(AP) -- The average family with health insurance shells out an extra $1,000 a year in premiums to pay for health care for the uninsured, a new report finds.
A Canadian nuclear reactor that produced about a third of the world's supply of medical isotopes has halted operation for three months due to a heavy water leak, authorities said.
Troubled German semiconductor maker Infineon has asked the government for around 500 million euros (690 million dollars) in loan guarantees, a press report said on Thursday.
One of the world's rarest deer has been found in a tiny patch of Philippines forest that is being cut down by farmers and loggers, according to a British-Filipino scientific expedition.
Incidence of Type 1 diabetes in children aged under five in Europe is set to double by 2020 over 2005 levels while cases among the under-15s will rise by 70 percent, according to a study published on Thursday.
May 28, 2009 - Immunology researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered how two biochemical signals play unique roles in promoting the development of a group of immune cells employed as tactical ...
For one international community - the 165,000 strong Inuit community dispersed across the Arctic coastline in small, remote coastal settlements in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Siberia - it is already too late to prevent ...
(AP) -- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Beijing on Thursday to cooperate on climate change, calling a safe environment a basic human right.
(AP) -- The carcass of a rare blue whale washed ashore in southern New Zealand after it apparently died of old age, a marine expert said Thursday.
(AP) -- The push to legalize medical marijuana in Illinois has taken a big step forward.
(AP) -- They built a new digital voting system, but the voters didn't come.
(AP) -- A fourth person in Arizona and six more in Mexico have died from complications of swine flu - pushing the world's death toll to 108.
(AP) -- The new leaders of News Corp.'s MySpace said Wednesday they need to innovate to rejuvenate the social networking site, which has suffered from stalled user growth.