| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women whose diet include too little calcium or water — or too much salt — have an increased risk of developing kidney stones, a study confirms.
Researchers found that among more than 78,000 U.S. women in...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new report suggests that when a breast cancer screening program was rolled out in Norway, up to 10 women were diagnosed and treated for cancer unnecessarily for every breast cancer death that was prevented.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
As the number of children with autism has increased over the past couple of decades, so have efforts to find causes behind this neurodevelopmental disorder. Research published Wednesday provides new clues about genetic glitches that may contribute to...
| Apr 12, 2012
Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Faced with making a life-changing decision for their unborn twin girls, former Brawley resident Bryanne McCown and husband Adam found their faith challenged but discovered that the support of this close-knit Valley community and prayer helped carry them...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 7:29 PM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. --Legendary football coach Joe Paterno, who was ousted from Penn State University over an alleged child sex abuse scandal, told the Washington Post he felt inadequate to deal with the initial allegation of abuse.
Paterno, the all-...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 6:08 PM
University of Washington graduate student David Giles spends his nights dumpster diving, but he says it’s all in the name of research.
He hopes to get a handle on why people waste so much food.
"Lettuce, there's all sorts of lettuce,”...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Second-graders should know the proper names of their body parts, and fifth-graders should be able to identify heterosexual and homosexual feelings, a controversial new set of national sexual education guidelines says.
By eighth grade, the students should...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 10:22 PM
Assailants robbed and hit two victims in the face with a handgun Saturday morning in the University District, just days after police arrested a suspect allegedly involved in similar robberies occurring the week before.
According to Seattle police, two...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:10 AM
Real estate website Zillow.com has built a successful business out of telling online visitors how much your house is worth. Now it's telling the world whether you're in foreclosure.
The company, which is based in Seattle, launched a free feature on...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:02 AM
SAN DIEGO - After spending nearly two years in one of the most notorious prisons in Central America for a crime he did not commit, Jason Puracal was set free.
Monday afternoon the 35-year-old and his sister thanked the California Innocence Project of San...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 11:17 PM
The pain in Estela Delgado’s back was excruciating for months. One day the 51-year-old was fine. She had been exercising, eating right, taking vitamins. Then she felt a pop in her back, and the pain started. After getting worse and worse over a two-...