| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The singer and songwriter Chan Marshall, who performs under the name of Cat Power, has a lot on her mind. She'll talk about injustice, about big corporations, about American economic policy, about the short-sightedness of Western medicine, about...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk?
Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women. "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:14 AM
For both of my pregnancies, I got headaches. There didn't seem to be any specific triggers for me, they just popped up randomly, and with a vengeance. I asked my OB/GYN what I could take, and they ok'ed Tylenol for me. Frankly, I don't know what I...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:27 PM
On Friday in Virginia, there was a flurry of activity at the Pentagon when a woman who said she had been to Africa vomited in the parking lot.
Did she have Ebola? No.
A day later in Texas, there was another flurry when word got around that a woman who...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:36 PM
It is 2 a.m. and that cough and stuffy nose you have been battling is still keeping you up. You reach for the nighttime cold relief medicine only to find it expired a few months ago. If you take a dose to ease your symptoms, will you be putting yourself...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Looks like good news may come in threes. The teenage pregnancy rate, birth rate and abortion rate have all dropped sharply since their respective peaks in the 1990s, according to new research by the Guttmacher Institute, a nonprofit organization...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
These days, turning 65 doesn't have to mean hanging up your career. But it does represent one big milestone: Medicare eligibility. In most cases, signing up for Medicare Part A is a no-brainer. This coverage pays for in-patient care in the hospital....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
These sites can help you make smarter decisions about budgeting, investing and taxes. All of them are free unless otherwise noted, and some come with mobile applications.
-- Budgeting and saving. Planwise (http://www.planwise.com) focuses on the future....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It's a wild time in healthcare these day, with all the yelling, complaining and finger-pointing, as well as malfunctioning websites, dysfunctional oversight, incorrect information, blown stacks, busy phones, inflated expenses and all-around blood-pressure...