James Lewis, longtime suspect in Tylenol poisoning of seven people in 1982, dies in Cambridge, officials say – The Boston Globe

James W. Lewis was escorted through Logan Airport in Boston after being released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma on October 13, 1995. Lewis served more than 12 years for attempting to extort money from manufacturers of Tylenol during the murders of 1982 cyanide tampering.

James W. Lewis, long suspected of poisoning bottles of Tylenol in the Chicago area in 1982, a crime that killed seven people and forever changed the way thousands of products are packaged and sold, died in the apartment building of Cambridge where he had lived since the mid-1990s, police said. Lewis, 76, was found unconscious … Read more

Hepatitis C can be cured. So why aren’t there more people getting treatment?

Hepatitis C can be cured.  So why aren't there more people getting treatment?

Hepatitis C can cause severe liver damage and leads to approximately 15,000 deaths in the United States each year. James Cavallini/BSIP/Universal Images hide caption toggle caption on/off James Cavallini/BSIP/Universal Images Hepatitis C can cause severe liver damage and leads to approximately 15,000 deaths in the United States each year. James Cavallini/BSIP/Universal Images Ten years ago, … Read more

Eating this food may be a reason some people live to be 100 years old

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Eating this food may be a reason some people live to be 100 years old Updated: 12:45 PM EDT June 29, 2023 Beans, beans, the magic food of longevity? It’s true, these unassuming little morsels are filling and nutritious, and as the foundation of a plant-based diet, they’re good for the planet, too. But how … Read more

How Scottsdale’s Cornerstone Healing Center Helps People Stay Sober

Cornerstone Healing Center founder Estil Wallace (left) and Chief Operations Officer Marcus Clark (right) created the Scottsdale drug rehabilitation center program based on what worked to get them sober.  Here, they pose with Sead Hasic (center), director of clinical operations at Cornerstone.

Getting sober during treatment is one thing. Living sober in the world is another. This is the reality Cornerstone Healing Center chief operations officer Marcus Clark was well aware of when he helped his friend and sponsor Estil Wallace open the Scottsdale drug rehabilitation center in 2017. After years of abusing everything, Clark got sober … Read more

12 easy habits to adopt from people who never get anxious

12 easy habits to adopt from people who never get anxious

Anxiety is a universal human experience. However, some people navigate life’s complexities and uncertainties with an admirable sense of calm and composure. We now know that people who never get anxious have certain habits. Habits that are easy to adopt and replicate. By exploring and adopting these habits, we can also develop a similar sense … Read more

Stroke: Strenuous exercise increases the risk for people with blocked arteries

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Share on PinterestA recent study looked at the impact of strenuous exercise on stroke risk among people with blocked arteries. Drazen Zigic/Getty Images New research has found that an increased heart rate can lead to strokes in people with carotid artery stenosis (blocked arteries). For people without blocked arteries or minimal blockage, exercise helps maintain … Read more

Can better resources for mental health crisis care help people avoid 911 services? | MinnPost

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Too often, when a person is in the midst of a mental health crisis, they or their loved ones end up calling 911 or driving to the emergency room. While there’s no question that a mental health crisis can feel like it requires emergency action, a coalition of health care systems, law enforcement organizations, government … Read more

The top 8 fruits that the longest-lived people on earth eat regularly to age in good health

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wWe are well aware that adopting a plant-based diet can offer many health benefits. But did you know that it’s also linked to increasing your longevity? Deliver fruit and vegetables, let’s say. According to National Geographic reporter Dan Buettner, longevity expert and founder of the Blue Zones, there’s no question that fruits and vegetables play … Read more