In a new study of people over age 85, those who said they engaged in things like painting, quilting or book clubs during middle age were less likely to develop memory impairments that may precede dementia.
The Bank of England kept interest rates at their record low on Thursday as policymakers wait to see whether a tumble in inflation is short-lived or turns into a bigger threat for the British economy.
Reminding young people about that awkward, uncomfortable embarrassment they feel the day after a night of drunken texting or tipsy Facebook posting could be an effective way to prevent excessive drinking on college campuses, a new study finds
The number of teen drivers involved in fatal crashes dropped by more than half over the past decade as safer vehicles hit the road and more young people received restricted licenses, a U.S. report finds.
Walgreens plans to close about 200 U.S. stores as the nation's largest drugstore chain expands on a $1 billion cost-reduction plan it announced last August.
If you're looking to move to a happy place, you might want to check out the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, area: The region reported the highest well-being out of the 100 most populous communities in the country, according to a new poll
About 30,000 cases of Sabra hummus sold nationwide is being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination.
Thirty confirmed cases of Ebola were reported in West Africa in the past week, the smallest number in nearly a year of the worst ever outbreak of the deadly fever, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
A U.S. outbreak of a deadly strain of bird flu accelerated on Wednesday with the infection of a sixth turkey flock in Minnesota, the nation's top turkey-producing state, in less than a week.
The Bank of England has decided to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.5 percent, with inflation remaining very low despite the growing economic recovery.
Short people have more risk for heart disease, and now researchers may know why: Genes that govern height also seem to affect cholesterol, especially in men.
Sabra Dipping Company voluntarily recalled 30,000 cases of its classic hummus nationwide over possible Listeria contamination, federal health officials and the company said on Wednesday.
Federal health authorities say three additional people have become ill from a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products.
An analysis by the New York City's comptroller has concluded the city's pension funds over the past 10 years paid over $2 billion in fees to money managers but got almost nothing in return.
March sales at Costco stores open at least a year fell more than Wall Street had expected.
Potential Democratic challenger Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday presented a list of key issues from trade to wages that she wants 2016 Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton to address in her campaign for president.
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday.
Official figures show German industrial production rose 0.2 percent in February from the month before.