More and more couples are postponing having children as they try to balance their careers and other life goals with their desire to have kids.
Symantec is selling its Veritas information management business for $8 billion in cash with plans to funnel proceeds back into its main line of work, cybersecurity, and buy back shares.
Adolescents with major depression or bipolar disease face an increased risk of early heart disease and may need early intervention to prevent it, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
As more kids use mobile phones and surf the web at increasingly younger ages, sexting and Internet safety are becoming bigger childhood health concerns, edging out longtime worries like smoking and teen pregnancy, a new poll suggests.
Some babies born just a week or two premature may later be developmentally unprepared for kindergarten, and screening these children at age two may not accurately predict whether they will be among the ones most at risk for falling behind in school, a new study suggests.
People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with the Southern U.S. may be at an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to a new study.
A vaccine developed by Novavax Inc was shown to prevent a common respiratory viral infection in a mid-stage study, taking it one step closer to becoming the first vaccine for the virus that affects almost all American children.
The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and seek treatments for a host of ailments, from vision loss and neurological disorders to cancer and AIDS.
Health officials say lab tests have determined that a Minnesota teenager did not die from a water parasite as initially suspected, but instead from a bacterial disease.
Barely 2 years old, Talia Pisano is getting tough treatment for kidney cancer that spread to her brain. She's also getting a chance at having babies of her own someday.
China's shock 2% devaluation of the yuan on Tuesday pushed the dollar higher and raised the prospect of a new round of currency wars, just as Greece reached a new deal to contain its debt crisis.
The Labor Department issues its first estimate for the economy's productivity in the second quarter at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Tuesday.
The Commerce Department releases its June report on wholesale stockpiles at 10 a.m. Eastern Tuesday.