April 2010 Headlines
Who are we? Where did we come from? What are we made of? Some scientists believe they are one step closer to answering those questions.
While many people find all the seasonal pollen to be a major annoyance, some say eating honey containing local pollen is a natural way to fight allergies.
Many don't know they have sickle cell trait and can go through life without symptoms. But combined with rigorous exercise, it can be deadly.
A museum in Kentucky that promotes biblical teaching about the origin of the universe says it reached the milestone of one million visitors on Monday.
Every year, doctors tell about 200,000 American men they have prostate cancer. One in 35 will die from the disease.
People with a common, obesity-related liver disease that has no known treatment got a surprising benefit from vitamin E pills, researchers reported Wednesday.
New research by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine shows that increased chocolate consumption is linked with depression.
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control says a growing obesity epidemic is a root cause for health problems among American adults.
Certain bad habits including smoking, drinking too much alcohol, inactivity and poor diet can age you by 12 years, new research shows.
Author Matthew Sleeth says it's possible to be a Christian and an environmentalist -- as long as everything is kept in proper perspective.
The Vatican will finance new research into the potential use of adult stem cells in the treatment of intestinal and possibly other diseases, officials announced Friday.
The bright images and short movie clips were taken from a new satellite designed to predict solar storms.
The University of Wisconsin in Madison is displaying several pieces of the spectacular meteorite that lit up the sky as it fell over Wisconsin last week.
A new report by the prestigious Institute of Medicine is prompting the federal government to consider placing limits on the amount of salt in food.
A group of retired military officers says American kids are too fat to fight, going so far as to say today's school lunches are threatening national security.
The shuttle containing its crew of seven astronauts came in for a smooth landing at Kennedy Space Center with Capt. Alan Poindexter at the controls.
Most Americans are against making marijuana illegal, but many more support making available for medical use.
Rain and overcast skies prevented space shuttle Discovery from returning to Earth on time Monday.
Officials warned Friday that Europeans should try to stay indoors if ash from Iceland's volcano starts settling.
President Obama assured workers he is '100 percent committed' to the future of NASA, despite cutting space missions.
A substantial number of heart doctors - about one in four - say they order medical tests that might not be needed out of fear of getting sued, according to a new study.
Eating too much of certain carbohydrates may increase the risk of heart disease in women.
A new study shows that eating the right type of foods may reduce the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Medical centers are recommending a carefully controlled method to help patients temporarily tolerate medications that their bodies once rejected.
New technology could make a big difference in how long shoppers stand in line at the grocery store.
If you've been outside lately, you know pollen is everywhere this season. From Florida to Texas to Colorado, scientists say it's worse than it's been in years.
Discovery astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson took the first spacewalk of their current mission on Friday.
A U.S. Air Force helicopter crashed in southeastern Afghanistan, killing three service members and one government contractor.
Many people don't believe in global warming. But if you do, you can't blame Bessie the cow for it anymore.
The asteroid was only recently discovered by NASA and is about 71 feet wide.
A new study by researchers from Harvard University shows smoking may increase the risk of getting multiple sclerosis.
The revolution started in a West Virginian town, but now Oliver is urging folks nationwide to cook food in its natural, "naked" state for a healthy, productive life.
Space shuttle Discovery successfully docked at the International Space Station early Wednesday, with its astronauts overcoming a rare antenna breakdown.
Pregnant women who exercise reduce the chances of their child becoming obese later in life according to a New Zealand study.
One hour of moderate to vigorous exercise a day can help teens beat the effects of a common obesity-related gene with the nickname "fatso," according to a new European study.
The seven-member crew is carrying tons of cargo, science experiments and spare parts to the International Space Station.
Research suggests the older you get, the happier you become.
The Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked at the International Space Station on Sunday morning.
A NASA astronaut and two Russian comonauts are headed to the International Space Station aboard a Russian rocket.
New research by the RAND Corporation shows putting small taxes on soft drinks does not decrease childhood obesity.