Whether lightning rods should have rounded or pointy ends became a point of contention between rebellious Americans and King George III.
This Fourth of July holiday, collectively Americans will eat some 150 million hot dogs, according to industry analysts. Lined up, that substantial serving of frankfurters would stretch from sea to shining sea—several times...
Researchers are studying the way twins smell for clues about the genetic basis of insect appeal
The American Health Care Act (AHCA), aka “Trumpcare,” just passed the House of Representatives in hopes of repealing and replacing Obamacare. What is the controversy over pre-existing conditions?...
Some celebrities take such therapies, claiming health benefits
The nominee was appointed to his current job by the vice president
Technologies that pull moisture from the air are now solar-powered
Most scientists were not told of risks for months after 2014 incident; investigation shows more mishaps at Nevada and New Mexico nuclear sites
Ultrasensitive blood tests known as liquid biopsies promise to improve cancer diagnosis and care
The finding raises questions about how different people respond to pain
Which 10 disruptive solutions are now poised to change the world?
Science journalist Gary Taubes weighs in on PSA tests and mammograms
Medical weed is a popular way to manage chronic pain
People at that age who receive subsidies for care would see big changes
Short answer: it depends
Most American teens have still had sex by age 18 according to the CDC analysis
Handel, a Republican, wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act but protect preexisting conditions
Physicians are still recommending the blood test for prostate cancer even though it harms far more men than it helps
Everyday Einstein explains what contaminates our water, how it gets there, and what we can do to test it
Hundreds of H7N9 infections have already occurred in humans this spring