A new breast cancer drug from Roche has shown "unprecedented" benefits in extending lives in a clinical trial and experts urged its widespread use for women with an aggressive form of the disease.
Five babies tested have positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital nursery exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants - long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, will meet Monday with President Obama at the White House, a meeting that both sides hope can improve strained relations between the world's two largest democracies.
645,000 Maryland residents had so-called Obamaphones in 2012 — one hundred times as many people as there were in 2009, and double the number in that state who are supposed to be eligible for the program based on their income.
The Commerce Department releases its August report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity.
Lloyds Banking Group says it has dismissed eight members of staff following a scandal linked to the manipulation of a key global interest rate.
The Obama administration is awarding nearly a half-billion dollars to community colleges that are partnering with employers on job training.
U.S. Secretary for Commerce Penny Pritzker has identified six areas — from construction to defense — in which Poland and the U.S. should intensify their commercial ties, even before a major trans-Atlantic agreement is reached.
Getting your flu shot isn't the only way you can help prevent the flu. What you eat can also help lower your odds of coming down with a nasty bug, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health content manager for About.com. Check out her favorite flu-preventing foods:
Unless opinionators like Simmons make truly offensive remarks, let them do their thing—or stop pretending that you want a freewheeling debate.