| May 16, 2012
| 6:19 PM
The number of young children deemed at risk of lead poisoning in Maryland and nationwide expanded drastically Wednesday as a federal health agency declared it would effectively cut in half its threshold for diagnosing the environmental illness....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny and breezy conditions, with a high temperature near 75 degrees. Tonight is expected to be clear, with a low temperature around 54 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you...
| Sep 13, 2012
The yards of dank tubing in our midsections form a complex, amazing and absolutely pivotal foundation for human health. And the more that scientists come to appreciate this, the more they anticipate that future medical discoveries will come from the lowly...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is investigating a mystery Tourette's-like illness, which has struck down at least 15 students at the same high school in New York state, causing distressing verbal outbursts and involuntary twitches.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A soft-spoken Minnesota farmer was cleared of violating state laws for distributing raw milk on Sept. 20, a verdict advocates for such foods called their first major legal victory.
After a three-day trial and more than four hours of deliberation, a...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:29 AM
A government program that tests produce for dangerous pathogens has been given a reprieve from the chopping block — but only for five more months.
The 11-year-old Microbiological Data Program works with labs across the country to screen about 15,...
| Feb 3, 2012
Sue and Ben Erickson thought they were prepared after learning that their baby could be born with physical or mental disabilities. An ultrasound during the 36th week of pregnancy revealed an excess of cerebral fluid on the unborn infant's brain, but the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:55 PM
"The health of America's pets is deteriorating; pets are getting sicker than they need to," says Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, medical director for Banfield the Pet Hospital.
The "Banfield Pet Hospital State of Pet Health 2012 Report" offers the only...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:26 PM
ALPINE — With the soft crackling of energy passing through electrical equipment acting as a backdrop, local, regional and state officials welcomed the start of renewable energy transmission from Imperial County to San Diego.
On Thursday, San...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Sneezing, itching nose, watery eyes — it's the common cold, right?
Maybe not. While seasonal allergies or allergic rhinitis are typically associated with a younger crowd it is not unheard of for allergists to see older adults dealing with allergy...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 8:00 PM
When Rhonda Greene discovered she could study online at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world's largest nutrition school, she jumped at the opportunity.
Already a board-certified nutritionist through the American Association of Drugless...