June 2010 Headlines
If you're trying to eat healthy, you have probably heard to avoid processed foods. But what exactly constitutes processed food?
Obesity rates in the U.S. are still rising, according to a new health study that says obesity rates increased in 28 states last year.
The National Hurricane Center has upgraded tropical storm Alex to a Category 1 hurricane.
New guidelines are urging survivors to exercise more, even those who haven't yet finished their treatment.
A Massachusetts public school district has decided to make condoms available to all students - excluding grades one through four.
Americans increasingly are treated to death, spending more time in hospitals in their final days, trying last-ditch treatments that often buy only weeks of time.
As crews continue to work on containing oil in the Gulf of Mexico, meteorologists are now monitoring a tropical disturbance that could be headed in their direction.
A great wooden steamship that sank more than a century ago in a violent Lake Michigan storm has been found off the Milwaukee-area shoreline.
A recent study indicated that people who have been worried about keeping their jobs are more likely to have health problems, too.
More than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.
A recent medical breakthrough using stem cells may restore sight to people blinded by burns.
How can you beat the clock without needles, surgery or spending much money? One of America's top beauty doctors says you too can have beautiful, youthful skin.
Parents want to try to find activities to keep their kids intellectually engaged, so their minds will stay focused and active over the summer break.
The Health Ministry notes that in 2009, 46.6 percent of Brazil's 190 million people were overweight.
The oil industry isn't the only business that's been hit hard by the oil spill. Both the tourism and the seafood industries have been feeling the pinch as well.
Many ER doctors say the No. 1 reason for overtesting and overtreating patients is fear of malpractice lawsuits.
Several scientists are saying it takes more faith to believe in evolution than it does to believe in a creator. New discoveries are showing more evidence for intelligence behind all life.
A new contraceptive pill is one step closer to being approved for the U.S. market.
The city of San Francisco is now requiring cell phone vendors to post the radiation level emitted by each phone.
More than 7,000 solar panels will soon be installed at a business park in Massachusetts.
The FDA could soon approve a new contraceptive pill said to be twice as effective as Plan B, the Morning After pill.
A giant meteor punched into the planet Jupiter's atmosphere earlier this month.
The United States Department of Agriculture has issued some new dietary guidelines to curb America's obesity crisis.
The average American's dose of radiation has grown six times as to what it was 10 years ago.
ESPN launched its new 3D sports network Friday with coverage of World Cup soccer. However, it's unclear if consumers will buy into having 3D at home.
Companies that offer employee health insurance expect another steep jump in medical costs next year, and more will ask workers to share a bigger chunk of the expense.
Engineering students from some of the nation's top universities will be facing off against each other on the water in the Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition.
About 5,500 years ago someone in the mountains of Armenia put his best foot forward in what is now the oldest leather shoe ever found.
More than 12,000 nurses in Minnesota were scheduled to walk off their jobs on Thursday.
Doctors feared BPA, a chemical found in almost all canned foods, could cause serious health problems such as cancer.
In Third World countries, parts of automobiles have been turned into inexpensive medical devices.
Ethanol and switchgrass have been recognized as a few familiar sources of potential renewable energy. But now developers are looking at the Megaflora Tree.
How much a man weighs has been directly linked to the size of his cancerous prostate tumor, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich.
Teachers warn that students who don't challenge their minds even a little during summer break will fall victim to the "summer slide."
Six men have voluntarily accepted the challenge to live locked inside a windowless module for the next year and a half, simulating a manned space mission to Mars.
Although the most widely used method of contraception, some critics believe the pill is dangerous both to women's bodies and the environment.
McDonald's recalled about 12 million Shrek-themed drinking glasses on Friday after they were found to contain the toxic metal cadmium.
More than 40 percent of unmarried American teens have had sex, according to a new study.
At least a third of U.S. companies offer financial incentives, or are planning to introduce them, to get their employees to lose weight or get healthier in other ways.