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A Man Got ‘Thunderclap Headaches’ After Eating the World’s Hottest Pepper

A Man Got ‘Thunderclap Headaches’ After Eating the World’s Hottest Pepper

There’s a cautionary tale in this week’s BMJ Case Reports journal, and it’s frightening enough to make anyone think twice about downing super spicy foods. According to doctors at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, New York, a patient there developed excruciatingly painful headaches—known as thunderclap headaches—after eating the world’s hottest ...

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The Surgeon General Says More People Should Carry Naloxone, the Opioid Antidote. Here’s Where to Get It and How Much It Costs

The Surgeon General Says More People Should Carry Naloxone, the Opioid Antidote. Here’s Where to Get It and How Much It Costs

The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, issued a public health advisory on Thursday urging more Americans to carry and learn to use the opioid overdose-reversing drug naloxone. Naloxone, which is often referred to by the brand name Narcan, can be lifesaving for people overdosing on opioids. As the nation’s ...

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