Cars and bodies lay submerged Thursday, Jan. 13, in thick brown mud in Teresopolis and Nova Friburgo, the hilly towns above Rio de Janeiro that bore the brunt of the raging floods that killed more than 400 people in Brazil this week
LORI CROWN THOUGHT she was doing the right thing last year when she moved to a dryer climate in Bakersfield, California, after being plagued by asthma attacks during her six years in Hawaii. A few months later, Crown, 35, was suffering from severe headaches, a prolonged fever of 102 degreesF, swollen feet and painful bumps on her hands and legs.
As Ben Franklin noted, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and that’s true not only for health care but also for a host of social problems, including crime, homelessness and teen pregnancy. But governments aren’t particularly good at funding preventive services.
As Ben Franklin noted, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and that’s true not only for health care but also a host of social problems, including crime, homelessness and teen pregnancy. But governments aren’t particularly good at funding preventive services
Jewels Morris-Davis is a no-nonsense kind of girl. When the high school sophomore turned 16 recently, she didn’t celebrate with any My Super Sweet 16 foolishness
Pregnancy rates among U.S. teenagers, which had been dropping since 1990, took an upturn in 2006, according to newly released data
In early March, Barack and Michelle Obama appeared in an exclusive Facebook video from the White House. The topic was bullying prevention, and it was by far the highest profile in the series of online conversations the social-media behemoth has produced with various members of Congress and federal and state officials in recent months.
A major earthquake vibrated deep in Indonesia’s Banda Sea on Saturday night, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center predicted the quake would not be destructive. The officials didn’t want their names used because they were not authorized to speak on the record
A study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics indicates about 1 percent of children ages 3 to 17 have autism or a related disorder, an increase over previous estimates.
When Tyra Smith’s boyfriend, Chris Lewis, first suggested they be guinea pigs in a H1N1 vaccination study in August, she wasn’t so crazy about the idea.