At least three major grocery store chains have recalled some of their ground beef packages because they could be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.
With schools under pressure to meet standardized testing goals, recess has been cut back and even eliminated in some school districts. The irony, experts say, is that schools may be shooting themselves in the foot by taking away playtime that’s crucial to a child’s growth.
Scientists in Hong Kong are embarking on a study to identify genes that are responsible for high cholesterol and heart disease in patients in southern China, which they hope will pave the way for the design of better drugs.
A federal appeals court has tossed out key provisions of the sweeping health care reform bill championed by President Obama, setting up a likely election-year showdown at the Supreme Court over the landmark legislation.
It sounds like the complaint of a jaded adult: Kids these days are narrow-minded and just not as creative as they used to be.
Depression may boost women’s risk of stroke, according to a new study.
A cholera epidemic is spreading in famine-hit Somalia, with alarming numbers of cases among people driven to the capital Mogadishu by a lack of food and water, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Practitioners say HypnoBirthing is about removing the fear of giving birth — by calming body and mind, you can reduce pain and discomfort. The ‘easy’ childbirth: One mom’s story |
We asked 26,000 moms for their deepest secrets… and some of them are hilarious. From toy-stealing gnomes to creative dinner solutions, read the top 17 funniest mom confessions. Sometimes all moms can do is lie a little — and laugh out loud!
Not all high-pressure situations are the same, psychology study confirms. Here’s how to navigate your daily stressors.
Shedding pounds and maintaining your weight involve more than just eating the right foods … how you eat them also matters. Click for Joy Bauer’s 7 ‘fat habits’ that keep you from losing weight.
When 10-year-old Dugan Smith learned he’d need to have part of his right leg amputated due to bone cancer, he feared he’d never play baseball again. But thanks to an unusual surgical treatment he can, with the help of one healthy leg — and one backward leg.
If you’re wondering why you’re tired after a full night’s sleep, or jittery even without a venti latte, the answer might be on your plate.
In a grim refugee camp on Somalia’s border, Dr. Sanjay Gupta finds hope in a greenhouse.
In case you needed any proof that vampires aren’t nearly as sexy as Pam on “True Blood,” the United States has now recorded its first death from a vampire bat bite.
A mother seeks hope in Dadaab, only to lose her once-healthy child to an outbreak raging through the refugee camp.