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Religious pharmacist refuses to dispense drug

Following a voided pregnancy, a Michigan woman was refused drug treatment by a pharmacist for her miscarriage. CNN affiliate WXMI reports.

Look up as Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend

The night sky will showcase shooting stars this weekend, visible in all parts of the sky, around the world....

USC offers $215 million to settle sex abuse case

The University of Southern California said it has "reached agreement in principle" on a $215 million class-action settlement after students filed lawsuits accusing former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexually abusing them.

USC says it's tentatively agreed to $215M settlement over gynecologist misconduct claims

The University of Southern California said Friday it has "reached agreement in principle" on a $215 million ...

She asked for a drug to treat her miscarriage. The pharmacist refused to give it to her because of his religion

Rachel Peterson was already having a tough time of it when she called a supermarket chain's pharmacy to get ...

High intensity workouts may lengthen your life

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how short interval, high intensity workouts can possibly increase your life expectancy.

Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study reveals

We've all heard exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedent...

Seven-year mission to Mercury ready for ambitious launch

A seven-year, eight-million-kilometer voyage expected to shed light on the mysteries of Mercury, the solar s...

Ten vegan-friendly versions of tailgate classics

Tailgating with friends can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of a sporting event. But depending on the f...

Women are more faithful than men, and other myths on female infidelity

Women are more faithful than men. Women cheat for love; men cheat for sex. Women are less sexually adventuro...

As smog season begins, China wary of leaving residents without winter heat

Sometimes to win the war against pollution, you have to beat a tactical retreat.That was the message ...

Can this app help China's forgotten cancer sufferers?

For Cao Ruizhe, the life or death drama of her fight with cancer plays out in a small windowless room....

New app offers solutions for 'cancer refugees'

China's rural residents become "cancer refugees" in the big cities due to lack of quality diagnosis and treatment in their regions; one US-developed app is trying to change that. CNN's Matt Rivers profiles two patients to see how the cloud-based app could help.

New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs

Self-lubricating condoms may be the answer in helping prevent sexually transmitted infections and unplanned ...

U.S. Army Veteran, Sam Rhodes, was ready to take his own life until he began spending time with his stepdaughter's horse

Veteran battling PTSD and suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families

Studies link weed legalization, car crashes

A study found that crashes are up as much as 6% in Washington, Oregon and Colorado, compared with neighboring states that have not legalized recreational use of marijuana, CNN's Scott McLean reports.

Veteran battling suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families

October in Georgia is when summer finally gives way to fall and the atmosphere paces itself like a perfectly...

Memes may contribute to teenage obesity, lawmakers told

It's been a bad few weeks for memes.In mid-September the European Parliament ...

Mad Cow Disease Fast Facts

Here's a look at Mad Cow Disease, a fatal brain disease found in cattle.Facts:...

Conjoined Twins Fast Facts

Here's some background information about conjoined twins.Conjoined twins are physically connected to ...

States that legalized recreational weed see increase in car accidents, studies say

The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the probable cause of a crash that killed 12 peop...

Should children be activists?

The children's sections at bookstores tend to be outfitted with the trappings of fantasy. I've seen many dre...

Rare eye condition was behind da Vinci's genius, research claims

A rare eye condition helped Leonardo da Vinci paint distance and depth of objects on flat surfaces with the ...

First US case of rat-sourced virus from the Andes reported

The first confirmed US case of Andes virus was reported at a Delaware hospital in January, a US ...

Survivor of rare polio-like illness shares her story

In 2014, Lydia Pilarowski was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis. While some children never fully recover from AFM, Lydia has improved steadily over the last four years.

Weed was legal in Canada for a whole hour before someone got a ticket for driving and toking

Pot was legalized in Canada on Wednesday, and things went great ... for exactly one hour.The Winnipeg...

Surprising factors that may keep you thin

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to stay trim effortlessly, while the majority of Americans strug...

This Jurassic flesh-eating fish with piranha-like teeth is the stuff of nightmares

A new fossil discovery looks more like an incredibly well-preserved 150 million-year-old Jurassic crime scen...

Chemical changes in e-cigarette liquids can make them irritants, study says

Even if you check the ingredient list on your flavored e-cigarette, you may not know what you're actually in...

Most burger chains fail on annual antibiotics report card

Twenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a...

Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, whil...

India treats 'Netflix addiction' as internet use surges

An apparent case of "Netflix addiction" has emerged in India, where the video-streaming site has surged as a...

The ideal diet to combat climate change

You may be aware that a plant-based diet can make you healthier by lowering your risk for obesity, heart dis...

What goes into the fast food meat you eat?

Overusing antibiotics in the country's fast food supply could have potentially harmful consequences, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains.

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100

At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a ...

Canada just legalized recreational pot. Here's what you need to know

People in Canada are cheering, enduring long lines and honking their car horns in support as the ...

Congo Ebola outbreak not an 'emergency of international concern,' WHO says

The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not meet the criteria for a public he...

PrEP can 'significantly' reduce HIV rates across populations, study says

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, the use of drugs to prevent HIV infection, among men who have sex with...

US fertility rates down, first-time moms getting older

First-time mothers in the United States grew older on average over the past decade while total fertility rat...

A young mom's powerful obituary is shedding light on opioid addiction

A young Vermont mother who died as a result of opioid addiction is being memorialized by her family in a fea...

Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 94 cases confirmed

The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 94 confirmed cases in the wester...

'There is no God,' says Stephen Hawking in final book

There is no God -- that's the conclusion of the ...

Family going to court to keep daughter on life support

Doctors pronounced 9-year-old Payton Summons braindead, but her family is fighting to keep her on life support.

Ebola Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Ebola, ...

127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation f...

First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports

A Florida child died due to flu-related illness during the week ended October 6, according to the state's ...

Most states facing confirmed or possible cases of polio-like illness

This year, more than half of all US states have had confirmed or possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, t...

Climate change endangers dozens of World Heritage sites

Pull out your passport and pack your bags for the sunny Mediterranean. But hurry.You've got a lot of ...

Hospital gives children electric cars so they can drive themselves to operations

A hospital in England has come up with a creative way to make operations a little less daunting for children...

Trump administration and Big Pharma square off over proposal to televise drug prices

Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted th...

Abuse of women in European parliaments widespread, study shows

Sexism, harassment and violence against women are widespread in European parliaments, according to a study p...

Banning spanking and other corporal punishment tied to less youth violence

Youth around the world are less violent where corporal punishment is banned, according to an analysis of dat...

Ebola experts pulled from Congo amid ongoing outbreak

Personnel from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who have been stationed in the Democratic o...

UK infant mortality will be 140% higher than other European countries' by 2030, says new report

Infant mortality in the UK is predicted to be 140% higher than in 15 other European countries by 2030, a new...

Smoking featured in half of hip-hop videos, study finds

R&B and hip-hop have become the ...

Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says

Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of ...

What is the Zika virus risk of Meghan's visit to Fiji and Tonga?

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child, the UK's royal family annou...

Brain-eating amoeba confirmed in New Jersey man's death

A New Jersey man who died of a brain-eating infection called primary amebic meningoencephalitis was exposed ...

Bones reveal Neanderthal child was eaten by a giant bird

When researchers discovered the oldest human remains ever found in Poland a few years ago, they didn't reali...

Breast cancer: Know the facts

This is the most common cancer in women, and detecting the disease early can be life-saving.

Nearly 800 dietary supplements contained unapproved drug ingredients, study finds

Nearly 800 dietary supplements sold over the counter from 2007 through 2016 contained unapproved drug ingred...

Two decades after Matthew Shepard's death, 20 states still don't consider attacks on LGBTQ people as hate crimes

A lot has changed for gay Americans in the 20 years since Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wy...

See Hurricane Michael destruction from the air

CNN's Brooke Baldwin gets an aerial view of the destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

Matthew Shepard's mom: We've stepped back

Twenty years have passed since the tragic death of Michael Shepard, a boy who was beaten, tortured and left for dead because he was gay. Matthew Sheppard's mom speaks about the political and social climate in the years since his death.

Scientists in China breed healthy mice from two females

Researchers in China say they've bred healthy mice with two mothers using a new type of gene editing technol...

Hospitals' crucial work continues amid hurricane

Patients originally at hospitals in Panama City, Florida, woke up in other facilities Friday morning after H...

Rates of unvaccinated and exempted children on the rise, says CDC

The percentage of young kids in the US who received no vaccine doses has continued to rise, as have vaccine ...

Mother among 4 arrested for attempting to sell babies on Instagram

Indonesian police say they have broken up a child trafficking operation that was allegedly buying and sellin...

Is my sports team killing me?

With baseball playoffs starting, the football and hockey seasons upon us and basketball season waiting in th...

India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of...

C-section deliveries nearly doubled worldwide since 2000, study finds

No matter where a family lives, welcoming a baby into the world can be a joyous occasion -- yet how a woman ...

You might not be anonymous, thanks to genealogy databases

In the early 2000s, genetic testing emerged as a direct-to-consumer product that did not require a physician...

School pregnancy tests are mandatory here

In Tanzania, schools go to great lengths to follow the president's orders to expel pregnant schoolgirls.

Watch Hurricane Michael's 155 mph winds

Hurricane Michael is the strongest storm to make landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

How girls around the world are educated

Follow the lives of two young girls on opposite sides of the globe, and see how different their futures turn out because of education.

A jury's $250 million punishment against Monsanto might get overturned

Two months after jurors awarded a dying cancer patient $289 million, the judge is taking issue with that amo...

Astronomers witness birth of binary star system for the first time

When stars explode, they usually go out with a bang rather than a whimper. So scientists knew they had stumb...

Michael tears off roofs in Panama City Beach

Hurricane Michael's powerful winds and devastating storm surge wreaked havoc in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Rare baby dinosaur fossil is full of surprises

Andrew, a baby dinosaur fossil, has quite a story to tell.Sadly, there isn't much of him left now, co...

Illinois, Colorado, Washington report cases of polio-like illness in children

The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating nine recent cases of acute flaccid myelitis, also ...

Judge denies request to extend order to keep 9-year-old girl on life support

The parents of a 9-year-old girl who was declared brain dead by a Fort Worth, TX, hospital, have been denied...

How to talk about hurricanes now

Hurricane Michael isn't a truly "natural disaster."Neither was Harvey in Houston.Nor Maria in ...

They failed mandatory pregnancy tests at school. Then they were expelled

Arusha, Tanzania — It happens twice a year at Arusha Secondary ...

American teachers battle for maternity leave

The US doesn't mandate a national parental paid leave policy for mothers. Teachers are hit hard by this because they are predominantly female and underpaid.

Hand sanitizer cut back on young children's sick days more than washing, study says

Young children inevitably have a lot of runny noses and sore throats, but how they clean their hands could c...

In medical first, HIV-positive mother donates liver to her uninfected baby, in South Africa

A liver transplant from an HIV-positive woman to her uninfected baby in South Africa has the potential to wi...

Limiting children's screen time linked to better cognition, study says

Limiting kids' recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, along with sufficient sleep and physic...

UK millennials are drinking less alcohol, study finds

Young British people are drinking less alcohol than a decade ago, with abstinence becoming "mainstream" amon...

Teachers care for others' kids but struggle to look after their own

Emily James, a high school teacher in Brooklyn, New York, tries to never miss a day of work. She's taught wi...

After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes -- but experts stress caution

Three men with Type 2 diabetes used "intermittent fasting" to reverse their dependence on insulin, according...

Giant mosquitoes emerge in North Carolina post-Florence

Ouch! The floodwaters that followed ...

A footballer's struggles with depression

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle has struggled with depression throughout his life. In an exclusive, he talks about his life for World Mental Health Day.

UK appoints minister for suicide prevention

British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed what is thought to be the world's first minister for suicid...

Oregon officers reunite with infant they saved

When baby Audrey stopped breathing on September 30, three deputies rushed to help her. On Sunday, they were ...

Polls show broad support for Northern Ireland abortion reform

Nearly two-thirds of people in Northern Ireland -- and more than three-quarters of the UK public -- believe ...

Ebola continues to ravage northeastern Congo

Ebola virus disease has sickened 188 people and killed 118 in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeaster...

High school football player died of cardiac arrest stemming from head injury, coroner says

Dylan Thomas, the Georgia high school football player who died after a game last month, succumbed to cardiac...

Moms who use egg donors lack confidence in parenting ability, study finds

Mothers who give birth using donor eggs may react less sensitively to their babies and have a lower confiden...

Technical glitch hobbles Hubble Space Telescope

NASA scientists are trying to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been placed in "safe mode" since ...

Denmark discusses labeling food for climate impact

The Danish government began discussing proposals Tuesday to oblige food manufacturers and supermarkets to pu...

How church communities can help lower African-Americans' blood pressure

Amanda Hoyte-Badu was unsure how she would be perceived by a group of people a lot older than her. In her ro...

Exercising healthy limb may fight atrophy in broken one

If you have ever broken an arm and had to wear a cast or splint for a few weeks, you will be familiar with t...

AI robots are transforming parenting in China

At kindergarten, three-year-old Seven Kong has his schoolmates to play with, but at home his best friend is ...

Statins' benefits beyond heart health aren't clear-cut, analysis says

Despite some studies suggesting that statin drugs have ...

Cholera Fast Facts

Here's a look at cholera, an acute diarr...

Flea-borne typhus spreads across Los Angeles area

A rise in typhus, a bacterial dise...

'Polio-like' illness sickens kids in Minnesota

Six children in Minnesota have been diagnosed with AFM, acute flaccid myelitis, a rare "polio-like" disease.

As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says

No matter where we live, weather touches each of us daily and the warming effects of climate change go beyon...

Why we need to work less, rest more

CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how working less can help you live to 100.

4 ways a shorter workweek could help you live longer

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevit...

New climate change report issues stark warning

Governments around the world must take "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to avoid disastrous levels of global warming, says a new report from the global scientific authority on climate change.

A third of UK schoolgirls are sexually harassed while wearing a uniform

A third of girls in the UK have been sexually harassed in public while wearing a school uniform, a report by...

17% of British combat veterans report PTSD symptoms, study finds

Of current and former members of the British military, rates of post-traumatic stress disorder are highest a...

Pret a Manger: Second person dies from allergic reaction

A second person has died from an allergic reaction to one of Pret a Manger's products, the food chain confir...

Check your fridge and garage for all these things recalled this week

From the kitchen to the driveway, there were some significant recalls this past week that you may have misse...

FDA approves use of HPV vaccine for adults 27 to 45

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday ...

Disease is indie pop sensation's muse

Stuart Murdoch's experience with chronic fatigue syndrome inspires his songwriting for the band Belle and Sebastian.

Ready-to-eat ham recalled amid deadly listeria outbreak

Johnston County Hams is recalling more than 89,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products due to possible liste...

Military research raises concerns about bioterror attack ... by insects

An ongoing US military research project that is exploring a new biotechnology to genetically modify mature c...

Texas family fights to keep 9-year-old on life support

The hospital has declared 9-year-old Payton Summons brain-dead. Her family has argued that she still has lif...

Indie pop sensation's disease became his muse

Stuart Murdoch was an active, vibrant young man enjoying college life in Glasgow, Scotland, in the late 1980...

What to do when food is recalled

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains when and why your food is recalled, and what you should do next.

Doctors are prescribing nature to patients in the UK's Shetland Islands

Long walks, bird-watching and making daisy chains are being prescribed by doctors to patients in Scotland's ...

Vitamin D supplements don't improve bone health, major study finds

Vitamin D supplements do not improve bone mineral density or prevent fractures or falls in adults, finds a l...

False positive results prompt pregnancy test recall

Thousands of pregnancy tests have been recalled in the UK after some were found to give false positive resul...

At 106 (and 1/2), this doctor isn't slowing down

Wearing his favorite tie, Dr. A. William Frankland settles into his beige armchair and recounts a life story...

Criminal probe launched over backlog of body parts at UK disposal sites

A criminal probe has begun after hundreds of tons of human body parts and medical waste were allowed to buil...

6.5 million pounds of beef recalled due to salmonella outbreak

Arizona-based meat producer JBS Tolleson Inc. is recalling 6,500,966 pounds of "various raw, non-intact beef...

Ireland passes 'groundbreaking' bill to curb excessive drinking

Ireland passed a landmark bill aimed at reducing alcohol consumption on Wednesday, more than 1,000 days afte...

Hundreds of tons of human body parts and surgical waste are being stockpiled in the UK

Hundreds of tons of human body parts and surgical waste have been stockpiled by a disposal company contracte...

His vision changed after he took an erectile dysfunction drug

A man's vision changed dramatically after he took a gulp of a drug he bought online that is commonly used to...

'Giant thunderclap' dinosaur discovered

A team of scientists have identified a giant dinosaur species named Ledumahadi mafube, or "a giant thunderclap at dawn."

British surgeons warned not to perform Brazilian butt lift surgery

UK surgeons were strongly warned this week by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons to stop ...

Each US city has its own distinct pattern of flu spread

High-population cities have longer-lasting flu seasons, while lower-population cities have shorter but more ...

Daily low-dose aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

Women who recently and regularly take a daily low-dose aspirin may lower their risk of developing ovarian ca...

This video shows high school football player's last moments on the field before his death

The linebacker in the red No. 32 jersey for Pike County High School was all over the field Friday night....

Employer's paid period leave policy in Australia stirs world debate

At the Victorian Women's Trust offices in bustling Melbourne, Australia, the small staff of about 15 employe...

Of the four parental 'feeding styles,' only one is good for kids' health, experts say

If you're a parent, you are well aware that managing your kids' activity schedules, homework, doctor's appoi...

First suspected 'exomoon' discovered 8,000 light-years away

For the first time, astronomers have discovered what could be an exomoon, a moon outside our solar system. T...

Texas water resort closed, tested for 'brain-eating amoeba' after man's death

After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what's commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health off...

Blumenthal: Trump's comments show why assault isn't reported

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) responds to President Trump's comments questioning the validity of Christine Blasey Ford's testimony on alleged assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Intermittent fasting may help you live longer

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how occasional fasting can help you live a healthier and longer life.

Science confirms what the heart already knows: Hugs really do make you feel better

Feeling down in the dumps? Stressed? A little off-kilter because of some disagreement?Hug it out! A n...

Sexual assault and harassment linked to long-term health problems for women, study says

High blood pressure. Anxiety. Depression. Insomnia. These are just a few of the possible long-term health co...

Sexual assault hotline sees busiest day ever after Kavanaugh hearing

The National Sexual Assault Hotline in the US received a record number of callers after the Kavanaugh hearin...

Here's how much fast food Americans are eating

Fast food has become a major part of the American diet, and a new report from the US Centers for Disease Con...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for pioneering work in evolutionary science

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Frances H. Arnold and the other half jointly to George P. S...

Recalled eggs linked to salmonella cases in seven states

Eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms in Cullman, Alabama, have been linked to 38 cases of salmonella in seven states...

More than 250 people around the world have died taking selfies since 2011

Snapping the perfect selfie can be fun. But if it involves flying a plane or holding a loaded handgun or sta...

New 26,000-pound dinosaur discovery was Earth's largest land animal

If humans had lived 200 million years ago, they would have marveled at the largest dinosaur of its time. It'...

Australia set to 'eliminate' cervical cancer by 2028

Australia is set to be the first country to eliminate cervical cancer, aid...

Processed meats linked to breast cancer, says study

Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has sa...

Gupta: Ricin a deadly but clumsy weapon

Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Col. Randall Larsen discuss the use of Ricin as a biological weapon.

Juul and the vape debate

A product that was meant for adult smokers got into the hands of teens and went viral. Juul Labs speaks on camera for the first time about the ongoing teen vaping epidemic.

Pret a Manger to label food after schoolgirl's death

Pret a Manger will list all its ingredients, including allergens, on freshly made products ...

What is period poverty and why does it impact rich countries?

Being unable to afford sanitary products, period poverty as it's called, affects women everywhere.

The hunt for Planet X turns up a new solar system object

While searching for the mysterious Planet X that some astronomers believe lurks on the edge of our solar sys...

In Tanzania, one in six girls say their periods keep them out of school

In rural Tanzania, most women and girls on their period use "kanga," layered pieces of fabric used for making traditional dresses, but they dream of better alternatives.

Football coach: Thomas was one of the finest

Pike County football coach Brad Webber says the community is mourning the loss of Dylan Thomas who died two days following an injury sustained in a football game.

She had no sanitary pads. No one knew and no one helped

London — Seven years ago, Rachel Krengel was a young mother with two small child...

Improving safety on the football field

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta says it's going to be rule changes, not better equipment, that will make football a safer game to play.

Rural Georgia community reels from high school football player's death

Brad Webber has been coaching football for 30 years, and his worst fear came true during Friday night's game...

Nearly half of women and a third of men will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson's, study says

Nearly half of women and a third of men over the age of 45 will develop Parkinson's, dement...

FDA seizes thousands of documents from e-cigarette maker Juul

The US Food and Drug Administration recently conducted a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul's cor...

This photo shows how diaper-changing stations in men's restrooms are still too rare

Donte Palmer isn't the only dad who's had to squat on a dirty restroom floor to change his baby's diaper....

Georgia high school football player said, 'I can't feel my body,' then died. But why?

Something terrible happened in the third quarter of Pike County High School's football game. But no one know...

E-cigarettes: Where do we stand?

E-cigarettes are increasingly being used as a nicotine alternative as smokers seek ways to kick their habit....

What is ricin?

Ricin is a natural, highly toxic compound that is a byproduct of processing castor beans.If inhaled, ...

Why elephants have cracks in their skin

Elephants' wrinkles aren't just about age. In fact, the observation that baby elephants don't have wrinkles ...

Is fasting the fountain of youth?

For the past year and a half, Keith Taylor and his wife have adopted a lifestyle that includes fasting on a ...

Yum! Insect food as a luxury brand might lure Westerners

Locust soufflé. Mealworm chocolate truffles. Caterpillar lasagna.Mouth-watering enough for you? If a...

Conjoined twins flown from Bhutan to Australia for separation operation

A pair of conjoined twins have been flown from Bhutan to Australia, where doctors hope they will be able to ...

Health officials 'very worried' as African swine fever spreads in Europe and Asia

Global health officials are preparing for African swine fever, which has been spreading in pigs across borde...

Kickoff rule tied to fewer concussions in Ivy League football, new research says

A new football study has found that a small change in one area of the sport -- kickoff rules -- may lead to ...

Man dies from bacterial infection after Hurricane Florence

A North Carolina man died after contracting a bacterial infection while doing yard work related to Hurricane...

Giant mosquitoes multiplying after Florence

The governor of North Carolina has ordered $4 million to help control growing numbers of large mosquitoes that are breeding in floodwaters following Hurricane Florence.

Vaccines Fast Facts

Here's a look at information and statistics concerning vaccines in the United States.Facts...

Less sleep associated with risky behavior in teens, study says

The amount a teenager sleeps is associated with how likely they are to engage in risky and suicidal behavior...

In 1990, the US was ranked 6th in education and health care. Today, it's 27th, a study says

A study that examines the education and health of a country's citizens has ranked the United States 27th in ...

Deaths on college and high school football fields are a rare -- but reliable -- tragedy

This fall, more than a million kids, teens and young men will line up on the hash marks for another season o...

Groundcherries, the latest modified fruit scientists want you to try

It can taste like pineapple but also like vanilla. It comes across as "tropical" but also has undertones of ...

James Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine

American James Allison and Japan's Tasuku Honjo have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine for a pioneering a...

Increasing water intake by 1.5 liters a day keeps UTIs away, study says

Chalk up another win for Mom: She was right when she told you to drink more water to fight off pesky and pai...

Only these 8 states require sex education classes to mention consent

In elementary school, children get the talk about unwanted touching. In college, they learn about boundaries...

Court ruling keeps last abortion clinic in Kentucky open

The last abortion clinic in Kentucky can stay open after a federal judge Friday threw out a state law on lic...

When meth addiction crosses generations

A recovering addict describes getting hooked on meth as a teen after watching her father and grandmother struggle with the drug. Watch "This is Life with Lisa Ling" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

71-year-old blind swimmer wins in life

Vivian Stancil learned how to swim at age 50 when her doctor gave her a devastating diagnosis. Today at age 71, this blind senior is winning awards.

Teens aren't just smoking cannabis, study says -- they're eating and vaping it, too

Smoking isn't the only way teens are using cannabis. According to a ...

Some sexual assault survivors were empowered by Christine Blasey Ford's testimony yet others re-traumatized

The heart-wrenching testimony of Christine Blasey Ford on Thursday prompted a visceral reaction that played ...

Listen to callers relate to Ford's testimony

During Christine Blasey Ford's testimony on Thursday, some C-SPAN callers said they related to Ford's story and shared their own experiences with sexual abuse.

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback

For Capt. Mark Wollmershauser Jr. and the Tulsa Police Department, the late-2000s and early 2010s were an ex...

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