- Sheryl Crow Blames Cell Phone For Her Brain Tumor
September 10 2012 5:58 PM
The jury is still out on whether cell phones cause tumors, but singer Sheryl Crow squared the blame on the devices for her benign growth during an appearance Monday on "Katie."
- 'ObamaCare' Led To Record Drop In Uninsured Young Adults Last Year
September 10 2012 11:02 AM
The number of uninsured people between the ages of 19 and 25 fell to its lowest level since 2007.
- Half Of Women May Have Sleep Apnea: Study
September 10 2012 10:14 AM
In the random population sample of adult women who answered a questionnaire and were monitored while sleeping, half experienced at least five episodes an hour when they stopped breathing for longer than 10 seconds, the minimum definition of sleep apnea.
- Artery Injury Signs Common In Pro Volleyballers
September 10 2012 10:02 AM
After encountering arterial aneurysms - dangerous bulges in a blood vessel wall - in the shoulders of a half dozen pro volleyballers, Dutch researchers canvassed nearly 100 players to see how many more had possible signs of the same injury.
- Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak: Death Toll Rises As Travelers Discover Virus After Leaving National Park
September 09 2012 12:44 PM
Yosemite National Park authorities have doubled the estimate of those likely infected in a recent outbreak of the hantavirus, a deadly pulmonary disease commonly carried by mice and other rodents.
- Questions Remain On Value Of Robot Prostate Surgery
September 07 2012 10:42 AM
Even if some complications such as bleeding happen less frequently with robotic surgery, it's possible men who get that procedure may have more sexual or urinary problems further down the road.
- Cranberry Juice May Beat Kids' Bladder Infections
September 07 2012 10:34 AM
Researchers found that cranberry juice made with high concentrations of proanthocyanidins (PACs) cut kids' risk of repeat urinary tract infections by two-thirds, versus a comparison juice.
- India "Gutka" Chewing Tobacco Habit A Tough Nut To Crack
September 06 2012 10:05 AM
Last week, Punjab became the tenth of 28 states to ban the sale of gutka after the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India reclassified it as a foodstuff, prohibiting the use of tobacco and nicotine as "ingredients in any food product".
- Colorado Girl Afflicted By Bubonic Plague; How To Avoid The 'Black Death' That Killed 25 Million People [VIDEO]
September 05 2012 10:00 PM
A young girl in Colorado is recovering from a bout with the bubonic plague. It's the third reported case in America this year.
- Women In Asia Largely Ignorant, Fatalistic, About Fertility
September 05 2012 10:39 AM
Only 30 percent of Asian women surveyed, all aged 25-40, recognized that obesity could reduce fertility and only 36 percent knew that chances of getting pregnant declined with age.
- US Officials Sound Worldwide Alert For Yosemite Hantavirus Risk
September 05 2012 10:21 AM
Of the 10,000 people thought to be at risk of contracting hantavirus pulmonary syndrome from their stays in Yosemite between June and August, some 2,500 live outside the United States.
- Japan’s Demographic Doom: Tokyo’s Population Will Be Cut In Half Over Next Century
September 04 2012 10:00 AM
This means that Tokyo’s population in 2100 will match the numbers from 1940.
- Organic Food No More Nutritious Than Non-organic: Study
September 04 2012 9:07 AM
Researchers found there was no difference in the amount of vitamins in plant or animal products produced organically and conventionally - and the only nutrient difference was slightly more phosphorous in the organic products.
- Child Porn Evidence Unreliable: Study of Playboy
September 04 2012 8:49 AM
In many child pornography cases, prosecutors are basing their cases against people who have downloaded images, yet don't have a way to confirm the subjects' ages.
- Organic Foods: Top 3 Myths Busted; US Study Links Healthy Eating To Judicious Food Choices
September 04 2012 7:26 AM
Organic foods are as good as conventionally grown foods except for the lower level of pesticides in food items. However, pesticide levels in conventional foods are within permissible limits, according to a new study conducted by the Stanford University.
- Hurricane Kirk Weakens, Flood Warnings and Tornado Watch Issued For Isaac
September 01 2012 2:30 AM
Even as the Hurricane Isaac weakens to a tropical depression bringing heavy rain and flash floods in Mississippi and lower Ohio River valley, Hurricane Kirk, the fifth hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season advances toward north east at 26 KM per hour, a National Weather Service Bulletin said.
- Cape Cod Beaches Closed After Multiple Great White Shark Sightings
August 31 2012 9:51 PM
A series of great white shark sightings have caused the closure of several beaches on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Reports indicate at least three sharks were sighted along Cape Cod beaches, with the sharks measuring between 14 and 18 feet.
- Death With Dignity: Doctor-Prescribed Suicide For Terminally Ill May Soon Be A Way To Die In Massachusetts
August 31 2012 3:26 PM
Nearly two decades ago, Oregon became the first state to allow terminally ill patients to get a prescription for drugs that could be used to take their own lives. Since then, about 600 people in the state have chosen to die in this fashion. Now, it's Massachusetts' turn to consider legalizing this controversial way of death.
- Mercury, Oils From Fish At Odds In Heart Health
August 31 2012 11:57 AM
In an analysis of more than 1,600 men from Sweden and Finland, researchers found that men with high levels of mercury in the body had an increased risk of heart attacks, while those with a high concentration of omega-3s had a lower risk.
- Phone Therapy Helps Some With Marijuana Dependence
August 31 2012 11:50 AM
Researchers found that almost twice as many users significantly cut back on marijuana following four hour-long phone counseling sessions compared to those who were put on a treatment waiting list.