May 2009 Headlines
You may be among the 20 million people caught in what's called the "Sandwich Generation."
Grapefruit can interfere with many types of drugs, leading some to believe the citrus fruit can be bad for your health.
Two Illinois pharmicists say they're willing to practice in another state if courts force them to go against their beliefs and distribute Plan B.
What can parents do to keep their kids from forgetting everything they learned during the school year?
Breast cancer survivors risk having their disease come back if they use certain antidepressants.
Mark Bauerlein author of The Dumbest Generation
says the digital age stupefies the young generation.
A woman in her 50s is New York City's second confirmed death linked to swine flu.
President Barack Obama on Saturday chose retired astronaut Gen. Charles Bolden to lead NASA.
Space Shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven returned to Earth on Sunday.
Inching closer to a swine flu vaccine, the government is beginning to analyze two candidates for the key ingredient to brew one.
NASA called off all landing attempts for Saturday because of thunderstorms in Florida.
At most public schools in America, students are taught the theory of evolution. But many Christian parents are teaching their kids the biblical view of creation.
A fossil has been found that some some scientists are touting as the so-called "missing link" between apes and humans.
Just where or when the new strain of influenza first jumped from a pig and began infecting people is a scientific mystery.
Astronauts are conserving power on the space shuttle Atlantis because bad weather in Florida may keep them in orbit longer than planned.
The government reports that 40 percent of the babies born in the U.S. in 2007 were born to unwed mothers.
The Hubble Space Telescope is better than new and now flying on its own again.
Making a swine flu vaccine appears to be more difficult than experts first thought, the World Health Organization acknowledged Tuesday.
A school assistant principal on Sunday became New York City's first death linked to the virus.
It may be riskier on the lungs to smoke cigarettes today than it was a few decades ago.
Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Monday to finish repairs on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Researchers are testing inserting a gene into the muscle that can cause it to produce protective antibodies against HIV.
Astronauts are attempting their second in-orbit repair of a dead science instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope.
U.S. health officials are seeing a surprisingly high number of cases of ordinary seasonal flu.
Astronauts are getting ready for what could be the most complex spacewalking of their mission to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.
Spacewalking astronauts are about to tackle NASA's No. 1 priority in fixing the Hubble Space Telescope.
A woman in Arizona suffering from a lung condition has apparently become the fourth person in the nation to die with swine flu.
A pair of spacewalking astronauts stepped outside Thursday to begin repair work on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Atlantis' astronauts reached out and grabbed the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday.
A new study shows that a good diet is the key to shedding pounds.
Senate leaders are looking in to a possible tax on sugary drinks to help pay for the health care system.
The crew must be in a rough orbital neighborhood for more than a week to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
The U.N. health agency is warning countries to limit their use of antiviral drugs like Tamiflu.
More expectant mothers are having early C-sections, but new research shows the elective surgery could do more harm than good.
The high salt content of the American diet is causing tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths every year and restaurant foods are a big part of the problem.
The Atlantis astronauts inspected their ship for any signs of launch damage Tuesday as they raced after the Hubble Space Telescope on an especially perilous and bold repair mission.
There are now cases confirmed in Thailand and Finland, as well as Cuba and China.
The financial health of the government's two biggest benefit programs may have slipped over the past year.
Three and a half million people in the United States are homeless. Many have little access to regular health care.
Space shuttle Atlantis is on its way to the Hubble Space Telescope.
The number of swine flu-related deaths outside of Mexico rose after the U.S. reported its third fatality.
Connie Culp is sporting the nation's first surgically attached face.
A flu virus is a powerhouse of evolution, mutating at the maximum speed nature allows.
Dozens of Mexican nationals who were quarantined headed back home.
People with Type 2 diabetes may soon get a very different treatment approach.
The prospect of surgery usually causes fear, if not outright panic, for many patients. But what if doctors didn't have to make a single cut?
Some health officials are suggesting it's time to take the panic out of the pandemic.