October 2011 Headlines
Service dogs meet a person's physical needs, and sometimes emotional needs, in ways medicine can't. Unlike medicine, their companionship can help heal broken souls.
Senators are teaming up with health officials to try and ban chewing tobacco in the Major Leagues, saying the players are basically offering a celebrity endorsement.
A baffling solar storm pulled colorful northern lights unusually far south.
A government panel has recommended that young boys receive the controversial human papilloma virus vaccine currently given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.
Weather officials have issued a hurricane watch for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as Hurricane Rina swirls off Central America's Caribbean coast.
Have you ever considered the book of Job to be a science book? Christian scientist Hugh Ross has. Watch part one of his comments on the mysteries of creation.
Christian scientist Hugh Ross says space exploration could prove the very beginning of God's creation of the world.
Antidepressant use in America increased almost 400 percent over the last 20 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The prenatal test used to diagnose Down syndrome is risky. A new test out this week could prove to be a safer option. But some worry it could lead to more abortions.
The deadly listeria outbreak in cantaloupe was probably caused by old, hard to clean packing equipment at a Colorado farm, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
Several convenience stores throughout Nashville, Tenn., are working to make their communities healthier.
Europe's top court says researchers cannot make scientific patents based on stem cell research techniques that involve killing a human embryo.
It has been called a major advancement in malaria prevention -- the world's first malaria vaccine that can cut a child's risk of contracting malaria in half.
A new study suggests that outdated government tests could be putting cell phone users at risk.
The biblical tradition of circumcision continues to be questioned even though research shows its public health benefits.
Statistics show that nearly a third of all American children are overweight. But C.J. Senter, also known as "The Workout Kid," is hoping to change that.
On the 10th anniversary of the anthrax attacks on Washington, two former senators said America is "largely unprepared" to prevent or face a bioterror attack.
A new study claims vitamins and supplements aren't really helpful and could even be bad for you.
Those PSA blood tests that check for prostate cancer do more harm than good.
New research has shed light on the role exercise plays in fighting off cancer.
Federal health officials have raised the death toll in a listeria outbreak tied to cantaloupe.
Three scientists whose discoveries on the immune system opened up new avenues for prevention and treatment won the Nobel Prize in medicine.
Outbreaks of listeria and other serious illnesses linked to tainted food are becoming more common, partly because much of what we eat takes a long and winding road from farm to fork.