continue »
(CBS) Is help finally on the way for doctors looking for a way to diagnose autism in infants?
Scientists in Boston say they've come up with the beginnings of a noninvasive diagnostic test - one that spots abnormal brain waves that suggest increased risk for the debilitating neurological disorder.Continue »