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.

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...

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...

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. About 150,000 people are...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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 a...

Oct 4, 2012

Hospital Project Encourages Young Cancer Patients

Hospital Project Encourages Young Cancer Patients

Miami Children's Hospital's "Bald, Brave, Beautiful" project helps children like Alberto Hernandez, battling bone cancer, to empower themselves through the noticeable side effect of hair loss in cancer...

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1 Dead, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Accident

1 Dead, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Accident

One person is dead and another has suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, went down Friday during a test...

Police ID Mother of Toddlers Found in Long Beach

Police ID Mother of Toddlers Found in Long Beach

Authorities investigating the discovery of two toddlers found alone Thursday at a Long Beach intersection have asked for help in locating the boy's mother, who was identified Friday with help from relatives.

Person Dressed as Grim Reaper Stabs Woman in Her Home

Person Dressed as Grim Reaper Stabs Woman in Her Home

A woman was stabbed multiple times early Halloween morning by someone dressed as the Grim Reaper, San Diego County officials said. It was just before 2 a.m. Friday in a home on Thibido Road in Vista when...

Brother of Water Main Crash Victim: "He Couldn't Move"

Brother of Water Main Crash Victim: "He Couldn't Move"

The brother of a man in a critical condition after he crashed into an above ground mains said his sibling could not move as water filled his car.

Maine Nurse "Humbled" After Judge Nixes Quarantine

Maine Nurse "Humbled" After Judge Nixes Quarantine

Maine nurse Kaci Hickox said she's "humbled" by a judge's decision to reject state health officials' bid to restrict her movements after she defied the state quarantine for health care workers who have...

Rain, Snow, Wind in Halloween Forecast

Rain, Snow, Wind in Halloween Forecast

Umbrellas and rain gear might be part of some trick-or-treaters' Halloween costumes.