Premature Births Soar: U.S. On Par With Third-World Countries
May 03 2012 1:38 PM EDT
Over one in 10 babies were born prematurely in the U.S. in 2010.
New Evidence In 'Ice Mummy? Murder Mystery
May 03 2012 11:06 AM EDT
New evidence in the ice mummy murder mystery reveals the 5,300-year-old ice man died shortly after he was shot with an arrow from behind.
Mandatory Heart Screens Could Save Thousands Of Newborns
May 02 2012 4:36 PM EDT
Screening newborns for congenital heart disease with a pulse oximetry device could save thousands of lives, according to a new study.
Dog Excrement Keeps The Lights On At Arizona Park
May 02 2012 4:07 PM EDT
Students from Arizona State University are using dog feces to help power the local dog park
Garlic 100 Times Better Than Antibiotics For Food Poisoning
May 02 2012 11:03 AM EDT
Garlic is more effective than antibiotics at killing and preventing food poisoning, according to a new study.
Taser Guns Can Cause Heart Attacks, Study Says
May 01 2012 4:51 PM EDT
Tasers can cause cardiac arrest and even death, according to a new study.
Painkiller Addiction Increasingly Common In Newborns
May 01 2012 2:41 PM EDT
More and more babies are born with signs of withdrawals from painkiller addiction, according to a new study.
Breast Cancer Test Could Spot Disease A Decade Earlier
May 01 2012 1:22 PM EDT
A new test for breast cancer may be able to spot the disease up to a decade before it develops, according to a new study.
Top 10 Most Polluted Cities In The U.S.: Is It Safe To Breathe Where You Live? [SLIDESHOW]
April 30 2012 4:40 PM EDT
Air pollution may be declining, but over 40 percent of the U.S. population lives in areas where pollution makes breathing dangerous, according to a report by the American Lung Association
New Bee Feeds On The Sweat Of New Yorkers
April 30 2012 4:17 PM EDT
Researchers discovered a new type of bee in New York City that feeds on sweat and uses humans as a salt-lick.
Cannibal Shrimp Invading U.S. Waters
April 30 2012 1:36 PM EDT
The U.S. coast is being invaded by cannibal shrimp, according to by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Diabetes Treatments Fail In Teens Half The Time
April 30 2012 11:39 AM EDT
Type 2 diabetes is harder to treat in teens than in adults, according to a new study.
Ocean Garbage 'Vastly Underestimated' [SLIDESHOW]
April 27 2012 1:27 PM EDT
Ocean garbage may be over twice as high as previous estimates, according to a recent study.
New Spacecraft Will Come Closer To The Sun Than Ever Before
April 27 2012 1:13 PM EDT
The European Space Agency and NASA are undertaking a joint venture to launch a spacecraft that will get closer to the sun than any craft ever has before.
U.S. Workers Sleep-Deprived, CDC: What Are The Dangers Of Too Little Sleep?
April 27 2012 11:44 AM EDT
Many U.S. workers are sleep deprived, which could not only impact their job performance, but could be deadly as well, according to the CDC.
Martian Glass Indicates Water, Possibly Life, On The Red Planet
April 26 2012 5:07 PM EDT
Mars is full of glass dunes that bode well for the existence of water and even microbial life on the red plant, according to a recent study.
Natural Antacid May Have Helped Early Land-Creatures Survive Out Of Water
April 26 2012 4:27 PM EDT
Early land-creatures may have had a natural antacid that allowed them to stay out of water longer, according to a new study.
Berries May Slow Memory Loss: Other Health Effects Of These ?Superfoods?
April 26 2012 4:01 PM EDT
Blueberries and strawberries may slow memory loss in women, according to a new study. The findings add to the list of potential health effects from these superfoods.
Two-Thirds Of Americans Misuse Or Abuse Prescription Drugs
April 26 2012 2:23 PM EDT
Many Americans misuse or abuse prescription drugs, according to research by Quest Diagnostics.
Antidepressants Do More Harm Than Good, Study Says
April 25 2012 4:29 PM EDT
The side effects of antidepressants far outweigh their minimal benefits, according to a new study.