February 2013 Headlines
A new Department of Health and Human Services report says the government may be spending billions on dangerous nursing homes.
A lack of sleep could have an impact on more than just your mood, according to a new study led by the Surrey Sleep Research Centre.
In a 33-16 vote, the Indiana state Senate passed a bill Tuesday requiring women seeking the abortion pill RU-486 to have an ultrasound first.
The Mediterranean diet beat out a low fat diet for heart health, according to a new study released by the New England Journal of Medicine.
The United States and Europe will launch a joint mission to see if they can knock an asteroid out of its orbit.
Many Americans suffer with insomnia. Experts say sleeping pills are not the cure. Through sleep centers, behavioral changes, and diet modifications Americans can diagnose and cure insomnia.
Health officials say the flu shot only helps about 9 percent of those 65 or older against this season's most dangerous strain.
The self-driving Google Lexus hybrid was unveiled at the Texas Transportation Forum in Austin.
Scientists are monitoring a spot on the sun large enough to swallow six planets the size of Earth.
Many epileptics suffer needlessly because they simply don't know about a little-known surgery that can free them from their medications and seizures.
Better TV may mean better behavior among children, according to a new study from the Seattle Children's Research Institute.
Last week's meteor strike, which came hours before a near miss with an asteroid, has scientists and the U.N. searching for ways to better identify threats to Earth.
Colorado and Washington's legalization of pot has made them the epicenter of a national movement to legalize the drug. It's also raised concerns about the effect on youth.
A new online survey done for Match.com is shedding some light on what singles are saying about their sexual behavior.
A meteorite burst through the atmosphere over Russia, injuring about 500 people. It happened in Siberia and was actually captured on video.
After successfully banning sugary drinks, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing for a ban on Styrofoam coffee cups and food containers.
The Kentucky Senate passed a measure allowing a Christian health care group to once again do business in the state.
Taking folic acid before and after pregnancy is linked to a lower risk of autism, a new study by the Norwegian Institute for Public Health revealed.
A growing number of medical experts say weight gain, heart disease, and other illnesses are not caused by high cholesterol, but by something different: inflammation.
Baby boomers are living longer than previous generations but that doesn't mean they're any healthier.