Reporter : Jenna Iacurci

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky

Trending News  21 March '14

Chris Hemsworth's wife gives birth to twin boys

Chris Hemsworth's wife Elsa Pataky gave birth to twin boys early Friday morning.

Britain backs Novartis' meningitis B vaccine

Health/Nutrition  21 March '14

Britain backs Novartis' meningitis B vaccine

Britain plans to introduce Novartis' meningitis B vaccine into their routine vaccination program.

Whooping cough outbreak because parents fail to vaccinate children

Parenting  21 March '14

Whooping cough vaccine: Unvaccinated children behind outbreak

Parents who fail to vaccinate their kids for nonmedical reasons against whooping cough are the cause of the bacterial infection's outbreak, a new study says.

Police review Kurt Cobain's death: suicide

Trending News  21 March '14

Kurt Cobain death a suicide, police reaffirm 20 years later

Kurt Cobain's death was indeed a suicide, police have once again concluded almost exactly 20 years after the event.

Health/Nutrition  21 March '14

Louisiana bans components of synthetic marijuana following hospitalizations

Louisiana banned the sale and use of eight components of synthetic marijuana after scores of people were hospitalized due to a dangerous reaction to the toxins, officials reported Thursday.

China launches nationwide school inspections over unauthorized vaccines for kids

Health/Nutrition  21 March '14

China launches nationwide school inspections over unauthorized vaccines for kids

China launched nationwide school inspections when parents found the institutions were, unbeknownst to them, vaccinating their kids to boost health and attendance, a new report revealed Friday.

Traditional toys best tools for teaching kids

Parenting  20 March '14

Traditional toys - not screens - best tools for teaching kids

Traditional toys like blocks and puzzles are still the best teaching tools for kids, according to a research review.

Heart

Health/Nutrition  20 March '14

New guidelines could mean nearly 56 million Americans would be eligible for statins

New heart health guidelines could mean 56 million Americans would be eligible for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.

18-month-old receives life-saving airway implants

Health/Nutrition  20 March '14

18-month-old receives life-saving 3-D printed airway implants

18-month-old Garrett Peterson of Utah received life-saving airway transplants using 3-D imaging and printing technology.

South Carolina bill bans abortion after 20-week period

Health/Nutrition  20 March '14

South Carolina bill bans abortion after 20-week period

South Carolina's House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would ban most abortions after the 20-week period of pregnancy.

Cancer vaccine fails testing, but there's still hope

Health/Nutrition  20 March '14

Cancer vaccine fails testing, but there's still hope

A GlaxoSmithKline experimental cancer vaccine has failed a test against non-small cell lung cancer, announced Thursday, but the British company is still hopefully they will identify a sub-group of patients in whom it would work.

Novartis downsizing in preparation for 'brutal' new world

Health/Nutrition  20 March '14

Novartis downsizing in preparation for 'brutal' new world

Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez is downsizing the company by cutting its smaller businesses in preparation for a "brutal" new world in healthcare spending.

WHO: Poor diagnosis cause for global multi-drug resistant TB

Health/Nutrition  20 March '14

WHO: Poor diagnosis cause for global multidrug resistant TB

The World Health Organization warns that poor diagnosis is to blame for the global risk of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

Chemo for terminally ill cancer patients linked to more intensive care

Health/Nutrition  19 March '14

Chemo for terminally ill cancer patients linked to more intensive care

Terminally ill cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy may die under more aggressive circumstances, according to a new study, compared to those who don't receive chemotherapy.

Pornography

Trending News  19 March '14

18-year-old porn star Belle Knox not to return to Duke campus after death threats

Porn Star Belle Knox, 18, will not be returning to campus at Duke University after receiving death threats.

M.I.A. at Coachella Music Festival

Trending News  19 March '14

NFL sues M.I.A. for flipping off audiences during 2012 Super Bowl perfomance

M.I.A.'s middle finger during her Super Bowl XLVI performance Feb. 5, 2012 was answered by the National Football League (NFL) with a $16.6 million lawsuit against the singer.

Alzheimer's twice as likely to develop in women over 60 than breast cancer

Health/Nutrition  19 March '14

Alzheimer's twice as likely as breast cancer to develop in women over 60

Women over the age of 60 have a 1 in 6 chance of developing Alzheimer's disease - a risk twice that of developing breast cancer, reports the Alzheimer's Association.

Culture important in childhood obesity prevention efforts: study

Parenting  19 March '14

Culture important in childhood obesity prevention efforts: study

Cultural differences in childcare are an important factor to consider when preventing childhood obesity, a new U.S. study suggests.

Medical conspiracy theories, half of Americans believe them

Health/Nutrition  19 March '14

Medical conspiracy theories believed by half of Americans

About half of U.S. adults believe at least one medical conspiracy theory, a new study says.

Courtney Love

Trending News  19 March '14

Courtney Love's missing Flight 370 theory debunked

Courtney Love thought she might have unlocked the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, posting her findings over Facebook.

Bangerz tour bus

Trending News  18 March '14

Miley Cyrus' Bangerz tour bus catches fire, everyone is safe

Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz" tour bus caught fire on its way from the Toyota Center in Houston to New Orleans Monday, although no one was hurt.

obesity

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

A decline in obesity among preschoolers? Experts say think again

A study last month reported a 43 percent decline in obesity among preschoolers, but experts are now questioning the claim.

ADHD medications linked to teenage weight gain

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

ADHD medications linked to teenage weight gain

Stimulant medications used to treat ADHD could be linked to weight gain in teenagers, according to a new analysis.

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