Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 8:22 am
The reasons why women get abortions are varied and personal. For some, it was because they were victims of rape or incest. Some were in abusive relationships and others weren't ready to be mothers.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 5:46 am
Several operating rooms have been shut down in a Washington children's hospital because of mold.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 3:41 am
As the number of American adults dying of cancer continues to decline, the number who are dying of heart disease is on the rise, according to a new report.
Posted on: 22 May 2019 | 3:36 am
Vermont's attorney general is suing eight members of the Sackler family, alleging they personally oversaw Purdue Pharma's deceptive marketing of opioids.
Posted on: 21 May 2019 | 8:42 pm
West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child.
Posted on: 21 May 2019 | 6:22 pm
Chants of "Mr. John! Mr. John!" drowned out Kool & the Gang's "Celebration" as 83-year-old school custodian John Lockett stepped into a corridor lined with adoring kids.
Posted on: 21 May 2019 | 2:01 pm
Hours after they began the process of allowing him to die, French doctors were ordered to restore the life support of a man in a vegetative state whose controversial case has divided his family and the public.
Posted on: 21 May 2019 | 1:44 pm
Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety.
Posted on: 21 May 2019 | 3:56 am
I live in the Bay Area, where, according to my very unscientific estimate, approximately 8 out of 10 parents self-identify as enlightened. These are the moms and dads who broach thorny topics like race, poverty and sexism with their young children, undeterred by their complexity and high stakes.
Posted on: 21 May 2019 | 3:50 am
The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Posted on: 20 May 2019 | 11:22 am
Providers at the only three clinics in Alabama that offer abortion services want patients to know their doors are still open.
Posted on: 18 May 2019 | 3:03 pm
On the morning of September 25, 2000, when Kevin Hines looked out from the Golden Gate Bridge, it must have been a magnificent sight. The sun bouncing off the coastline of Marin County to the left and backlighting the coast of San Francisco to the right, with Alcatraz straight ahead. There were probably boats of different types and sizes in the glittering water and an occasional sea lion breaking the surface.
Posted on: 18 May 2019 | 8:06 am
Implementing a sales tax may help get Americans to stop drinking sugary drinks, if a new study about Philadelphia soda consumption is any indication.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 11:48 am
A jury said Roundup gave a California couple cancer. So it gave them the largest award of any personal injury case this year and the 8th biggest in US history.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 12:35 am