Shortly before reaching Devil's Island, the excursion vessel "Island Princess" is forced to turn around.
Tuberculosis patients are 11 times more likely than the average to develop lung cancer, according to a new study published by a group of Taiwanese scientists.
Beijing is working on making all public spaces -- including work sites and transportation options -- tobacco-free by the end of 2015, the Health Bureau revealed.
The number of Alzheimer's sufferers worldwide will double within 20 years to more than 65 million, according to a study published Tuesday to mark World Alzheimer's Day.
Urban Chinese women are spending more and saving less as they poured 63 percent of their incomes into consumer goods ranging from clothes to cosmetics last year, a poll has found.
Roger Clemens was vehement: "Let me be clear. I have never taken steroids or HGH," he told a House committee in 2008. Now, instead of the Hall of Fame, baseball's seven-time Cy Young winner could go to prison after being indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying to Congress.
Whether it's a pint of beer, a glass of wine or a shot of booze, Americans are drinking alcohol at the highest rate in 25 years, according to a Gallup poll.
The Dutch were South Africa's first white settlers more than three centuries ago, but ahead of the World Cup final on Sunday, locals say that's all history.
High levels of a blood protein called clusterin are linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease, scientists said on Monday -- a finding which could pave the way for doctors to detect the disease before it takes hold.
Iceland has been called the Island of the Sagas, and recently there has been no shortage of sagas.