| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:47 PM
In the late 1970s and '80s, Melissa Francis was all over TV. She appeared in almost 100 commercials and spent two years in the cast of "Little House on the Prairie."
But Francis, now an anchor on the Fox Business Network, didn't reach those heights by...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces.
"When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Upping the educational value of what young kids watch on television may help improve their behavior, a new study suggests.
It can be hard to encourage families of preschoolers to turn off the TV, but there are plenty of high-...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, say U.S. researchers, who urge doctors to talk more about the benefits of the...
| Feb 13, 2013
A Northwestern University professor has come up with a mathematical model that she says accurately predicts the growth of the most aggressive and common type of brain tumor, a breakthrough she says will help doctors combat the tumor more effectively....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:05 PM
John C. Sullivan of Hagerstown, Md., passed at home with his family after 98 years of life to be in eternity with the Lord on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Edith L. (Skidmore) Sullivan, who passed on Feb. 27, 2012. They...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Need to turn off a light in the other room? Just flick a wrist from wherever you are in the house.
Call it the 21st century version of the clap-on, clap-off. Relying on minute changes in Wi-Fi signals rather than cameras, motion detectors or other...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Maximizing retweets of Twitter posts has always been a science to some Twitter users. They try to post at certain times when a lot of their followers are active. Others try to list the right hashtags or mention accounts of important people. Now, there...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. states that require children and teenagers to wear helmets report fewer deaths involving bicycles and cars, according to a new study.
Researchers analyzed the number of U.S. bicycle deaths between 1999 and 2010 and...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Knee pain appears to decrease up to one year after "prolotherapy," a series of sugar water injections at the site of the pain, according to a new study.
Previous research on the therapy that suggested positive effects was...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. - On May 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and Extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture aimed at the impacts of climate variability and change on...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Chicago - Ohio farmer Les Seiler has applied gypsum to his fields for the past five years. His farm is based in Fulton County, Ohio, 40 miles west of Toledo and near the Michigan border where Seiler says cold and wet spring weather is guaranteed....