Oral contraception didn't end unintended pregnancies, but it offered freedom in career and family planning. Today about 12 million American women take the pill and 80% will use it at some time.
National Institutes of Health workers preparing to move a lab in Bethesda, Md., found an unwelcome surprise in a storage room this month: six vials of smallpox.
Antibiotic use has surged by 36% worldwide in a decade, much of it unwarranted, according to a new study.
Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program.
You may think you?re better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you?re probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person?s ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitude at the other, accounting for about half...
Mark Swed reviews the first Los Angeles Philharmonic performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis in 32 years. The wise and commanding performance was led by the 85-year-old conductor Herbert Blomstedt.