Bread baking could predate agriculture by thousands of years.

When every reptile was dead, the villagers put them in a giant, bloody pile, then took selfies. 

Nearly half of patients who go to urgent care clinics seeking treatment for flu or a cold and other conditions that do not require an antibiotic received a prescription for one anyway.

The reality is that most white doves used in such releases are homing pigeons that quickly set about finding their way home.

  • Jason Bittel
  • ·
  • 23 hours ago
  • ·

Valerio, a 3-year-old male jaguar, went on a territorial killing rampage at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

Besides potassium, benefits include vitamin B6 and blood-sugar control.

We’re getting better at detecting contamination, but more needs to be done.

  • Corilyn Shropshire
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

It shows how nature is all about patterns.

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

A study affirms a hormonal push toward conspicuous consumption.

  • Melissa Healy
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Minnesota and Mayo Clinic researchers gather bugs for data to combat disease.

  • Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Author with experience brings a light touch to a heavy topic

  • Erin Blakemore
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

A researcher sees parallels between 19th-century drug use and today’s opioid crisis.

  • Joseph M. Gabriel
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

The figure is a large increase from the beginning of the century.

  • 2 days ago
  • ·

Even if they can’t attend the surgical procedure, they offer support before and after.

  • Sara Toth Stub
  • ·
  • 2 days ago
  • ·

Stricter policies make doctors wary of treating chronic pain.

  • Sarah Vander Schaaff
  • ·
  • 2 days ago
  • ·

McDonald's has stopped selling salads at about 3,000 locations across the country after customers say they became ill.

Inspector general’s report said 20 out of 21 trips did not comply with applicable federal regulations and HHS policies and procedures.

He heard of a new study suggesting that neckties lower blood flow to the brain.

  • Laura Newberry
  • ·
  • 3 days ago
  • ·

Jurors awarded 22 women who developed ovarian cancer $550 million in compensatory damages and another $4.14 billion in punitive damages.

The black rhinos were moved last month to a sanctuary in a Kenyan national park. Officials say they might have been poisoned by the saltier water in their new home.

Load More

A coalition of Republican states has launched a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, including provisions requiring insurers to offer coverage to people with preexisting conditions without raising rates. An analysis shows that some of these states have the highest proportion of such residents.

  • Harriet Rowan
  • ·
  • 1 hour ago
  • ·

Some state Medicaid programs are not paying for the procedures, and Medicare’s complicated payment rates have hospitals concerned that it will not cover all the costs.

  • Michelle Andrews
  • ·
  • 1 hour ago
  • ·

As new federal policies make it harder to gain asylum in the U.S., foreign applicants try to improve their chances by having doctors evaluate their conditions — perhaps bolstering their stories of torture and violent persecution back home.

  • Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News and Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·

Republicans’ overwhelming majorities in the state legislature make pursuing a policy that could benefit 660,000 uninsured adults a “long shot,” political analysts say.

  • Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
  • ·
Load More