Overnight Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for coverage under the federal health care law. Even if the ultimate fate of Obamacare is uncertain, there's been no change for this year. About 11.5 million...
Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 03:57 PM EST
NJ Becomes 1st State to Offer New Parents Free ‘Baby Boxes’
New Jersey has become the first state where expectant parents can get a free "Baby Box" for their newborn.
The Baby Box Co. announced the Baby Box University program on Thursday. The global integrated program...
Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 12:02 PM EST
Little Girls Doubt That Women Can Be Brilliant, Study Shows
Can women be brilliant? Little girls are not so sure.
A study published Thursday in the journal Science suggests that girls as young as 6 can be led to believe men are inherently smarter and more talented than...
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:21 PM EST
Gore Revives Climate, Health Summit Canceled by CDC
A conference on climate change and health is back on but apparently minus the U.S. government. Several organizers including former Vice President Al Gore have resurrected the meeting set for next month in...
Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 07:12 AM EST
Scientists Take First Steps to Growing Human Organs in Pigs
Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people. The cells made up just a tiny part of...
Days after millions of people marched nationwide to bring attention to women’s issues, the Trump administration and Congress have responded with actions against women's reproductive rights.
On Tuesday afternoon,...
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 01:29 PM EST
US Cancer Death Rate Dips, but Soars in Some Places: Study
Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has found. In parts of the...
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 05:22 AM EST
Police in Glendale, Calif., Give Dementia Patients Trackers
Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale are hoping to reduce the time it takes to find missing people diagnosed with dementia by providing patients with tracking devices.
The Glendale Police Department has...