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Today is International Widows Day and these are their stories

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:51:14 GMT

From a Syrian refugee to a military widow in the United States, these are their stories of loss, grief and survival.

'Trumpcare' would send her to Mexico for birth control

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:37:43 GMT

Alabama high school's conservative summer reading list stirs controversy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:54:18 GMT

Among the titles in the Spanish Fort High School teacher's list: "Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder: Savage Solutions," "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto" and "Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and their Assault on America."

Pharmacist linked to fungal meningitis outbreak gets 9 years in prison

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:47:04 GMT

Millennials are the most likely generation to use a library. Here's why.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:10:52 GMT

"Teens see libraries different than their parents or caregivers used to see them," says the president of the American Library Association.

Sheriff to shorten sentences for inmates who rescued fallen deputy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:02:06 GMT

Inmates in Georgia are getting their sentences shortened for helping a sheriff's deputy who collapsed while on security detail.

Texas water park takes accessibility to the next level

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:31:36 GMT

When the Morgan's Inspiration Island water park opens in San Antonio on Saturday, visitors won't find any wheelchair ramps at one of the park's main attractions: the riverboat adventure.

Dirty money: 80% of cash carries cocaine -- and more

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:17:57 GMT

Court rules hospital can withdraw life support for sick baby Charlie Gard

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:04:10 GMT

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday a hospital can discontinue life support to a baby suffering from a rare genetic disease.

An EMT's view from the front lines

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:45:32 GMT

Salvador Dali to be exhumed amid paternity suit

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:26:46 GMT

A Madrid court has ordered that the remains of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali be exhumed. The move comes as a woman who claims to be his daughter filed a paternity claim.

Mom wants Planned Parenthood to stay open

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:38:54 GMT

While pregnant with her daughter, Ariana Gonzalez went to Mexico to receive medical care instead of here in the US. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen shares her story.

After fighting for her daughter's life, mom fears GOP health care bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:35:34 GMT

She's a 35-pound bundle of blonde cuteness with hard-working parents.

Mom on Medicaid cuts: It's a punch in the gut

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:01:43 GMT

The Senate health care bill would slash nearly a trillion dollars in Medicaid spending, according to the Congressional Budget Score. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on a five-year-old that would be affected by the cuts.

Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:20:22 GMT

Republican Rep. Steve Scalise has been released from the intensive care unit after being shot in the hip last week, according to a statement by MedStar Washington Hospital Center Friday.

DNA unlocks secrets of ancient Egyptians

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:46:29 GMT

Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:19:56 GMT

American teens' sex habits and contraceptive use haven't changed much over the past decade, according to a new report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Most 2014 World Cup head impacts didn't receive concussion protocols, study says

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:02:16 GMT

More than 3 billion people around the world tuned in to watch soccer's 2014 FIFA World Cup, during which there were 81 head collisions. And only 15% of those injured players received a concussion assessment from health care personnel, according to a report published Tuesday in JAMA.

Where in the world will the next emerging disease appear?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:03:46 GMT

Some of the world's worst diseases -- think Ebola or AIDS -- start in animals, jump the hurdle of species to enter humans and then get passed from person to person. These are called zoonotic or animal-origin infectious diseases. What if you could predict the location on this vast and spinning globe where the next of these potentially deadly diseases will emerge?

Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:08:38 GMT

More health problems reported from cosmetic products

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:57:28 GMT

Complaints of adverse health events related to cosmetic and personal care products more than doubled from 2015 to 2016, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

Older dads have geeky sons, study says

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:02:46 GMT

Bee, wasp venom shortage dangerous for those with allergies

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:02:53 GMT

Can sitting cancel out the benefits of exercise?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:02:28 GMT

You've probably heard the trendy phrase that "sitting is the new smoking." Although it's an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors -- nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body -- research does show that prolonged sitting may be harmful, even if you exercise regularly.

Rehab and health scares for once-conjoined twins

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:59:38 GMT

What Serena Williams wants you to know about domestic violence

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:32:17 GMT

When most people think about domestic violence, they probably think of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, but less well-known is how partners can use financial means to abuse and terrorize their partners.

Bloomers to bikinis: Bathing suits through history

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:49:04 GMT

Do you prefer a one-piece or a string bikini? Swim trunks or a snug Speedo? Whatever you select, your choice isn't made in a vacuum under the florescent lights of a fitting room. History has informed the bathing suit styles of today, in ways we might never imagine. Click through the gallery above to learn how modesty, function and the evolution of style have affected the suits you take to the water, and look below for a collection of facts about swimwear.

Why confusion leads seniors to turn down home health care

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:39:21 GMT

The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital: He didn't want anyone coming into his home, and he didn't think he needed any help.

Couple adopts infants with special needs -- 88 of them

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:28:03 GMT

The labor of love started in Florida even before Camille Geraldi, a nurse, met her husband Mike, a pediatrician. And it's been going on for the last four decades.

The perfect feast: The healthy way to celebrate Eid

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:33:36 GMT

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