Pieces weighing up to 220 pounds could make it to the Earth's surface.

Anthony Dickerson said doctors want him to prove that he has complied with his parole officer for the next three months.

Past water tests at the site have shown the presence of potentially harmful industrial solvents.

For the first time, scientists observed a cosmic phenomenon using both gravitational wave detectors and traditional telescopes, starting a new kind of astrophysics.

There’s a lot of science to understand about this new discovery.

Dangerous inflammation, abdominal cramping and severe diarrhea sicken many.

Forceps that look like salad tongs, a practice doll for childbirth and rubber condoms

  • Lia Kvatum
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Nursing a baby has been linked to a reduced risk of breast cancer, but it’s not that simple

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Studies suggest no greater risk of birth abnormalities, but there’s little data yet for the longer term.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Options include traditional hormone replacement therapy and self-management.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Experts say doing so even up to age 26 is worth it to fight strains of infection.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

The device prevents pregnancy, but an early version caused serious problems years ago.

  • by Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Iron deficiency can sometimes lead to serious health problems.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Chest pain is common, but many symptoms are subtle, such as extreme fatigue, pressure, jaw pain and nausea.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Adult women, even in their 50s, can experience acne outbreaks. Thank your hormones.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Ending health-care cost-sharing payments just before enrollment season is confusing consumers.

Be wary of these unwelcome guests when you travel, says “Monsters Inside Me” biologist.

  • Sofia Anjuman Ali
  • ·
  • 2 days ago
  • ·

A multinational effort seeks answers through events, readings and Web-based exhibitions.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 2 days ago
  • ·

They suffer disproportionately from trachoma, which can lead to blindness.

  • — Marlene Cimons
  • ·
  • 2 days ago
  • ·

They’re also vulnerable to serious disorders such as age-related macular degeneration.

  • Marlene Cimons
  • ·
  • 2 days ago
  • ·
Load More

Sheila Procella joined the Air Force in 1974 to “see the Earth,” she said. She enlisted at the tail end of the Vietnam War, shortly after graduating from high school. Although she never left her home...

  • Anna Casey | Kaiser Health News
  • ·
  • Sep 29
  • ·

Access to powerful new cholesterol-lowering drugs is so tightly controlled and patients’ out-of-pocket costs are so high that fewer than a third of people whose doctors prescribe the drugs get them, a...

  • Michelle Andrews | Kaiser Health News
  • ·
  • Sep 29
  • ·

As predicted, the last-ditch GOP effort to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act ended the way its predecessors did this week — in failure. With a Saturday midnight deadline fast approaching, S...

  • Kaiser Health News
  • ·
  • Sep 28
  • ·

Nursing homes that rely the most on Medicaid tend to provide the worst care for their residents — not just the people covered by the program but also those who pay privately or have Medicare coverage....

  • Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News | Kaiser Health News
  • ·
  • Sep 28
  • ·
Load More