UPDATED: Holy Shit, This Weight Loss Supplement Has Prozac In It

The FDA just issued a warning not to use the weight-loss supplement Oxy ELITE Pro Super Thermogenic — because it contains fluoxetine, also known as Prozac. Not a drug humans should be taking unaware, and one that can cause serious side effects, including suicidal thoughts and seizures. » 2/28/15 9:03pm 2/28/15 9:03pm

The Dodgers Hired A Wizard, For Six Figures, To Send Good Vibes

Frank and Jamie McCourt, those feudin' and fussin' co-owners and estranged spouses, spent good money — really good money — on an elderly man who sat at home in Boston, watched Dodgers games on TV, and sent positive energy. » 6/10/10 11:30am 6/10/10 11:30am

Heads Roll At NFL's Concussion Committee

Ira Casson and David Viano, co-chairmen of the NFL's brain-injury committee and spiritual heirs to the quacks who cooked medical studies for Big Tobacco, have resigned. In response, NFL retirees forgot what they were going to say. [NYT] » 11/25/09 3:30pm 11/25/09 3:30pm

Even High School Football Players Are Destroying Their Brains

The doctor who sliced open the late Mike Webster's brain and determined that football can cause severe and debilitating brain damage has discovered the same sort of neurodegenerative disease in high school players. Are you ready for some Congressional hearing? » 10/05/09 1:00pm 10/05/09 1:00pm

NFL Gets Brained By Its Own Study

The NFL is slowly coming around to the idea that football can cause significant cognitive damage to its participants. Previously, this view was held by only players, fans, neuroscientists and those members of Western civilization not on the NFL's payroll. » 9/30/09 12:50pm 9/30/09 12:50pm