Posted: 08/08/2012 - East Bay residents used a town hall meeting Tuesday to sound off at Chevron executives over a massive fire at a refinery in Richmond Monday. Hundreds of residents sought medical treatment for respiratory problems, but experts concluded Tuesday it was "not a significant health concern."
Posted: 08/08/2012 - Nearly one in four parents or caregivers randomly observed by researchers publicly settled disputes with their child by hitting, spanking or some sort of physical contact, a new study shows.
Posted: 08/08/2012 - About 5 percent of the world's population are clinical hoarders, according to the International OCD Foundation, saving objects ranging from food wrappers, old newspapers to animals because they simply can't let go of them.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Partisan legal showdowns in battleground states over a spate of new voting laws could turn the 2012 elections into a repeat of the 2000 presidential vote recount saga, political experts say.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - It's no secret that exercise helps fight obesity. And now there's research suggesting that working up a sweat can help keep the pounds off even if you're saddled with what some call the "obesity gene."
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Exercise doesn't only change your body's appearance, it can change your core - right down to your DNA.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Men who lift weights may have more to gain than bigger biceps: A new study finds pumping iron may protect men against Type 2 diabetes.
Updated: 08/07/2012 - Cigarette sales may be down, but another rising trend in tobacco use has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerned.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Finally some good news about cholesterol and kids: A big government study shows that in the past decade, the proportion of children who have high cholesterol has fallen.
Updated: 08/07/2012 - Gas prices continued their slow but steady march higher Tuesday, surpassing a nationwide average of $3.63 cents a gallon on the back of refinery problems in the United States and higher crude oil prices globally.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - A drug that many hoped would be an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease has not lead to significant improvements for those with the disease, leading the manufacturers to halt development and further studies of its intravenous use.