October 2013 Headlines
Experts say parents are "clueless" about the harmful effects too much technology has on their kids. Pediatricians say parents need to take control of high tech entertainment.
Although teen pregnancies in the developing world are declining, more than 7 million girls under 18 still give birth each year, according to a report by the U.N. Population Fund.
Every year, thousands of people hear the devastating words, "You have a brain tumor." But a new procedure is offering hope even for those given the worst diagnosis.
NASA says a big asteroid that flew past Earth a couple weeks ago almost certainly won't hit us when it comes back in 19 years.
The number of strokes in people ages 20 to 64 has jumped by a quarter. That means the number of strokes worldwide could double by 2030.
No matter who you are, where you're from, or how much money you make - if your feet hurt, everything else is bound to hurt, too.
The fight for life is taking center stage at a federal court in Texas, the new abortion restrictions law passed the Republican-controlled state house this summer.
Fourteen million young people are prescribed Adderall for attention deficit disorder. Richard Fee's parents tell how their son's addiction to this drug led to his suicide.
New York's City's appeal of a ruling that blocked efforts to limit super-sized sugary drinks will be heard by the state's highest court.
Health experts are warning you could get an infection even the most powerful drugs can't kill. The overuse of antibiotics may be partly to blame.
Foods high in sugar and fat could be as addictive to some people as cocaine is to a drug addict, according to a new study by Connecticut College.
Belly fat in middle age can lead to diminished mental abilities later in life, according to a recent study.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to block key parts of the Obama administration's plans for environmental regulations.
Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, the two physicists who discovered the so-called "God Particle," have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Nearly one in 10 young people in America say they've committed some form of sexual violence, according to a new study.
A diet many frown on helped Jimmy Moore lose 180 pounds in one year and keep it off. Success stories like his are why this diet is gaining in popularity among doctors.
Americans seeking to access Obamacare's new online insurance marketplaces are still encountering technical glitches.
Tuesday marked the first day Americans were able to sign up for Obamacare through the government's website and it's already off to a rocky start.