| Dec 8, 2010
| 5:56 AM
Dr. Bernard Raxlen arrived at Manhattan's glamorous Gotham Hall on a cool autumn night in 2008 to receive a humanitarian award.
With a lime-green Lyme disease advocacy ribbon pinned to his dapper black suit, Raxlen joined partygoers sipping martinis...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 8:05 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - At an ill-fated press conference in 1984, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler boldly predicted an effective AIDS vaccine would be available within just two years.
But a string of failed attempts - punctuated by a...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year.
Inspired by the passion of French physicist...
| Jul 21, 2012
Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It's biological.
"Our attraction to sweets — and salt, carbohydrates and fat — is hard-wired from the Stone Age," says Dr. David Katz,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Ahhhh ... pizza for breakfast.
Having the authority to make such a weighty decision is often embraced by college students, dabbling in their own newfound freedom from the parental raised eyebrow.
But making these choices is not without cost. Schedules...
| May 18, 2012
You get several advantages from earning your MBA through a part-time program. You can hang on to your job while you get your degree. You earn a salary even as you study. And since you take fewer classes at a time, you're not paying as much tuition all...
| Jun 6, 2012
— Small doses of a flame retardant commonly added to furniture and baby products can trigger obesity, anxiety and developmental problems, according to the first independent study of a chemical promoted as safe by industry and government officials....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson wed at Newport Coast
A perfect California day blessed the April 28, 2012 wedding of Kelsey Rhoads Forde and Marc Devant Wilson as they exchanged vows under a majestic Georgette-draped Italian rotunda overlooking the Pacific...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:18 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Research has shown that an experimental drug may improve diagnosis and treatment for women with breast cancer.
The new treatment, which involves a combination of drugs and is called T-DM1, successfully delivered toxic chemicals to...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:15 PM
For teens today, getting accepted to the college of their choice is harder than ever before. But some students have the formula to academic success.
We spoke with high school seniors at Country Day School in Fort Worth, and all agree their strong...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Slot players are accustomed to random giveaway promotions, designed to keep them gambling longer.
Now, these promotions are coming to poker rooms: Studz Poker Club at Calder Casino and Race Course is giving away $500 five times between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Erick Green has filled his young Virginia Tech teammates in about the close quarters in Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University, warned them about how they'll feel the hot, sometimes booze-infused (yes, even at a place like Duke) breath of students just...