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A campus vending machine dispenses Plan B pills
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:50:55 GMT
Students at UC Davis can now press A4 for Plan B.
Henrietta Lacks: Her cells, her legacy
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:22:42 GMT
Her story took decades to become known. It was one Henrietta Lacks never realized was coming.
Frozen hash brown recall due to possible 'extraneous golf ball materials'
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:11:50 GMT
FDA: Texas lethal injection drugs must be destroyed?or exported?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:14:50 GMT
Execution drugs delivered to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Arizona Department of Corrections must be refused and either destroyed or exported within 90 days, according to court documents filed on Thursday.
Aaron Hernandez's brain to be examined for CTE
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:51:15 GMT
The family of Aaron Hernandez plans to donate his brain to scientists to determine whether he had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease linked to a number of NFL athletes.
Should you take statins? Two guidelines, different answers
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:56:28 GMT
10-year-old boy with autism arrested at Florida school
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:29:54 GMT
A 10-year-old boy with autism spent the night behind bars after being arrested on charges of assaulting his teacher, CNN affiliate WPBF reported.
FDA warns against codeine, tramadol for children
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:46:50 GMT
The Food and Drug Administration says medications containing codeine or tramadol should not be given to children, and warns that these drugs could cause serious risks including difficulty breathing and death.
Norway's snow kiting battle with the wind gods
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:29:13 GMT
Snow kiting is as exciting as it looks. Speeds of up to 70 miles per hour. Leaping 80 feet up in the air and gracefully soaring distances as far as 500 feet before landing back on frozen terra firma.
Does apple cider vinegar have health benefits?
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:35:41 GMT
Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular natural health products around, with claims for everything from sanitizing toothbrushes to whittling waistlines. But how much of its popularity is based on hype? Could you be wasting your time or -- even worse -- harming your health?
Ad with transgender mom stirs debate on human rights
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:44:12 GMT
An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube.
Secretary Tom Price wants to fix US healthcare
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:51:01 GMT
While President Donald Trump insisted Congress repeal Obamacare within his first 100 days, the legislation was rushed, according to his Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price, and that's why the Republicans failed.
Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:53:50 GMT
How one county slashed sugary drink sales
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:15:03 GMT
Advertising shapes behavior, a truism given new life by a recent anti-soda campaign. A county in the heart of central Maryland aimed a three-year onslaught of TV ads, digital marketing, direct mail, outdoor ads and social media against sugary beverages. This campaign, which was accompanied by policy changes and community outreach, helped reduce sales of sweetened beverages, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Freshman posed as med student to treat patients at Denver hospital
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:59:39 GMT
Florida releases experimental mosquitoes to fight Zika
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:56:22 GMT
Thousands of mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria were released in an area of the Florida Keys this week, in hopes of a new approach to control the disease-carrying female Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits Zika virus, Dengue fever and Chikungunya.
What elite athletes can teach us about pregnancy
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:36:10 GMT
The mammals that can survive without oxygen
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:32:08 GMT
One of the world's most bizarre and remarkable animals is surprising scientists once again.
Britain's young royals open up about mental health
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:44:07 GMT
It is rare for the Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, to speak candidly on film. But in a video released Friday, Kate talks openly with her husband and Prince Harry about mental health and the importance of discussing mental wellbeing.
Protesters march worldwide in support of science
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:34:20 GMT
Teacher under fire for 'bathroom pass' genders
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:24:08 GMT
A New Mexico teacher's bathroom passes are being calling "inappropriate" and "rude" because of how they depict gender.
Arkansas executes death row inmate Ledell Lee
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:47:28 GMT
Arkansas executed convicted murderer Ledell Lee, the state's first inmate put to death in more than a decade.
How to cut the price of prescription drugs
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:00:35 GMT
If the new FDA director wants to reduce health care costs, he should promote policies that increase drug competition, remove unnecessary regulations and eliminate taxes that are ultimately passed on to consumers, Scott Atlas writes
What happens to your brain when you give up sugar
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:03:35 GMT
Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.
Measles outbreak surging in Italy
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:47:56 GMT
An outbreak of measles is spreading across Italy, with more than 1,600 cases of the disease reported in 2017, across 19 of the country's 21 regions.
How 4/20 became 'Weed Day'
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:58:12 GMT
There is something in the air today. Maybe you've noticed.
The new 'Fin' that propels amputees in the water
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:26:45 GMT
Amputees will have the opportunity to purchase, as early as this summer, a first-of-its-kind underwater prosthetic leg called "the Fin."
Study: 30% of kids have two or more sugary drinks a day
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:10:17 GMT
A new study sheds light on just how many calories and added sugars children are drinking.
Fearless boxer finds new life after health scare
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:11:47 GMT
Behind Andre Rozier's bright smile is an iron will to win.
Michigan doctors charged in first genital mutilation case in US
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:19:12 GMT