February 2014 Headlines
The United Kingdom has announced regulations for a new fertilization method that could create babies using sperm and eggs from three people.
The obesity rate among very young children dropped sharply in the last decade, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control.
Those "nutrition facts" you see on food labels on nearly every package in grocery stores soon will be getting a new look.
While the popularity of taking "selfies" has recently become a world-wide phenomenon, one man was about 27 years ahead of the curve.
A mysterious polio-like illness has been affecting a small number of children in California since 2012.
It would violate Mark Pool's medical oath if he didn't study every patient's case before operating. He feels the same about his faith if he didn't offer to pray with patients.
Cesarean births, or "C-sections," account for about a third of all deliveries in the United States, but some of the nation's top doctors say that's too many.
Taking a walk could be good for your memory, according to research from the University of Pittsburgh.
A new test could predict which children are at risk for depression later in life.
A new report says up to 2 percent of babies born in the United States are conceived with advanced fertility help.
Scientists at the University of Texas have discovered how to grow human lungs in a lab.
A group of California researchers say they've taken a key step toward harnessing nuclear fusion as a new way to generate power.
Even with sugary diets and soaring obesity rates, there's hope for diebetics. Some people are reversing the Type II disease, getting off their medications and feeling great.
Two friends in New Jersey have come up with PulseWallet, a system that links your credit card information and other payment methods to your palm.
Californians who signed up for Obamacare are having trouble finding doctors who can see them.
Drugstore giant CVS plans to stop selling tobacco products, like cigarettes, this year.
The Creation Museum in Kentucky hosted a spirited discussion between the Bill Nye the "Science Guy" and founder Ken Ham on evolution versus creationism.
Too much sugar in your diet might not only cause disease and health problems, but it literally could be deadly, according to a new study from JAMA Internal Medicine.
The world could be facing a record number of new cancer cases in the next 20 years, according to the World Health Organization.
The Food and Drug Administration is launching a new campaign to reduce teen smoking.