San Francisco's mayor on Tuesday declared a local emergency to make it easier for the populous city and international travel hub to combat novel coronavirus if it comes -- even while stressing that it isn't there yet.
Posted on: 26 February 2020 | 3:16 pm
Losing your spouse or life partner and gaining the designation "widow" or "widower" is one of life's cruelest blows.
Posted on: 26 February 2020 | 1:37 pm
A woman insisted she needed a liver transplant. But doctors wouldn't allow it, removing her from waiting lists and recommending treatment for alcohol addiction instead.
Posted on: 26 February 2020 | 6:43 am
Girls can't do math. Boys can't read.
Posted on: 26 February 2020 | 5:55 am
As my wife, daughters and I hiked through the woods at one of the many state parks near our home, I explained to them how we were doing three things that were simultaneously boosting our happiness at that moment.
Posted on: 26 February 2020 | 5:42 am
Ultramarathoners and other endurance runners take note: You can't rely on electrolyte sports drinks and supplements to keep essential salt levels in balance and prevent illness during and after these grueling races, according to a new study.
Posted on: 25 February 2020 | 9:05 pm
If sperm was an animal, science might worry that it's heading toward extinction in Western nations.
Posted on: 25 February 2020 | 11:35 am
India has once again topped an annual list of cities with the worst air quality in the world, according to a new report, while Chinese cities have continued to show improvements from the previous year.
Posted on: 25 February 2020 | 7:03 am
The world's oldest living man, Chitetsu Watanabe, has passed away in Japan at the age of 112, the Niigata prefecture government said in a statement Tuesday.
Posted on: 25 February 2020 | 3:47 am
Heart disease is the number one killer of people worldwide.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 7:01 pm
Yet more bragging rights are in for the Mediterranean diet, long considered to be one of the healthiest in the world.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 4:17 pm
The word "fat" has haunted Harriet White her entire life.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 4:14 pm
My mother was one of four sisters. I have a younger sister, and between the two of us, we have four daughters.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 3:48 pm
A new study has linked a later bedtime with an increased risk of obesity for kids -- although the researchers say parents shouldn't rush to put their preschoolers to sleep earlier as a result.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 3:47 pm