January 2012 Headlines
Researchers say the ketones found in coconut oil have slowed the progression of Alzheimer's disease in some people and may actually prevent it.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug that treats the root cause of cystic fibrosis.
Elaine Riddick is one of thousands of minorities sterilized in the name of "eugenics," or selective breeding that took place in the U.S. for nearly 50 years.
Pregnancy can be a scary proposition for women, especially for first-time mothers.
A major solar storm is bringing with it an impressive display of the northern lights.
President Barack Obama's health care law will force religious employers to pay for birth control pills, including controversial drugs that can abort early pregnancies.
New research shows a link between processed meats -- bacon, sausage, hot dogs and lunchmeat, etc. -- and pancreatic cancer.
The 39th annual March for Life will be held in Washington, D.C., Monday, in protest of the anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion.
The number of cancer-related deaths continues to decline, according to a new report out by the American Cancer Society.
The electronic textbooks, which include "Biology" and "Environmental Science" from Pearson and "Algebra 1" and "Chemistry" from McGraw-Hill.
The celebrity chef revealed she's had type 2 diabetes for three years. Now she's teaming up with a pharmaceutical company to help promote a diabetes drug.
The New Jersey parents of a 3-year-old girl are outraged that their daughter was denied a life-saving kidney transplant due to "mental retardation."
The U.S. government wants to find effective treatments for Alzheimer's by 2025.
Researchers warn that wearing headphones distracts the part of the brain devoted to external events, making pedestrians less cautious.
College-age drinkers average about nine alcoholic drinks a night when they binge, according to the report.
Researchers from the University of Arizona found that divorced adults have a significantly higher risk of early death compared with married adults.
Before you drink your next glass of orange juice, you might want to check the label on the bottle or can.
A new study suggests that the personality differences between sexes have been greatly underestimated.
A broken heart increases the risk of heart attack, according to a new study by leading medical professionals in Boston.
A new report suggests medical mistakes are happening now more than ever and little is being done to prevent them from happening again.
The abortion drug RU-486 is not only killing babies but also mothers, according to a report recently -- and quietly -- issued by the FDA.
The abortion rate in New York city is more than double the national average, according to a recent report released by the local heath department.
An Atlanta TV campaign features overweight child actors and admonishes viewers to "stop sugarcoating" the childhood obesity epidemic.
A hormone found in body fat could increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in women.