Posted: 08/04/2012 - You might know that you could stand to lose a few pounds to boost your health, but do you know if you are obese?
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Research shows only one out of six overweight people can maintain even 10 percent of any weight loss over the long term. Now a new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has found a possible explanation: all calories are not created equal.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - An ongoing outbreak of the Ebola virus in Uganda is under control, a World Health Organization official said Friday.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Garden Fresh Foods is recalling nearly seven tons of its pre-made meat salads over possible Listeria contamination.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Thousands of women across the world are attempting to break a simultaneous breast-feeding record this Friday and Saturday in order to raise awareness about the importance of breast milk in a developing infant's life.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - The benefits of exercise in people with heart problems may go beyond the physical.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Boston's Mayor Thomas Menino reportedly has undergone surgery to repair drooping eyelids that were giving him vision problems.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Why does cancer come back after a tumor has been seemingly eradicated? Three new studies from American, Belgian, British and Dutch researchers may have an answer.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - NASA is gearing up for what's being called "7 minutes of terror."
Posted: 08/04/2012 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging people to take precautions against the West Nile virus, finding that some areas of the U.S. are seeing greater and earlier disease activity compared to previous years
Posted: 08/04/2012 - An increase in swine flu cases has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning Americans to be especially careful around state and county fairs this summer.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Arnold Schwarzenegger was so eager to start his bodybuilding career that he briefly ended up in an Austrian military brig, the actor and former California governor said Friday.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Craig aims to fend off a federal election lawsuit against him by arguing his infamous June 11, 2007, Minneapolis airport bathroom visit that ended in his sex-sting arrest was part of his official Senate business.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - The satirical newspaper The Onion is attracting some public ire for an image that shows an airliner about to crash into Chicago's Willis Tower, the tallest building in the country.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - A blown tire likely caused a double-decker bus to lurch out of control and strike a bridge pillar in the grassy median of an interstate highway, killing one passenger and injuring nearly four dozen others, an Illinois State Police investigator said Friday.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Mitt Romney pays "a lot of taxes" every year, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee told reporters Friday in an attempt to quell the accusation from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., who said that Romney hasn't paid taxes in 10 years.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Despite the hopeful news of over 160,000 additional jobs created, it was tempered by the announcement that America's unemployment rose a tenth of a point to 8.3 percent
Posted: 08/04/2012 - Tropical Storm Ernesto churned over open waters early Saturday on a path toward Jamaica and Mexico after dumping heavy rain on islands in the eastern Caribbean.
Posted: 08/04/2012 - A wildfire whipped by gusty, southerly winds swept through rural woodlands south of the Oklahoma City area Friday, burning several homes as firefighters struggled to contain it in 113-degree heat.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - Rebel and Syrian forces battled early Saturday for a building that houses state-run TV and radio studios in Aleppo, a day after the U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution that slams the Syrian government for its actions and the U.N. Security Council for its failure to counter the crisis.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - A Kansas church notorious for its angry, anti-gay protests at military funerals will continue the controversial practice despite new restrictions in a bill passed by Congress that awaits President Barack Obama's signature.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - The University of Colorado has hired a former U.S. attorney to conduct an independent review into how the school handled the man accused of opening fire inside a crowded movie theater.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - Joe Paterno's family said Friday it intends to appeal the National Collegiate Athletic Association's sanctions against Penn State University in the aftermath of the child sexual abuse scandal.
Posted: 08/03/2012 - The largest of the fires is just south of Oklahoma City in Cleveland County, according to Jerry Lojka, spokesman for the department of emergency management.