Tue, Aug 31, 2010 3:13 PM by Lynne Peeples, Reuters
While monkeypox is somewhat less serious than smallpox, it can still scar and even kill its victims.
Tue, Aug 31, 2010 11:37 AM by John Platt
Before fish from the Gulf can make it to your supermarket, it must first pass the government sniff test.
Coca-Cola : Coming Together
Tue, Aug 31, 2010 8:56 AM by Jill Lawless, AP
Harry Potter author's mother succumbed to multiple sclerosis in 1990.
Mon, Aug 30, 2010 4:33 PM by Agence France-Presse
The risk of squamous cell carcinoma decreased substantially when a variety of fruits and vegetables were eaten.
Mon, Aug 30, 2010 7:50 AM by Kate Kelland, Reuters
Researchers found that patients with a certain DNA variant affecting regulation of a brain chemical have a greater risk of developing migraines.
Sun, Aug 29, 2010 7:26 PM by Frank Eltman, AP
In communities across the U.S., children with disabilities are amazing their parents and themselves by hopping on surfboards and riding the waves.
Sat, Aug 28, 2010 11:38 PM by Agence France-Presse
Offspring of insects die quickly, but proposal raises concerns of unintended consequences.
Sat, Aug 28, 2010 4:07 PM by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, AP
The program will expand Medicare benefits to cover up to eight counseling sessions a year for people who want to quit.
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 5:46 PM by Randolph E. Schmid, AP
More than 5,500 families have sought compensation through the government's Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 1:11 PM
Brazilian teenager Elisany Silva towers over her peers at 6'9”, but she may use her height to her advantage as a runway model.
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 1:09 PM by Reuters
Nearly half of adult Brazilians are overweight and about 15 percent are obese, a significant gain compared to a survey taken in 1974.
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 10:08 AM by Maria Cheng, AP
Doctors who described themselves as "extremely" or "very nonreligious" were twice as likely to make decisions that could accelerate a patient's death.
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 7:30 AM by Agence France-Presse
Researchers took skin biopsies from patients with liver disease, and from three healthy patients, "reprogramming" the skin samples into stem cells.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 4:49 PM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Inserting a sliver of collagen into the eye coaxes its own natural corneal cells to regrow and restore vision.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 2:04 PM by Amy Norton, Reuters
In a study of 867 U.S. adults, prescription antihistamine users were more likely to be overweight or obese than non-users were.