NYCLU Faults Solitary Confinement In State Prisons
Albany, N.Y. (AP) – The New York Civil Liberties Union says state prison use of solitary confinement puts more than 4,000 prisoners into forced isolation that deprives them of meaningful human interaction and mental stimulation, while forcing idleness that fails to prepare them for release.
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|Face Transplant Surgery - 27 Hours
Warsaw, Poland (AP) - Doctors in Poland say they have performed an urgent total face transplant on a 33-year-old man whose face was torn off in an accident which also crushed his jaws.
|FDA panel backs experimental new insomnia drug
A federal panel of medical experts says that an experimental insomnia drug from Merck & Co Inc. appears safe and effective, despite evidence from company trials that the pill can cause daytime sleepiness and difficulty driving.