- WASHINGTON (AP) - If worry about skin cancer doesn't make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of your skin.
- WASHINGTON (AP) - Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way - by affecting how their children's genes behave.
- Do you think you aren't a distracted driver? Well the state department of health says that if you eat or drink behind the wheel, adjust your radio, or use a navigation system, then you are distracted.
Video: Study: Red meat could increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes New research finds the amount of red meat in your diet could increase your risk of Type 2 diabetes. Researchers followed more than 100,000 people for four years and found adding a half serving a day of red meat increased the risk nearly 50 percent. Adriana Diaz reports.
To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab? NEW YORK (AP) — By the time 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan finally got a lung transplant last week, she'd been waiting for months, and her parents had sued to give her a better shot at surgery.
Boston hospital to offer hand transplants for kids A Boston hospital is starting the world's first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won't be long until face transplants and other radical operations to improve appearance and quality of life are offered to kids, too.
U.S. patent case climaxes with win for Canadian vibrator maker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Couples in the United States looking to spice up their sex lives will have to do without certain adult toys after a U.S. trade panel ruled on Monday that some companies are violating a patent held by a Canadian company for a two-armed vibrator. The U.S. International Trade Commission found that Lelo Shanghai Trading and a number of other vibrator makers infringe on Standard Innovation Corp's patent for a two-armed vibrator that couples can use during intercourse. ...
(Reuters) - British folk band Mumford & Sons' bassist Ted Dwane posted a message on Monday saying he was recovering after brain surgery to remove a blood clot. Dwane posted a picture of himself with a shaved head on the band's official website with the caption, "Bear with a sore head! Thanks so much for all the well wishing, it seems to be working! I'm home." The Grammy-winning London band was forced to cancel the final three U.S. dates of its "Summer Stampede" tour last week after doctors discovered a clot on the surface of Dwane's brain, which required immediate surgery. ...