Let's talk about the mighty country of Canada for a minute. For most of us, our neighbor to the north is a a vast, mysterious frontier of nothingness and seasonal affective disorder. But those of us more carefully attuned to its culture have discovered the following: There is a meal that has been co ... More >>
Electroshock therapy is like a relic from bad fifties science fiction (and sounds scary as hell to boot -- though we admit our opinion, just like everyone else's, has been strongly influenced by the therapy scenes in The Bell Jar and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest). Pills make you feel like all you ... More >>
Big Boi mugs for the camera.Did you hear the one about the rapper who got busted for Ecstasy and Viagra? Earlier this week, Outkast rapper Big Boi got pinched for MDMA powder, Ecstasy pills, and an illegal prescription of the little blue pill for his disco stick. Which got us thinking -- what ... More >>
Yesterday, we reported on the surprisingly low percentage of drug and alcohol use in Missouri, based on the latest state-by-state data released each year by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Today we'll use that same ... More >>
image viaOr maybe a sad kid just needs a trip to Disney World and a pretty, pretty princess dress, just like Suri Cruise's.A team of child psychiatrists at Washington University has made an amazing discovery: The best way for parents to relieve depression in their toddlers is to play with the ... More >>
jamestorlakson.comJames Torlakson is a father whose website pays tribute to his daughter who killed herself while on Celexa.Not sure why Post-Dispatch writer Jim Doyle's scathing article today on Earth City-based Forest Pharmaceuticals wasn't featured in Sunday's paper where it would have attract ... More >>
Leonardo Drisdel in jail back in 2005.Leonardo Drisdel, former host of the talk show The Human Factor on the now defunct AM station WGNU will stand trial May 2, 2011 for the slaying of Cassandra Kovack. On June 4 2005 police found Kovack dead in her Miami Street apartment, her body beaten, her ar ... More >>
The Obama administration has selected former New York City health comissioner Margaret A. Hamburg to lead the FDA. (Washington Post)Why do we love salt? A new study suggests a new reason: It's an antidepressant. (BBC News)London renowned Fat Duck reopens after a mystery illness sickened 400 diners. ... More >>
Forget heart disease and lung cancer, which won't kill you for another 30 years or so, researchers from the University of Miami School of Medicine found that exposure to second-hand smoke may double the likelihood of depression:This study confirmed exposure to smoke by measuring cotinine -- a chemic ... More >>
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Police and prosecutors say they know who brutally murdered Cassandra Kovack. But no one has answered the question: Why?
Sunday, December 26; Creepy Crawl
Saturday, April 3; the Rocket Bar
Schlafly beer turns twelve
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Faced with an unprecedented rash of inmate suicides, St. Louis was slow to respond. Now there's a new jailhouse boss in town.