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.
In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk.
Auguste is 3 years old, a charmer with big blue eyes, long lashes and a playful smile. He's wearing a T-shirt that says "Make some noise" and fiddling with his Etch A Sketch in a hospital exam room.
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...
Rob Gronkowski looked "almost Gronk-esque" on Sunday as he practiced in full pads for the first time since having back surgery. The star tight end for the New England Patriots participated in drills with his teammates during the 15 minutes reporters were allowed to observe the start of practice at Foxborough, Mass. Gronkowski isn't expected to play in the first few games but wasn't placed on the physically unable to perform list, a move that would have required him to miss at least the first six games of the season. "He looked good," tight end Michael Hoomanawanui said. "He looked almost Gronk-esque." In his three NFL seasons, Gronkowski has...