Thu, Aug 05, 2010 5:06 PM by Reuters
The H1N1 virus was first identified in people in April 2009, but genetic research suggests it has been circulating for at least a decade.
Thu, Aug 05, 2010 1:03 PM by Katherine Butler
The adventurer survived capture by guerilla soldiers in Colombia in 2002.
Coca-Cola : Coming Together
Wed, Aug 04, 2010 11:53 AM by Science Nation
Video: Could working the night shift alter a woman's body clock enough to cause breast cancer?
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 8:59 PM by Mike Stobbe, AP
A new government telephone survey released Tuesday puts the adult obesity rate at nearly 27 percent and rising.
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 4:56 PM by Frederic J. Frommer, AP
Environmental groups say an estimated 10 million to 20 million birds and other animals die each year from lead poisoning in the U.S.
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 1:46 PM by Maggie Fox, Reuters
The dietary supplement market is worth $26.7 billion, but many supplements contain ingredients that cause cancer, heart problems or liver damage.
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 3:01 AM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Lots of problems — lung diseases, chest trauma, thoracic surgery — can cause an air leak in the lung, making the lung partially collapse.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 9:54 PM by Associated Press
Most of the infections are bubonic plague but four are pneumonic plague.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 4:48 PM by Lisa Orkin Emmanuel, AP
A study released in May showed that 69 percent of black children and 58 percent of Hispanic kids either had low or no swimming ability.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 8:45 AM
Video: Newsweek’s Sharon Begley explains why summer vacations can be bad for your health.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 8:33 AM by Associated Press
The organization is trying to spur blood donations, but it didn't want to leave its many Amish donors out of the giveaway.
Mon, Aug 02, 2010 12:00 AM by Margie Mason, AP
A rabies epidemic has gripped Bali, an island of 3 million people and one of Asia's top tourist destinations.
Sun, Aug 01, 2010 12:01 AM by Heidi Vogt, AP
The idea is that soldiers will heal best if kept with those who understand what they've been through, rather than being moved to a U.S. treatment center.
Sat, Jul 31, 2010 1:38 PM
In the unlikely event that you have dead mice in your freezer, this salmonella recall may apply to you.
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 4:24 PM by Jeanne Bonner
There are a few basic strategies to prevent germ spread. With that in mind, here are a few ideas.