Posted: 09/10/2012 - Federal authorities added 58 types of cancer to the list of covered illnesses for people exposed to toxins at the site of the World Trade Center after the September 11 attacks; anywhere from 950 to 2,150 people will take advantage of the expanded coverage.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - It's no secret that your height may be influenced by your parents. But, new research suggests a mother's emotional state after giving birth may also contribute to a child's height.
Updated: 09/10/2012 - The price of coffee is skyrocketing on speculation that Colombia's harvest will be smaller than expected for the fourth straight year.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - An agreement between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the foundation that controls the National September 11 Memorial & Museum was announced Monday.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - Commonly used techniques to help infants sleep through the night were found in a new study to be safe and effective. The infant sleep training techniques, such as "controlled comforting" and "camping out" were also found to improve children and mom's mental health through the time infants were 2-years-old, but the effects faded overtime.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin unveiled the country's new National Strategy for Suicide Prevention on Monday. The new guidelines from the Obama administration focus on preventing suicides, especially among military veterans, by methods such as beefing up the nation's crisis hotline to help.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - Marijuana smoking may lead some men to develop especially serious types of testicular cancer, a new study finds. The study - published online September 10 in the American Cancer Society's journal, Cancer - suggests that not only recreational pot-use but medicinal marijuana-smoking may be risky for young males.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - Scientists are crossing their fingers that the rover does not discover what might seem to be a big find on Mars: water.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - GoDaddy, the domain registrar and Web hosting company, experienced outages Monday, perhaps taking millions of websites down as a result.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - The U.S. government announced it will pay health care costs for 50 types of cancer that may have developed in people who worked at ground zero in New York. The conditions were added to an updated list of World Trade Center-related illnesses covered under a Sept. 11 health program.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - The brother of al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri is proposing to mediate a peace deal between the West and Islamists.
Updated: 09/10/2012 - The new book "No Easy Day" by former U.S. Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette, who wrote under the name Mark Owen, gained widespread attention because of his firsthand account of how he and other members of SEAL Team Six killed Osama bin Laden.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - As Republicans braced for news of a post-convention bounce for President Obama Monday, Mitt Romney sought to reclaim the offensive in the race during a speech to Ohio voters.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - Amazon on Thursday released new details about the success of its program for authors who want to self-publish on its Kindle e-reader devices. The company, which unveiled a suite of new e-readers and tablets at a press conference in Southern California on Thursday, says 27 of the top 100 Kindle books were created using a system called Kindle Direct Publishing.
Posted: 09/09/2012 - The staff and patients at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Division of Pediatric Oncology want you to remember that you're beautiful - even if you're dealing with cancer.