health & medicine
Through the Helping Hands program, capuchin monkeys are trained and placed in homes where they help those with disabilities.
Discovery of antitoxin provides promising new treatment for cystic fibrosis.
How organizations around the world are working to bring treatment to children with cancer in developing countries.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called alcoholism a "national disaster" -- the challenges to staying sober in Russia.
Whole grains can reduce the risk of diseases, but separating real from fake can be confusing.
The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan is taking a psychological toll, but it could also help bring the country together.
Doctors have found a way to get kids outside and exercising more: Write a prescription for a walk in the woods.
Scientists have unlocked some surprising secrets about why some people live longer than others.
Scientists work toward a grand, unifying theory of why humans smile.
By 2020, the Chinese government wants to extend health care to all of its 1.3 billion citizens. The job won't be easy.