Father, son lose lives to manure pit's deadly gases
An Iowa father and son are dead after tangling with a deadly aspect of hog farming: their manure pit.
Taking Aim at Planned Parenthood, Conservatives Use Familiar Tactic
The vow by some Republicans to reject a spending bill that includes funds for Planned Parenthood is their latest attempt to affect policy by...
World Briefing: Liberia: Ebola Stalls Birth Registrations
The births of more than 70,000 children in Liberia during the Ebola crisis were never recorded, leaving them vulnerable to marginalization....
Psychologists’ Group May Quit Role in Questioning of Terror Suspects
The proposal came after a report that members colluded with the Pentagon and the C.I.A. in justifying harsh questioning of terrorism suspects...
Patent Protection for Drugs Puts Pressure on U.S. in Trade Talks
No issue in negotiations over a Trans-Pacific Partnership seems to elicit more passion than pharmaceuticals, with both sides using the language of...
Increased Competition Kept Lid on Health Insurance Inflation, U.S. Says
The Obama administration said on Thursday that many consumers were benefiting from increased competition among insurers under the Affordable Care...
A Psychologist as Warden? Jail and Mental Illness Intersect in Chicago
Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, a clinical psychologist, was chosen to run Cook County Jail, underscoring how much the nation’s prisons have become holding...
Lawsuit Says Bronx Health Center Turns Away Patients With Physical Disabilities
A nonprofit group contended that a branch of the Union Community Health Center has failed to make numerous accommodations that are required by...
How to Become a T Follicular Helper Cell
Follicular helper Tcells (TFH cells), a rare type of immune cell that is essential for inducing a strong and lasting antibody response to viruses...
Depressed Females Have Over-Active Glutamate Receptor Gene
Numerous genes that regulate the activity of a neurotransmitter in the brain have been found to be abundant in brain tissue of depressed females,...
Medication may reduce injury risk for kids with ADHD
Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are less likely to have accidents that land them in the emergency room than those who...
Dr. Manny’s tips for avoiding heartburn on vacation
Heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), causes millions of Americans to suffer every day. If you’re not careful, it can completely...