A cholera outbreak in parts of Mozambique hit by floods has killed 19 people, the government said, raising the death toll from one of the worst disasters to hit southern Africa in years.
A Filipino nurse, who arrived last week from Saudi Arabia, has tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the first case of the deadly virus in the Philippines, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
Lesbians may be at higher risk of cervical cancer because they get fewer screenings than heterosexual women, due partly to doctors' sometimes incorrect assumptions about their sexual history, University of Washington researchers said on Tuesday.
Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday it had net income of $718 million, or 84 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, down from $983 million, or $1.06 a share, in the year-earlier period.
People with type 2 diabetes who get treatment for high blood pressure live longer and have a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new review.
Dietary advice can be confusing. Is it OK to eat meat and eggs? Is fat in or out? What about grains? How much salt?
AOL Inc. reported on Wednesday a fourth-quarter net profit that rose to $59.6 million, or 73 cents a share, from $36 million, or 43 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
Describing the latest measles outbreak as "alarming," Dr. Margaret Hamburg, outgoing commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, said on Tuesday that the measles vaccine "should be used by everyone who has not been vaccinated."
Claiming that thousands of public comments condemning “dark money” in politics can’t be ignored, the Democrat-chaired Federal Election Commission on Wednesday appeared ready to open the door to new regulations on donors, bloggers and others who use the Internet to influence policy and campaigns.
A tip line will allow Rhode Islanders to report gender-based wage discrimination.
Generac Holdlings Inc. (GNRC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $49.4 million.
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.31 billion.
Dietary advice can be confusing.
The top Republican and Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday called for $1 billion in lethal defensive aid to Ukraine as Congress increased pressure on President Barack Obama to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels.
A woman with a history of boarding airplanes without a ticket was in jail Tuesday while authorities investigated whether she stowed away on a flight from Minnesota to Florida.
Legislators in Puerto Rico are debating a bill that would fine parents of obese children up to $800 if they don't lose weight.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a copyright lawsuit against Frankie Valli and fellow "Four Seasons" band member Robert Gaudio over "Jersey Boys," the popular musical about the band.
High contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill was found in the state's oil patch, but levels have dropped considerably in larger rivers downstream, according to documents released by the state Tuesday.