- Cell phone radiation increases cancers in rats, but should we worry?
The issue of whether cell phone use could cause cancer has been mired in confusion, with some studies failing to find an increased risk of brain tumors among cell phone users, while others suggest greater risk among the most frequent of users.- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 10:25pm -
- The abortion ruling no one knew about: Georgia's 20-week ban
For nearly seven months, it has been illegal for physicians in Georgia to provide abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy -- but almost no one knew it.- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 9:48pm -
- Trapped and dying: No help for terminally ill Syrian boy
A Syrian couple who fled their homes to get medical help for their son have nothing left but their children left -- now they fear losing them to illness.- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 8:56pm -
- 3.1 million Tommee Tippee Sippee cups recalled
Mayborn USA has issued a voluntary recall of 3.1 million Tommee Tippee Sippee children's spill-proof cups because of mold, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday.- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 5:20pm -
- Get on board: The new four-wheeled sport for everyone
What is a race? Sponsored:Drivers Will Be Furious When This Finally Happens If you drive less than 50 miles a day, this new rule will shock you. - 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 5:20pm -
- A dreaded superbug found for the first time in a U.S. woman
The United States' first known case of a superbug that cannot be killed by a last resort-style kind of antibiotic was detailed in a report by the U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday.Popular: Guns in America | Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Bl…- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 4:44pm -
- Many sunscreens contain lower SPF than labels claim, study finds
Nearly half of sunscreen products in the United States do not live up to the SPF claim on their bottles, according to a new study.Sponsored:Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this. - 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 3:35pm -
- Would you eat this in space?
Would you like red pepper risotto in a place where everything around you is floating in space? Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 2:39pm -
- Dancer: 'I am so much more than my wheelchair'
Ever since she was a young girl, Teri Westerman knew she was destined to be a dancer. - 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 2:38pm -
- Living in the shadow of Huntington's disease
Four words have haunted Matt Manzone as long as he can remember: "Should I get tested?"- 4 days ago, 27 May 16, 10:29am -
- Southern charm, deadly streets
The quaint city of Savannah, Georgia, has seen a surge in gun violence, averaging a killing every 5 days this year. And despite a new initiative to stop the killings, the shootings have not abated.- 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 7:09pm -
- House Republican says he used medical marijuana while in office
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is a Republican congressman from California, a senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.- 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 7:09pm -
- Texting while driving might derail your brain's 'autopilot'
Whether it's kids squabbling in the back seat, work stress, or your phone constantly pinging, countless things can distract you when you're driving. But are certain distractions riskier than others?- 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 7:09pm -
- Zero gravity weighs heavy on your health
After more than 50 years of human spaceflight, NASA is an expert in what happens to the human body when it's in zero gravity.- 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 4:08pm -
- What makes a good speller (or a bad one)?
By the time he was 6 or 7 years old, Sameer Mishra was a pretty confident speller. His memory was sharp, he liked to read, and he actually enjoyed the weekly tests at school. While his parents drilled his older sister, a National Spelling Bee competi…- 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 4:07pm -
- Why strong friendships are key to men's mental health
For decades this Philadelphia physician lived a life inside his head, rarely expressing himself with his heart. He says his inability to open up wasn't good for his first marriage, or his second. - 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 1:19pm -
- This is your brain in space
NASA has to solve the people problem before it can send humans to Mars.- 5 days ago, 26 May 16, 12:05pm -
- Americans are fatter than ever, CDC survey finds
The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are encouraging -- more Americans had health insurance and fewer smoked cigarettes in 2015 than in previous years --…- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 4:08pm -
- BMX biker Dave Mirra diagnosed with CTE
Iconic BMX biker Dave Mirra was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the same brain disease that has been diagnosed in a number of former professional football players, including Junior Seau and Ken Stabler. Mirra is the first extreme spor…- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 4:03pm -
- The most accurate clock in the world is redefining the second
What if everything you knew about time was wrong and time actually moved at a different rate than what your watch or the clock on your phone is telling you right now? A new study is getting us closer to a much more accurate way to keep time and that…- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 3:25pm -
- Why are humans (mostly) monogamous?
Modern culture tells us that each person has their "one" -- a perfect partner to share the rest of their lives with.- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 1:18pm -
- Study: Mom's voice works like a charm on your brain
Less than one second. That's how long it takes children to recognize their mother's voice. And that voice lights a child's brain up like a Christmas tree.- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 1:18pm -
- Your food labels are going to look a lot different
The labels on the food you buy will soon look a lot different, and the government hopes the change will help you make healthier decisions.- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 1:18pm -
- Why some couples have more sex
If researchers seem a bit, well, voyeuristic with regard to people's sex lives, there's good reason for it: In heterosexual marriages, the happier people are with the sexual lives, the happier they are with their relationships. And if you want to kno…- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 1:17pm -
- Baby born without skull in the back of his head defies odds
Even as Ben and Alyssa Riedhead were expecting their first child, they were planning for his funeral. But baby Williams proved the doctors wrong.- 6 days ago, 25 May 16, 11:54am -
- How to stop a kid's meltdown
In my house, we called it going boneless. That's when my girls, as toddlers, would arch their backs, screaming uncontrollably, usually in a public place (of course!) and there was nothing my husband or I could do to satisfy them. - 7 days ago, 24 May 16, 4:01pm -
- It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds
Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby "cry it out," the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep. But a new study adds support to…- 7 days ago, 24 May 16, 4:00pm -
- Health issues the candidates should be talking about
References to the Affordable Care Act -- sometimes called Obamacare -- have been a regular feature of the current presidential campaign season.- 7 days ago, 24 May 16, 2:25pm -
- WHO boss: Zika result of 'massive' mosquito control failures
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan lashed out at family planning and mosquito control "failures" as root causes of the ongoing Zika crisis in an address to the World Health Assembly Monday.- 7 days ago, 24 May 16, 1:47pm -
- Doctor uses iPad to conduct surgery- 7 days ago, 24 May 16, 11:48am -
- The top 10 new species of 2016
Scientists believe that 10 million species still await discovery around the world. And every year -- on the birthday of Carolus Linnaeus, the 18th century Swedish botanist considered the father of modern taxonomy -- the International Institute for Sp…- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 7:25pm -
- Does your city rank among the nation's fittest?
For the third year in a row, Washington, D.C., has nabbed the top spot in the annual American Fitness Index (PDF), which ranks the 50 biggest metropolitan areas in the country.- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 6:11pm -
- Companies at fault in fatal French drug trial, investigation finds
The French Health Ministry has found fault with the two companies that were part of a French drug trial that went wrong in January, killing one person and hospitalizing five others.- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 6:09pm -
- Is one minute of exercise all you need?
If someone told you that you could get a full workout in the same amount of time it takes you to make a cup of tea or take out the trash, would you believe them?- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 6:09pm -
- How humor helps tackle taboo topics
If you thought peeing in your pants was just an issue for toddlers, a hilarious new video will quickly show you that is not the case.- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 2:00pm -
- Stopping gun homicides by paying kids not to kill
Richmond, California, has seen a dramatic drop in gun homicides in recent years after a program was introduced that allows violent youth a $1,000 stipend to stop their ways.Sponsored:Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next c…- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 12:49pm -
- 100-pound weight loss helps 'broken' man rebuild- 8 days ago, 23 May 16, 11:53am -
- Zika: Is the U.S. ready for the fight?
If you're a mosquito and you value your life, stay away from Fort Myers, Florida.- 11 days ago, 20 May 16, 3:01pm -
- What gun violence victims can learn from Big Tobacco
Will the lawsuit against Remington follow the playbook against cigarette manufacturers and put a huge crack in an industry with near immunity from liability?- 11 days ago, 20 May 16, 1:36pm -
- Bryan Stow, attacked for being a baseball fan, finds his new calling
In the auditorium at Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, hundreds of students cheer as Bryan Stow walks on stage with the aid of crutches to the rousing guitar chords of the ultimate '80s inspiration song, "Eye of the Tiger."- 12 days ago, 19 May 16, 1:44pm -
- Dr. robot could conduct your next surgery
Scientists have shown the first use of autonomous robots to conduct bowel surgery under supervision, paving the way for robots one day taking the lead in the operating room.- 12 days ago, 19 May 16, 1:28pm -
- New bill aims to help rape victims rebuffed at hospitals
She remembers leaving the neighborhood bar at closing time and walking down the street with the guy who kept an eye on her drink while she ducked into the restroom. She remembers telling him she didn't want to have sex. She remembers the pool of bloo…- 12 days ago, 19 May 16, 1:10pm -
- Should you tough out pain or take painkillers?
You're in pain, and your doctor wants you to give you a heavy-duty drug like OxyContin or Vicodin or Percocet.- 13 days ago, 18 May 16, 4:25pm -
- One transgender woman's long road to finding herself
It was September 2015 and I was about to tell my co-workers something huge. I was filled with tremendous anxiety, as I had been before telling my sister, my dad and my kids. "Where do I start? What do I say first? What will they think it means for th…- 13 days ago, 18 May 16, 1:15pm -
- The most popular baby names of 2015- 13 days ago, 18 May 16, 1:15pm -
- Free-roam childhoods fading away
Tytia Habing moved back to rural Illinois so her young son could roam freely and explore nature like she once did.- 13 days ago, 18 May 16, 1:15pm -
- Is it time to change how we label 'healthy' food?
The FDA is considering updating its criteria for foods to have the term "healthy" on their packaging as experts worry current requirements are misleading.- 13 days ago, 18 May 16, 1:15pm -
- How do astronauts handle their periods?
A team of space gynecologists discuss what it's like for women to have their periods in space and the options -- and benefits -- available to them.- 14 days ago, 17 May 16, 1:14pm -
- Quiz: How healthy is your diet?
Are you eating a nutritional diet? Find out with our quiz!- 15 days ago, 16 May 16, 6:44pm -
- NASA's Kepler discovers 1,284 planets
The Kepler mission has discovered 1,284 planets, the most exoplanets announced at one time, according to Princeton associate research scholar Timothy Morton during a NASA press conference. This more than doubles the number of previously confirmed pla…- 15 days ago, 16 May 16, 1:34pm -