| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:20 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa -- In the minutes after he fatally shot his girlfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed and begged that she would survive, according to testimony in his murder trial Thursday by a Pretoria radiologist who was one...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Most anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight probably has wondered about appetite, perhaps wishing it to be less voracious. Scientists are looking at appetite and feelings of fullness as they try to figure out genetic connections to weight and what...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:06 PM
U.S. hospitals are making major strides at clamping down on early deliveries of babies and instead letting Mother Nature take its course in response to growing pressure from employers, government officials and patient-safety advocates.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Chandra Wilson, who stars as Dr. Miranda Bailey on the ABC series "Grey's Anatomy," knows what it's like on the other side of the prescription pad. And she knows what it's like to advocate for an ill child. Her 20-year-old daughter has long struggled with...
| Feb 25, 2014
Shortly after his birth in 1945, Freddie Hall's family knew that something was different about him. And later, he was slow to learn, to walk and to talk, and it was challenging for his family to understand his speech. He was raised under difficult...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:58 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Twelve hours wasn't nearly long enough to ease their pain.
The morning after losing in overtime to rival Canada, the U.S. women's hockey players talked about the anguish of walking away from the Sochi Olympics with silver medals...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A new study says genomic analysis shows dogs and wolves diverged from a common wolf-like ancestor 11,000 to 16,000 years ago, although repeated interbreeding between the animals has clouded their evolutionary history. The study, published in the journal...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Single-service beauty bars with fast, affordable treatments continue to grow in number and in specialty, with offerings including hair blowouts, braid bars, makeup applications and lash extensions.
Facials are a focus too. Skin Laundry, a local...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When it comes to using mammograms as a tool to screen women for breast cancer, how do you define success? At a minimum, you’d want to know that women who get mammograms are less likely to die of breast cancer than women who didn’t get the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Add this to the list of things to freak you out: Healthcare organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
A new study set to be officially released Wednesday found that networks and...