Saturday, May 26, 2012
Women who choose birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring are 20 times more likely to have an unplanned pregnancy than those using long-term methods such as IUDs and implants, a study released Wednesday found.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
The head of the Miss World beauty queen franchise says she plans to travel to Fiji “as soon as possible” to address the problems that turned last month's pageant in the island nation into a fiasco.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Among smokers, people who prefer mentholated cigarettes tend to have more strokes than non-menthol smokers — and this seems to be especially true for women and non-African Americans, according to a North American study.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Saudi Arabia is delivering military equipment to Syrian rebels in an effort to stop bloodshed by President Bashar al-Assad's regime, a top Arab diplomat said on Saturday.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
A horse was injured and euthanized Tuesday during production of the racetrack drama “Luck,” the third death in connection with the series, and a humane group that oversees Hollywood productions called for a halt to filming with the animals.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Bird flu is believed to be a rare disease that kills more than half of the people it infects, but a U.S. study out Thursday suggests it may be more common and less lethal than previously thought.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Texting while driving, speeding and back-seat hanky-panky aren't all that parents need to worry about when their kids are in cars: Add secondhand smoke to the list.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Ten months after becoming the first person to get a full face transplant in the United States, a Texas man marvels at recovering the ability of expression.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Heart health campaigners urged the British government Thursday to follow Australia's lead and ban all eye-catching designs and branding from cigarette packs to stop young people being lured into smoking.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
U.S. federal regulators have launched a formal safety defect investigation of the Chevrolet Volt after new battery fires in tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday.