| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:06 PM
An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted to keep the diabetes drug Avandia on the market with a slate of restrictions on its use, and suggested that although evidence of the drug's safety problems may have been overblown,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Yale basketball coach James Jones welcomes four new players for the 2013-14 season. The Bulldogs were 14-17, 8-6 in the Ivy Last season (third place). Jones has a talented group coming back.
Below is a look at the newcomers provided by Tim Bennett of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Over the last decade more and more U.S. children have ended up in the emergency room after swallowing magnets, according to new data.
"We expected the numbers would be increasing, but we were surprised by how dramatic the rise...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer's disease — by keeping glucose at a healthy...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:21 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Elderly people with high blood sugar - but not high enough to be diabetic - face a slightly greater risk of developing dementia, according to a new study of over 2,000 volunteers.
The research, published in the New England...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:12 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon, Homer Gaines hiked with girlfriend Tami Stillwell to the gusty peak of Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay, bent down on one knee and slipped a topaz and white-sapphire ring on her finger, capturing the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Last week: Dolphins, your wins mean a lot more than you may think. A recent article by Pierre Chandon in Forbes Magazine brought to light how much we need our sports teams to win ... for our health. The article cites a study by Cornil and Chandon that...
| Sep 9, 2013
Over the next few days, the largest national group of unions, the AFL-CIO, meets in Los Angeles to look at ways to stem the long-term decline of American unions. African Americans and other people of color have a lot at stake.
Many people think of a...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A man inside a stolen truck had guns, body armor and Molotov cocktails when police arrested him in Seattle on Wednesday night, officials said Thursday.
The identity of the 21-year-old Nevada man was not released, and officials said they didn't know...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women expect hot flashes as a part of the "change of life," but more than half start sweating before menopause has actually begun, according to a survey.
The study and others "indicate that women start having hot...