June 2012 Headlines
Studies show sitting for long periods of time can put you on a deadly track. But there are solutions to the health dangers of a desk job.
An appeals court as ruled that pro-life pregnancy centers in Maryland do not have to post disclaimers that they don't provide abortions or birth control.
The National Weather Service will soon start sending severe weather advisories to smartphone users through a nationwide emergency alert system.
People who cut back on carbohydrates will burn more calories than those who cut back on fat, according to a new study published Wednesday.
One Washington school district is planning to change its policy, after two girls came home from a field trip with severe sunburns, requiring them to be rushed to the hospital.
James Lovelock, founder of the global warming movement, is now supporting natural gas fracking and mocking the idea of wind power.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said her agency has set even more goals for improving equality in healthcare for homosexuals.
A terrifying drug called "bath salts" is sweeping the nation. Its users do things that have, up until now, only been seen in horror movies.
The increase is due largely to a rise in overweight children. Researchers found that about 17 percent of kids and teens are now obese.
Bariatric surgery can lead to alcohol addiction, according to a new University of Pittsburgh study.
Despite complaints from residents, the New York City Board of Health seems to be all for Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban large sugary drinks at restaurants.
People with a new baby know all too well about sleep deprivation. There is hope, however, according to America's most popular pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp.
A new University of Alabama-led study links lack of sleep to stroke, obesity, diabetes, anxiety and depression, as well as heart disease and cancer.
The nation's top disease hunters are searching for the source of an E. coli outbreak that's sweeping the South.
New DNA testing may soon screen unborn babies for thousands of genetic disorders, and that has pro-life advocates worried about a rise in abortion.
A new NY1-Marist College poll shows that 53 percent of New York City residents oppose Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban large, sugary drinks.
Sick hens at farms owned by an Iowa egg producer were "almost certainly" laying eggs contaminated with salmonella months before one of the nation's largest outbreaks of food-borne illness.
Two new experimental treatments have shown extraordinary success in helping cancer patients. Doctors are calling them "dream drugs" that are almost too good to be true.