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Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking.
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The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects.
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Boys with ADHD may be at risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study -- which, if confirmed in larger studies, may have implications for more than 4 million kids in the United States living with the disorder.
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CONTROVERSIAL plans to scrap at-home care for the vulnerable in Worcestershire are facing a challenge in the High Court after a 17-year-old's mother brought legal action.
A report says former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who serves as a bio-warfare adviser to the president and Pentagon, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while serving as a director for the company that supplies it.
Sunbathers this summer will find new sunscreen labels that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace.
Sean Jackman, 24, of Stoughton, the driver in last weekend's fatal car crash in Canton , was arraigned this week on multiple charges, including motor vehicle homicide and drunk driving.
Community groups in the county were asked to apply for the money ahead of Red Nose Day on March 15.
When Angelina Jolie revealed she'd had a double mastectomy, she probably had a pretty good idea that her bravery would empower other women to tell their breast cancer stories.
The World Health Organization has issued a blunt assessment of the coronavirus outbreak in Saudi Arabia, acknowledging for the first time that there are concerns the virus may be spreading from person to person, at least in a limited way.
An man smokes a cigarette as he takes a break at a fruit market in Hyderabad, India.
A metro Atlanta woman who lost both hands, her left leg and right foot after contracting a flesh-eating disease was on her way back from Ohio Friday after being fitted with prosthetic hands.
A human embryo, containing about a couple hundred cells, is smaller than the period at the end of a sentence.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.
New research suggests the dominant side of your brain may make the call on which ear you choose to use while talking on your cellphone.