Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong,
Science & InnovationGermination The annual World Health Assembly took place last week, the meeting of health minsters from 194 countries that serves as the decision-making body for the World Health Organization.
A few months ago, we met an American filmmaker who perfectly captured a turning point in our country's drug war. His documentary film, "Cartel Land," which was recently nominated for an Oscar and won prestigious
Many animals get cancer just like humans do, but there are a few mysterious species that rarely develop it Cancer is rife in the animal kingdom. For many, the mortality rate is similar to that suffered
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised Tuesday that sexually active young women not on birth control against drinking alcohol to reduce instances of fetal alcohol syndrome. The CDC
A novel immunotherapy drug is credited for successfully treating former President Jimmy Carter's advanced melanoma. Instead of killing cancer cells, these drugs boost the patient's immune system, which
From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level. Here's our ultimate bucket list of hotels
You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count. You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches curiosity,
In the past few years, there's been a lot of talk about how we die in America. There's been a lot less talk about how we don't. We don't die from diarrhea. We don’t die from malnutrition. We don't die
President Jimmy Carter is best known as a former president of the United States. What many may not know is that in addition to his achievement as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, he has also forged immense
As heroin overdoses and deaths soar in many parts of the nation, the White House plans to announce Monday an initiative that will for the first time pair public health and law enforcement in an effort
Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science The video above shows a brown needle that looks like it’s trying to bury itself among some ice-cubes. It is, in fact, the snout of a mosquito, searching blood
Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of depression,
That's according to a new study by BMO Private Bank, which notes that the average affluent American (those with over $1 million in investible assets) spends a total of $13,249 a year on leisure travel.
Humans age at remarkably different rates — and the process begins much earlier than one might think, according to a new study of 954 people tracked since birth. At the tender age of 38, the "biological
The sickness spread at funerals. The Fore people, a once-isolated tribe in eastern Papua New Guinea, had a long-standing tradition of mortuary feasts — eating the dead from their own community at funerals.
Thanksgiving break, sophomore year of college, I finally broke down. I was supposed to return to Ann Arbor the next morning, the thought of which left me outstretched and face down on the couch in my home.
A new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar affects to being drunk Poets, songwriters and authors have written of the intoxicating effect of falling in love. But a new study suggests
A lot has been written about the debilitating and potentially deadly after-effects of stroke. That’s why many of us try (or at least attempt) to steer clear of junk food, exercise regularly, keep an eye
U.S. news / Updated May 10, 2015 / 6:26 PM GMT Dorothy may want to change the lyrics to "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," given her history with twisters — because it appears that somewhere over the rainbow,