March 2008 Headlines

When Bacteria Is Good for You

People live in fear of bacteria, like MRSA, the deadly superbug.

Child Happiness Linked to Spirituality

New research shows spirituality is a major factor in children's overall happiness.

Breakthrough for Women with Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer among women. But thanks to a medical breakthrough, tens of thousands of women waiting for a heart transplant could now have another life-saving option.

Bush, Football MVP Team for Fit Challenge

WASHINGTON - President Bush has teamed with the Super Bowl's most valuable player, Eli Manning, to launch the battle against obesity.

A Texas-Sized Battle: Evolution vs. ID

No state in the country has remained untouched by the controversy over the teaching of evolution in public schools.

Study Proves It's Better to Give than Receive

The Bible says it's better to give than to receive, and science agrees.

Good Marriage = Good Blood Pressure

Despite all of the jokes told for years by comedians about the flaws of marriage - a new preliminary study suggests that a happy marriage is good for your blood pressure.

Obese Women Have Greater Cancer Risk

Overweight women who develop breast cancer are more likely to have an aggressive form of the disease and die earlier.

More Baby Boomers at Alzheimer's Risk

Americans are developing Alzheimer's at an accelerating rate, a new study has revealed. And most of the risk is falling on baby boomers.

Abortions Can Lead to Mental Illness

Women may be at risk of having mental health breakdowns if they have abortions, a UK newspaper reported Sunday.

Keeping Healthy Easier Than You Think

Keeping healthy and fit might be easier than you think. Watch this special Skinny Wednesday segment from The 700 Club to learn why several threats to your health could be in your very own home - and learn what to do to make healthy changes.

CDC: One in Four Girls Has STD

At least one in four teenage girls has a sexually-transmitted disease, a new study by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta says.

New Camera Sees Through Clothes

A British company has invented a new camera that can see weapons, drugs or explosives under people's clothing from up to 80-feet away.

RX on Tap? Drugs Found in Drinking Water

What's in your drinking water? Anti-biotics, mood stabilizers -- even sex hormones.

A Global Warming Bias?

The founder of The Weather Channel recently blasted the network for telling people what to think.

Lead-Tainted Toys Prompt Senate Action

Last year was a nightmare for American toy companies as millions of Chinese-produced toys - from Barbie doll accessories to Thomas the Tank Engine - were recalled.

Hormone Treatment May Pose Health Risk

Millions of middle aged women could face lingering health risks years after taking hormone replacement therapy, according to a new health study.

Popular Cold Product May Be Ineffective - During cold and flu season, many consumers swear by the natural remedy known as "Airborne."

Study Outlines Risks for Teen Passengers

CHICAGO -- Car crashes are the leading cause of death for tweens and teens, and a new study outlines some of the most dangerous circumstances: Riding unbuckled with new teen drivers on high-speed roads. These were the three biggest risk factors contributing to car crash deaths for passengers aged 8 to 17, the study found.

You Will Pay More For Health Care  - If you think your medical bills are high now, just wait.