Cervical cancer vaccine deemed safe, but questions remain
August 19, 2009, 4 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
A government study deemed Gardasil safe for cervical cancer prevention, but questions remain about complications and effectiveness.
Cancer breakthrough: Drug kills stem cells that fuel tumors
August 14, 2009, 3:07 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Drug compound called salinomycin selectively targets and kills stem cells that cause tumors to grow.
Video: World's oldest man laid to rest
July 30, 2009, 4:38 p.m.
113-year-old World War I veteran was buried with full military honors.
Take a Shot of Sunshine and Call Me in the Morning
July 15, 2009, 3:09 p.m. by Plenty Magazine
Decreased sunlight in the winter could be a contributing factor to flu season.
Holy smokes! Man charged 23 quadrillion dollars for cigarettes
July 15, 2009, 1:38 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Is this the latest tax scheme to help fund renewable energy and health care?
Eat less, live longer: Monkeys show calorie restriction works
July 10, 2009, 11:44 a.m. by S.A. Rogers
A new study on rhesus monkeys suggests people could live longer and fend off disease with calorie-restricted diets.
Mosquito-borne dengue fever threat spreading across America
July 8, 2009, 1:53 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Dengue fever is a potential national public health threat that could worsen with climate change.
Video: MNN's 'Ask Vanessa' on Fox
July 2, 2009, 9:32 p.m.
MNN advice columnist Vanessa Vadim talked about the dangers of toxins in fireworks in conjunction with the July 4th holiday.
World Health Organization declares swine flu pandemic
June 11, 2009, 12:35 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Warning level raised to highest alert as infections climb in the U.S., Europe, Australia and elsewhere.