Laura Gardiner knew she was making a difference with her work.
Women who take newer types of birth control pills face a higher risk of developing blood clots than women who take older types, researchers said Tuesday, providing what some called "clarifying" evidence that more modern contraceptives designed as safer options may in fact pose more risk than earlier...
Monday morning brought cloudy weather to Canoga Park, but the mood was anything but gloomy at the neighborhood's 26th annual Memorial Day parade, where crowds honored the region's fallen military heroes — setting up lawn chairs along Sherman Way and waving flags.
Don Chente Restaurant has tried advertising on Google, offering a check-in deal on Yelp and encouraging comments on Facebook.
In 1921, archaeologists exploring an ancient burial mound near Egtved, a village in Denmark, unearthed the grave of a girl estimated to have been 16 to 18 years old when she died.
A new analysis of ancient wolf DNA has shed new light on the murky early history of man's best friend, suggesting that dogs split from wolves as many as 27,000 to 40,000 years ago -- not 11,000 to 16,000 years ago, as earlier genome research had proposed.
Scientists working in Kenya have unearthed the oldest known stone tools, simple cutting and pounding implements crafted by ancient members of the human lineage 3.3 million years ago.
It’s hard for many people to comprehend the risks athletes take for the sake of extreme sports. BASE jumping, for instance, is inherently dangerous — skydiving from a fixed object instead of an aircraft, with little time to react or correct course should a problem arise.