October 2009 Headlines
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All across the U.S., a growing number of cities are looking for ways to cut costs, with some turning to the environment for savings.
A new program helps older drivers either brush-up on their skills or hang-up their keys.
More than 40,000 women died of breast cancer last year. Though several groups are working to find a cure, some fear the cause is falling victim to too much commercialization.
American researchers at Stanford University claim they have found a way to make human embryonic stem cells turn into the two components needed to make a baby.
The current generation of children could be the first in U.S. history to die earlier than their parents - and a recent study reveals cereal ads may be partly to blame.
CBN News spoke with Roger Troy Wilson about his life-changing experience and why he credits God for being able to lose weight.
A new study reveals people tend to eat fewer calories when nutritional information is posted on menu boards.
An asteroid went undetected by telescopes before it hit our atmosphere earlier this month.
Environmental superstar Josh Dorfman says you don't have to work really hard or deprive yourself to live green.
NASA's newest rocket has blasted off on a test flight that may pave the way for a return to the moon.
Children taking widely prescribed psychiatric drugs gain significant amounts of weight, a study has found.
The federal government may end up discarding unused doses of swine flu vaccine, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
A landmark $30 million study by the World Health Organization shows the long term use of cell phones may be linked to cancer.
Valley Bible Fellowship Church is a welcoming place, with one exception: kids with a fever are denied entrance to Sunday school.
Americans are cooling to the idea of global warming, according to a Pew Research Center poll.
At least one in five U.S. children aged 1 to 11 don't get enough vitamin D and could be at risk for a variety of health problems.
Even as President Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, some are saying the 'emergency' is still no reason to panic.
It's only October, but already 86 American children have died from the swine flu. That's a startling number, considering in a normal year, 45 children die from the seasonal flu.
The Aussies have had an average year, even though dominated by some severe swine flu cases.
A new ABC News/Washington Post poll says nearly four in 10 parents will skip the shot for their kids.
A new warning says drinking alcohol increases your risk of certain types of cancer.
Health officials promise there will be enough vaccines to go around soon, but many-- including lawmakers-- are wondering why it's taking so long.
Researchers found that older adults between 55 and 78 who began surfing the Web improved their brain function after only a few days.
Administration officials will be meeting Wednesday with a Senate committee to talk about the country's response.
A landfill has become a new source of energy for two Missouri state prisons and for the capital city of Columbia.
Dr. David Berlinski is especially critical of how Darwin's writings fueled the ideas of the Nazis and Hitler.
Plum Organics is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food.
Health officials have spent months trying to convince Americans to get the swine flu vaccine, but it appears there is not enough to go around.
Four Denver area hospitals are not using FluMist. Hospital officials are concerned that this live, though altered, microbe threatens some of their weaker patients.
The Obama administration is liberalizing federal policy on laws governing the use of medical marijuana.
Quite possibly the biggest problem facing the health care system today is a frightening shortage of doctors.
A New York congressman has issued a warning about con artists selling fake flu drugs online.
Beginning in mid-2010, new versions of digital cameras, cell phones and computers will be able to "talk" directly to each other without having to connect to a wireless network first.
For the first time Wednesday, hospitals across the U.S. began administering swine flu vaccine inoculations -- but how safe are they?
A new federal study reveals that many people being hospitalized with the swine flu were previously healthy individuals.
As the H1N1 virus continues to spread, a growing number of hospitals are no longer allowing children and teenagers inside unless they are patients.
A new Harvard study found that only a few states require specific nutrition and physical activity for children under the age of 5 in daycare.
Some 33 years ago, swine flu caused a nationwide panic and may have even helped bring down a presidency.
The number of children dying from the swine flu has reached disturbing heights.
Health officials said Friday that 76 U.S. children have died of swine flu, including 19 new reports in the past week.
NASA has successfully bulldozed two spacecraft into the moon's south pole in a search for hidden ice, but without the promised live photos.
Despite fears among Americans, federal health officials are pushing the swine flu vaccine and promising to track its side effects.
Paleontologists in eastern France have reported the discovery of some of the largest dinosaur footprints ever documented, measuring about 1.4 meters to 1.5 meters (4.6 feet to 4.9 feet) in diameter.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tim Vilsack wants Congress to give the government more power to take action during tainted-food incidents.
As of Tuesday, the nasal spray vaccine for swine flu is available in 14 states. But surveys show the public is mixed about getting the vaccine.
The first batches of the H1N1 flu vaccine have finally arrived, and none too soon, because the virus is currently affecting people in all 50 states.
Three Americans won the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering a key mechanism in the genetic operations of cells, an insight that has inspired new lines of research into cancer.
Flu season is here and after months of planning and testing, the first batches of H1N1 swine flu vaccine become available this week.
The nation's nursing homes are perilously close to laying off workers, cutting services.
Two European filmmakers have spent two years traveling the world, documenting the affects of environmental laws and climate change regulations for the film, "Not Evil, Just Wrong."
The long-awaited first vaccinations against swine flu - the squirt-in-the-nose kind - begin early next week in parts of the country, and states are urging people to be patient until more arrives.