July 2011 Headlines
With pain killers becoming the second most abused drug behind marijuana, robberies are up 81 percent, a problem that mirrors America's growing drug addiction.
NASA satellite data from the last 11 years shows Earth's atmosphere is allowing more heat to escape into space than computer models had predicted.
Tylenol will soon lower its recommended daily dosage due to overdose concerns.
Americans are increasingly starting to see these massive mammals as a wonder to treasure, not a danger to exile to the farthest wilderness.
Judge Loretta Giorgi ruled Thursday that the measure violates a California state law forbidding localities to make their own laws involving medical procedures.
A tropical storm moving across the Gulf of Mexico may bring much needed rain to drought stricken Texas.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday that would have ended the Obama administration's funding of embryonic stem cell research.
McDonald's, the worlds largest fast food chain, is looking to make some healthy changes.
For now, the heat wave has cooled on the East Coast. But many forecasters have predicted that the central U.S. will continue to sizzle under the record-breaking heat.
With the heat and humidity gripping much of the U.S., the scorching temperatures have also created another problem -- mosquitoes.
Researchers at the University of Hamburg in Germany found that those with light-hearted and optimistic attitudes age better than others.
Volvo's "city safety system" includes an infrared laser in the windshield that senses a potential collision and allows the vehicle to firmly applies the brakes.
For one group of kids, Thursday's final landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis created unforgettable memories.
A panel of health experts advising the government has recommended that birth control pills be offered to women in the U.S. at no upfront cost.
The Humane Society stresses that pets are just as vulnerable, and hot weather can be dangerous or even life-threatening for animals.
Experts say knowing calorie counts will help slim down waistlines. But a new study shows the nutritional information at restaurants may be less than accurate.
Atlantis returned from the International Space Station in triumph Thursday, bringing an end to NASA's 30-year shuttle journey.
A DVD documentary meant to counter global warming claims and other environmental extremism will head to television starting this week.
Health experts are suggesting healthy living may be the key to preventing Alzheimer's disease.
A new poll released by The Associated Press poll revealed that baby boomers are more obese than any other generation.
Google is changing the way people remember things, according to a new study.
The debate over whether it's possible to change someone's sexual orientation is not a new one. And at least one major study shows change is possible.
More than a dozen restaurant chains are working to make children's meals more healthy through the Kids Live Well initiative.
A highly respected obesity expert at Harvard University has proposed a controversial theory on how to fight the growing childhood obesity epidemic.
Colette Hagler's daughter Faith was born twice - once during a C-section and three months earlier when doctors had to repair a spinal cord defect.
A new community garden is coming to the town of Castle Rock, Wash. But it won't be for growing tomatoes or corn -- it'll be for marijuana.
The astronauts on board the space shuttle Atlantis awakened Tuesday morning to the song "More" by Christian recording artist Matthew West.
Despite the many health warnings, America is fatter than ever. The epidemic is going to get worse unless the country makes a dramatic effort to stop it.
Dr. Caroline Leaf, author of Who Switched Off My Brain?, says the way we think can significantly impact our physical health and well-being.
Space shuttle Atlantis made its final launch into space after an uncertain start Friday morning.
A new study found that America's obesity crisis has increased dramatically in the last 20 years.
The nuclear-powered rover nicknamed Curiosity will touch down either in Gale Crater near the Martian equator or Eberswalde crater in the southern hemisphere.
Women who live a healthy lifestyle cut their risk of sudden cardiac death by more than 90 percent, a new study shows.
In the strongest argument yet, scientists say a peacekeeping force from Nepal brought the cholera strain that killed thousands.
The space shuttle was sold to America as cheap, safe and reliable. It was none of those.
Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss.
The American Medical Association is calling on advertisers to limit digital manipulation of magazine covers and advertisements.