health & medicine
The E. coli outbreak in Germany has many people panicked, but in fact, it's the inevitable outcome of eating food on earth.
The federal government is singling out potatoes as culprits in the fight against childhood obesity.
Europeans are in the grip of E. Coli fear. The bacteria have killed 16 people, all but one in Germany.
The food pyramid is crumbling, as the USDA is going to stop using it as a guide for healthy eating. Instead, they're replacing it with a food plate.
The dangers of tobacco and cigarettes are very well known, but people all over the world continue to smoke. Will World No Tobacco Day make a difference?
Democrats want to use Medicare to hit Republicans until the 2012 election, and Republicans intend to use Medicare to remind people of Obama's health care overhaul.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2011 -- Public Radio International (PRI) is pleased to announce that journalists from its daily international news program, "PRI's The World," have
The epidemic of violence and death associated with Mexico's drug war is destroying the lives of many people caught in the middle.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that chemical-management policies have to be revised to better protect children, pregnant women, and the elderly.
The Kingdom of Bhutan has banned smoking in public places. It's against the law to grow or import tobacco, and tobacco smugglers can get 3 years in prison.