June 2011 Headlines
For years, doctors have been saying a diet high in salt is bad for your health. Now one doctor may have discovered an easy way to pursue a low sodium lifestyle.
Unforgiveness can destroy a person's spiritual health and physical well-being. As a result, many doctors are beginning to integrate 'forgiveness therapy' treatment.
More than a quarter of all adults in the U.S. are obese, and that number is steadily growing. A new study shows snacking is the culprit.
A Texas teenager has credited God for the rare heart surgery that saved his life.
Nurseries across the country are a little more safer today as stores can no longer sell drop-side cribs, which have been blamed for a number for infant deaths.
The FDA says the world's best-selling cancer drug, Avastin, is ineffective against treating breast cancer.
The U.S. government has a new campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling in the wake of a European E. coli outbreak that has killed almost 50 people.
Seattle researchers found that sleep problems are more common in three to 5-year-olds that watch TV after 7 p.m.
For New York City's 8 million residents, jockeying for space is a 24/7 exercise. Still, hundreds are seeking out nooks and crannies to raise chickens.
Maryland's board of education has passed an environmental literacy graduation requirement that calls for 'green' concepts like conservation to be taught in schools.
As the temperatures rise, many women break out their sandals to show off their gorgeous feet.
Former Vice President Al Gore wants people to have fewer children to save the planet.
There's some evidence that city dwellers are at heightened risk for mood and anxiety disorders, although the evidence is mixed.
In the most significant change to tobacco packaging in 25 years, graphic new warning labels will soon be required to cover packs of cigarettes.
Overall life expectancy in the United States is lagging behind global rates, with surprising declines in some areas -- especially among women.
A child dies from malaria every 30 seconds - a fact that led one scientist to create an invention that would battle the disease and save lives around the world.
The FDA is hoping its new sunscreen guidelines will clear up any confusion caused by the maze of sun protection numbers found on many sunscreen products.
A low-fat, well balanced diet could lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's and improve memory.
New research indicates dogs can reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and even accelerate healing.
The flavored milk lunch room tradition goes back generations. But with childhood obesity on the rise, the sugary tradition is slowly coming to an end.
Millions of honey bees continue to mysteriously disappear, and researchers are no closer to finding the cause, a riddle that poses a threat to the world's food supply.
Since baseball began, players have chewed tobacco. Now Christians, Muslims and Jews want the habit permanently banned from Major League Baseball.
A Los Angeles school district has banned flavored milk because of its high sugar content. The move is part of an effort to fight childhood obesity.
Eva Ottosson agreed to donate her uterus to her daughter Sara, a 25-year-old who was born without reproductive organs because of a rare hereditary disorder.
The device looks like something straight out of the movies, but in reality is a futuristic new tool that may be the next step in self-defense.
Many young children in Great Britain are suffering from the effects of obesity as the nation struggles how to teach and counsel parents and children on nutrition.
Scientists are quickly combing the DNA of the killer bacteria behind the world's worst E. coli outbreak to find clues about how to treat patients and prevent future epidemics.
German vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people and sickened more than 3,000, investigators announced Friday.
The heat is not the only nuisance this spring. Experts say that the wet weather and record amount of flooding have led to more black flies.
The Dutch Food Safety Authority said laboratories were still trying to identify the Dutch strain, but there have been no immediate reports of serious illness from it.
Tropical Storm Adrian is about 345 miles south of Acapulco, Mexico. The storm is moving north-northwest away from land.
Another person died Wednesday from the E. coli infection, raising the death toll since the start of May to 26, including 25 people in Germany and one in Sweden
More Americans got food poisoning last year, with salmonella cases driving the increase, the government reported Tuesday.
A heath expert with the World Heath Organization said time is running out for German investigators to find the source of the deadly E. coli outbreak in Europe that continues to claim victims.
Not all mothers are able to breast feed -- prompting some to buy breast milk online from other women who can.
Doctors are praising two drugs that have been proven in recent studies to help in the fight against breast and skin cancer.
The federal government announced it is dispensing with the food pyramid as America's symbol for health eating in favor of a less confusing health guide.
The recent spike in flooding and tornadoes has many wondering what's going on. Does all the extreme weather tell us something about our world?
Wednesday marked the official start of the hurricane season, and this year could be a difficult one for storm predictions.
The World Health Organization's cancer research center says low-level radiation from cell phones and other wireless devices may cause cancer.