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  1. Astronaut recounts harrowing failed space launchSat, 20 Oct 2018 17:27:16 GMT
    Two minutes into his first trip to space last Thursday, US astronaut Nick Hague found himself thinking how smoothly the flight was going. "It was everything I expected it to be," he told NASA director Jim Bridenstine at Johnson Space Center on Tuesday. More...
  2. Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study revealsSat, 20 Oct 2018 13:42:43 GMT
    We've all heard exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease. More...
  3. Most burger chains fail on annual antibiotics report cardThu, 18 Oct 2018 10:26:20 GMT
    Twenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday. Only two chains received As, Shake Shack and BurgerFi; the other 23 got a D minus or F. More...
  4. Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to to slideThu, 18 Oct 2018 07:03:35 GMT
    Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds. More...
  5. First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:47:02 GMT
    A Florida child died due to flu-related illness during the week ended October 6, according to the state's Department of Health. The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination. More...
  6. Family makes last-minute plea to keep 9-year-old daughter on ventilatorSat, 20 Oct 2018 21:29:02 GMT
    The parents of a 9-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead have filed another request to extend a temporary restraining order to keep their daughter on a ventilator. A judge agreed to extend the order until next Monday, their attorney says. More...
  7. Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thrivingSat, 13 Oct 2018 15:26:38 GMT
    Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm. More...
  8. Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study saysMon, 15 Oct 2018 15:00:40 GMT
    Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their lager, new research suggests. More...
  9. As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study saysMon, 08 Oct 2018 19:00:54 GMT
    No matter where we live, weather touches each of us daily and the warming effects of climate change go beyond the physical environment. More...
  10. How climate change will affect your healthFri, 12 Oct 2018 09:34:44 GMT
    A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of dire consequences if governments don't make "rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to stem global warming. But the planet isn't the only thing at risk as temperatures rise; your health might be in danger, too. More...
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