Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Rocket Fans Cheer as Porta-Potty Blasts Off

Rocket Fans Cheer as Porta-Potty Blasts Off

Mission accomplished! A group of rocket enthusiasts launched a porta-potty into the sky Saturday in southwestern Michigan. It made an arc and almost landed on a spectator's pickup truck, 2,000 feet away.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

A new study links sleep with the way human bodies burn fat. Compromising sleep can affect one's weight, vision, and organ function in the future.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

The controversial vaccine was found to have minor side effects, but no major risks. The treatment is recommended to children as early as 8-years-old for both boys and girls to prevent cancers before becoming...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

A new over-the-counter test kit is available for consumers, able to yield results in less than half an hour, but at the cost of roughly $40. While some experts welcome the procedure, some argue that the results...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Dr. Jorge Castillo, a doctor at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhodes Island examines the link between diabetes and blood cancers in his extensive research based on 17,000 cases.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and vending...

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

Still Cycling at 96 Years

Still Cycling at 96 Years

96-year-old cyclist Sam Cohen may be taking things a little slower these days but he still clocks hundreds of miles on a stationary bike each week.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Bosom Buddies of Wyoming began meeting regularly about a year ago, and volunteer knitter Cathy Jones has been knitting the alternative prosthetics ever since.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Hospital Goes High Tech

Hospital Goes High Tech

New apps, monitors and software work together to improve your hospital stay. A new state-of-the-art hospital in Fort Worth, Texas is using technology to make health care more convenient for patients.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Abortion and teen pregnancy rates both drop sharply when birth control is free, a new study found Thursday. The large study, which studied more than 9,000 in St. Louis, Mo., found that when price wasn't...

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Police K-9 Fatally Shot, Man Killed in Standoff

Police K-9 Fatally Shot, Man Killed in Standoff

A police K-9 was fatally shot and a man was killed during a standoff in Long Beach on Tuesday, police said.

4 Children, 2 Women Killed in Multi-Car Crash

4 Children, 2 Women Killed in Multi-Car Crash

Four children and two women were killed when the minivan they were riding in was rear-ended by a big rig and burst into flames on the 5 Freeway in Gorman on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Crackdown on Valets Who Hog Your Parking Spots

Crackdown on Valets Who Hog Your Parking Spots

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is vowing to get tough on valet parking companies operating illegally without permits and who are taking metered parking spots meant for the public rather than using lots...

Woman Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Crash

Woman Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Crash

Investigators were searching for a hit-and-run driver early Tuesay morning after a woman was fatally struck by a vehicle in Pico Rivera, authorities said.

Nearly 50 Killed in Explosions at Istanbul Airport: AP

Nearly 50 Killed in Explosions at Istanbul Airport: AP

Nearly 50 people were killed in the attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport Tuesday night, a senior Turkish government official has told The Associated Press. The death toll was in flux Tuesday night, and the AP's...

Volkswagen Settles Emissions-Cheating Cases for $14.7B

Volkswagen Settles Emissions-Cheating Cases for $14.7B

Volkswagen will spend $14.7 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S.