August 2010 Headlines
In Richmond, Va., Mark Lilly is taking local food to the people who need it most: those who can't get it themselves.
An independent review panel hired by the United Nations says the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change needs a major overhaul.
Pediatricians are warning parents that the swine flu is expected to return this year and are urging them to take the necessary precautions.
Emergency room visits for school-age athletes with concussions has skyrocketed in recent years.
The birth rate in the United States is at its lowest level in 100 years, according to numbers released Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Oil may no longer be flowing freely into the Gulf of Mexico, but remnants of the catastrophe will be around for years to come.
A study of British doctors found atheist and agnostic doctors are twice as likely to end the lives of their terminally ill patients compared to doctors who are very religious.
Researchers say the time most of us spend using those digital devices -- is taking away time the brain's need to rest.
Hurricane Danielle has now become a Category 4 storm far out in the Atlantic with winds nearing 135 miles per hour as it heads in Bermuda's direction.
Forecasters say Hurricane Danielle has grown to a Category 2 storm with winds of more than 100 miles per hour.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, wholesale prices of eggs have jumped since the recall.
Some religious organizations have also expressed their opinions on the stem cell controversy that erupted this week.
Researchers have some simple tips on how to lose weight.
Obesity in American children and teens is a problem that's only getting worse, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Pediatric Obesity.
Gerard Henry, author of Seductive Delusions: Exposing Lies About Sex, warned that teen sex has damaging effects on more than just a student's grades.
Hurricane Danielle reached Category 2 status early Tuesday, but unexpectedly lost strength with maximum winds near 80 mph.
Some emergency rooms are using text messages and flashing billboards to advertise how long patients will have to wait to see a doctor.
Two farms in Iowa are at the center of the nationwide recall of more than 500 million eggs.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked new government rules on stem cell research, because he said it destroys human embryos.
More than 500 million eggs have been recalled in the latest salmonella outbreak, but some health experts believe it could have been prevented.
Bed bugs are increasingly becoming a problem in not only hotels, but also houses, apartments, and dormitories.
The salmonella outbreak which has sickened at least 2,000 people and triggered a massive egg recall will likely increase, according to federal health officials.
The CDC is working with other health officials to investigate the salmonella poisoning outbreak that has been linked to eggs in at least three states.
For children across the country battling autism, a surf board seems to be just what the doctor ordered.
Doctors in Massachusetts and Maine are trying something new with patients fighting obesity. Instead of drugs, they're writing prescriptions for fruits and vegetables.
Cancer has the highest economic costs of any disease in the world, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society.
A new study, published in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, shows that hearing loss in American teenagers is on the rise.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that obesity rates in the country have increased over the past few decades by nearly a third of the population.
When Kelsey Weber lost her right hand in a car accident, she was told to abandon her nursing aspirations. But Kelsey had other ideas.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed global temperatures from January through July as being the warmest since 1880.
Seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is being put under the microscope, with fish, shrimp and other catches ground up to hunt for minute traces of oil.
A new controversial contraceptive pill has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A new study suggests pastors neglect their own health because they're so busy tending to other people's needs.
The rate at which women died from breast cancer dropped faster in Britain than in any other major European country during the last two decades
Most countries have started cancelling vaccine orders and shutting down hotlines.
Ecologists have attributed the phenomenon to the higher amounts of rainfall that have fallen across the country.
Space station astronauts are back outside again, attempting urgent repairs.
Researchers found that men and women with bigger waistlines have twice the risk of dying in the next 10 years compared to people with smaller waistlines.
A new study says prayer really can help the sick, according to a new study by researchers from Indiana University.
With parts of the country enduring a scorching heat wave that forecasters predict may linger a while, it's important to be aware of heat-related illnesses.
A storm on the sun may mean a colorful light show for people in the northern part of the country.
While most people would not be happy to wake up and find their dog had chewed off their toe, one Michigan man said he has nothing but gratitude for his furry friend.
Congress is demanding an explanation from the Kellogg Company regarding what led to the recall of millions of cereal boxes that made several people sick.
Certain cancer cells actually feed on the common food sweetener, fructose, according to a new study from the University of California Los Angeles.
A group of transplant patients in Wisconsin who once battled for their lives, are now battling one another in a friendly competition.
One Arkansas teenager shocked doctors and got national attention when a maggot was found feeding on his eyeball.
Alarms sounded throughout the sprawling outpost as the circuit breaker for the pump in that line tripped, causing the pump to stop working.